Less than two weeks before the presidential election, the FBI has launched another investigation into whether classified material was contained in emails sent using Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was secretary of state.
Here are the stories you can find at bnd.com that detail the investigation and its consequences.
FBI director James Comey informed congressional leaders of the latest development through a letter Friday.
The emails were discovered on electronic devices belonging to longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her husband, Anthony Weiner, a former congressman from New York, according to mulitple reports.
Donald Trump praised the FBI’s decision to evaluate new emails in its investigation of Hillary Clinton at a rally Friday, calling the inquiry “bigger than Watergate.” At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Trump announced the additional emails to a raucous crowd cheering “lock her up, lock her up.”
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Friday that the “American people deserve to get the full and complete facts immediately” after FBI Director James Comey’s letter to Congress said his agency had discovered more emails “that appear to pertinent” to a previous investigation.
In a statement released Aug. 29, in the wake of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s announcement that she was divorcing her disgraced husband Anthony Weiner, Donald Trump said he worried that Weiner was in “such close proximity” to Clinton and could potentially have access to classified information.