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Hillary Clinton Addresses Leaked Emails in Brief News Conference

Hillary Clinton
Posted at 7:36 PM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 17:39:54-04

DES MOINES, Iowa (WTXL) - Controversy over new emails discovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation had Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton defending herself once again in a short news conference.

FBI director James Comey told members of Congress that the emails surfaced during an unrelated FBI case to her previous emails investigation involving release of classified information.

The messages in question are related to a separate and unrelated federal sexting investigation of Anthony Weiner, the soon-to-be ex-husband of a longtime Clinton aide, Huma Abedin.

In a brief news conference 11 days before the election, Clinton said, "The american people deserve to get the full and complete facts immediately...The director himself said he doesn't know whether the email he's referenced in his letter are significant or not. I'm confident they will not change the conclusion they reached in July."

Clinton added the FBI didn't contact her campaign Friday, but claims that she found out about the investigation when the information was released earlier to through the media.