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No evidence Clinton server was compromised, Federal Bureau of Investigation says


President Trump speaks with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday.

Writing on Twitter, Trump alleged that numerous emails that were purportedly hacked contained classified information and called it "a very big story".

Are they sure it wasn't Russian Federation (just kidding!)?,' Trump wrote. "Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ or, after all of their other missteps (Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr, FISA, Dirty Dossier etc.), their credibility will be forever gone!" Trump wrote in a tweet posted shortly after midnight.

The report claimed that a Chinese company known to conduct government espionage was able to insert code into Clinton's homebrew server, and managed to forward her emails to a third party in real time.

Trump's claims, which he provided no evidence for, appear to be based on a report from conservative blog the Daily Caller.

China has denied an accusation by U.S. President Donald Trump that it hacked the emails of Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the 2016 election. The Daily Caller writes that one of those Federal Bureau of Investigation officials was Peter Strzok, the FBI's top counterintelligence official. Actually, a very big story.

The recently released Justice Department Inspector General report examining the handling of the Clinton email investigation likewise presented no further evidence about any hacking of the server.

Since winning the 2016 election, Trump has repeatedly taken to Twitter to excoriate Clinton and call for a new probe of her emails.

Trump had tweeted a few hours earlier in another apparent reference to the story.

Even though it's been almost two years since he was elected, President Donald Trump still seems fixated on Hillary Clinton's emails.

When asked about Mr Trump's claim, China's Foreign Ministry said such allegations were nothing new.

"This isn't the first time that we've heard this kind of accusation", Hua told a daily news briefing.

He drew media ridicule for holding up a chart a year ago at a House Judiciary Committee hearing that connected Justice Department officials, a Uranium company, former attorney general Eric Holder, Benghazi, political intelligence firm Fusion GPS, Clinton's secret server, Bill Clinton, the IRS targeting scandal, and other topics. She said China is a staunch defender of cybersecurity.