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FBI has a search warrant to review emails

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey, center, flanked by Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson, left, and Director of National Counterterrorism Center, Office of the National Intelligence, Nicholas J. Rasmussen, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

A law enforcement official says the FBI has obtained a search warrant to start reviewing newly discovered emails that may be tied to the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The emails were discovered on a device seized during an unrelated sexting investigation into former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner. He is the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

FBI Director James Comey on Friday said the FBI would take steps to review those emails to see if any were classified.

It's not clear what connection, if any, the newly discovered emails might have to the Clinton email investigation.


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