As Hillary Clinton’s campaign intensifies, the investigation of her casual disregard of national security deepens as well.

And it’s about time.

In an interview with Politico, former FBI assistant director Tom Fuentes said:

“This sounds to me like it’s more than a preliminary inquiry; it sounds like a full-blown investigation. When you have this amount of resources going into it …. I think it’s at the investigative level.”

In the midst of her political campaign, the timing of the negative attention brought forth by the “email scandal” investigation could not be better. Fox News reports on an interview with legal experts and a former FBI agent to showcase exactly what the FBI is targeting in their search:

Agents are looking at U.S. Code 18, Section 1001, which pertains to “materially false” statements given either in writing, orally or through a third party. Violations also include pressuring a third party to conspire in a cover-up. Each felony violation is subject to five years in prison.

This phase represents an expansion of the FBI probe, which is also exploring potential violations of an Espionage Act provision relating to “gross negligence” in the handling of national defense information…

The section of the criminal code being explored is known as “statements or entries generally,” and can be applied when an individual makes misleading or false statements causing federal agents to expend additional resources and time. In this case, legal experts as well as a former FBI agent said, Section 1001 could apply if Clinton, her aides or attorney were not forthcoming with FBI agents about her emails, classification and whether only non-government records were destroyed.

Slowly but surely, the FBI attempts to unearth the truth behind this scandal, while Hillary and her team cover it up as much as possible.

Making matters worse, she is fully backed by President Obama, who has once again chosen politics over integrity. Per usual, he refuses to hold his administration accountable for any misstep.

Just another perfect example for the need of a Convention of States–to put the power back into the hands of those who can remove such corruption.

The FBI must bring justice.

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Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.