Trump slams New Year's Eve dump of Clinton emails

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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpObama to make clean energy pledge: report Anti-Trump leaders sending 'advance team' to Cleveland: report The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE on Thursday evening slammed the State Department for releasing its latest batch of emails from Democratic presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonObama to make clean energy pledge: report Anti-Trump leaders sending 'advance team' to Cleveland: report The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE on New Year's Eve.

"Do you believe that The State Department, on NEW YEAR'S EVE, just released more of Hillary's e-mails. They just want it all to end. BAD!" the GOP presidential candidate tweeted.

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The State Department has for months been releasing the Clinton emails, which were generated during her tenure as secretary of State ending in 2013 but have garnered interest since the revelation of her private email server. 
 
A judge ruled earlier this year that the department must release a batch of Clinton emails every month, starting at the end of June.
 
Thursday's release of 5,500 pages of documents, which came Dec. 31, is the penultimate batch of Clinton emails. The last one is expected at the end of January.
 
The State Department has acknowledged difficulty in meeting the monthly deadline, and its production of documents Thursday was nearly 3,000 pages short of the court order. It said it will produce more next week.
 
Trump has gone after Clinton aggressively in recent days as the two front-runners of their respective presidential fields battle heading into the election year.

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