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Congress to Hillary in 2012: Use Private Email Much?

Nate Jackson · Apr. 15, 2015

How much time did Hillary Clinton have to cover up her tracks on her private email server? Quite a bit, according to The New York Times: “Hillary Rodham Clinton was directly asked by congressional investigators in a December 2012 letter whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state, according to letters obtained by The New York Times. But Mrs. Clinton did not reply to the letter. And when the State Department answered in March 2013, nearly two months after she left office, it ignored the question and provided no response.” One letter, from Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked pointedly, “Have you or any senior agency official ever used a personal email account to conduct official business? If so, please identify the account used.” So Hillary acted contrary to State Department policy and then ignored Congress’ request for disclosure and transparency. Later, she deleted anything she deemed “personal,” printed the rest for the State Department to review and then wiped the server clean. And yet it seems the only real accountability left for Hillary is for voters to reject her bid for the White House. More…

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