President Trump calls U.S. attorney for Utah a ‘garbage disposal unit’ for closing Hillary Clinton probe


Washington • President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning called U. S. Attorney for Utah John Huber “a garbage disposal unit” for closing an investigation without charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Huber, who has served as Utah’s top federal prosecutor since 2015, had been tapped by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an inquiry into the Clinton Foundation and its ties to the sale of a Canadian uranium company — with mining stakes in the Western United States — to a Russian nuclear agency as well as Clinton’s handling of classified emails.

In January, after a multiyear effort, Huber ended the investigation.

Trump, during a Wednesday morning tweetstorm, praised a spoof Twitter account about Huber while slamming the real federal prosecutor.

“Undercover Huber is a great spoof, funny, but at the same time sad, because the real @JohnWHuber did absolutely NOTHING,” Trump tweeted. “He was a garbage disposal unit for important documents & then, tap, tap, tap, just drag it along & run out of time. A.G. Jeff Sessions was played like a drum!”

Trump’s tweet referenced a parody account on Twitter about Huber, called “Undercover Huber,” that has more than 246,000 followers. Huber’s real account is “@USAttyHuber.”... (Read more)

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