Fox News reports Saturday that, found among FBI interview summaries and notes collected during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and provided to the House Government Oversight and Intelligence Committee late Friday (of course) are allegations of a quid pro quo between a senior State Department executive and FBI agents.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, told Fox News there was “an alleged quid pro quo” involving Undersecretary for Management Patrick Kennedy and the FBI “over at least one classified email.”

Chaffetz told Fox News the possibility of additional FBI jobs at missions overseas was discussed in return for altering the classification of at least one of Clinton’s emails.

Chaffetz said that he personally has not yet had the opportunity to read the new documents, which include classified records that must be read in a secure facility (or in a hacker’s basement). However, he was briefed by staffers and says the new documents are “a flashing red light of potential criminality.”

Finally, Chaffetz said he’s infuriated, as this is the third batch of documents released by the FBI, who “left to their own devices … would never have provided these [records] to Congress and waited until the last minute.”

Something to keep in mind:

Of course not.

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Update:

Here’s Stephen Hayes’ write-up at The Weekly Standard.

Here’s a taster, but by all means, read the whole thing:

[An] FBI official spoke with [Patrick] Kennedy and Kennedy raised the possibility of keeping at least one Clinton email from public disclosure by obtaining a “B9” exemption under the Freedom of Information Act, a rarely used exemption that refers to “geological and geophysical information and data.” One email in particular concerned Kennedy and, according to the FBI summary, providing a B9 exemption “would allow him to archive the document in the basement of the department of state never to be seen again.” The FBI official told Kennedy that he would look into the email if Kennedy would authorize a pending request for additional FBI personnel in Iraq.

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