State Department audit shows Clinton at fault for poor email managment


Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff “the matter was not to be discussed further.”

The inspector general’s review also revealed that hacking attempts forced then-Secretary of State Clinton off email at one point in 2011, though she insists the personal server she used was never breached. Clinton and several of her senior staff declined to be interviewed for the State Department investigation.

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Opponents of her Democratic presidential campaign pointed to the audit Wednesday as proof that Clinton has not been truthful about her private email use and fresh evidence she is not trustworthy or qualified to be commander in chief.

A Clinton spokesman declared the audit showed her email use was consistent with that of her predecessors.

So that absolves her for being so pigheaded, right?

Not so much (emphasis in bold is mine)

(T)he failings of Clinton, who was secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, were singled out in the audit as being more serious than her predecessors.

“By Secretary Clinton’s tenure, the department’s guidance was considerably more detailed and more sophisticated,” the report concluded. “Secretary Clinton’s cybersecurity practices accordingly must be evaluated in light of these more comprehensive directives.”

Republicans said Wednesday the audit shows Clinton was in clear violation of the Federal Records Act.

More here.

If that is true then according to this video by Bill Whittle she is disqualified from running for President, or any office, ever.

That, of course wont stick for someone who has spent their entire political career living above the law.

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