PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Emails — here we go again.

After essentially closing the case on Hillary Clinton’s emails last July, FBI Director James Comey has come under intense pressure from Donald Trump and Republicans to reopen the case.

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He didn’t exactly do that today.

But in an unrelated investigation, the FBI found something that warranted a closer look.

So Comey, a Republican, sent a letter to Republican leaders in Congress, saying the FBI is looking at some emails discovered in an unrelated investigation.

“In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear pertinent to the investigation,” wrote Comey. “I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation.”

At the heart of the unrelated investigation is former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned over a sexting scandal.

While investigating new charges against Weiner, the FBI seized electronic devices of Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, who is a top aide to Clinton.

The FBI director told Congress that he could not assess yet whether the material was significant or not.

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Clinton campaign chair John Podesta said Comey had to come clean with more specifics.

“We have no idea what those emails are, and the director himself notes they may not even be significant,” said Podesta. “The director owes it to the American people to immediately provide the full details of what he is now examining. We are confident this will not produce any conclusions different from the one the FBI reached in July.”

Podesta said, “It is extraordinary that we would see something like this just 11 days out from a presidential election.”

Donald Trump jumped on the latest FBI announcement.

“Hillary Clinton’s corruption is on a scale that we have never seen before. We must not let her take her criminal scheme into the Oval Office,” Trump told a rally in New Hampshire on Friday.

As for the FBI, “It might not be as rigged as I thought, right, right. The FBI, I think they’re going to right the ship, folks,” said Trump. “This was a grave miscarriage of justice that the American people fully understood, and it is everybody’s hope that it is about to be corrected.”

Now no word yet on whether the FBI will disclose what exactly it found in Weiner’s or Abedin’s files, but this is sure to heat up the political rhetoric over the weekend.

The FBI has put itself in the middle of a political firestorm, and it’s too soon to know what, if any, impact it has on the election.

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