FBI set to review 650,000 Weiner-laptop emails for Clinton server ties as hope for quick resolution fades

Can’t wait for the election to be over…

The FBI will wade through 650,000 emails on the computer top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin shared with her estranged husband Anthony Weiner in a last-ditch effort to find a batch that might be linked to the Democratic nominee’s private server — a bizarre 11th-hour surge in an already years-long search for a smoking gun that has now prompted accusations of political bias.

It was also revealed Sunday that agents had learned of the new laptop in early October but did not brief FBI Director James Comey on the emails found on it until late last week, an eye-opening chronology that raises further questions about his role in potentially upending the already chaotic 2016 race.

Metadata on the computer found by agents indicated that as many as thousands of emails may have been sent to or from the private Clinton server that was the subject of the FBI’s original investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. But the sheer amount of emails that agents will now have to review — just to determine which are duplicates of emails they’ve already looked at and whether any contain classified information — will ensure that the newest stage of the probe will not conclude until weeks after voters go to the polls on Nov. 8.

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