Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim KaineTimothy Michael KaineBooker tries to find the right lane  Democrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  GOP campaign committees call on Democrats to return Franken donations MORE said Sunday that FBI Director James Comey's letter to lawmakers regarding the Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE email server investigation is "unprecedented."

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"I just have no way of understanding these actions. They're a completely unprecedented move," the Virginia senator said during an appearance on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos.

"When you haven't even seen the material yourself 11 days before an election, why would you talk about an ongoing investigation?" Kaine asked.

Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, made similar comments during a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Saturday.

"In fact, it's not just strange, it's unprecedented and it is deeply troubling," said Clinton.

Following Comey's letter to lawmakers on Friday, The New York Times reported that the emails potentially pertinent to Clinton's server were discovered during a separate FBI investigation into former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.).