Secret Recordings Sparked Feud Between FBI, DOJ in Clinton Foundation Probe

James Comey / AP

The FBI wanted to pursue an investigation into the Clinton Foundation after obtaining secret recordings of a suspect discussing alleged deals brokered by the Clintons, but the bureau faced opposition from Justice Department prosecutors who brushed aside the comments as political gossip, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Congress: Attorney General
Lynch ‘Pleads Fifth’ on Secret Iran ‘Ransom’ Payments

Loretta Lynch

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is declining to comply with an investigation by leading members of Congress about the Obama administration’s secret efforts to send Iran $1.7 billion in cash earlier this year, prompting accusations that Lynch has “pleaded the Fifth” Amendment to avoid incriminating herself over these payments, according to lawmakers and communications exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.