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Hillary can't hide: Judge orders probe of lawyers who helped delete emails

Dibyendu Roy Chowdhury
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Dibyendu Roy Chowdhury
Hillary can't hide: Judge orders probe of lawyers who helped delete emails

Nearly 54 percent people of the entire planet use email regularly, according to a Radicati Group study from January 2017, but one famous political figure may still regret using the technology.

After all, Hillary Clinton’s email behavior is still haunting her.

A Maryland county judge has ordered the state bar to investigate three lawyers who helped Clinton delete thousands of her emails and, in turn, fail to uphold national security. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul F. Harris Jr. ruled that the state bar should look at the egregious complaints against David E. Kendall, Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson.

“There are allegations of destroying evidence,” Judge Harris said at the hearing. He further added that it’s the bar's duty to investigate “no matter who raises the complaint.”

The ruling came a day before Clinton released her latest book, “What Happened,” a memoir where she opened up about her defeat to Donald Trump — but really just spent 512 pages blaming everyone and everything but herself for flubbing the campaign.

The book had already raised enough controversy after Amazon removed more than 900 one-star reviews on its page. You can also read Mitch Feierstein’s article on why America is fed up with Clinton’s lies and hypocrisy — an excellent take on why Hillary should just disappear into the abyss ASAP.

Meanwhile, the credit for this ruling goes to Ty Clevenger, who filed the complaint. The New York-based attorney has been pursuing sanctions against Clinton and her legal team for a long time.

His requests to suspend or disbar Clinton and her attorneys have been rejected everywhere. He is also pressing the FBI to release files related to Clinton’s email investigation, but the FBI declined his requests. But Judge Harris said Clevenger’s request to have the lawyers investigated “appears to have merit.”

During her tenure as the Secretary of State, Clinton used her private email server for official communications — a violation of State Department protocols and procedures. When it became publicly known in March 2015, she returned thousands of emails to the government and deleted the rest, claiming them personal. Upon investigation, however, the FBI found thousands of classified emails not sent to the government.

Former FBI Director James Comey said in July 2016 that Clinton was "extremely careless" in handling her emails but didn’t recommend criminal charges to be filed against her. "Too big to prosecute" is the phrase, right?

“The most important of the mistakes I made was using personal email,” Clinton told “CBS Sunday Morning” ahead of her book launch.

“I said it before, I’ll say it again, that was my responsibility. It was presented in such a negative way, and I never could get out from under it and it never stopped,” Clinton explained.

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