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Trump Praises Abedin, Weiner & Comey As Email Scandal Continues

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – "Thank you Huma (Abedin)! Good job, Huma! Thank you, Anthony Weiner!"

Donald Trump could barely contain his glee, sending shout-outs to the estranged couple at the center of the latest email drama.

"We can be sure that what's in those emails is absolutely devastating and I think we are going to find out, by the way," Trump said at a rally.

He then heaped praise on the agency and director that were once among his favorite targets.

"I have to give the FBI credit. That was so bad what happened originally and it took guts for Director Comey to make the move that he made in light of the kind of opposition he had with their trying to protect her from criminal prosecution," he said. "It took a lot of guts. I really disagreed with him. I was not his fan. But I tell you what, what he did, he brought back his reputation."

Related: Trump Aide Says FBI Won't Be 'Centerpiece'

Maybe in Trump's eyes, but many are critical of what Comey did – sending Congress a vague letter last Friday, before even he knew what the emails say.

Alberto Gonzales was attorney general under George W. Bush.

"I really worry that in this particular instance. The FBI director has made an error in judgment in terms of releasing this kind of letter which really says nothing," he said.

In the meantime, Trump is taking one of Clinton's main arguments against him – that he's a bad role model for children – and flipping it.

"You know, I have a son named Barron. And I want to tell you, she's a terrible example for my son and for the children of this country. That I can tell you," he said.

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