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#2021322 - 10/04/17 03:09 PM "LOCK THEM UP!"
jahawker2004 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Ok, imzcount, defend this!

"Draining the Swamp"? What hypocrisy.

"Lock Them Up!" Right?

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have come under scrutiny for using personal email accounts in office

The Independent

White House officials are examining a third, previously unknown, email account belonging to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump during their investigation into the Trump administration’s use of personal email servers.

In an echo of the scandal which dogged the presidential campaign of Donald Trump’s rival Hillary Clinton, hundreds of emails have reportedly been sent from White House addresses to an account the couple and their personal staff had access to for personal scheduling.

The emails, which include travel documents, internal scheduling and some official White House materials, were in many cases sent from Ms Trump, her assistant Bridges Lamar and other people who work with the couple in the White House.

An unnamed source told Politico said the some of the emails sent included work related “data” appeared “daily”.

“They’ve pretty much been using it since they got here,” he added.

The revelation of a third email account comes after several members of the Trump administration, including the couple, have been criticised for their use of personal email accounts for White House business.

Concerns have been raised about the vulnerability of these personal emails' servers as they are handling potentially sensitive government documents.

At least half a dozen White House officials, including former aides Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon, are believed to have used their own emails since Mr Trump entered the Oval Office.

Officials are supposed to use their government emails for their official work so their non-classified conversations will be available to the public or people conducting oversight at a later date.

It is not illegal to use a personal account so long as the information is forwarded to an official account so it is visible.

But many have raised concerns on security grounds in recent years after many commercial email clients and websites have been successfully infiltrated by hackers.

During the campaign, Mr Trump repeatedly attacked Ms Clinton for her use of a private email account during her time as Secretary of State under Barack Obama.

He accused her of criminal deception and at one point appeared to ask Russian hackers to find her “30,000 emails that are missing” at a press conference in July 2016.

The repeated haranguing of “crooked Hillary” eventually led to Trump supporters chanting “Lock her up!” at campaign rallies.

A spokesman on behalf of Ms Trump said: “Her White House assistant did not and does not work on these matters.

“Her personal and work obligations, schedule, travel arrangements and contacts were and are coordinated in accordance with this separation, as she was advised to do.”

Mr Kushner’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, said that he “uses his White House email address to conduct White House business” and claimed he exchanged fewer than 100 messages with government officials on the account.
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#2021324 - 10/04/17 03:17 PM Re: "LOCK THEM UP!" [Re: jahawker2004]
jahawker2004 Offline
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imzcount, should we save taxpayer money and put Ivanka in the same cell with Hillary?

News of the private email use angered White House officials and caught White House lawyers by surprise.

Stunned White House opens email server probe of top officials

from The Politico
The White House is investigating the email practices of top officials after news surfaced that six White House senior aides used private email servers for government business.

As part of the internal probe, the White House is reportedly pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from the aides' private accounts. The office of the White House counsel is reviewing the email accounts to find possible messages related to ongoing federal investigations, such as Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 election.

Last week, Politico reported that White House senior adviser Jared Kushner sent or received about 100 government-related emails from a private account. Subsequent reporting by Newsweek and The New York Times found that five other White House aides also used private emails for government business, including current aides Ivanka Trump, Gary Cohn, and Stephen Miller.

The investigation could take months to complete, according to the Politico report, which cited four officials familiar with the matter. One of the officials told Politico that news of the private email use angered White House officials and caught White House lawyers by surprise.


Edited by jahawker2004 (10/04/17 03:18 PM)
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#2021352 - 10/04/17 08:33 PM Re: "LOCK THEM UP!" [Re: jahawker2004]
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Registered: 11/22/03
Loc: az
Hey, if Hilldog can get away with her email crap then so can every one else, amirite??? It sure looks like ain’t no Clinton’s goin’ to prison!
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#2021356 - 10/04/17 11:33 PM Re: "LOCK THEM UP!" [Re: imzcount]
jahawker2004 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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While you were sleeping--

The FBI conducted an extensive investigation into the Clinton email situation and determined that no criminal wrongdoing occured.

Just because right-wingers keep screaming otherwise doesn't make it so.

And--once again--in your response above, you complain because Hillary isn't in prison, while offering Ivanka, Kushner and all the rest free passes.

In other words, for you, it's all about Hillary PERIOD. For everybody else, you have a different standard. It's only wrong if Hillary does it.

That, my friend, is called hypocrisy.
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#2021384 - 10/05/17 06:28 PM Re: "LOCK THEM UP!" [Re: jahawker2004]
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John Brown

Registered: 11/22/03
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Hillarious (an hubby Bill) are not as squeaky clean as you might suggest. Note all that money went where? that was supposed to help Haiti. So the Kushners are guilty of what as well?
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