FBI director says is necessary to determine whether new e-mails containing or classified information. The news comes 11 days before the election.
FBI Director indicated Friday that the agency will open an investigation into new e-mails have emerged and are related to the use of a personal server by Hillary Clinton when she was US secretary of state. The goal, said James Comey, is to determine whether the e-mails contain or not considered classified information.
In a letter sent to the President of the Committee of the Republicans in the House of Representatives, James Comey said it was not possible to predict how long it will take the FBI to do its analysis, reported this afternoon the news agency Reuters.
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The news, which comes 11 days before the election to the White House, Clinton dispute with Donald Trump, was well received by the Republican candidate.
“Hillary Clinton corruption is on a scale never seen before. We can not let her take his criminal scheme for the Oval Office. I have great respect for the fact that the FBI and the Justice Department are now willing to have the courage to correct the horrible mistake they made, “Trump said at a rally.
The State Department has said it will cooperate with the FBI, although it adds that no further information now.