GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said on Wednesday that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win: book MORE’s private email server was likely compromised during her tenure as secretary of State.
“Hillary Clinton, of course, doesn't understand that technology well enough to know that her sever has most assuredly been hacked, because Secret Service agents can't protect it from being hacked,” Fiorina told hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski during a telephone call to MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
The FBI announced on late Tuesday evening that it is investigating the security of the email system Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, used while at the State Department. It said that it contacted Clinton’s lawyer last week about the protections employed by a flash drive holding copies of her private electronic correspondence.
Clinton is not being accused of any wrongdoing in the probe, FBI officials added on Tuesday night.
The former first lady criticized reports in June that two inspectors general had asked the Justice Department to examine the security of her emails.
“Maybe the heat is getting to everybody,” Clinton said during an economic address in New York City on July 24.
“There have been a lot of inaccuracies,” she said of questions about her email practices. “We are all accountable to the American people to get their facts right, and I will do my part, but I will also stay focused on the issues."
Republicans have seized on reports about Clinton’s server as evidence she lacks transparency.
Recent polls have shown that Clinton’s trustworthiness is a major concern among voters about her campaign.