- Jun 15, 2016
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- Central Oregon Coast
This is case number 500 million guys - ALWAYS listen to your wife.
Between Jim and Patrice, the looming dilemma would precipitate a kitchen conversation unlike any other in American history as they alone peered into what this could lead to for the country.
Of course Comey was talking to Patrice about it. And of course she was aghast — aghast that her husband and the country were in this position, and aghast that the renewal of the investigation just as the country was turning to decide what America would be for the next four years could hurt Clinton and help get Trump elected. As upset as she was getting, she knew that making a direct appeal to her husband about Clinton's political fate would be a losing argument, and so she shied away from mentioning Clinton's name as she pleaded with Jim.
"You can't do this this close to the election. You can't do this to a candidate," she said.
She peppered Jim with questions.
With 11 days to go before the election, Jim and Patrice Comey sat in their kitchen and weighed what felt like an incalculable decision.