Reid: ‘Time to move on' from Clinton email scandal
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"It's over. It's time to move on," Reid said. "Republican attempts to continue their political hit job are just that: They're political." 
 
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Reid's remarks are the first time he's weighed in on the Clinton email scandal since FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday morning that he would recommend no charges against Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of State. 
 
 
 
"Republicans are in such desperate shape. Because of Trump, they would seize upon anything," he told reporters. 
 
Some Senate Republicans have also questioned Comey's integrity over the decision, which came after Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonObama: 'Hopeless' to try to sell as many books as Michelle Dow breaks 30,000 for first time as Biden transition ramps up Trump's remaking of the judicial system MORE last week. 
 
Lynch has said they didn't discuss the investigation, and Comey on Tuesday stressed the independence of his probe. 
 
Reid reiterated his support for Comey, saying, "He's been a fair, impartial director of the FBI."