Clinton's inner circle is now blaming Huma Abedin for the election

Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin.
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Huma Abedin has found herself at the center of a blame game over who lost Hillary Clinton the election, Vanity Fair reports. "[Abedin] was enjoying the red carpet and enjoying the photo spreads much too much in my opinion," one campaign insider reflected. "She enjoyed being a celebrity too much."

Abedin has spent most of her life as one of Clinton's closest aides and was largely blamed after new Clinton emails were discovered on her estranged husband Anthony Weiner's computer, prompting a fateful letter to Congress from FBI Director James Comey in late October. But Abedin is also being blamed by Clinton insiders for "reinforc[ing] all the bad habits" throughout the campaign. "Where in most presidential campaigns the circle grows broader and broader, [Clinton's] grew smaller and smaller," one insider source explained to Vanity Fair.

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