September 3, 2015

Top 5 Things To Know About Clinton Aide Pleading The 5th

Hillary Clinton’s aide Bryan Pagliano announced last night that he would plead the Fifth to avoid testifying before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. Pagliano is the aide who set up Clinton’s homebrew server, which is at the center of an FBI investigation.

Pagliano, now at the center of intense focus and scrutiny, is new to the national spotlight.
Here are the top 5 things you should know about Bryan Pagliano:

1. Pagliano was Hillary Clinton’s IT Director for her 2008 presidential campaign and received a salary from her Senate leadership PAC.

2. Pagliano set up Clinton’s homebrew server in the spring of 2009.

3. Pagliano became an IT Specialist at the State Department under Clinton in May 2009.

4. On several occasions, including after Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012, Pagliano was summoned to Clinton’s Chappequa home to fix the server.

5. Pagliano has said he will plead the Fifth Amendment when he testifies before the House Benghazi Committee on September 10.

America Rising has sent Freedom of Information Act requests to the State Department seeking information regarding Pagliano’s communications and any records of travel expenses, receipts, and reimbursements:

FOIA Bryan Pagliano

America Rising PAC will pursue this FOIA request aggressively in the pursuit of transparency at the State Department.