Obama meets privately with Loretta Lynch.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest insisted that President Obama’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton will not “sway” the ongoing FBI investigation into Clinton.
The statement came after Obama released a video endorsing Clinton for president of the United States.
Later this afternoon, according to the White House, Obama is meeting with the attorney general. The meeting is “closed press.”
3:25PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Attorney General Lynch
The topic of Obama’s closed door meeting with Lynch has not been made public.
Earnest made the statement in response to questioning from Fox News’ James Rosen.