US Department of State has reviewed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails and found 38 cases of mishandling classified information, the Epoch Times reported Saturday.
“The Department has completed its administrative review of the handling of classified information relating to emails located on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server and adjudication of potential security incidents.” DOJ stated.
According to a report released by the Senate Finance Committee earlier this week, certain classified information was sent through unauthorized emails, which makes it a security violation. However, DOJ found no evidence of “systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information.”
People responsible for mishandling have not been identified in the report, yet all of them have received a security violation citation.
“It was APD’s determination that the use of a private email system to conduct official business added an increased degree of risk of compromise as a private system lacks the network monitoring and intrusion detection capabilities of State Department networks,” the report concludes.
Former FBI Director James Comey claimed in 2016 that Clinton was “extremely careless” in handling of her correspondence, yet he fully exonerated her. “Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case,” Comey said at a press conference in 2016. DOJ officials, who then reviewed the FBI investigation into Clinton’s emails, said the probe might have been conducted improperly and questioned its credibility. Former FBI agents, who led the probe were criticizing Donald Trump and reportedly wanted to “stop” him from winning the 2016 presidential election.
DOJ have been reviewed 33,000 of Clinton’s emails over the past few years. Some of the emails were deleted by Clinton’s aides and DOJ officials did not get access to them, despite issuing a subpoena. It has previously been reported that all of the emails were forwarded to a Gmail address of allegedly a Chinese company, which means a third party might have gained access to them.
Natalia Veselnitskaya – official website