Trump Calls For The Jailing Of Huma Abedin And James Comey

Trump called for the jailing of both Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and former FBI Director James Comey via Twitter.

In a tweet early Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump called for Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, former FBI Director James Comey, and "others" to be jailed by the "Deep State Justice Department".

In his tweet, Trump appeared to be reacting to a report in the Daily Caller that found Abedin had forwarded State Department passwords to her personal Yahoo account before Yahoo faced high-level hacks that affected all account-holders.

Trump has previously accused Comey of leaking sensitive information after the former director testified that he had asked a friend to pass on notes he had taken of his interactions with Trump to a reporter for the New York Times in hopes of securing a special prosecutor to take over the Russia investigation. Ethics experts said Comey's actions appeared to be legally protected, provided he did not disclose classified information.

As for the reference to the "Deep State Justice Department", Trump has previously indicated he believes some within the DOJ and intelligence community have attempted to undercut his presidency, often referring to the Russia investigation as a hoax.