FBI vs. State Department Over Hillary Clinton’s Secrets

49081565.cachedThe FBI and the State Department are squabbling over whether Clinton’s personal lawyers had the right security clearances to personally store her emails.

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

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.