Actually, as of Saturday night, the FBI was still in talks with the Justice Department about obtaining a warrant that would allow agency officials to read any of the newly discovered Abedin emails, and therefore was still in the dark about whether they include any classified material that the bureau has not already seen.
Actually, as of Saturday night, the FBI was still in talks with the Justice Department about…
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The Washington Post indicated that the FBI obtained a warrant today. My previous point was that special agents from the FBI found the emails in an unrelated investigation into a sexual predator. The agents reviewed the information and realized it was pertinant to the Clinton email scandal. Comey and his staff made the decision to obtain a warrant so that they could review the emails and preserve their right to prosecute Clinton if necessary. If they had reviewed the emails without the search warrant, in context to Clinton, it could be argued that they are poisoned fruit. In any event, someone at the FBI has reviewed the emails and made the determination that they related — this person’s testimony was used to obtain the warrant.

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