‘Yes, It’s a Crime’: Dem Senator Calls For ‘Special Prosecutor’ to Investigate Huma Abedin
Over the course of hours of testimony, James Comey confirmed yesterday that top Clinton aid Huma Abedin forwarded classified emails to Anthony Weiner, her twice disgraced sexting husband currently under federal investigation.
“His then spouse Huma Abedin appears to have had a regular practice of forwarding emails to him for him, I think, to print out for her, so she could then deliver them to the Secretary of State.” said Comey during the hearing.
Right … Move along, nothing to see here.
On Morning Joe, Thursday, Willie Geist opened an interview with Connecticut’s Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal by asking point blank if Abedin’s actions were criminal.
“Do you believe that is a crime,” he asked.
Blumenthal said quite possibly.
“If there was classified information and it was improperly passed to a person unauthorized to receive it. Yes, it’s a crime,” he said. “Without knowing what the intentions were and so forth, there is potentially a prosecutable crime.”
“Isn’t that what Director Comey said?” asked Geist.
“There was nothing new to come from this additional trove of emails,” said Blumenthal.
“Should it have been prosecuted,” host Joe Scarborough jumped in.
“It still may be potentially. It’s not outside the statute of limitations. Who will decide it? That’s why we need a special prosecutor to review all of this investigative material.” he said before artfully pivoting back to questions over Donald Trump and Russia.
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