Trump Accuses Hillary of Offering Bribe to AG Loretta Lynch

Tuesday at a rally in Raleigh, NC, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said the FBI did not recommend criminal charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton because the Clintons may have bribed Attorney General Loretta Lynch by letting it be known she would like to keep Lynch in office if she becomes president.

Trump discussed the revelation that appeared in a  New York Times article that reported, “Democrats close to Mrs. Clinton say she may decide to retain Ms. Lynch, the nation’s first black woman to be attorney general, who took office in April 2015.”

Commenting on the meeting between former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Lynch at an airport in Arizona last week, Trump said, “Give the grandchildren two minutes, give the golf three and a half minutes — that’s a long time to be sitting there twiddling your thumbs. What else are we going to talk about? Let’s talk about Hillary! Let’s talk about Hillary. Did you see today Hillary announced that she may consider the attorney general? I’m not casting aspersions on anybody, other than Hillary of course, but she may consider the attorney general who is ruling on her case now—to continue forward as attorney general. Now how do you make that statement when they are going to rule—because remember what happened, the FBI makes their recommendation and then still, it’s up to the attorney general’s office. So Hillary said today—at least according to what I saw on television, which you can’t always believe. I actually found it hard to believe she’d said this, but she said today that we may consider the attorney general to go forward.”

“That’s like a bribe, isn’t it? Isn’t it sort of a bribe? I think I bribe. I mean that if she wins she’s going to consider extending the attorney general, and you know what? I’m not saying—I’m not knocking the attorney general. What I’m saying is how can you say that? It’s a bribe! I mean, the attorney general is saying if I get Hillary off the hook, I’m going have four more years or eight more years, but if she loses I’m out of a job. It’s a bribe! It’s a disgrace! It’s a disgrace! She is laughing at the stupidity of our system. She is laughing and so is her husband, Bill, laughing at what’s going on — And they’ve been there before. You know it. they’ve been there between Whitewater and all of the others, they’ve been there. Look at her cattle futures. She did better with cattle proportionately than people that have been in the cattle business all their lives and have made millions in the cattle. She did better than they did and she never did it before. I wonder how that happened? Okay? she’s Crooked Hillary, folks!”

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