Clinton Foundation was subpoenaed
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The State Department’s Office of Inspector General issued a subpoena to the Clinton Foundation last fall as part of an investigation into projects that may have required federal approval during Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race In 2020, democracy will be decided at the margins Michelle Obama presents Lin-Manuel Miranda with National Portrait Award MORE’s tenure as secretary of State, according to The Washington Post.

The subpoena asked for records related to longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin, who for several months in 2012 was simultaneously employed by the Clinton Foundation, the State Department and a private consulting firm with ties to the Clintons.

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Abedin's work arrangement was approved after she was designated a “special government employee.”

In its report, the Post cited people familiar with the subpoena and written correspondence about it. The full scope of the investigation is unclear.

Last month, Clinton denied a Fox News report that the FBI had expanded its probe of her private email server to include ties between the State Department and her foundation, calling it “an unsourced, irresponsible” report with “no basis” in fact.

Republican lawmakers have accused Clinton of allowing large donations from foreign governments to the foundation to influence her decisionmaking as secretary of State.

Bernie SandersBernie SandersRahm Emanuel: Bloomberg, Patrick entering race will allow Democrats to have 'ideas primary' Feehery: Pivoting to infrastructure could help heal post-impeachment wounds Jayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' MORE, Clinton's rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, has largely refused to raise the issue. But last spring he did express concern that the Clinton Foundation was part of a political system “dominated by money.”

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonFeehery: Pivoting to infrastructure could help heal post-impeachment wounds Press: Ukraine's not the only outrage The 2 events that reshaped the Democratic primary race MORE, who led the foundation while his wife was serving as secretary of State, have denied any wrongdoing.

Representatives for Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Foundation, the State Department and Abedin declined to comment for the report.