FBI Agent Who Discovered Hillary Clinton Emails On Weiner Laptop Says He Was Told to Erase His Computer

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FBI agent John Robertson says he was told by higher ups within the FBI to erase his own workstation after discovering a cache of Hillary Clinton emails on the laptop of disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Weiner is the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

Robertson criticized his superiors at the FBI, saying the way they handled the Clinton email case was “not ethically or morally right.”

He says he discovered the emails on Weiner’s laptop on September 28 but that “nothing happened” for weeks.  Instead his boss instructed Robertson “to erase his computer work station.”

Presumably this was to ensure there was no classified material on it, but it would also eliminate any trail of his actions during the investigation.

It was only after Robertson spoke with a U.S. Attorney’s office that he says the FBI took action. On October 28, 2016 FBI Director at the time, James Comey, notified Congress of the existence of the emails.

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