I don’t know what you think, but as far as I’m concerned, the sharp elbows and obfuscation that have become pro forma here in DC have gotten exponentially worse now that jockeying for position in the presidential primary season has begun. 870 more words
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This is a pretty good summary from Politico. My sense is that this is a very big problem and a real risk for her.
As a point of reference, earlier this year the FBI recommended bringing felony charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus for mishandling classified information. 165 more words
By Tom Quiner
From the Des Moines Register this morning:
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With Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin at her side as a validator, Hillary Clinton said Saturday in Iowa that the email controversy surrounding her is all political, it’s not a matter that interests voters, and it won’t be a shadow that hurts her in the general election.
I’m not a national security lawyer and lack any on-the-job military or intelligence experience. But I can’t help thinking that one of the biggest reasons to be outraged about the scandal stemming from Hillary Clinton’s handling of official emails as Secretary of State is being missed. 476 more words
In April of this year, former CIA Director David Petraeus, one of the most accomplished military generals in our nation’s history, was prosecuted and sentenced to two years of probation plus a $100,000 fine for giving his biographer classified material while they were working on the book. 909 more words