The Cyber Threat: FBI Tries to Close Gaps in Clinton Email Probe




October 31, 2016 5:00 am

Unanswered questions are what officials call gaps—a lack of information or intelligence that render judgments incomplete. FBI Director James Comey last week took the extraordinary step of re-opening the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server in a bid to close some of those gaps—11 days before Americans go to the polls to elect the next president.

Comey wrote to congressional leaders on October 28 to “supplement” earlier testimony in which he said the FBI had completed its investigation of Clinton.

An unrelated FBI sex crime investigation into former congressman Anthony Weiner, husband of Clinton campaign vice chair Huma Abedin, produced new emails “that appear to be pertinent to the

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