You know you’re really unpopular when you’re pissing off your own buddies. Hopefully this is more fuel to the fire for the FBI and Justice Department to bring them down.
Speaking on the On the Record with Greta Van Susteren show Friday, Chief Intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge said Earnest’s statements have FBI and Justice departments “super pissed off.”
“Because number one, they say Josh Earnest has absolutely no clearance or visibility into the FBI investigation. Number two, they say it really seems part of a troubling pattern from the White House because the president earlier said he did not see any national security implications to the Clinton emails, and then we found out he had never been briefed,” Herridge said.
“And the whole idea is to not make this even more political than absolutely necessary, but the White House is weighing in and certainly leaving the public with the impression that is not backed up by the evidence in the case,” Herridge said.
Herridge’s comments came as Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch raised the issue of Clinton’s emails in tweets sent out Saturday and Sunday.
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