Teen who allegedly got explicit texts from Weiner slams FBI

The teenage girl who allegedly received sexually explicit messages from former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) was “upset” about reports that the FBI connected her case to the probe of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats say it's up to GOP to stop Trump 2024 Hillary Clinton to speak at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders summit More than half of eligible Latinos voted in 2020, setting record MORE's email server, according to a new report. 

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“The FBI asked for me to speak to the media as little as possible. I have tried to stay quiet, but Comey has upset me,” the 15-year-old told BuzzFeed. “The last thing I wanted was to have this become political propaganda.” 

The FBI on Friday told Congress it had discovered new emails related to the investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of State. Those emails were found during the investigation into Weiner's sexting scandal, The New York Times reported.

The girl said she found out her case was tied to the new investigation after a reporter called her Friday looking for a comment. She had just been with local FBI agents for an hours-long interview, BuzzFeed reported. 

She and her father told BuzzFeed they found out about the reports from media outlets calling them before any FBI agents let them know or checked in on them. 

The father said the local FBI agents interviewing her daughter may have also found out from media reports, and called him to make sure they “were okay, and asked if we had thought of leaving the area to avoid media scrutiny.”  

"I was having self esteem issues when this whole thing started with Anthony Weiner,” the girl said. “Now as a result of my frailty, this could take down the United States presidential election. I mean, come on, who’s in charge of America?”