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Mon May 9, 2016, 06:48 PM

Top Aide to Hillary Clinton Questioned by FBI in email Server Investigation

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May 6, 2016

Huma Abedin, a close aide to Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, was questioned last month by FBI agents investigating whether classified material was mishandled on the private email server used by the former secretary of State and her aides, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

Abedin was interviewed for about two hours at the FBI’s field office in Washington on April 5, according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing.

Abedin is one of Clinton's longtime confidantes and the interview is the latest indication that FBI agents have completed much of their background work and are nearing a conclusion in the politically sensitive probe.

Abedin's lawyer, Karen Dunn, could not be reached for comment. Mike Kortan, a spokesman for the FBI, did not immediately return phone messages seeking comment.

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“These FBI interviews are another reminder of the gross negligence Hillary Clinton displayed as Secretary of State when she set up an off the books email server that exposed classified information on thousands of occasions,” he said. “This reckless attempt to skirt government transparency laws put our national security at risk, and underscores just how big of a risk a Hillary Clinton presidency truly is.”

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As investigators interview Clinton aides, they will try to verify information and look for inconsistencies.

The primary question is whether Clinton or her aides distributed classified material in email systems that fell outside the department's secure classified system.


Even if prosecutors determine that she did, the chances that she will be found criminally liable are low, experts say. Federal law makes it a crime only if someone knowingly or willfully retains classified information, handles it in a grossly negligent manner or passes it along to someone not entitled to see it.

"Based on what we know now, it is extremely unlikely that Clinton will be charged for mishandling classified materials,” said Steven Levin, a former federal prosecutor in Maryland who handled cases involving classified information.

“For a prosecutor to bring a case, even a misdemeanor, against such a high-profile target of a criminal investigation, he or she would want to have overwhelming evidence of guilt. To date, we have yet to see that kind of evidence as significant questions remain about what materials were classified at the time, whether Clinton knew any materials were classified, and whether Clinton mishandled any classified materials with a bad purpose in mind. "

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KoKo May 2016 OP
Actor May 2016 #1
KoKo May 2016 #2
Actor May 2016 #3
GreenPartyVoter May 2016 #4
KoKo May 2016 #5
frylock May 2016 #6

Response to KoKo (Original post)

Mon May 9, 2016, 07:03 PM

1. Jesus, I cant get used to how many people here, of all places, post these email stories

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Response to Actor (Reply #1)

Mon May 9, 2016, 07:32 PM

2. No...it's those of us who Monitor what's "Left of the Left" on MSM...and see the Disinfo Here...

Surely, You can See it?

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Response to KoKo (Reply #2)

Mon May 9, 2016, 07:33 PM

3. What? Disinfo here? I dont know what disinfo you mean, examples?

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Response to KoKo (Reply #2)

Mon May 9, 2016, 07:50 PM

4. They don't want to see it.

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Response to GreenPartyVoter (Reply #4)

Mon May 9, 2016, 08:03 PM

5. Yep...Not good for "Business"--Going Foward...International and Domestic..

And if nothing Else...Hillary just Loves her "Some Business Community" to fill her Election Coffers so she keeps going to the very Bitter End ...if the "Storm Clouds Over Her"....descend one day when she least expects it and she has to fight like the rest of us "Common Folks" do to maintain her BASE....

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Response to Actor (Reply #1)

Mon May 9, 2016, 09:07 PM

6. Been a rough month for you?

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