As impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump begin to ramp up, the State Department is dredging up its investigation into a subject that dominated the news during the 2016 election: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails.
An FBI investigation previously condemned Clinton's use of a private email server for State Department business during the Obama era, but assured that her activity wasn't criminal.
Nevertheless, Trump—whose promises to imprison Clinton were a mainstay of his 2016 presidential campaign—has maintained that Clinton committed a crime by deleting 33,000 emails before turning the contents of her server over to the FBI. Now Trump is using the State Department to deepen the probe into the email saga.
Clinton, who recently announced her support for Trump's impeachment, called the President a "corrupt human tornado."
The president is a corrupt human tornado.— Hillary Clinton (@Hillary Clinton) 1569854182.0
2020 Presidential candidate and Democratic Senator from California, Kamala Harris, defended Clinton on Twitter, assuring that she'd served her country loyally every step of the way.
Hillary Clinton served our country with distinction and always put our country first — something Trump knows nothin… https://t.co/NgQe417iLj— Kamala Harris (@Kamala Harris) 1569773521.0
Clinton thanked Harris on Twitter, responding with her version of a popular refrain amidst the chaos of Trump's presidency: "But her emails."
@KamalaHarris But my emails. (Thank you.)— Hillary Clinton (@Hillary Clinton) 1569854203.0
People cheered for Clinton's masterful trolling.
@HillaryClinton @KamalaHarris LOVE YOU Madam President (the LEGITIMATE one!!!) XO 😘 💙 https://t.co/tRmF1f5Z9u— Bobby Craig (@Bobby Craig) 1569859551.0
@HillaryClinton @KamalaHarris This is tea— Husbandologist (@Husbandologist) 1569864596.0
@HillaryClinton @KamalaHarris Be still my heart!!!! Hillary talking to Kamala, Kamala talking UP Hillary on TWITTER… https://t.co/SOjGIJc06I— Mary Reed (@Mary Reed) 1569860303.0
@HillaryClinton @notcapnamerica @KamalaHarris Oh. My. God. https://t.co/nbkEIAM2yC— #FeminismIsTheRealRevolution (@#FeminismIsTheRealRevolution) 1569861844.0
@HillaryClinton @KamalaHarris Love and respect you both!— Mandatory Resistance (@Mandatory Resistance) 1569865005.0
Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes in 2016.
You can purchase her latest book, Gutsy Women—a children's book co-authored with her daughter Chelsea Clinton—here.
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