Donald Trump may ask his ambassadors to encourage foreign governments to investigate Hillary Clinton, despite previously saying he would not seek to prosecute her.
Towards the end of the bitter campaign, the President-elect vowed to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Ms Clinton.
He said a criminal probe was necessary concerning the issue of large foreign donations made to the Clinton Foundation during Ms Clinton's time as US Secretary of State.
His promise delighted supporters, who routinely chanted "Lock her up!" at rallies.
Last week, he declared he would not prosecute Ms Clinton over her use of private email server or the dealing's of her family's foundation.
However, Mr Trump is reportedly planning to urge US ambassadors to encourage foreign governments to investigate the Clinton Foundation.
“Haiti and Colombia will be key diplomatic posts for this because of all the money involved,” a source said to be close to the President-elect told the New York Post.
Donald Trump's most controversial quotes
Donald Trump's most controversial quotes
1/18 On John McCain
Asked about Senator John McCain – a former POW in Vietnam – at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa: “He’s not a war hero... He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” 18 July 2015
2/18 On Megyn Kelly
“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever.” 7 August 2015
3/18 On Vladimir Putin
“He’s running his country, and at least he’s a leader, unlike what we have in this country.” 18 December 2015
4/18 On his popularity
“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters.” 23 January 2016
5/18 On torture
"I would bring back waterboarding and I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding." 7 February 2016
6/18 On his body
“Look at those hands, are they small hands? And, [Republican rival Marco Rubio] referred to my hands: ‘If they’re small, something else must be small.’ I guarantee you there’s no problem. I guarantee.” 3 March 2016
7/18 On Hillary Clinton
“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” 27 July 2016
8/18 On Captain Khan's parents
In an interview with ABC news after the Democratic National Convention, Trump speculates about the parents of killed Muslim soldier Captain Humayun Khan: "I saw him. He was, you know, very emotional. And probably looked like — a nice guy to me. His wife, if you look at his wife, she was standing there. She had nothing to say. She probably — maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say." 30 July
9/18 On the Second Amendment
"Hillary wants to abolish — essentially abolish the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know." 9 August 2016
10/18 On President Barack Obama
“He is the founder of Isis.” 10 August
11/18 On sexual assault
In a statement regarding the release of a 2005 video in which he can be heard boasting about sexual assault: “This was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago. Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course.” 7 October 2016
12/18 On Hillary Clinton's emails
“I hate to say it but if I win I'm going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation. There has never been so many lies, so much deception. You ought to be ashamed of yourself.” 9 October 2016
13/18 On avoiding income tax
Also during the second debate, he was confronted about evading federal income tax for almost two decades: "I absolutely used it, and so did Warren Buffett, and so did George Soros and so did many people who Hillary is getting money from." 9 October 2016
14/18 On his accusers
Referring to one of his accusers at a rally in North Carolina: “Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you.” 14 October 2016
15/18 On Hillary Clinton
“Such a nasty woman” 19 October
16/18 On pro-life policies
At the third debate he was asked about his pro-life policies: “Based on what she's saying ... you can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb in the ninth month, on the final day, and that's unacceptable." 19 October 2016
17/18 On the 'rigged' election system
“I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election — if I win.” 20 October
18/18 On suing his accusers
Speaking at the iconic Gettysburg Address in Pennsylvania, he promised to get his revenge against the more than dozen women who have accused him of sexual assault. "Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never. All of these liars will be sued after the election is over.” 22 October
Previously leaked emails allegedly show people with ties to the Clinton foundation were given priority to receive federal funds in the wake of the Haitian earthquake.
Similarly, a Colombian mining tycoon is alledged to have benefited from the foundation's work.
The FBI investigation into Ms Clinton's use of a private email server concluded that while her staff had been "extremely careless," it did not amount to criminal behaviour.Reuse content