The FBI and the State Department are at odds over whether Hillary Clinton’s personal lawyers had the proper government-issued security clearances that they needed to keep copies of her emails in a Washington, DC, law office last year.
Some of those emails contained classified information, which the lawyers and State Department officials knew at the time.
The issue has become a flashpoint in the broader controversy over Clinton’s private email server. Republican lawmakers are pressing the FBI on whether it investigated the State Department’s decision to give security clearances to Clinton’s attorneys and let them store copies of the emails on a thumb drive. And statements from FBI and State Department officials show that there’s no clear agreement on whether Clinton’s attorneys were appropriately cleared to handle the material. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT
SOURCES: NewsNow/ The Daily Beasts Online