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Hillary Clinton asks the FBI to release more information

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Posted at 6:47 PM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 20:03:35-04
   7:10 p.m.
 
Hillary Clinton is calling on the FBI to release more information about its review of emails that may be related to its investigation into her private server.
 
Clinton says "Let's get it out."
 
The Democratic presidential candidate says the American people deserve to have as much information as possible before they vote Nov. 8.
 
Clinton says she's confident investigators won't find information that would cause the FBI to change its decision to close the investigation without filing charges in July.
 
Clinton spoke hours after the FBI announced it was reviewing newly discovered emails to see if they are relevant to its closed investigation into her private email server.
 
The messages were discovered during a federal sexting investigation of Anthony Weiner, the soon-to-be ex-husband of a longtime Clinton aide, Huma Abedin.
 
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   6:50 p.m.
 
Tim Kaine says it's "very, very troubling" that the FBI is releasing information about a new probe into emails that may relate to Hillary Clinton just 11 days before the election.
 
The Democratic vice presidential nominee is commenting on the development in an interview with Vice News.
 
The FBI says emails found in a sexting investigation of former congressman Anthony Weiner may contain classified information related to Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State. Weiner is the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
 
Kaine says the FBI director needs to provide more details on the situation. He suggests it's troubling that members of the press are finding out information before campaign officials.
 
Kaine's comments echo a statement made by Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.
 
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   6:25 p.m.
 
President Barack Obama is staying silent on the FBI director's announcement of an investigation into new emails related to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.
 
Obama is in Orlando, Florida, encouraging voters -- young voters in particular -- to take advantage of their opportunity to cast their ballots before Election Day on Nov. 8.
 
Just before Obama left Washington on Friday, FBI Director James Comey announced in a letter to Congress that his agency will investigate newly found emails.
 
A U.S. official told The Associated Press that the emails were uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner. Weiner is the estranged husband of one of Clinton's closest aides.
 
Obama says Clinton is the only candidate who can continue the progress the U.S. has achieved during his presidency.
 
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 5:45 p.m.
 
The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is asking for a briefing from the FBI after the agency told Congress it is looking for classified information in newly discovered emails that appear to be related to its probe of Hillary Clinton's email practices.
 
Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley says in a statement that the letter "was unsolicited and, quite honestly, surprising." He says it left more questions than answers.
 
Grassley says "Congress and the public deserve more context to properly assess what evidence the FBI has discovered and what it plans to do with it."
 
Grassley said at a campaign event in Iowa Friday that he thinks the revelation is "going to be a real problem for the Clintons" but he has to wait for more information.