Judge Nap: Email Contact Between DOJ, Clinton Campaign Was 'Ordinary'
Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in today on contact between the Justice Department and the Clinton campaign and allegations that there was collusion when it came to the former secretary of state's legal issues.
Republicans accused the Clinton campaign and the Obama Justice Department of “collusion” on Tuesday after an email surfaced from the latest WikiLeaks document dump indicating the Clinton camp got a heads-up from the DOJ about one of the FOIA cases.
The May 2015 email from Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon said, "DOJ folks inform me there is a status hearing in this case this morning, so we could have a window into the judge's thinking about this proposed production schedule as quickly as today."
So does the email show that the campaign is "in cahoots" with the feds? Shepard Smith asked.
Napolitano explained that this particular email was about a mundane status conference between attorneys and is "being blown way out of proportion."
"From that, people have said, 'A-ha, the Justice Department is tipping off the Clinton campaign on the FBI email investigation!' Not so. This was an ordinary professional courtesy," said Napolitano, adding that the email did not pertain to the FBI investigation of Clinton's email server.
Watch the segment above.