Good news for Hillary — she’s not the first high-ranking official to keep classified documents on a private server.
But Marc Thiessen has some bad news for her, too:
Former CIA director John Deutch was also found to have stored classified documents — including top-secret intelligence — on computers in his homes in Bethesda and Belmont, Mass., leading to an investigation by the CIA inspector general and a criminal investigation by the Justice Department. Deutch was stripped of his security clearance and ended up reaching a plea agreement admitting to his crimes — but was saved by a last-minute pardon from none other than . . . President Bill Clinton.
The parallels between the Deutch and Clinton cases suggest that come January 2017, instead of planning her presidential transition, Clinton may find herself lobbying for a last-minute pardon of her own.
I can’t recall President Obama saying one word about his former Secretary of State and her months-long legal and political troubles.
On the other hand…
BOOM! Shiv time at 1600 Penn Ave … https://t.co/1p1NTwY7tW
— John Schindler (@20committee) August 24, 2015
Curiouser and curiouser.