Former President Bill Clinton is quickly becoming a major thorn in his wife Hillary’s side, as he just can’t seem to keep his mouth shut these days.
Breitbart reported that the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General’s report states that at one point, Bill said that when it came to Hillary’s use of a private email server, “She just used what was mine.”
Bill told Inspector General Michael Horowitz that he never thought that Hillary’s use of the private server during her time as Secretary of State would amount to a serious issue.
“It was after all my server and the FBI knew it was there and the Secret Service approved it coming in and she just used what was mine,” Bill said, later adding that he did not originally think the FBI’s investigation “amounted to much frankly so I didn’t probably take it as seriously as maybe I might have in this unusual period[.]”
Horowitz’s report explained the origins of Hillary’s home server and its relation to her husband’s server:
Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State from January 21, 2009, until February 1, 2013. During that time, she used private email servers hosting the @clintonemail.com domain to conduct official State Department business. According to FBI documents, former Secretary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, had a private email server in their house in Chappaqua, N.Y., beginning in approximately 2008 (before Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State) for use by former President Clinton’s staff. Former Secretary Clinton told the FBI that, in or around January 2009, she “directed aides…to create the clintonemail.com account,” and that this was done “as a matter of convenience.”
According to the FBI letterhead memorandum (LHM) summarizing the Midyear investigation, Clinton used her clintonemail.com account and personal mobile devices linked to that account for both personal and official business throughout her tenure as Secretary of State. The LHM states that Clinton “decided to use a personal device to avoid carrying multiple devices.” Clinton never personally used an official State Department email account or State Department-issued handheld device during her tenure, although there were official State Department email accounts from which emails were sent on her behalf.
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