Mike Pence on Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal: No one is above the law

Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence says FBI director James Comey was right in notifying Congress that his agency was reviewing its investigation into the e-mails of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

WASHINGTON, DC (Reuters) - Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence told a CBS Sunday morning news show that FBI director James Comey was right to "step forward" to announce new investigative steps being taken by his agency related to Mrs Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server when she led the State Department.

Mr Pence told the CBS programme Face the Nation that "no one is above the law" and Mrs Clinton should face consequences for having classified information on a private e-mail server.

The FBI on Friday (Oct 28) said it was investigating more e-mails in what the Democratic presidential candidate described as "deeply troubling" behaviour 10 days before the US elections.


Mrs Clinton on Saturday challenged Mr Comey to provide a fuller explanation of investigative steps he is taking related to her use of a private e-mail server.