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Huffington Post editor's tweet sparks FBI investigation

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The FBI is investigating a Huffington Post scribe for joking about “destroying Trump ballots” at a Washington, DC voting site, the reporter claimed.

Nick Baumann said it all began with a joke the feds didn’t find particularly amusing.

On Oct. 31, 2016, Baumann sent the following tweet:

The next day, he said his tweet was “a joking reference” to an internet-conspiracy of a man claiming to be tearing up Trump ballots.

Days later, on Nov. 4, Baumann, a senior enterprise editor for the site, said he got a call from the FBI — but thinking it was a crank call, he never called back.

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