Rep. Trey Gowdy, chair of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, is battling Hillary Clinton in a war of words over her email practices, including claims she made during a CNN interview insisting she “did nothing wrong and had ‘no obligation’ to hand over any correspondence.” Politico,
“Everything I did was permitted,” Clinton said Tuesday night, in her first national TV interview since her campaign launch. “There was no law, no regulation, nothing that did not give me the full authority to decide how I was going to communicate.”
She also took a veiled shot at her critics demanding she turn over more emails: “I didn’t have to turn over anything. I chose to turn over 55,000 pages because I wanted to go above and beyond what was expected of me.” …
Hours after the interview aired, Gowdy blasted Clinton’s claims that she was not required to turn over her communications. In a 250-word statement, the Benghazi chairman pointed to mandates that government officials keep records of all their official business…
The interview offered Clinton a chance to again make the case she’s the victim of overzealous Republican critics.
Republicans countered that her comments made her look clueless about government requirements to store official records, and arrogant for claiming she didn’t have to hand over anything.
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