Bakari Sellers: Clinton-Lynch Meeting Was ‘Bad Optics’ But ‘Not Illegal’

‘The fact of the matter is although the optics are bad, it’s not unethical’

Pro-Hillary CNN Analyst: Clinton-Lynch Meeting Was ‘Bad Optics’ But ‘Not Illegal’ (Mediaite)

As fallout from the meeting between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton begins to take practical form in Lynch’s promise to abide by the FBI’s recommendation in the Hillary Clinton email review, more and more Democrats are questioning the political wisdom of the meeting.

On CNN’s New Day Friday morning, Former South Carolina State Rep. and current pro-Hillary CNN analyst Bakari Sellers probably echoed the feelings of many Clinton supporters who are wondering what the pair were thinking, telling host Alisyn Camerota that the meeting was “bad optics,” but also pointing out that it was not illegal:

Sellers: I think the optics are bad. Anybody who deals in law understands the words ex parte. You try not to have any ex parte communications. The fact of the matter is it’s not illegal. The fact of the matter is although the optics are bad, it’s not unethical.

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