Hillary Clinton told reporters Saturday that she never sent or received classified information using her private e-mail server when she served as secretary of state, and that the facts on the issue “are pretty clear.” The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke briefly about the growing controversy surrounding her use of the server after a Democratic gathering at the Madison County Historical Complex in Iowa. Reporters raised the issue during a news conference that followed the event.
“I am confident that I never sent or received any information that was classified at the time it was sent and received,” Clinton said. “What I think you’re seeing here is a very typical kind of discussion, to some extent disagreement among various parts of the government, over what should or should not be publicly released.” Clinton reiterated that she wanted the emails in question to be made public as soon as possible, and expressed no opinion as to whether the Department of Justice should investigate.
I realize there’s a whole generation that’s been born and grown up since the first-run of this horror thriller, but do we really want to read headlines about denials, investigations, allegations of criminal wrongdoing, etc. for the next four to eight years? Because with these two, that’s all your going to get.
Clinton reiterated that she wanted the emails in question to be made public as soon as possible, and expressed no opinion as to whether the Department of Justice should investigate. “They can fight over it or argue over it. That’s up to them. I can tell you what the facts are,” she said.
Thus speaks the Dowager Empress of Chappaqua, waddling into history.