Intelligence Official Says Some of Hillary Clinton’s Emails Were ‘More Than Top Secret’
Hillary Clinton’s campaign has dismissed a U.S. intelligence community inspector general’s finding that some of the classified emails found on a home Internet server she used while serving as secretary of state were more sensitive than “top secret.”
With a potential prosecution looming, liberal and Democratic voters inclined toward Clinton have to ask themselves whether they want to risk losing the 2016 presidential election because of a loss of public confidence that could come with the indictment of their candidate.
The Guardian reports:
Inspector general Charles McCullough sent a letter to lawmakers last Friday saying that several dozen additional classified emails have been found, including ones containing information from so-called “special access programs”. Intelligence officials say special access programs have a higher classification than top secret because they are about highly sensitive programs and could reveal sources of information. […]
Federal investigators are looking into the Democratic presidential candidate’s email set-up amid concerns that classified information may have passed through the system.
Clinton provided the server to the FBI in August. She has said she did not send or receive information that was classified at the time via her personal email account.
McCullough sent the letter in response to inquiries from congressional committees about the classification methods used to review the Clinton emails. In responding to the request, McCullough said he sought sworn declarations from those involved in reviewing the emails.
“These declarations cover several dozen emails containing classified information determined … to be at the confidential, secret and top secret/sap levels,” according to the letter, which also was obtained by the Associated Press.
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— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.
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