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Top Clinton Aides’ Unauthorized Possession Of Classified Info A Growing Concern

- August 12, 2015

 

Clinton Top Aides Also Used Private Emails For Classified Information

At Least Six Of Secretary Clinton's Top Aides Sent Or Received Classified Information From Their Private Email Accounts. "Republicans shared exclusively with CNN a review of those emails sent to Congress on Tuesday, which they said showed Clinton and her aides sent information that would later be classified to six people's private email addresses. They include former Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns; Cheryl Mills, who was Clinton's chief of staff at the State Department; and Jake Sullivan, who served as Clinton's top foreign policy adviser. Clinton also emailed information that would later be classified to close confidant Sidney Blumenthal, whose communications with Clinton about Libya have become a focus of the House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks." (Elise Labott, "Hillary Clinton To Turn Over Private Email Server To Justice Department, CNN, 8/12/15)

  • Among Those Who Had Classified Information Sent To Their Private Email Accounts Is Clinton Confidant Sidney Blumenthal, Whose Emails Have Become A Focus Of The Benghazi Committee. "Clinton also emailed information that would later be classified to close confidant Sidney Blumenthal, whose communications with Clinton about Libya have become a focus of the House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks." (Elise Labott, "Hillary Clinton To Turn Over Private Email Server To Justice Department, CNN, 8/12/15

Top Clinton Aides Are Being Drawn Into The "Burgeoning Federal Inquiry"

Yesterday It Was Reported That A Probe Into Classified Information On Clinton's Secret Server Has Drawn In Top Aides To Clinton. "As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as 'Top Secret.'" (Anita Kumar, Marisa Taylor and Greg Gordon, "'Top Secret' Emails Found As Clinton Probe Expands To Key Aides," McClatchy, 8/11/15)

Hillary Clinton's Attorney Forced To Turn Over To The FBI Private Emails That Contained Classified Information

Clinton's Attorney, David Kendall, Was Forced To Turn Over Clinton's Private Emails To The FBI After The FBI Determined He Was Not Authorized To Possess The Classified Information. "On Tuesday, Clinton attorney David Kendall gave to the Justice Department three thumb drives containing copies of work-related emails sent to and from her personal email addresses via her private server. Kendall gave the thumb drives, containing copies of roughly 30,000 emails, to the FBI after the agency determined he could not remain in possession of the classified information contained in some of the emails, according to a U.S. official briefed on the matter who was not authorized to speak publicly. The State Department previously had said it was comfortable with Kendall keeping the emails at his Washington law office." (Ken Dilanian, "Clinton Giving Up Server Amid Concerns Classified Data," The Associated Press , 8/12/15)

CLINTON AIDES' CLASSIFIED EMAILS

Sidney Blumenthal

On November 10, 2009, Hillary Clinton Emailed Information That Would Later Be Classified To Sid Blumenthal's Private Email Account. (Hillary Clinton, E-Mail To Sidney Blumenthal, 11/10/09; State Department Release, 6/30/15)

Bill Burns

On July 5, 2009, Hillary Clinton Emailed Bill Burns' Private Email Account Information That Would Later Be Classified From A Private Email Account. (Bill Burns, E-Mail To Hillary Clinton, 7/5/09; State Department Release, 6/30/15)

Bill Burns Was A Deputy Secretary At State, And A Foreign Service Officer Who Served As Ambassador To Jordan And Russia . "Bill Burns, Deputy Secretary at the State Department and a career foreign service officer who served as U.S. ambassador in Russia and Jordan, is retiring in October after more than three decades as a diplomat."(Colby Itkowitz, "Bill Burns, A 'Diplomat's Diplomat' Retires,"The Washington Post , 4/11/14)

Cheryl Mills

On October 18, 2009, Cheryl Mills Forwarded An Email Containing Information That Would Later Be Classified To Jon Davidson's Private Email Account. (Cheryl Mills, E-Mail To Hillary Clinton; Jon Davidson, 11/10/09; State Department Release, 7/31/15)

Jon Davidson

Jon Davidson Is The Deputy Chief Of Staff To Former President Bill Clinton. "Bill Clinton's deputy chief of staff Jon Davidson uses social media to post photos from around the world - including one mocking transsexual Amanda Lepore - that his boss might find inappropriate . . . if Clinton knew about it. The former president is a technophobe who recently said he has only sent two emails in his life, but Davidson - known as his gatekeeper." (Richard Johnson, "Bill Clinton Deputy Misbehaves On Social Media," The New York Post's Page Six, 4/13/15)

On September 9, 2009, Cheryl Mills Sent An Email Containing Information That Would Later Be Classified From A Private Email Account. (Cheryl Mills, E-Mail To Hillary Clinton; Jake Sullivan, 9/9/09; State Department Release, 7/31/15)

Jake Sullivan

On August 16, 2009, Jake Sullivan Sent An Email Containing Information That Would Later Be Classified From A Private Email Account. (Jake Sullivan, E-Mail To Hillary Clinton, 8/16/09; State Department Release, 7/31/15)

Jake Sullivan Served As Deputy Chief Of Staff To Secretary Clinton, As Well As Deputy Policy Director For Her 2008 Presidential Campaign. "He previously served as Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State and as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He was deputy policy director on Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential primary campaign."("Jake Sullivan," Yale University, Accessed 8/7/15)

Anne-Marie Slaughter

On June 7, 2009, Anne-Marie Slaughter Emailed Information That Would Later Be Classified From An Apparently Private Account. (Anne-Marie Slaughter, E-Mail To Anne-Marie Slaughter, 6/7/09; State Department Release, 6/30/15)

Anne-Marie Slaughter Was The Director Of Policy Planning For The State Department From 2009-2011. "From 2009-2011, Slaughter served as Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State."("Anne-Marie Slaughter," The Atlantic, Accessed 8/7/15)


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