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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump accused a State Dept. official of 'felony corruption' over alleged 'quid pro quo'

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Trump accused a State Dept. official of 'felony corruption' over alleged 'quid pro quo'

WATCH  | In a speech on Monday, Donald Trump called for the resignation of State Department Undersecretary Patrick Kennedy, who has been accused of being involved in a "quid pro quo" deal with the FBI involving the classification of a single email to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Kennedy was  accused of trying to exchange declassification of a Clinton email for the FBI's ability to place more agents in foreign nations.

The FBI, the State Department and the Clinton campaign all denied any deal ever took place. The agent Kennedy spoke to was never involved in the FBI's investigation of Clinton's emails. FBI documents show that agent actually made the "quid pro quo" offer first, not Kennedy. 

That hasn't stopped Trump and other GOP leaders from claiming it's evidence of a cover-up.

John Kirby, spokesman for the State Department, called the discussions "flatly inaccurate."

He continued his explanation on Twitter.

Trump has used this incident as evidence that the election is rigged against him.

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