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House Benghazi Committee to Subpoena Clinton’s E-mail

The House Select Committee on Benghazi will move to subpoena all e-mails pertaining to the 2012 attacks on an American diplomatic facility in Libya from Hillary Clinton’s personal e-mail account that she used for official business while at the State Department, according to the Washington Post. The investigative committee will also subpoena e-mails from State Department staffers’ personal accounts.

Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail address under the domain name clintonemail.com from a server in her New York home has raised concerns about security over confidential information, as well as transparency in terms of oversight. Some experts have argued that the deliberate practice of using exclusively a personal e-mail address rather than a government e-mail address is a clear violation of the Federal Records Act.

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