Report: FBI expanding Clinton email probe

The FBI has expanded its probe of former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Polls flash warning signs for Trump Polls suggest Sanders may be underestimated 10 declassified Russia collusion revelations that could rock Washington this fall MORE's emails beyond a provision involving "gross negligence" with national defense information, Fox News reports
 
Agents are now also looking at whether statements that have been made violate a federal statute on providing "materially false" information, according to Fox. 
 
ADVERTISEMENT
"The agents involved are under a lot of pressure and are busting a--," an unidentified intelligence source told the network, which noted that the statute can be broadly applied.
 
Politico reported earlier this week that the FBI has "stepped up inquiries" into the private email server Clinton used during her tenure as secretary of State. 
 
Clinton faced a barrage of questions about her email setup during her lauded appearance last month before the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack.
 
Republicans have kept a focus on the issue heading into the second Democratic debate on Saturday night, when Clinton will appear with two other candidates. 
 
"I think she's being protected by the Democrats, by the prosecutors and possibly by the FBI," Donald TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: 'Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics' Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE said Thursday during an interview on Fox Business when asked about the FBI probe.
 
"What she did is a crime," Trump added. "She broke the law 100 percent."