James Comey described as "insubordinate" in DOJ inspector general's report

Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington

Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington

The IG's report is expected to be over 500 pages.

Its intent was to provide a non-partisan examination of how the Justice Department and FBI operated during one of the most closely scrutinized investigations in decades.

Why does this report matter?

Clinton herself has blamed Comey in part for her election loss to Mr. Trump. He's suggested - without any factual support - that the investigation was "rigged" in her favor.

Comey said he faced the tough choice of speaking out or concealing the information.

Sessions also made clear that he is open to firing more employees if the Justice Department inspector general's report warrants it.

While the report being sent to Congress on Thursday doesn't deal with the origins of the probe into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 US election and possible collusion with those around President Donald Trump, the president and his Republican supporters in Congress are primed to use it as evidence of poor judgment and anti-Trump bias within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department.

In July 2016, Comey held an unusual news conference to explain why the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not be recommending criminal charges against Clinton over her use of the private server, instead of a State Department server, for some official business. Comey has defended himself at length in his book and during interviews, but look for how the inspector general treats his admission that a belief Clinton would win the election subconsciously influenced his actions. Lynch came under scrutiny during the campaign for meeting with former President Bill Clinton on a tarmac in Arizona in late June 2016.

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Former President Barack Obama nominated Horowitz as inspector general of the Department of Justice in July of 2011.

As noted earlier in CBS' scoop, the report criticizes Comey and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch for lack of communication and effective coordination.

What does the report say about James Comey? . Trump has repeatedly claimed that Comey's investigation into Clinton was "phony and dishonest", claims that have now been shot down by his own administration. But Jill McCabe received those donations from a PAC affiliated with then-Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe before McCabe oversaw the Clinton probe.

The alleged findings come somewhat at odds with some Republicans' assertions that the report could show the agency harbored bias and that Comey - whose firing prompted the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller - violated department standards in the Clinton investigation. "Right?!" Page wrote to Strzok.

A congressional source told Fox News that Page's text about Trump "not ever going to become president" was produced to Congress, but Strzok's response that "we'll stop it" was not.

In his report, Horowitz said he found a "troubling lack of any direct, substantive communication" between Comey and Lynch ahead of the July 5 press conference and also Comey's October 28 letter informing Congress of the discovery of emails related to the probe found on the laptop of former Rep. Anthony Weiner.

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