The Dallas, Texas native was the anchor for the native ABC station’s night information present. While working for a TV station in Phoenix, Sign broke the information that former President Clinton in June 2016 met at Sky Harbor Airport with Lynch. The assembly raised suspicions on whether or not Clinton was lobbying Lynch on his spouse’s behalf.
At the time, Hillary Clinton was a presidential candidate and was beneath investigation for utilizing a non-public e mail server for official public communications relatively than official State Department e mail accounts maintained on safe federal servers. That observe may have doubtlessly revealed state secrets and techniques to international providers.
Department of Justice and State Department investigations later concluded that there was no bias within the investigation and Hillary Clinton was not prosecuted.
“Chris was an amazing chief in our newsroom,” wrote ABC 33/40 on Saturday in tribute to the reporter.
“He labored with our reporting workers every day, but additionally labored behind the scenes with the I-Team and with information managers on protection of main occasions. You have been very more likely to get an e mail from him with a narrative concept in the course of the night time. He was keen about journalism and confirmed it each day as he pushed himself and his colleagues to be one of the best.”
Sign, who performed offensive lineman at Alabama within the Nineteen Nineties, wrote a e-book concerning the Bill Clinton encounter, Secret on the Tarmac.
Survivors embrace his spouse, Laura, and three sons. No memorial plans have been introduced.