The following is an excerpt from MEGHAN KENEALLY | January 2, 2018 | abcnews.go.com |
President Donald Trump in a tweet this morning appeared to suggest that a top aide to Hillary Clinton should be punished and possibly jailed for her handling of certain emails while at the State Department.
"Crooked Hillary Clinton’s top aid [sic], Huma Abedin, has been accused of disregarding basic security protocols. She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents. Remember sailors pictures on submarine? Jail! Deep State Justice Dept must finally act? Also on Comey & others," he wrote.
The tweet stems from the release of a cache of Abedin's emails by the State Department as a result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group.
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