State IG: Classified info went to Powell, Rice aides on personal e-mail accounts

posted at 4:41 pm on February 4, 2016 by Ed Morrissey

Get ready for a heapin’ helping of moral equivalence. After looking into the e-mail practices of Hillary Clinton’s predecessors at the State Department, Inspector General Steve Linick reported this week that Colin Powell and aides to Condoleezza Rice also received classified information over private e-mail. Linick urged State to have the information deleted as soon as possible:

In a letter to Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy dated Feb. 3, State Department Inspector General Steve Linick said that the State Department has determined that 12 emails examined from State’s archives contained national security information now classified “Secret” or “Confidential.” The letter was read to NBC News.

Two of the messages were sent to Powell’s personal account, and 10 were sent to personal accounts of Rice’s senior aides, the letter said.

See, Hillary’s defenders will claim, this was done all the time! It’s no big deal! Reuters reports that the IG’s findings were made public by the “top Dem on oversight panel,” almost certainly to help feed this narrative. But it’s flat-out wrong, and in fact this isn’t even entirely analogous to the secret-server scandal.

First, the fact that others have violated a law does not make other violations hunky-dory. Even these instances would be actionable, as rare as they obviously were for Powell and for Rice’s senior aides. This excuse sounds much like what parents of teenagers hear when catching their progeny in some level of rule-breaking. Everybody does it!

More specifically, NBC’s report contains a critical distinction, emphasis mine:

None of the messages were marked classified when originally sent, and none were determined to include information from the intelligence community, Linick said in the document.

The Secretary of State has significant authority to declassify information that originates within the State Department. The office does not have plenary authority, as some communications — such as those relating to foreign diplomatic exchanges — are classified by presidential executive order. However, even that information over which SecStates have that authority has to be specifically declassified, not just propagated in the open under the assumption that its status has changed.

Secretaries of State and their aides have no authority to change classification on information originating in other agencies, however. Executive orders stretching back at least to the Bill Clinton administration make that clear, as well as the formal process available to challenge classifications. Unless the originating agency declassifies the material or the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office and/or White House does so over the originating agency’s objections, the information stays classified. And anyone accessing it is bound by federal statute to handle it in the proper manner, or face criminal penalties for unauthorized retention and exposure. And the information in Hillary’s case was classified by intelligence agencies, not the State Department.

Let’s compare the situations of the three Secretaries of State. All three served four years; Powell and Rice to a lesser extent served at a time when State’s e-mail systems were in flux. Yet the IG can only find two instances of spillage involving Powell’s private e-mail account, and none involving Rice (all ten involved her aides). Hillary didn’t bother getting an official State Department account, but instead hid her communications from Congress and the courts for more than five years to thwart legitimate, constitutional oversight on State. The system she owned and kept at her house was used to retain and transmit classified information on more than one thousand, three hundred occasions. And most importantly, the information that got exposed in this system was intelligence data derived from other agencies, some of which was classified at the highest levels and put sources, methods, and agents at risk.

This story is nothing more than an attempt to misdirect Americans from the egregiously corrupt and likely criminal activities of Hillary Clinton in her efforts to cover up her activities at State.


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None of this exonerates Comrade Criminal Hildabeast.

ConstantineXI on February 4, 2016 at 4:45 PM

Just wait’ll they start leaking Henry Kissinger’s email — then you’ll know the truth.

Mr. D on February 4, 2016 at 4:46 PM

Investigate it. I think the results will be very different. Major difference, they did not have a personal server.

Sven on February 4, 2016 at 4:46 PM

Hot Air: on a mission to kill Dreadloc by endless Killary posts.

22044 on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

More specifically, NBC’s report contains a critical distinction, emphasis mine:

None of the messages were marked classified when originally sent, and none were determined to include information from the intelligence community, Linick said in the document.

That right there destroys the entire debate before it even gets started. These instances are in no way analogous to what Shillary did when the above is considered.

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

Apples and oranges

cmsinaz on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

Just wait’ll they start leaking Henry Kissinger’s email — then you’ll know the truth.

Mr. D on February 4, 2016 at 4:46 PM

Hell, why not leak Jefferson’s emails from his time as SoS?

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 4:49 PM

Next they’ll complain George Washington used a personal email account.

I can’t wait for the Jeb “please clap” post.

rbj on February 4, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Throw am all in jail!

paulsur on February 4, 2016 at 4:50 PM

This story is nothing more than an attempt to misdirect Americans from the egregiously corrupt and likely criminal activities of Hillary Clinton in her efforts to cover up her activities at State.

When there is nothing else left, pop smoke, move the goalposts, and embrace false equivalencies.

One can make a case for prosecutorial discretion in the cases of Powell and Rice’s aides – but not for HRC…

The system she owned and kept at her house was used to retain and transmit classified information on more than one thousand, three hundred occasions. And most importantly, the information that got exposed in this system was intelligence data derived from other agencies, some of which was classified at the highest levels and put sources, methods, and agents at risk.

Nor were they done in the deliberate and calculated effort to evade any oversight via Congress and FOIA.

Athos on February 4, 2016 at 4:51 PM

Just wait’ll they start leaking Henry Kissinger’s email — then you’ll know the truth.

Mr. D on February 4, 2016 at 4:46 PM

Hell, why not leak Jefferson’s emails from his time as SoS?

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 4:49 PM

Mary Mapes and Dan Rathers are all over it.

lowandslow on February 4, 2016 at 4:52 PM

Man, that sucks. They were my top two choices this election, too.

Christien on February 4, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Lock up Hilda, Lizzie and Colon in the same cell, for all I care.

Rix on February 4, 2016 at 4:54 PM

Throw am all in jail!

paulsur on February 4, 2016 at 4:50 PM

If laws were broken – damn right

jake-the-goose on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Hell, why not leak Jefferson’s emails from his time as SoS?

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 4:49 PM

He went all Petraeus and was emailing Sally Hemings, I’m sure.

Mr. D on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Throw am all in jail!

paulsur on February 4, 2016 at 4:50 PM

I have no objection to that.

ConstantineXI on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

This story is nothing more than an attempt to misdirect Americans from the egregiously corrupt and likely criminal activities of Hillary Clinton in her efforts to cover up her activities at State.

Here, here!

;]

BKeyser on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

This story is nothing more than an attempt to misdirect Americans from the egregiously corrupt and likely criminal activities of Hillary Clinton in her efforts to cover up her activities at State.

Every emailgate story from now forward will have a Powell/Rice reference from one or more of the local trolls.

antipc on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Somebody thinks Hillary is in trouble….

d1carter on February 4, 2016 at 4:59 PM

This revelation makes it necessary that Lamar Smith handles this with his committee.

Buddahpundit on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Hot Air: on a mission to kill Dreadloc by endless Killary posts.

22044 on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

I’m honestly not even paying that much attention at this point. Seems like the ‘scandal’ has reached the point where it loses all focus and starts spinning out a hundred irrelevant tangent ‘scandals.’ Which of course is what happened with BENGHAZI!!1! to produce this ‘scandal’ in the first place.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Mary Mapes and Dan Rathers are all over it.

lowandslow on February 4, 2016 at 4:52 PM

Did Times New Roman exist in 1790?

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Investigate it. I think the results will be very different. Major difference, they did not have a personal server.

Sven on February 4, 2016 at 4:46 PM

Definitely investigate it and indict as needed but bring in Lurch and all others. The way I understand it Hillary didn’t even have a government e-mail account w/ everything directed to her private server which who knows who had access to the data. Hillary’s IT folks had access to the US Government classified information.

tej on February 4, 2016 at 5:01 PM

The system she owned and kept at her house was used to retain and transmit classified information on more than one thousand, three hundred occasions.

Doesn’t matter—–BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

tdarrington on February 4, 2016 at 5:02 PM

Every emailgate story from now forward will have a Powell/Rice reference from one or more of the local trolls.

antipc on February 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Mensaloc can’t do that. His entire pathetic defense lately is to claim none of the revealed facts are in fact revealed facts because it’s all just leaked information from shady, and nefarious sources. This latest bit of information would qualify as the same under the Mensaloc defense. Oh wait, he’s too stupid to not contradict himself. Never mind.

NotCoach on February 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM

Hot Air: on a mission to kill Dreadloc by endless Killary posts.

22044 on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

Richard Nixon was innocent, too.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Edited for accuracy.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM

This story is nothing more than an attempt to misdirect Americans from the egregiously corrupt and likely criminal activities of Hillary Clinton in her efforts to cover up her activities at State.

Really? Who is left to “misdirect”? Either you always believed she was corrupt and criminal; or you never did, and this story isn’t going to change your mind now either way.

leftamark on February 4, 2016 at 5:06 PM

So in moving on from the “I did nothing wrong” defense to the “Dog ate my homework” defense, we now arrive at the “Well, everyone else is doing it” defense. Brilliant. Gee, it almost makes it seem as if State is complicit too, doesn’t it?

ghostwalker1 on February 4, 2016 at 5:10 PM

“All do it, so what’s your beef?”, from both sides any more.

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2016 at 5:10 PM

More corruption from the Government. Rice and Powell both denied this BS. Rice never had a private account. We no longer enforce our immigration laws so why do we enforce any laws ?

alanstern on February 4, 2016 at 5:11 PM

it took them how long to find 20+ emails from prior Republican administrations, how many did they find for Hilary so far, couple of thousand.

RonK on February 4, 2016 at 5:11 PM

If All Your Friends Jumped Off A Bridge

All your friends jumping off a bridge.
“If all your friends jumped off a bridge then would you too?” is a Zen koan posed by parents to children whenever a child cites popular opinion as the reason for their disapproved-of actions. So far no one has ever given a response to this philosophical quandary that has been deemed correct by their parent/Zen Master, but many have tried. Unencyclopedia

If Rice and Powell can endanger the United States, so can I (and more so)! Nana-da-boo-boo! – Hillbenghazry

31giddyup on February 4, 2016 at 5:14 PM

I’m honestly not even paying that much attention at this point.

Ignoring the fact that you couldn’t be honest if your life depended on it, that is an odd way for you to spell, “Even I can’t spin this carp anymore”.

F X Muldoon on February 4, 2016 at 5:15 PM

You know who would be good going after this? Trump. I don’t think very many people know about it at all. So someone needs to take the lead and show people the truth.

Show us that media fear you inspire can help us, not just you, Donald. Get Hillary.

petunia on February 4, 2016 at 5:16 PM

In fact George Washington didn’t use a secure server either.

How far back are we going?

petunia on February 4, 2016 at 5:17 PM

“All do it, so what’s your beef?”, from both sides any more.

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2016 at 5:10 PM

So begins the gentle slide into anarchy.

leftamark on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

In more interesting news the New England journal of Medicine study finds that taking away funds from Planned Parenthood in Texas resulted in fewer women getting contraception:

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1511902

This is not exactly surprising except to those who swear PP only engages in abortion services.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Receiving a handful of classified emails at a personal email address = BAD

Setting up an unsecure personal server to send and receive ALL of your State Dept. related emails in a way that would never be properly archived or accessible for FOIA requests = PRE-MEDITATED FELONY.

Now the question is: Why would a Secretary of State want to prevent her email communication from being accessible for Freedom of Information Act requests?

What was Hillary Clinton trying to hide? Clinton Foundation conflicts of interests, perhaps?

wren on February 4, 2016 at 5:19 PM

Did Powell and Rice also require contributions to their family foundations to do their job?

Deafdog on February 4, 2016 at 5:22 PM

Rice and Powell are not running for Pres!

rjoco1 on February 4, 2016 at 5:23 PM

And can they prove that the emails were deliberately sent to the private email accounts? Because with Killary, there was no choice.

Hill60 on February 4, 2016 at 5:24 PM

The old “I didn’t do it but if I did, rice and Powell did it too.”

rjoco1 on February 4, 2016 at 5:25 PM

…the State Department has determined that 12 emails examined from State’s archives contained national security information now classified “Secret” or “Confidential.”

That’s another major distinction. Unlikely Hillary, Rice and Powell (and/or their aides) were not spewing TS or SCI information hither and thither. Leaking Secret or Confidential info is much more likely to have been just an honest mistake. There’s also a much better chance that the stuff they were sending was not classified at the time it went out.

Poochucker on February 4, 2016 at 5:29 PM

In more interesting news the New England journal of Medicine study finds that taking away funds from Planned Parenthood in Texas resulted in fewer women getting contraception:

Speaking of dishonesty, or abject ignorance, try reading the link:

Before the exclusion, the numbers of claims for LARC methods and injectable contraceptives were decreasing in both groups of counties, with somewhat sharper decreases in those with Planned Parenthood affiliates…

Our data are observational and cannot prove causality.

F X Muldoon on February 4, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Speaking of dishonesty, or abject ignorance, try reading the link:

F X Muldoon on February 4, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Their study isn’t designed to establish causality but that doesn’t mean you can’t use just a tad of common sense. Or maybe in your case it does…

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:36 PM

In addition to what Ed explained, Powell and Rice’s aides didn’t have private servers. The issue at heart is that Missus Clinton behaved as if she had been particularly special and above governmental norms to the extent that she was unaccountable to no one, not even her own boss. It’s also the cavalier way in which she went about handling state secrets and sensitive information.

All you’d have to do is ask Missus Clinton one question: “Missus Clinton, did you not expect to receive classified intelligence for your entire four-year tenure as Secretary of State?”

If she answers that she did, indeed, anticipate that she’d eventually receive classified/top secret intel, her “convenience” argument not only goes out the window, it shows that she prioritizes her own “convenience” over the national security of her own country; tantamount to treason.

If she answers that she really wasn’t expecting top secret/classified intel to be sent her way, there goes the “Smartest Woman in the World” narrative.

Either way, she is grossly inept, incompetent, and negligent. The rest is about whether she’s also corrupt and blatantly guilty of criminal behavior. Which, given the Clintons, isn’t hard to figure.

So begins the gentle slide into anarchy.

leftamark on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

We’re pretty much already there.

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 5:39 PM

they deserve whatever happens.
however none of then ran their own email server so ALL emails were directly under her control.

dmacleo on February 4, 2016 at 5:44 PM

Obama did it, too, that’s why he won’t do anything with Hillary.

albill on February 4, 2016 at 5:48 PM

Hot Air: on a mission to kill Dreadloc by endless Killary posts.

22044 on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

[Richard Nixon was innocent, too.]

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Edited for accuracy.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM

And his gal, then known as Mrs. Bill Clinton (not that different from today), was a staffer during Watergate whose job was doing “research” and advising the House Judiciary Committee when it was investigating Nixon. Old dogs really don’t learn new tricks; they just learn how to make old tricks work better.

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 5:53 PM

I wonder if she’s gonna mention Sandy Burgler……

dentarthurdent on February 4, 2016 at 5:54 PM

“All do it, so what’s your beef?”, from both sides any more.

Schadenfreude on February 4, 2016 at 5:10 PM

Ya, that never worked for me when I got pulled over for speeding……

dentarthurdent on February 4, 2016 at 5:56 PM

I’m sure Leavenworth can find a cell which can hold three….

viking01 on February 4, 2016 at 5:56 PM

This is not exactly surprising except to those who swear PP only engages in abortion services.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Which is exactly… nobody.

However, a ,lot of people have claimed, truthfully, that… what is it, 93%?… of their revenue is derived from abortion services.

GrumpyOldFart on February 4, 2016 at 5:59 PM

I’m sure Leavenworth can find a cell which can hold three….

viking01 on February 4, 2016 at 5:56 PM

I dunno, they may have to knock out a common wall between two cells just to have enough room to hold Her Royal Thighness.

GrumpyOldFart on February 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM

To be fair I don’t think Rice nor Powell employed private servers designed to avoid over site.

antipc on February 4, 2016 at 6:02 PM

This is not exactly surprising except to those who swear PP only engages in abortion services.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

I hear Al Capone donated some of his money to churches and charities.
Does that justify everything else he did?

dentarthurdent on February 4, 2016 at 6:02 PM

I dunno, they may have to knock out a common wall between two cells just to have enough room to hold Her Royal Thighness.

GrumpyOldFart on February 4, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Bread and water and hard labor for Cankles might slim her down to medium-fat in no time.

Her Thighness could be ways beyond ‘tahrd turning boulders into gravel.

viking01 on February 4, 2016 at 6:05 PM

New bombshell NH poll from the Clinton News Network (CNN)

Bernie = 61%

Hillario! = 30%

Comedy Gold!

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:07 PM

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:07 PM

Wasn’t that poll from before the Iowa results?

I’d think Bern gained a few points after his “tie” with Missus Clinton.

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 6:14 PM

Hot Air: on a mission to kill Dreadloc by endless Killary posts.

22044 on February 4, 2016 at 4:48 PM

[Richard Nixon was innocent, too.]

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Edited for accuracy.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM

And his gal, then known as Mrs. Bill Clinton (not that different from today), was a staffer during Watergate whose job was doing “research” and advising the House Judiciary Committee when it was investigating Nixon. Old dogs really don’t learn new tricks; they just learn how to make old tricks work better.

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 5:53 PM

Let’s not forget that she was fired as a Watergate committee staffer, too-for incompetence and unethical behavior.

PS, she hadn’t married Meal Ticket back then-they got joined at the hip in late 1975. Nixon resigned in August of 1974.

No doubt, there is only one logical reason the two of them are still joined at the hip, all these years later:

If they ever divorce, Hillario! has enough dirt on Meal Ticket to send him to jail for a long, long, time.

And Meal Ticket’s got enough dirt on Hillario! to send her to jail for a long, long time.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:18 PM

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:07 PM

Wasn’t that poll from before the Iowa results?

I’d think Bern gained a few points after his “tie” with Missus Clinton.

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 6:14 PM

No, this is a brand new poll-Wolfie hyped it at the top of the 6 PM ET hour.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:19 PM

This will work.
Its LoFo Mojo.
This offers cover for Hillary supporters…and Kardashian America.
Say it often enough……people will choose to believe.

FlaMurph on February 4, 2016 at 6:23 PM

Let’s not forget that she was fired as a Watergate committee staffer, too-for incompetence and unethical behavior.

PS, she hadn’t married Meal Ticket back then-they got joined at the hip in late 1975. Nixon resigned in August of 1974.

No doubt, there is only one logical reason the two of them are still joined at the hip, all these years later:

If they ever divorce, Hillario! has enough dirt on Meal Ticket to send him to jail for a long, long, time.

And Meal Ticket’s got enough dirt on Hillario! to send her to jail for a long, long time.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:18 PM

Oh, my bad. I thought for some reason that the Clintoons got married in ’73. Thanks for the clarification.

Also, yup. The Clintons are like the Sopranos; both known where the bodies are hidden and can pin it on the other. Must be a miserable marriage. Billy Jeff probably wonders all the time what he could have been doing for those last forty years. But then, he probably wouldn’t have become president if not for Missus Clinton running the Bimbo Eruptions operations.

No, this is a brand new poll-Wolfie hyped it at the top of the 6 PM ET hour.

Del Dolemonte on February 4, 2016 at 6:19 PM

Ah. There was a poll from a few days ago with those exact results. Again, thanks.

Feel the Bern!

Aizen on February 4, 2016 at 6:27 PM

I hear this from Hillary supporters all of the time. George Bush did it. Now Rice and Powell did it. Does not matter to them whether it is same or not. Muck things up to keep people confused. Okay, if that is the game, indict them all, including Hillary and prosecute them.

Techster64 on February 4, 2016 at 6:27 PM

So does this exempt any of them from prosecution?

Make you a deal…prosecute any republican you want…as long as their belly-chain connects to killary’s.

a5minmajor on February 4, 2016 at 6:58 PM

Can we just stare at them in disbelief at the stupidness of this line of talk?

petunia on February 4, 2016 at 7:19 PM

I’m honestly

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Stopped reading after that…

Jason58 on February 4, 2016 at 7:22 PM

Another rationale that an acquaintance Hillbot uses is that government email is notoriously S-L-O-W and that the SOS needed speed for her communications.

onlineanalyst on February 4, 2016 at 7:26 PM

State Department Inspector General Steve Linick said that the State Department has determined that 12 emails examined from State’s archives contained national security information now classified “Secret” or “Confidential.”

Note that this specifically calls out the “now”. Unlike Clinton’s spillage, there isn’t even a claim here that the info was classified at the time.

Count to 10 on February 4, 2016 at 7:27 PM

I hope they can find a prison jumpsuit for her with an extra small top and and extra wide bottom.

maryo on February 4, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Their study isn’t designed to establish causality but that doesn’t mean you can’t use just a tad of common sense. Or maybe in your case it does…

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:36 PM


Party of Science

spinach.chin on February 4, 2016 at 7:48 PM

I’m honestly not even paying that much attention at this point. Seems like the ‘scandal’ has reached the point where it loses all focus and starts spinning out a hundred irrelevant tangent ‘scandals.’ Which of course is what happened with BENGHAZI!!1! to produce this ‘scandal’ in the first place.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Will Tlaloc be able to square this very simple circle?

When Hillary handed over a thumb drive containing her emails to her attorney, she committed at least 1 felony per classified email contained therein. It doesn’t matter if the email was born classified or was classified later. The result is the same. The State department was concerned enough, that they sent him a safe in which to store the drive. Based solely on that action, she is a felon and is disqualified from being president. Have at it, Tlaloc.

Serious Drivel on February 4, 2016 at 7:58 PM

In more interesting news the New England journal of Medicine study finds that taking away funds from Planned Parenthood in Texas resulted in fewer women getting contraception:

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1511902

This is not exactly surprising except to those who swear PP only engages in abortion services.

Tlaloc on February 4, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Your linked study only looked at injectable contraceptives, which have some of the lowest frequency of use of all types. It is virtually meaningless. Not even a good try.

Meanwhile, please do explain this shell game:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U9mZyRCisM

Serious Drivel on February 4, 2016 at 8:06 PM

So, the cover story from State was they didn’t have enough personnel to look at the HRC emails to meet a court ordered deadline – but apparently there are enough sitting on their thumbs to track down this red herring of former SoS’s. They are too clever by half…

Irish Stout on February 4, 2016 at 8:59 PM

Hillary sounds like a toddler who got her hand caught in the cookie jar by pointing a finger at someone else and saying “they did it to”.

edrebber on February 4, 2016 at 11:25 PM

One minor point: If what Powell and Rice did was in fact actionable, and could have been prosecuted, uh, too late. Statute of limitations has long since passed. Given another year or two, this will also be the case for Hiliary’s aides. Hiliary, however, was the owner of, and controlled the server with all the seriously illegally-possessed classified information until last year, so there is still 4+ years before she is free and clear.

iurockhead on February 4, 2016 at 11:49 PM