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I fully support Secretary Rice releasing all the emails she deleted off a private server she maintained in her bathroom, to conduct business with the State Department, while she was Sec of State.
Colin Powell and top staffers for Condoleezza Rice received classified information through personal email accounts, according to a new report from State Department investigators. Thursday's revelation about the two secretaries of state under former President George W. Bush gave her supporters an opportunity to claim the Democratic presidential candidate was being singled out over the practice.
Based on the department's responses and findings to date, additional potential classified material and/or highly sensitive information not intended for distribution may reside in the Department's unclassified paper and electronic archives associated with Secretaries Powell and Rice and their respective staff," a memo about the report said.
In all the cases, however -- as well as Clinton's -- the information was not marked "classified" at the time the emails were sent, according to State Department investigators.
originally posted by: thesungod
a reply to: Dfairlite
The national security issue is Trump calling on Russia to hack the US. Whether or not that is what he said
originally posted by: Dfairlite
originally posted by: introvert
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originally posted by: Dfairlite
Well what do you know, they think they have trump by saying he is risking national security, but really all they do is admit that hillary has sensitive emails in her deleted emails.
Further the story acts like Trump asked them to hack her now, but he really said he hopes they release them. Afterall, they were deleted, and if they weren't deleted then Hillary lied about turning all of them over.
Trump is a genius.
They did not admit the emails may contain sensitive information.
They say it may be a matter of national security because you have a candidate for the presidency of the US openly stating the media would reward Russia if they could produce information gathered by the act of having hacked the email server of the former SoS.
Trump is an idiot.
Again, if they're non-work related emails how is it a national security threat? Further, who put those emails in an unsecured place where they shouldn't have been?
You guys can try to make this about trump all you want but it won't work. The only way it's a national security issue is if hillary's server was hacked by the russians (fault = hillary). Trump asking for the release of the portion of emails she deleted (claiming they weren't work related) cannot endanger national security, that all falls on Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Basically. I don't hear "Hey Russia hack Hillary", but I don't hear "Hilary's emails are a national security issue" either.
According to FBI Director James Comey, investigators “discovered several thousand work-related" messages that were not among the roughly 30,000 emails Clinton gave to the government in 2014. The former secretary of State and her lawyers deleted approximately half of the 60,000 emails on her server, claiming at the time that they were purely personal and did not belong in the government’s hands.
Comey’s team recovered the emails through digital traces left on decommissioned servers and via the inboxes of people with whom Clinton communicated, the FBI director said.
William Inboden, who served on the NSC during the George W. Bush administration, said Trump’s comments were “tantamount to treason.” “Trump’s appeal for a foreign government hostile to the United States to manipulate our electoral process is not an assault on Hillary Clinton, it is an assault on the Constitution,” said Inboden, who now teaches at the University of Texas at Austin.
Inboden was hardly alone in registering his disgust with Trump. GOP strategist Stuart Stevens, who advised Mitt Romney, the party’s nominee in 2012, suggested that Trump’s remarks would have merited an immediate court-martial if they’d been made by anyone answering to the commander in chief:
No, he's saying "Hey Russia, hack the FBI!
.. they deleted all e-mails they did not return to State, and the lawyers cleaned their devices in such a way as to preclude complete forensic recovery.