The reason why Comey ignored Lynch originally was because the false Russian-sourced and fabricated e-mail implicated Lynch and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, through supposed hearsay involving a few others as conspiring to quash the HRC investigation...to not let it go anywhere. This, likely combined with the circumstance of Lynch meeting Bill Clinton in the Phoenix airport led Comey to believe Lynch was compromised and trying to "fix" the Hillary investigation.
The story and more details are up on WaPo. Read for yourself. I have very few words right now other than this is historic and devastating to credibility in our justice system, our democratic elections, and system of government, and will probably go down in history as a second day that will live in infamy for its intelligence lapse into incompetence if not malpractice, and its political destructiveness. So many angles and perspectives to explore and discuss.
Edited by yadda yadda, 24 May 2017 - 08:02 PM.