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Wed May 25, 2016, 10:18 PM

 

Government Report on Hillary Clinton Email Scandal Much Worse Than Expected



Government Report on Clinton Email Scandal Much Worse Than Expected
Report could spell trouble for former secretary of state in final stretch of election as favorability ratings drop
by Nadia Prupis, staff writer
May 25, 2016


Hillary Clinton and her top aides failed to comply with U.S. State Department policies on records by using her personal email server and account, possibly jeopardizing official secrets, an internal watchdog concluded in a long-awaited report (pdf) on Wednesday.

Clinton also never sought permission from the department's legal staff to use the server, which was located at her New York residence, a request which—if filed—"would not" have been approved, the report by the agency's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) states.

"At a minimum, Secretary Clinton should have surrendered all emails dealing with Department business before leaving government service and, because she did not do so, she did not comply with the Department's policies that were implemented in accordance with the Federal Records Act," it continues.

The findings are the latest development in the email scandal that has persisted throughout Clinton's presidential campaign to little effect—but its conclusion was unexpectedly critical.

And it could spell trouble for the former secretary of state in the final stretch of the election, as public trust in Clinton continues to decline while polls show her rival Bernie Sanders has become the most formidable candidate against Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump.

The full article can be read at:
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/05/25/government-report-clinton-email-scandal-much-worse-expected

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Response to imagine2015 (Original post)

Wed May 25, 2016, 10:33 PM

1. "Bernie Sanders has become the most formidable candidate against Republican presumptive nominee..."

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Response to Alex4Martinez (Reply #1)

Wed May 25, 2016, 10:36 PM

2. That's a fact and, truth be told, he has been since he entered the race. nt

 

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Wed May 25, 2016, 10:37 PM

3. K&R nt

 

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Wed May 25, 2016, 10:43 PM

4. Around and around it goes...

 

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