The New York Times reports that the new emails found by the FBI related to its closed investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server came from devices owned by Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin, a Clinton aide.
FBI Director James Comey notified Congress on Friday that the bureau had recovered emails in “connection with an unrelated case…that appear to be pertinent to the investigation” into Clinton’s private server. The FBI closed its investigation this summer after finding no crime had occured. Federal prosecutors in New York had subpoenaed Weiner’s phone and other records in September.
Weiner’s career has been defined by a series of scandals, one which led to his resignation in Congress and another that derailed his run for New York City mayor. Read more at the NEW YORK TIMES.