Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump demanded a special prosecutor investigate Hillary Clinton’s actions at the State Department after emails made public Monday showed the former secretary’s top aides being begged to do special favors for the Clinton Foundation.
Mrs. Clinton had agreed to avoid entanglements with her family’s foundation when she took the job as the country’s chief diplomat. But the State Department says those restrictions didn’t apply to Huma Abedin, her close personal assistant and deputy chief of staff, who was asked on one occasion to speed up a visa for a member of a U.K. soccer team.
Another time, Doug Band, head of the Clinton Global Initiative, begged Ms. Abedin to arrange a meeting between Mrs. Clinton and the crown prince of Bahrain, who was a top foundation donor.
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