to the investigation. law enforcementff laptop computer belonging to anthony wiener married to but estranged from huma abedin, a top clinton campaign aide. the fbi is investigating sexually explicit text messages wiener allegedly sent to a 15-year-old girl in north carolina. trump immediately tried to capitalize on the news. >> her criminal action was willful, deliberate, intentional >> the biggest rigging is what happened with the fbi. >> turned to praise on friday. >> it might not be as rigged as i thought. right? >> according to officials, abedin used the laptop to e-mail clinton. investigators will examine the thousands of e-mails belonging to abedin to see if they have anything to do with the original clinton investigation. the official said there's no indication so far that anyone was withholding evidence. repubic part of their closing argument. >> that is my letter from director comey telling me he is reopening the investigation. >> it's like throwing a political life line to republicans who are in house and senate races. >> is there enough time for trump to take advantage?
-mails were found on a laptop computer belonging to former congressman neath anthony weiner. the fbi has been investigating whether wiener broke the law by sending sexually officials say abedin used the laptop to e-mail clinton. the official also said there's no indication so far that anyone was withholding evidence. fbi officials say comey sent the letter today out of an abundance of caution and that investigators have no idea whether the e-mails would change his conclusion in july about whether here use of a private e-mail server for classified information was from a crime. >> our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case. evidence that shows intent or withholding, it's hard to see there would be a different result just because there were more classified e-mails that were went by the same method. >> reporter: fbi officials say the case had not been formally closed because of pending freedom of information issues. after telling congress completed. >> and a lot of voters waiting to see how this plays out. is there a timetable as to whether they might have reso
. considered a surrogate daughter, bill clinton officiating at her glamourous wedding to anthony weiner. and after wiener's sexting scandal, his wife taking part in a documentary intended to revive his political career. >> it's a nightmare. >> reporter: now a new nightmare for the clinton team, what feels like a punch in the gut to staffers. concerned not so much about losing, but the impact on democrats in tight senate races. andrea mitchell, nbc news, cincinnati, ohio. hallie jackson in michigan, where on halloween, donald trump's supporters may be walking dead, but tonight their candidate is finding new life on offense. >> good job, huma. thank you, anthony weiner. >> reporter: the latest fbi story ging trump an opening. >> we can be sure that what is in those e-mails is absolutely devastating. >> reporter: but nobody really knows what's in those e-mails, not even the fbi yet. that's not stopping trump from hitting latest wikileaks release of stolen e-mails, which nbc has not authenticated, showing clinton's campaign may have been tipped off to a primary debate question by the now he
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