The State Department: Hillary Clinton’s email correspondence contained ‘top secret’ material
“Seven of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email chains will be withheld from public release because they have been found to contain top secret information. (Reuters)
The State Department acknowledged for the first time Friday that “top secret” information has been found in emails that passed through the private email server Hillary Clinton used while leading the agency, elevating the issue in the presidential campaign three days before the hotly contested Iowa caucuses.”
– So Hillary lied when she said she didn’t send or receive ‘top secret’ communications on her server?
Read more here from the article by Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger @ the Washington Post
22 Clinton Emails Deemed Too Classified to Be Made Public – 18 exchanged with the President
– NY Times Jan 29 2016
“WASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday said for the first time that “top secret” material had been sent through Hillary Clinton’s private computer server, and that it would not make public 22 of her emails because they contained highly classified information.
The department announced that 18 emails exchanged between Mrs. Clinton and President Obama would also be withheld, citing the longstanding practice of preserving presidential communications for future release. The department’s spokesman, John Kirby, said that exchanges did not involve classified information.
The disclosure of the top secret emails, three days before Iowans vote in the first-in-the-nation caucuses, is certain to fuel the political debate over the unclassified computer server that Mrs. Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, kept in her home. The State Department released another set of her emails on Friday night in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
The department announced that 18 emails exchanged between Mrs. Clinton and President Obama would also be withheld, citing the longstanding practice of preserving presidential communications for future release. The department’s spokesman, John Kirby, said that exchanges did not involve classified information.”
Read more of the story by Steven Lee Myers @ NYT
– So Obama and Hillary exchanged 18 emails. That’s a lot considering Obama stated in Mar 2015 that he found out about Hillary’s email server from the media.
President Obama discovered Hillary Clinton’s personal email use through news reports
– NY DailyNews Mar 07 2016
“President Obama discovered former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email at the same time as news readers.
Obama, after delivering a Saturday speech in Selma, Ala., was asked when he found out about Clinton’s personal email system run from her Chappaqua home.
“The same time everybody else learned it through news reports,” he told CBS News.”
More @ NY DailyNews