FBI Confirms Hillary Clinton Investigation

The FBI has officially confirmed that there is an investigation into Hillary Clinton's homebrewed email server that she used exclusively while she was Secretary of State.

The letter from FBI general counsel James Baker comes one day before the New Hampshire primary.

Since last September, “in public statements and testimony, the Bureau has acknowledged generally that it is working on matters related to former Secretary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server,” Baker wrote.

“The FBI has not, however, publicly acknowledged the specific focus, scope, or potential targets of any such proceedings.

“Thus … we remain unable [to] provide [details about the case] without adversely affecting on-going law enforcement efforts,” he stated.

The letter was released by watchdog Judicial Watch as part of the ongoing public disclosure of Clinton's emails. 

FBI director Comey has previously said that the FBI agent "don’t give a rip about politics."

Clinton has emphatically denied any wrongdoing. “I am 100 percent confident [that the probe will not become criminal],” the former secretary of State said in a Democratic presidential debate last week. “This is a security review requested and carried out that will be resolved.”

Does the FBI even conduct investigations that are not "criminal"?

So far, the FBI has found more than 1,500 emails on Clinton's unsecured, homebrewed server including 22 messages that were classified at the highest level.

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