Investigators found Huma Abedin, vice chairwoman of Clinton’s presidential campaign, was overpaid by nearly $10,000 because of violations of rules governing vacation and sick time while she served as an official in the State Department, according to a Friday Washington Post story.
The finding emerged publicly after Sen. Chuck Grassley–chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee–sent letters, which were obtained by the newspaper, to Secretary of State John Kerry and others about an investigation into possible “criminal” conduct by Abedin.
Grassley’s letters sought the status of an months-long inquiry into Abedin’s “special employment situation,” which allowed her to work simultaneously for the State Department, the Clinton Foundation, and a private firm closely tied to the Clintons. Many of Abedin’s email exchanges were sent through Clinton’s private email server.
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