October 23, 2015

State Department Won’t Confirm Hillary Clinton’s Email Claims

In her testimony in front of the Select Committee on Benghazi, Hillary Clinton claimed that 90% to 95% of her emails were in the State Department system prior to her finally turning over her private server.

CLINTON: Ninety to 95 percent of my work related emails were in the State’s system, if they wanted to see them, they would certainly have been able to do so.

GOWDY: You know what, that is maybe the tenth time you have cited that figure today.

CLINTON: It is.

GOWDY: And I have not heard anyone other than you ever cite that figure. Who told you that 90 to 95 percent of your emails were in the State Department system? Who told you that?

CLINTON: We learned that from the State Department and their analysis of the emails that were already on the system. We were trying to help them close some gaps that they had. But they already…

GOWDY: Can you provide me with a name? Because when I asked the State Department about 10 days ago what is the source of that figure, they shrugged their shoulders.

However, when asked today, the State Department twice refused to confirm those numbers, only saying that reporters should ask Clinton’s campaign:

Seems we have found another example of Hillary Clinton saying whatever she can to dodge responsibility for hiding her email on a private server.