FBI Director on Mishandling Classified Info Like Clinton: ‘Don’t Do It,’ But ‘You Would Not Be Prosecuted’

FBI Director James Comey speaks during an interview with National Security Division Assistant Attorney General John Carlin during a conference between The Center for Strategic and International Studies(CSIS) and the Justice Department at the CSIS building September 14, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
The National Security Division (NSD) of the US Department of Justice was created after 9/11 to integrate law enforcement, intelligence, and other government tools in the fight against national security threats. September 2016 marks NSD's 10-year anniversary since commencing operations / AFP / ZACH GIBSON        (Photo credit should read ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — FBI Director James Comey indicated to lawmakers that average Americans or government employees, including those at his agency, who are found to be extremely careless in handling highly classified information like Hillary Clinton was would be “in trouble,” but not prosecuted.