Good News: FBI Is Now Investigating Hillary


While Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was able to successfully deflect previous reporting on possible criminality regarding her secret e-mails, she may find this new report difficult to get around.

Two weeks ago, two inspector generals had requested that the Justice Department open up a criminal investigation into whether or not Hillary Clinton handled – or mishandled – classified and sensitive information on her personal e-mail accounts while working as head of the State Department.

Of course, the Times dutifully backtracked on the story under pressure from the Clinton camp.

Now however, the FBI is investigating the former Secretary of State’s private e-mail server, something she’ll have difficulty hiding from this time around.  Why? Because a lawyer for Clinton has admitted cooperating with the situation.

Via the Washington Post:

The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials.

Also last week, the FBI contacted Clinton’s lawyer, David Ken­dall, with questions about the security of a thumb drive in his possession that contains copies of work e-mails Clinton sent during her time as Secretary of State.

The FBI’s interest in Clinton’s e-mail system comes after the intelligence community’s inspector general referred the issue to the Justice Department in July. Intelligence officials expressed concern that some sensitive information was not in the government’s possession and could be “compromised.” The referral did not accuse Clinton of any wrongdoing, and the two officials said Tuesday that the FBI was not targeting her.

Kendall confirmed the contact, saying: “The government is seeking assurance about the storage of those materials. We are actively cooperating.”

A lawyer for the Denver company, Platte River Networks, declined to comment, as did multiple Justice Department officials.

The security of the e-mail server has been called into question, with Clinton’s IT director having to fix issues at multiple and “various times,” including after it crashed for several days following Hurricane Sandy.  Multiple fixes means multiple chances for compromise of sensitive or even classified information, something that likely would not have happened had she used a government e-mail as she was required to do.

Comment:  With multiple inquiries going on into Clinton’s e-mail servers, will Hillary and the Obama administration finally take this issue seriously?

Rusty Weiss has been covering politics for over 15 years. His writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, Fox... More about Rusty Weiss

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