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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Trump Campaign: McAuliffe’s Donation to FBI Official’s Wife ‘Deeply Disturbing

The Trump campaign is pouncing on news that Clinton friend Terry McAuliffe donated money to an FBI investigator’s wife when she ran for office.

The Wall Street Journal broke the story Sunday. The FBI has been under fire for not recommending indictment against Hillary Clinton.
“Last night’s revelation that close Clinton ally Terry McAuliffe authorized $675,000 to the wife of a top official at the FBI, who conveniently was promoted to deputy director, and helped oversee the investigation into Clinton’s secret server is deeply disturbing and calls into question the entire investigation,” Trump senior communications adviser Jason Miller said in a statement.
“The fact that this was allowed to occur shows either outright negligent behavior by the FBI or a level of corruption that is beyond belief. The FBI needs to fully address these issues as soon as possible,” Miller added.
The Republican National Committee likewise expressed alarm.

“Given all we know about how the corrupt Clinton machine operates, it’s hard not to see this as anything other than a down payment to influence the FBI’s criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server,” RNC chairman Reince Priebus said. READ MORE