Not so, says Lynch. On Dec. 19, 2018, she appeared before a closed-door session of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. She was being questioned by Republican staff attorney Zach Somers.
“I did not,” said Lynch. “I have never instructed a witness as to what to say specifically. Never have, never will.”
“The FBI and DoJ are ruthless to each other, petty to one another,” one congressional staffer marvels.
The questioner was nonplussed: “But you don't hate everyone and everything all the time?”
“Not all the time, no.”