On Thursday afternoon, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will release his anticipated report on the FBI and Justice Department's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Horowitz is expected to conclude that former FBI Director James Comey "deviated" from bureau protocol by criticizing Clinton's email use while announcing the FBI found no wrongdoing and then publicly reopening the investigation a week before the 2016 election, but that his decisions were not ultimately the "result" of political bias. Horowitz also writes in his conclusion, obtained by Bloomberg, that Comey "negatively impacted the perception of the FBI and the department as fair administrators of justice." Horowitz may also criticize former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe — the report already contributed to his firing — and others.
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