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A law enforcement official told the Post that Bryan Pagliano has agreed to work with the FBI in exchange for not facing any possible criminal charges.
The new development is not a good sign for the Democratic presidential front-runner, though there is still no indication that any criminal charges will be brought against Clinton.
Sources also told the Post that Clinton will likely be interviewed by agents involved in the FBI’s investigation.
Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said that the former secretary of State has repeatedly offered to assist in the investigation.
“As we have said since last summer, Secretary Clinton has been cooperating with the Department of Justice’s security inquiry, including offering in August to meet with them to assist their efforts if needed,” Fallon said in a statement.
He added that the campaign is “pleased” that Pagliano is assisting with the investigation.