Jan 4, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Justice Department will again probe Clinton's email server

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The Department of Justice will take another look at the handling of classified documents on Hillary Clinton's email server, according to a report from The Daily Beast. Among other things, the new inquiry is set to examine the volume of classified data on Clinton's server and who might have transferred documents into an unclassified setting.

Why it matters: The news comes after President Trump has actively promoted reopening the investigation into Clinton's emails, suggesting on Tuesday via Twitter that Clinton associate Huma Abedin and former FBI Director James Comey should face jail time. As a result, any reopened investigation would be riddled with questions about potential political interference from the White House.

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