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Tue Mar 3, 2015, 03:59 PM Mar 2015

House Oversight Committee to 'Explore' Clinton's E-Mail Use, Chairman Says


The Republican chairman of the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform Committee said Tuesday his panel will look into the revelation that Hillary Clinton used a personal e-mail account, not a government account, to conduct business as secretary of state.

“Violations of the Federal Records Act within federal agencies is something we take very seriously,” Representative Jason Chaffetz, a Utah Republican, said in a statement. His panel will work with the House Select Committee on Benghazi and its chairman, Representative Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, “to further explore Hillary Clinton’s use of personal emails while at the State Department.”

The department recently gave the Benghazi panel, whose leaders have said they want to interview Clinton about the attacks, about 300 of her messages.

The New York Times first reported Monday on Clinton's e-mail practices as President Obama's top diplomat from 2009 to 2013, raising transparency questions ahead of a likely presidential campaign. Experts told Bloomberg that Clinton's practices may not have broken the law but did expose her to hacking risks.
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House Oversight Committee to 'Explore' Clinton's E-Mail Use, Chairman Says (Original Post) steve2470 Mar 2015 OP
Not good... riversedge Mar 2015 #1
DUer's, go show Mr. Benghazi some support.... NCTraveler Mar 2015 #2
Two things any Democrat knows. Autumn Mar 2015 #3
Totally applies here KeepItReal Mar 2015 #4
#2 cannot be expressed enough. n/t arcane1 Mar 2015 #6
EMAILGHAZI!1!!!1111111 BubbaFett Mar 2015 #5
Daily Beast shows Cinton broke no rules or regulations. Desperate GOP strikes again. Agnosticsherbet Mar 2015 #7
It is totally irrelevant for them sadoldgirl Mar 2015 #8
Gowdy-Doody desperately seeking relevance. 11 Bravo Mar 2015 #9


(45,399 posts)
3. Two things any Democrat knows.
Tue Mar 3, 2015, 04:10 PM
Mar 2015

1. Never expect them to be fair and always know that they will be hypocrites when it come to republican actions and a Democrats actions.
2. Never give them ammo, they will fucking use it on you.


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7. Daily Beast shows Cinton broke no rules or regulations. Desperate GOP strikes again.
Tue Mar 3, 2015, 04:29 PM
Mar 2015

Link to the Daily Beast

Well, this might be the explanation: The new regs apparently weren’t fully implemented by State until a year and half after Clinton left State. Here’s the timeline: Clinton left the State Department on February 1, 2013. Back in 2011, President Obama had signed a memorandum directing the update of federal records management. But the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) didn’t issue the relevant guidance, declaring that email records of senior government officials are permanent federal records, until August 2013. Then, in September 2013, NARA issued guidance on personal email use.


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8. It is totally irrelevant for them
Tue Mar 3, 2015, 04:37 PM
Mar 2015

whether she broke a rule or not. When I heard the
news about the e-mail issue, I knew that this committee
will continue until October 2016.

Since they are in the majority in both Houses, they may even
start one in the Senate now.

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