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Giuliani on new Clinton email review: 'You’re darn right I heard about it'

 (Shawn Thew / European Pressphoto Agency)
(Shawn Thew / European Pressphoto Agency)

Donald Trump backer Rudolph W. Giuliani said former FBI agents told him in advance that the agency was launching a review of newly discovered emails possibly linked to Hillary Clinton.

“I did nothing to get it out, I had no role in it,” he said Friday in an interview on Fox News. “Did I hear about it? You’re darn right I heard about it, and I can’t even repeat the language that I heard from the former FBI agent.”

FBI Director James Comey caused an uproar when he disclosed last week that the agency was going to review a new trove of emails possibly linked to Clinton's private server.

Agents found the emails as they examined a computer that top Clinton aide Huma Abedin shared with her now-estranged husband, Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who is the subject of an investigation into whether he broke the law when he exchanged sexually charged messages with a 15-year-old. 

Before Comey’s announcement, Giuliani repeatedly said he expected a major development to upend the race. The former federal prosecutor is known to have close ties to the FBI, leading some to speculate that the bureau had leaked information to the Trump campaign.

During the interview, Giuliani said he had spoken with former FBI agents.

“All I heard were former FBI agents telling me that there's a revolution going on inside the FBI and it's now at a boiling point,” he said. “I had expected this for the last -- honestly, to tell you the truth, I thought it was gonna be about three or four weeks ago.”

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