The New York Times reports:
A yearslong State Department investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server found that while the use of the system for official business increased the risk of compromising classified information, there was no systemic or deliberate mishandling of classified information.
The inquiry, started more than three years ago, found that 38 current or former State Department officials were “culpable” of violating security procedures in a review of about 33,000 individual emails sent to or from the server that Ms. Clinton turned over to investigators.
Ms. Clinton blamed the F.B.I.’s handling of the inquiry for crippling her campaign after James B. Comey, then the bureau’s director, reopened his investigation into the server days before the general election after initially declining to bring charges.
“How many times does something have to be investigated & disproven until you realize that this is…a smear tactic, not something real?” -Fareed Zakaria on a report that a multi-year State Dept. probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails found no deliberate mishandling of classified info pic.twitter.com/v6WCm5vlLX
— CNN (@CNN) October 19, 2019
A State Department investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email account found no widespread effort by her aides or other staffers to mishandle classified information https://t.co/nVYiawCact
— POLITICO (@politico) October 19, 2019
Hillary Clinton cleared of mishandling classified information after 3-year email probe, Trump silent https://t.co/Re3d4yP5m2
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 19, 2019