FBI interviewed top Clinton aide Huma Abedin after saying investigation of her boss had concluded…

March 2 at 9:44 AM
The FBI interviewed top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin around the holidays last winter — more than a month and a half after the politically charged investigation into Clinton’s email practices had seemed to conclude for a second time, according to people familiar with the probe.Agents were focused on how Abedin’s and Clinton’s messages ended up on a laptop used by former congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), Abedin’s estranged husband, these people said. They considered their look at Clinton complete but still had questions about whether Abedin should have told them about the messages sooner, the people said.

Prosecutors had told Abedin throughout the case that she was a witness, a person familiar with the matter said, and after talking with her for a final time, they would conclude they had no reason to charge her with any crimes. Typically, witnesses are not viewed suspiciously by investigators, unlike those categorized as subjects or targets of an investigation.

The interview is important, though, because it shows that even after the bureau had intimated publicly that its probe into Clinton was over, the FBI knew it still had work to do with one of her close aides. It is also notable for one of the people advocating it: FBI Agent Peter Strzok, a key figure in both the Clinton probe and the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, whose anti-Trump texts have come under scrutiny .

Karen Dunn, Abedin’s lawyer, said, “There was never any suggestion by the government that Huma had done anything wrong. To the contrary, she was told that her full and voluntary cooperation as a witness in their investigation was appreciated. Having done her part to assist the government, Huma is a private citizen now and should be left to live her life in peace.”

A spokeswoman for the FBI declined to comment. The people familiar with the case spoke on the condition of anonymity.

The FBI said shortly before the election nothing was found to change its recommendation Hillary Clinton not be charged, but agents still wanted to talk to Abedin.

Source: FBI interviewed top Clinton aide Huma Abedin after saying investigation of her boss had concluded

I still call BS to this entire story.  After working in Cloud computing for almost 10 years now the explanation of how these emails got on that system is still utter BS!  NY-FBI office needs a much better look (investigation) then it will ever get…
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