Bad news for Hillary Clinton.
According to Congressman Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the congressional Oversight & Government Reform committee, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
On Friday afternoon Chaffetz tweeted:
FBI Dir just informed me, "The FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation." Case reopened
— Jason Chaffetz (@jasoninthehouse) October 28, 2016
FBI Director James Comey informed members of congress of the reopening of the investigation in a letter to congress:
The FBI’s announcement comes after Director Comey decided not to recommend indictment in July.
Trump Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway acknowledged the news shortly after it broke:
A great day in our campaign just got even better. FBI reviewing new emails in Clinton probe @CNNPolitics https://t.co/WBltG2lAK6
— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) October 28, 2016
The Clinton campaign has not yet offered comment.
No word yet on what specifically is contained in the emails that prompted the FBI to reopen the case.