Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took to Twitter Tuesday to hit back at allies of former President Trump. This comes after they compared her misuse of an email server to the former US President's alleged mishandling of classified material.

Then-Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey in 2016 criticized Clinton's "extremely careless" use of a private email server. But the bureau did not recommend charging her, reported Axios.

She claimed that investigators found "zero" classified emails on her private email server. She said so even though a 2018 government report said that 193 emails that were classified when they were drafted were sent to or from her server, according to Fox News.

In her tweet, Clinton referred to scrutiny that she has faced since her 2016 US presidential bid, when then-candidate Trump and fellow Republicans made it a focus of their campaign against her, reported The Hill. She wrote that she couldn't "believe we’re still talking about this, but my emails…”

Clinton further mentioned that Comey admitted he was wrong after he claimed that she had "classified emails." She noted that Trump’s own State Department, under two different Secretaries, "found I had no classified emails. That’s right: ZERO." She pointed out that by contrast, Trump has "hundreds of documents clearly marked classified, and the investigation just started."

FBI investigated her for holding classified information on her private email server at her residence. Intelligence Community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III had laid out the findings of the Clinton documents review by intelligence agencies. They identified "several dozen" additional classified emails, including specific intelligence known as "special access programs" (SAP).

A 2018 Department of Justice inspector general's report revealed that 81 email chains were found. They contained about "193 individual emails that were classified from the confidential to top secret levels at the time the emails were drafted on unclassified systems and sent to or from Clinton’s personal server."

As for Trump, newly unsealed records showed that FBI agents found more than 100 classified documents at Trump’s Florida property during a raid in August. Dozens of empty folders marked as classified were also found. The former President's possession of the documents at his Mar-a-Lago house after leaving office has raised many questions. They are about potential violations of the Presidential Records Act. It requires such records to be preserved and turned over to the National Archives.

Clinton tweeted that as Trump’s problems continue to mount, the "right is trying to make this about me again."

Senator John Cornyn said last week that Democrats and the FBI created the "Hillary Clinton standard for non-prosecution of mishandling classified information. Will Donald Trump be held to a different standard?”

Senator Lindsey Graham also warned that “if there’s a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information, after the Clinton debacle … there’ll be riots in the streets.”

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Former US Secretary of State and former senator Hillary Clinton speaks during the New York Democratic Party 2022 state Nominating Convention, in New York City on February 17, 2022. - New York Democrats are holding a 2-day convention starting February 16, 2022. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

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