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In this photo taken Jan. 5, 2011, then-New York Rep. Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, an aide to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are pictured after a ceremonial swearing in of the 112th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Of course the new FBI review of Clinton's emails is Anthony Weiner's fault


Anthony Weiner can't seem to do anything right.

First, the former congressman was caught sexting a woman who was definitely not his wife, top Hillary Clinton campaign aide Huma Abedin. Then, declaring Weiner's transgressions the last straw, Abedin left her husband. Then, authorities announced an investigation of Weiner for an alleged sexting relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Now, Weiner's back in the spotlight -- because the FBI's just-announced review of Hillary Clinton's private email server appears to be his fault.

New emails originated from Weiner case

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey caused a media storm by announcing the bureau would be reviewing newly-discovered emails from Hillary Clinton's private server that she used while she was secretary of state.

But where did those new emails come from? As it turns out, they came from the FBI's investigation into Weiner's illicit text messages to a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina.

FBI seized Weiner, Abedin smartphones

According to The New York Times, the new emails "were discovered after the FBI seized electronic devices belonging to Huma Abedin, a top aide to Mrs. Clinton, and her husband, Anthony Weiner."

The FBI had seized cell phones belonging to Weiner and Abedin after it was revealed that he had engaged lewd messages with the underage girl. 

'Extremely careless'

After a months-long investigation, the FBI in July recommended bringing no criminal charges against Clinton for her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Comey did, however, characterized Clinton's handling of classified information  as "extremely careless." 

Here's the Clinton campaign's response to the FBI's new review. 

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