"What was extraordinary about it was Director Comey felt he had to do what he did today... he felt he had to spend half of his time painstakingly going over everything," NBC's Chuck Todd said following FBI Director Comey's press conference.
"It is a clean legal bill of health, it is not a clean political bill of health. This cloud is not going anywhere. This brought back all of the issues they thought were over. That is the long term damage," Todd said.