“Significant security risks”: State Department says Clinton violated email security rules

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"Significant security risks": State Department says Clinton violated email security rules Image Credits: Gage Skidmore / Flickr

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Hillary Clinton violated federal records rules by never obtaining permission to conduct official business on private email server during her tenure as secretary state, a State Department audit concluded.

The report from the State Department’s inspector general say mentions “longstanding, systemic weaknesses” in the agency’s communications even before Clinton took office there, but it singles her out as having been a particularly bad offender for her exclusive use of private, unsecured email.

“Secretary Clinton had an obligation to discuss using her personal email account to conduct official business with their offices, who in turn would have attempted to provide her with approved and secured means that met her business needs” says the audit, which was first obtained by Politico.

“At a minimum, Secretary Clinton should have surrendered all emails dealing with Department…

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