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Huma Abedin & Hillary Clinton discuss Julian Assange in Emails:


The US State Department has released more than 1,000 emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server on Thursday and Friday as part of a Freedom of Information request by Vice News on the FBI's ongoing investigation into the private server. Many of these emails have previously been released by Wikileaks.

One email  that has not been released by Wikileaks, available on the State Department website, shows Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin, her senior aide, discussing ways to deal with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, after he published more than 250,000 diplomatic cables.

Abedin writes to Clinton in an email dated December 2, 2010, addressing the then-secretary of state's statements on Assange and WikiLeaks.  Abedin explains that Assange's actions should be viewed as a "criminal act" and that he will be prosecuted. In the email, she wrote: