Top Democrat on the House Select Committee on Intelligence warned Sunday that the inspector general of the intelligence community has to be careful he isn't being 'used' by Republicans looking to bring down Hillary Clinton.

The IG sent a letter to Intelligence Committee Republicans that said information on Clinton's private email server had information on it that was classified above "top secret." The leak outraged Democrats, who said the information was designed to damage Clinton's campaign.

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, argued IG Charles McCullough was allowing himself to be "used" by Republican leaders in Congress.

"You've got several Republican chairs who are actively campaigning against Hillary Clinton" and investigating her in the House and Senate at the same time, Schiff said on "Fox News Sunday." "I think the inspector general has to be very careful not to allow himself to be used by one political party against the other in a presidential race."

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