White House will ‘neither defend nor criticize’ FBI director for Clinton email announcement

White House will ‘neither defend nor criticize’ FBI director for Clinton email announcementPresident Obama’s top spokesman deflected numerous questions on Monday about the firestorm surrounding FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that investigators were looking at new emails in connection with the probe of Hillary Clinton’s private email server. “My lack of independent knowledge about that decision-making prevents me from weighing in,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said during a media briefing. “I’ll neither defend nor criticize what Director Comey has decided to communicate to the public about this investigation,” he added.

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