In an interview with The New York Times last week, Trump stuck a different tone, saying that he has the "absolute right" to do what he wants with the Justice Department, but that he has chosen to remain uninvolved in the FBI's 2016 investigation of Clinton's use of a private server while Secretary of State.
Trump spent his last day in Florida as he spent most other days - visiting his golf course and tweeting.
Several of the emails, which stemmed from Abedin's tenure as an aide to Clinton when she was Secretary of State, contained classified material that was redacted.
"The people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime". To that, Trump only said: "We'll see". Republicans will have just a 51-49 Senate majority - well shy of the 60 votes needed to pass most bills - giving leverage to Democrats. It must agree on a spending bill by January 19 to avert a partial government shutdown.
It was not immediately clear what prompted Trump to comment on Pakistan. The U.S. has long accused Islamabad of allowing militants to operate relatively freely in Pakistan's border regions to carry out operations in neighboring Afghanistan.
At least 20 people are dead in Iran's bloody week of protests
Iranians were hoping for improved living conditions following the nuclear deal and the lifting of some worldwide sanctions. Crowds of marching protesters were shown shouting slogans against mullahs and other religious figures in the country.
President Donald Trump seems to be calling for the jailing of Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides, for allegedly mishandling classified information.
The "deep state" refers to an alleged shadowy network of powerful entrenched interests that some Republicans argue are trying to undermine Trump.
President Trump made his first "Crooked Hillary" Twitter post less than 48 hours into the new year Tuesday, accusing a former Clinton aide of "disregarding basic security protocols". "Also on Comey & others".
Trump's tweet Tuesday appears to have been inspired by a report in The Daily Caller claiming that Abedin "forwarded sensitive State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her personal Yahoo email account before every single Yahoo account was hacked".