Feds seize Hillary’s server, probe expands to aides

Townhall’s Guy Benson does a first-rate job of delving into the numerous red-flag aspects of what is justifiably described as the “burgeoning federal inquiry” into the most sensitive, top-secret information on Hillary Clinton’s private computer server.

The Department of Justice has now taken custody of the server kept in the basement of her Chappaqua New York estate, which contained classified information Clinton repeatedly declared she didn’t have.

Last month, as the issue began unraveling, her faithful apologist Lanny Davis relied on the old “vast right-wing conspiracy” canard when discussing her sagging trustworthiness numbers in key battleground states.

Revelations that Clinton’s emails include classified information has prompted an FBI inquiry into whether the data was improperly stored on her private server and thumb drive. The news has triggered alarm among national security experts that the federal government’s secrets may have been exposed or even hacked. Clinton, now a presidential candidate, steadfastly maintains she never sent or received any classified information on her private email account while Secretary of State.

Clinton has resisted surrendering control of her server. In March, she said her emails contained “personal communications from my husband and me,” though Bill Clinton says he’s only emailed twice in his life.

With the Clinton’s, the only thing that changes is the level of intrigue, deceit and cover-up.

6 Responses to Feds seize Hillary’s server, probe expands to aides

  1. Villanova says:

    Breitbart previously reported that Hillary’s server was registered to a non-existent man, which is a key element of the secrecy she attempted to maintain.

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/03/04/hillary-clintons-off-the-books-mail-server-was-in-her-house-registered-to-a-non-existent-man/

    This appalling and arrogant behavior which places national security in jeopardy should end her presidential aspirations, but the leftist mainstream media continually gives its heroine cover. Amazingly, today’s Arizona Republic didn’t cover this and neither did USA Today which comes in the same limp package.

    • Pima Pal says:

      Hillary Clinton’s intentional misuse of the email server and the cover-up won’t get the coverage it deserves because the liberal MSM wants another Clinton in the White House and wants the first female president to be a democrat…THIS democrat.

      Even putting her renown dishonesty aside, Americans can do better than a rerun of Clinton/Bush. I find them both reprehensible. It’s time for a new approach to governing the US in these critical times. We need vigor, not squishy retreads. The reason Donald Trump is surging is because he is unflinchingly addressing illegal immigration. Americans across the nation are fed up with the ongoing invasion.

      Is he the best candidate to assume the Oval Office when the world is in turmoil? Probably not. But he’s getting the attention because his message on this key issue speaks to the frustration of American voters.

      For a stomach turning view of what illegals have wrought, visit us in Tucson. You’d be forgiven for thinking you were in Mexico.

  2. Doc says:

    “Missus Clinton, Please stand up and put your hands behind your back. You’re under arrest….”

    HEY!!! A guy can drean cain’t he?

  3. Conservative Since Birth says:

    Here’s an interesting scenario:
    Hillary Clinton is not going to be the Democratic nominee for president….

    By Monica Crowley

    Yes, the conventional wisdom is that she is still the prohibitive favorite, armed with big money, big connections, and the Big Dog, Bill.

    But the so-called “wisdom” is “conventional” for a reason.

    As a result of endless sordid scandals and predictably Clintonian evasions, her poll numbers on everything from favorability to trustworthiness are in a nosedive. A battery of new polls in key swing states such as Colorado and Iowa show her losing to a number of GOP challengers.

    She’s also taking incoming from the left, particularly from Vermont senator and socialist Bernie Sanders, who is scoring major crowds and an increasing percentage of the Democratic vote, indicating that the leftist base sees him as a viable option and not merely a vehicle to register discontent with Mrs. Clinton.

    Polls this early in the cycle can be unreliable. But they do indicate a significant downward trend for her that must have her campaign at DEFCON 3.

    None of this, however, is her most serious problem. Instead, it’s something much closer to home, much more insidious, much more dangerous than anything else.

    It’s President Obama. And he just made his move.

    Here’s how it’s likely going down:

    The Clintons and the Obamas have a long history of bad blood, dating to the 2008 primary race. After Mr. Obama creamed her, he offered her the plum gig of secretary of state. Friends close, enemies closer. She tried to get her dirty tricks consigliere, Sidney Blumenthal, a top position in the State Department, which Mr. Obama pointedly denied. So she hired him anyway through the Clinton Foundation.

    Through Mr. Blumenthal, she was fed all kinds of intelligence on global hotpots such as Libya, much of it inaccurate, as she circumvented traditional government communication chains via her private email server. What was she hiding from Mr. Obama? And why? Perhaps because she trusted Mr. Obama about as much as she trusted Bill.

    Mr. Obama didn’t trust her, either. In a recently disclosed email, Mrs. Clinton complained that she heard “on the radio” that there was a “Cabinet meeting” that morning and wondered if she could attend. The secretary of state — fourth in line to the presidency — was frozen out, so she set up her own fiefdom.

    Mr. Obama needs a successor whom he can control to ensure that the “fundamental transformation of the nation” continues. He cannot control either of the Clintons. In a revealing “tell” this week, he said, “In 18 months, I’m turning over the keys. I want to make sure I’m turning over the keys to somebody who is serious about the serious problems that the country faces and the world faces.”

    He will therefore back the one person he knows will do his bidding: his vice president, Joe Biden, whom he summons to his side for every critical photo op, including the announcement of the Iran deal. There’s more going on there than just symbolism.

    So here’s the likely plan: Mr. Biden will announce that he is running for president (the reported dying wish of his late son, Beau). After a respectable amount of time, Mr. Obama will announce that while he admires all of the Democratic candidates, Mr. Biden has earned his particular loyalty.

    Following his presidential endorsement, Mr. Obama will then support Mr. Biden with the full weight of the White House, including the sophisticated technical infrastructure his campaigns used to win in 2008 and 2012. For years, Mrs. Clinton has begged Mr. Obama to turn it over to her, and he refused. He’s been saving it for someone else.

    Mr. Obama will also use his considerable influence with black and Latino voters to support Mr. Biden, which may be enough to help him significantly.

    But Mrs. Clinton is a survivor, they will say. The media protects her. True. But it will be a much different situation if she’s under criminal investigation by the Justice Department or worse, crippled by a Special Prosecutor or even an indictment.

    Don’t think Mr. Obama will go there? He already has. Last week, the New York Times reported that two inspectors general from his administration recommended that the Justice Department open a “criminal” inquiry into her handling of classified material. The leak to the Times came from a “senior administration official,” which some have speculated was Mr. Obama’s own consigliere, Valerie Jarrett. The Times walked back some of the details, but the damage was done. If Mr. Obama did not want a DOJ criminal investigation of Mrs. Clinton to go forward, he would not have let it go this far.

    He wants the investigation, wants her nailed, wants her out. And he’s doing it, slowly, steadily.

    The Clintons used to be champion Machiavellians. But in Mr. Obama, they look like they are being outmaneuvered — again — by the ultimate take-no-prisoners master.

    Hillary is being given the Judas kiss by her former boss, a man loyal to no one but himself.

  4. Army Of One says:

    Fox News reported the data in Hillary’s account was unencrypted leaving it vulnerable to foreign breaches. Hillary was once touted by the liberal press as the smartest woman in the world. I’d say she falls short of that mark by a mile. Arrogant? Yes. Smart? Not a chance. Try treacherous.