Pres Trump asks State Dept. to release remaining Clinton emails

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2017 06:07 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], October 28 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has asked the State Department to accelerate the release of any remaining Hillary Clinton emails in its possession as soon as possible.

Reported by CNN, Trump's interest in the release of Hillary emails was described as commitment to "transparency" by the sources.

Earlier, the President has also asked the Justice Department to lift a gag order on a FBI informant in an investigation into Russian efforts to gain influence in the US uranium industry during the Barack Obama administration.

It has also been reported that the American President has expressed his displeasure with government agencies on slow response to requests for information that he believes should be public.

Hillary Clinton email controversy unfolded against the backdrop of Clinton's 2016 presidential election campaign. Trump has been condemning Clinton for using a private email server when she served as Secretary of State.

During the 2016 presidential race, his campaign rallies were often found supporters chanting "Lock her up!"(ANI)

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