MOSCOW (Sputnik) — James Kallstrom, a former assistant to FBI director, also criticized Attorney General Loretta Lynch for hindering the investigation into Clinton’s private email use, saying that "this investigation was never a real investigation".
"The Clintons, that’s a crime family, basically … It’s like organized crime. I mean the Clinton Foundation is a cesspool," Kallstrom was quoted as saying by the Hill newspaper.
Clinton has been criticized for using the private server and email account for official business during her tenure as the United States' top diplomat.
Clinton has been criticized for the use of a private email server and account for official business during her 2009-2013 tenure as secretary of state. In July, Comey described Clinton’s conduct as extremely careless but said it did not warrant criminal charges.
After the initial FBI probe, Comey in September described Clinton’s use of a nongovernment email system for official business while the top US diplomat as "extremely careless," but he recommended against filing criminal charges against her.
In 2014, Clinton released more than 55,000 emails from the private server to State Department investigators, claiming the documents contained only work-related information. She has admitted to erasing 33,000 emails.