Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel charging Sean Spicer ,000 as book party venue Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE’s daughter-in-law said the GOP nominee forced the FBI's hand after the bureau announced it was examining newly uncovered emails in Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin Anti-Trump protests outside White House continue into fifth night Opera singers perform outside White House during fourth day of protests MORE's email server investigation. 

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"I think my father-in-law forced their hand in this,” Lara Trump said in an interview with Rita Cosby on WABC radio. “You know, he has been the one since the beginning saying that she shouldn't be able to run for president, and I commend him on that.”

“And I think if he had not put that pressure on, I don't even know if we would be seeing this happening right now."

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey revealed in a letter to lawmakers that the bureau had uncovered additional emails that are likely pertinent to its investigation into Clinton's private email server and said the agency would take the proper 

Lara Trump called the new information the “nail in the coffin” for the former secretary of State.

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"I just think she's had a big problem on her hands, and this is going to be, you know, the nail in the coffin as far as I'm concerned,” she said.