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Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch accused former FBI Director James Comey of lying about whether she told him to refer to the Hillary Clinton email investigation as a "matter" instead of an investigation in a September 2015 meeting.

While testifying last year at a closed-door House Oversight Committee hearing last June, Comey said Lynch had pressured him to minimize the significance of the Clinton email probe - an encounter which he says left him questioning her impartiality, and - along with Lynch's clandestine tarmac meeting on a hot summer's day in 2016 - contributed to his decision to hold a July 2016 press conference announcing the FBI's conclusions.

"The attorney general had directed me not to call it an investigation, but instead to call it a matter

Lynch, meanwhile, told congressional the House Oversight and Judiciary committees on December 19: "I did not. I have never instructed a witness as to what to say specifically. Never have, never will."


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Sept 2015 - Lynch meets with Comey and says call it a "matter"

July 2016 - Comey's press conference where he says it was part of the reason he wanted a Special Prosecutor.

December 2018 - Lynch is finally asked about it.

May 2019 - The public learns about Lynch's testimony disputing Comey's account.

At this pace, I will not live long enough to see justice.
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