Early Wednesday, the Associated Press said it has sued the U.S. State Department demanding they release of government documents and emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State. This lawsuit comes a day after Clinton defended her use of a private email to conduct State Department business and after six attempts by the AP to acquire records. The State Department has remained silent on the news of the lawsuit brought on by the Associated Press.
The State Department is currently reviewing 30,000 business related emails that Clinton discarded from her private archive following her time as Secretary of State. Emails that are released for public reading will be placed online, according to the State Department. News outlets including the Associated Press have filed dozens of FOA requests that remain unanswered. At a news conference following a speech at a United Nations conference on women’s economic status Tuesday, Clinton defended her use of a private e-mail account, saying it was done for convenience. Using a personal account was permissible during her tenure as long as she kept the records, and she did not discuss classified information on her personal e-mail, Clinton said. Read more at Examiner
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