The FBI has made its Clinton Foundation investigation a "very high priority," anonymous sources claim.
According to people familiar with the case, multiple people have been “interviewed and re-interviewed,” reported Fox News, for possible pay to play schemes orchestrated between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was serving as secretary of state.
Although WikiLeaks has released hacked emails that have aroused suspicion about alleged pay to play schemes between the Clinton Foundation and Clinton's State Department, the FBI probe began long before those emails were released. But the WikiLeaks dump has definitely added to the amount of evidence at hand, according to Fox News.
"There is an avalanche of new information coming in every day," a source told Fox News.
According to The Wall Street Journal, there has been internal disagreement within the FBI and the Justice Department over whether to move forward with the Clinton Foundation investigation.
FBI investigators looking into the case believe they have enough evidence, including a secret recording of a Clinton Foundation contributor, to move forward.
But senior officials at the FBI and Justice Department haven't allowed the case to be pursued and consider the secret recording to be “worthless hearsay,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
FBI investigators are searching the laptops of Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson, Real Clear Politics reports of the Fox News revelations. Investigators have also reportedly found emails believed to be from Clinton's personal server on the laptop of former member of Congress Anthony Weiner, who is under FBI investigation for sending sexually explicit material to a 15-year-old girl. The source also says the FBI believes with “99 percent accuracy” that at least five foreign intelligence agencies have hacked into Clinton's server.
“The investigations will continue, there is a lot of evidence,” said Fox News reporter Brett Baier. “And barring some obstruction in some way, they believe they will continue to, likely, an indictment.”