The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the inquiry is looking into whether the Clintons promised or performed any favors in return for contributions to their charitable efforts, or whether donations were pledged in the hope of securing certain outcomes involving the government.
Citing an unnamed "ally" of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Daily Beast reported that the Department of Justice plans to examine how much classified information passed through the server, who was responsible for removing that information from a classified environment, which enforcement entities knew about these matters and when.
The new probe was prompted by President Trump's repeated calls on Twitter and elsewhere for another FBI investigation into "Crooked Hillary", the source said.
The Trump Justice Department promised to investigate some of the cases the department dropped or closed during the Obama presidency. "No justice!" Trump tweeted early last month in a typical barb aimed at his former opponent.
Nick Merrill, Clinton's spokesman, said Trump was just manufacturing a distraction from bad news engulfing his administration - including the bombshell new book by Michael Wolff, "Fire and Fury", which paints a dismal picture of the president's White House.
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He explained that he suffered the subdural hematoma, or blood clots on the brain after the injury about two months ago. He continued saying that two days after surgery, he was able to return home and his "prognosis is excellent".
America Ferrera is expecting her first child
The actress and 36-year-old director became engaged in 2010 following his proposal with a 4-carat diamond ring worth around $70,000.
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Mariah Carey will be returning to perform this year in Times Square along with Nick Jonas , Camila Cabello , and Sugarland . Mariah Carey's camp would later state that her earpiece was having issues, which would make it hard to perform.
At least 18 classified emails from an account belonging to Huma Abedin have been found by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the top Hillary Clinton aide's estranged husband Anthony Weiner's laptop, a conservative group claims. She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents.
Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of State has been the subject of controversy, as well as an FBI investigation.
What, if any, immunity agreements Clinton aides struck?
Last Friday, the State Department released a batch of almost 2,800 work-related documents from the email account of Huma Abedin, who served as the deputy chief of staff to Hillary Clinton.
Five previously unreleased classified emails were among 147 documents released by the State Department last week, conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch said on Thursday.