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House Subpoenas Hillary's Emails

The House has subpoenaed Hillary Clinton's emails.

Use of a private email system wasn't against the law. There was no prohibition on using a private email account for official business, as long as the emails are preserved. There's no indication she reviewed classified information via email. There's no indication (unlike with Dick Cheney, Gov. Scott Walker, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and George W. Bush) any emails are missing, hidden or intentionally destroyed. During the Bush Administration, 22 million emails went missing.[More...]

When the State Department asked former Secretaries of State to turn in their emails, Hillary is the only one who complied. Her emails aren't missing. Any email she sent to someone at the State Department would also be on the State Department system.

Apparently, John Kerry is the first Secretary of State to use the State Department's email system.

Hillary rivals and Republicans say "How can we be sure?" The answer is simple: There's no reason to believe she's lying. If you don't trust her, then by all means don't vote for her, if she runs. But unless someone can point to something she hid, or some law (as opposed to a recommended internal policy)she broke, give it a rest.

I still lean towards thinking she isn't running for President. It hardly seems worth the aggravation given the lightening rod she is to Republicans. The e-mail brouhaha is a good example. If she doesn't run, I sure hope someone other than Joe Biden steps in.

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    Of course (none / 0) (#1)
    by Ga6thDem on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 07:50:01 PM EST
    the jihadis in the house are going to jump on this and I'm sure she knew it was coming. She didn't spend 8 years having Ken Starr pilfer around in her underwear drawers for nothing.

    Oh, and everybody (none / 0) (#2)
    by Ga6thDem on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 07:51:32 PM EST
    is a lightening rod for the GOP. They think they are entitled to the presidency.

    Hmmm . . . my understanding is (none / 0) (#3)
    by nycstray on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 07:52:09 PM EST
    she turned these emails over a couple months ago when asked, so are they subpoenaing emails they already have?

    Probably (none / 0) (#4)
    by Ga6thDem on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 07:54:38 PM EST
    as seen by all their so called investigations over the years they aren't the sharpest tools in the tool box.

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    hmm (none / 0) (#5)
    by The Addams Family on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 08:24:03 PM EST
    i thought i was the only one who was thinking Hillary won't run

    i have been thinking this for a while, & not for any particular reason - just a spidey sense

    i suspect we're getting a Republican president next time - that's usually what happens after one party has held the White House for two terms

    also, for a number of reasons, the Democrats have or are perceived to have a bench that is not deep

    maybe the "emerging Democratic majority" is not quite ready to emerge