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  • Senate Intelligence Vice Chair: None Of The Emails Originated With Clinton

    Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Political Points 'Only Reason' To Hold Clinton Responsible

    Dianne Feinstein, the Chair of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee from 2009 to 2015 – until the GOP took over the Senate – and now Vice Chair and top-ranking Democrat, has weighed in on today's latest news on Hillary Clinton's emails.

    "The latest revelations that Secretary Clinton's emails include classified information lack the same key information as previous reports," Feinstein said in a statement Friday.

    "First, the 22 emails the State Department has labeled classified are part of seven separate back-and-forth email chains, and none of those emails chains originated with Secretary Clinton," the California Democrat continued.

    "It has never made sense to me that Secretary Clinton can be held responsible for email exchanges that originated with someone else,” Feinstein, who has endorsed Clinton, added.

    "And second, none of the emails sent to Secretary Clinton have the mandatory markings that are required when classified information is transmitted."

    “The only reason to hold Secretary Clinton responsible for emails that didn't originate with her is for political points, and that's what we’ve seen over the past several months."

    "I expect the final emails in this voluntary disclosure process to be released by the end of next month, at which point I believe we'll see that none of the information in question originated with Secretary Clinton or was marked classified."

    Earlier Friday State Dept. spokesperson John Kirby in announcing the emails would not be released made clear they "were not marked classified at the time that they were sent."


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    • commented 2016-03-29 09:02:19 -0400

    • commented 2016-02-01 02:29:03 -0500
      More red herrings from the Clinton camp: "It has never made sense to me that Secretary Clinton can be held responsible for email exchanges that originated with someone else,” Feinstein, who has endorsed Clinton, added.
      {Did Mrs. Clinton participate in those email exchanges? Did she forward any of those emails? Secretary Clinton set up the illegal, insecure private server on which those emails were received. If a government employee prints up secret documents, in violation of procedure, and leaves them at the diner, it is not much of a defense to say they didn’t write the documents.}

      “And second, none of the emails sent to Secretary Clinton have the mandatory markings that are required when classified information is transmitted.”
      {Yes, because Clinton had her people strip them off in order to prepare the ground for this defense. Wouldn’t work for anybody else in government, but might just work for her.}

    • commented 2016-01-31 18:14:51 -0500
      I would posit that the power of suggestion is strong within the right wing constituency. The “hatred” for Secretary Clinton, (and her husband AND our current President) has never come from a place of logic. Simply put, it’s an emotional hatred based on extreme bias, therefore the mere SUGGESTION of wrong doing will be immediately filed and processed as fact and cast about malevolently. (Once implanted the gut is not prone to reassessment) We agree with politicians and their ideologies, or we don’t. We agree with SOME of their policies or we don’t. No where in that equation is “hate” a VALID OPTION. Hate is a gut feeling, a base emotion that eviscerates to the point of obscuring logic. YET, this emotion is what the RW has become genius at capitalizing. They know it, it is deliberate.

      And here we have Hillary Clinton, a candidate, who has been more thoroughly vetted than possibly anyone on the planet. Every inch of her life that can be dug up or reconstructed has been scrutinized in every possible way to attempt to discredit her as a viable candidate for President. I have come to understand that this is what we do, BUT the particular brand used on Secretary Clinton is truly HISTORICALLY UNPRECEDENTED. Let’s use a little bit of logic. We do know that Secretary Clinton, has unequalled experience in this arena, She also knows these ropes inside and out, and has many advisors that check and recheck her. This is not a person who shoots from the hip, nor a person who is unaware of the implications of any move she makes. With eyes on the Presidency, logic must dictate that Secretary Clinton would do nothing to jeopardize her position. Any gain she would may have perceived in the use of a private email server would have been cancelled out by the slightest loss. If you believe that she is a calculating individual.. which I would trust she is, there were no gains to be made.

      The current climate that we find ourselves in is one that has become blight to the progress of our nation. This is no longer, for the people and by the people, this has become personal agendas by those who wish to discredit our government. The only constitutional crisis that is occurring is the ideological blockade created by those who have made fabrication and spin an acceptable political tool.

      Demagoguery has become the main component in the Right Wing’s war on the Democracy. The fact that crime in the US is down to the lowest levels since 1978, net immigration has been ZERO for 5 straight years and there have been NO recorded terrorist attacks by refuges despite all of the Republican candidates hats being hung on this fear. ISIS has lost 14% of its territory in the past year and it’s second in command has been “retired”..

      Military spending is at historic highs, despite the rhetoric from the RW regarding “specific projects”. Up 41% over 2011 spending. (which includes VA spending… ) I will note also that none of the nations perceived as enemies have committed any acts of aggression against the US in decades. Our armed forces and our military resources have declined in direct proportion to the technological advancements in these areas. More, in these days, is not better.

      So, when determining the reality of Secretary Clinton’s purported deliberately devious actions, it behooves those Americans who still believe in Democracy and value truth and logic, to reach beyond, take the time and due diligence to divide the curds from the whey when it comes to the hysteria of talking points. Admittedly, reality is becoming very hard to discern these days, but I would suggest that we refuse to allow politicians and pundits to obscure logic and truth by these blatant tactics, your decisions as Americans might become less spin and more solid and relevant.

    • commented 2016-01-31 14:17:06 -0500
      As one who handled some of the Highest Classified Documents, back in the 60’s, let me just say that she would immediately recognize a classified message and if she received one, she should have immediately reported it being received over an unclassified network. Guilty as Hell.

    • commented 2016-01-31 09:12:17 -0500
      You people that still support Clinton have something terribly wrong with your brain. She’s a liar, theif, murderer, hater of women, and a disgrace to good Americans. This party divide is so sad. What ever happen to right and wrong? The downfall started with the first Clinton. American can’t take another Clinton or Obama. Get your heads out of your rearends.

    • commented 2016-01-31 06:44:14 -0500
      Point of origin is immaterial, Mrs. Clinton was Secretary of State making her responsible for the handling of all materials which she chose to do contrary to the regulations of the State Department. A public servant is not above the law, rather the reverse.

    • commented 2016-01-30 15:50:28 -0500
      Well Diane why do you hold such animosity toward Snowden? He didn’t give the information he took to the Russians, Chinese etc. Remember the Whitewater investigation during Bill Clinton’s time in the White House? Hillary believed Bill made a mistake in turning over records to investigators. A mistake she had no intention of repeating. Thus the thirty thousand deleted emails. She intended to be in control of all documents. The fact that she wasn’t even capable of deleting the emails shows how much her assurance that her server wasn’t hacked is worth. Yes it is a GOP witch hunt. Just like Benghazi. Hillary Clinton is so honest she was fired from the Watergate committee for trying to deprive Richard Nixon of legal counsel. If she wasn’t fired her plan would have gotten her disbarred. She hasn’t changed a bit. Her personal slush fund charity through which she sold out American interests is coming to light. Her campaign is over. You need independent votes to win an election these days. Only die hard liberal Democrats will vote for Hillary.

    • commented 2016-01-30 14:36:13 -0500
      Thank you Miss. Feinstein. This is just the republican loons who have been trying to use this bogus investigation to drive down Hillary’s poll numbers. We already kn ow this from disgraced Rep, congressman McCarthy who on Fox news admitted this. Not a coincidence that this latest info came out a Friday days before the Iowa investigation.

    • commented 2016-01-30 12:20:27 -0500
      Actually of course as we all know. this should read..“It has never made sense to me as a woman, that Secretary Clinton as a woman, can be held responsible for email exchanges that originated with someone else, eg a Dominant Male. ” Feinstein
      ”tweet-url hashtag" href=“https://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23WeWontBeErased” title=“#WeWontBeErased”>#WeWontBeErased

    • commented 2016-01-30 05:20:25 -0500
      Another republican talking point flushed down the toilet. Another witch hunt she had to hurdle.

    • commented 2016-01-30 02:08:47 -0500
      Hillary Clinton is the most qualified candidate for president that we Americans have had in the last 71 years. She is extremely intelligent and very savvy politician and an experienced patriot who has served our country with distinction her entire life. Her grasp of international power politics is unparalleled. I wish she would adopt more of Bernie’s Democratic Socialist ideas.

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