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Experts Agree: Clinton Is Toast

Dan Gilmore · Jan. 22, 2016

Hillary Clinton kept information on her home-brew server that went beyond the government’s top-secret designation. This is information dealing with Special Access Programs, a security designation on information to which only a handful of people have access. Information so secretive that when members of Congress who sit on intelligence oversight committees are briefed on it, they cannot take notes. When that level of information was found on Clinton’s server, the inspector general of the intelligence community had to get special security clearances just to continue the investigation.

Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey believes the FBI has enough cause to prosecute Clinton. “But will it be brought?” Mukasey wrote. “That depends in part on the recommendation of FBI Director James Comey, a man described by President Obama, at the time the president appointed him, as ‘fiercely independent.’”

Anthony DeChristopher, a former Special Forces soldier and currently an intelligence analyst, wrote that when his team in Afghanistan lost a thumb drive with classified information and later found it for sale on the black market, the military changed its protocol for working with classified information — for a thumb drive. And as far as what’s been found on Hillary’s home-brew server, “Special Access Programs (SAP) is a game changer,” DeChristopher wrote. “It is now undeniably clear that the results of the FBI investigation will be the end of one of two things: Hillary’s bid for the White House or the legitimacy of the FBI — at least when it comes to prosecuting cases on the mishandling of classified material.”

Finally, in an interview with Hugh Hewitt, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said, “given the fact that the Pentagon acknowledges that they get attacked about 100,000 times a day, I think the odds are pretty high” that whatever classified information is on Clinton’s server, China, Iran and Russia have it.

So given the punishment for Gen. David Petraeus, where will Clinton find herself?

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