When Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server located in the basement of her New York home became public a year ago, Clinton claimed that there was nothing wrong with what she had done.
“I fully complied with every rule I was governed by,” she said at her March 2015 news conference. She’s repeated that claim many times since.
But a new report from the State Department’s inspector general says that, in fact, Clinton broke the rules.
The report found that Clinton didn’t seek legal approval for the unusual set up, according to the Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy of the IG report.
What’s more, the IG said, the State Department staff wouldn’t have given her the OK, because of “the security risks in doing so.”
Those risks are at the heart of the Clinton email scandal. By using a home-brew server, Clinton allowed sometimes highly classified material to be sent and received over her very vulnerable server.Read the rest of this IBD editorial HERE.
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