Hillary Clinton’s closest personal aide, who often sent classified and top secret State Dept. emails and documents to her personal email accounts, likely was protected from criminal charges by an immunity deal with the Justice Department, according to FBI assets.
Huma Abedin told FBI agents in an April interview that she didn’t know how to consistently print documents or emails from her secure Dept. of State system. Instead, she would forward the sensitive emails to her private email accounts.
True Pundit published an expose on Sunday detailing an inside look at the FBI’s year-long investigation of the Clinton email and server saga. During research, FBI assets and federal law enforcement sources concluded the only way Abedin could have walked away from the probe without criminal charges was because her legal team struck a secret immunity deal with Justice.
“She has a deal in place or (FBI Director James) Comey and (Attorney General Loretta) Lynch let her just walk out the door,” a FBI source said.
True Pundit’s story Sunday offered details on Abedin’s troubling practices at State juggling sensitive national security intelligence:
Abedin couldn’t remember much during her time at State, according to FBI documents, including how to consistently print documents or emails from her secure Dept. of State system. Abedin told FBI agents in an April interview that she struggled to print secure docs and emails from her secure PC. Instead, she would forward the sensitive emails to:
- Her personal Clinton.com email address
- Her personal yahoo.com address
- Her email linked to husband Anthony Weiner
Abedin said she would then access those email accounts via webmail from an unclassified computer system at the State Dept. and print the documents, many of which were classified and top secret, from the largely unprotected webmail portals. Clinton did not have a computer in her office on Mahogany Row at the State Dept. so she was not able to read timely intelligence unless it was printed out for her, Abedin said. Abedin also said Clinton could not operate the secure State Dept. fax machine installed in her Chappaqua, NY home without assistance.
Perhaps more alarming, none of the multiple FBI agents and Justice Department officials who conducted Abedin’s interview pressed her to further detail what were repeated and obvious violations of a host of federal laws.
Abedin was also exposed to criminal charges on an additional front, sources said. Abedin provided many inconsistencies when interviewed by FBI, compared to intelligence gathered during the investigation and interviews conducted with Clinton and other witnesses involved in the probe. sources said..
Last week Congressman Jason Chaffetz who chairs the Oversight Committee, blew the whistle on the Justice Department’s secret immunity deal with Cheryl Mills. Mills served as Clinton’s counsel and chief of staff at State while she was secretary of state.
Abedin’s would-be deal brings the current tally of immunity packages doled out by the DOJ in the Clinton investigation to six, an unprecedented amount of get-out-of-jail-free cards for a non-RICO (Organized Crime) related criminal case. Chaffetz charged that DOJ was handing out immunity deals “like candy.”