reacted swiftly and sharply to the ’s announcement of the reopened investigation into his opponent, .
CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports Trump broke the news about the reopened investigation to supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, finding vindication in the FBI move.
“This was a grave miscarriage of justice that the American people fully understood, and it is everybody’s hope that it is about to be corrected,” Trump told the crowd.
Trump complimented the FBI’s decision but only Thursday night called its original probe into Clinton’s unsecured email server deeply flawed.
“I think the biggest rigging of all is what’s happened with the FBI and the Justice Department with respect to Hillary Clinton,” Trump told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly.
The revelation that the new evidence comes from the federal investigation intomakes comments from Trump in July seem clairvoyant.
“I don’t like Huma going home at night and telling Anthony Weiner all of these secrets,” Trump said, referring to, Weiner’s wife who separated from the disgraced congressman last month.
Friday’s development couldn’t come at a better time for Trump, who has been falling in the polls since his own October surprise exactly three weeks ago, that video showing him making obscene, sexist comments about women.
With pressure from big GOP donors to put more of his own wealth on the line, Trump touted a new eight-digit donation.
“I wrote another check for $10 million,” Trump said. “I’m spending money like crazy.”
Crazy is in the eye of the beholder. Trump gave only $31,000 to his campaign in the first two weeks of October. He gave 10 times that amount to Trump-owned properties to reimburse them for holding presidential campaign events.