“Crooked Hillary Clinton’s prime aide, Huma Abedin, continues to be accused of disregarding essential safety protocols. She place Categorised Passwords in the fingers of international agents. Bear in mind sailors pictures to the submarine? Jail!” Trump tweeted early Tuesday. “Deep State Justice Dept ought to last but not least act? Also on Comey & others.”
Trump was referring to U.S. Navy Sailor Kristian Saucier, who was set in prison for taking unauthorized photos inside a nuclear submarine. He seemed to suggest a double standard is at play, compared with the lack of punishment for Clinton and her aides.
The president’s tweet comes just after the State Office, in a Friday news dump, released a batch of emails from Abedin’s account that were discovered by the FBI on a laptop belonging to her estranged husband, Anthony Weiner. At least four of the documents were marked “classified.”
STATE Division RELEASES HUMA ABEDIN EMAILS FOUND ON ANTHONY WEINER’S LAPTOP
Abedin also forwarded sensitive State Division emails to her personal Yahoo electronic mail account before every Yahoo account was hacked, first reported by the Daily Caller. Abedin also sent passwords for her government laptop to her Yahoo account on Aug. 24, 2009.
In 2013, Yahoo was hacked, and the company said in a statement that “all Yahoo user accounts were affected” by the theft.
Former FBI Director James Comey, who led the Clinton e mail investigation, said during a congressional hearing earlier this year that he believed Abedin forwarded emails to Weiner for him to print out so that she could give them to Clinton.
Abedin’s emails shook the 2016 presidential race, as Comey told Congress on Oct. 28, 2016, just days before the election, that the FBI had found more of Clinton’s messages on Weiner’s laptop as they investigated a sexting case against him.
The discovery of those records reopened the case against Clinton, several months just after Comey said he wasn’t recommending any charges be filed in the case. Comey at the time said Clinton was “extremely careless” in her handling of categorised emails on her private server.