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Does Bill Clinton email? It depends whom you ask

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Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that personal emails between her and her husband, former President Clinton, exist on a private account. But the former commander-in-chief’s spokesman has said Clinton has only sent two email messages in his lifetime, and both were when he occupied the White House.

The potential 2016 presidential candidate faced journalists Tuesday during a press conference at the United Nations to address a looming controversy over her use of a private email account on a home server while serving as secretary of State.

{mosads} “The server contains personal communications from my husband and me,” Clinton told reporters, “and I believe I have met all of my responsibilities and the server will remain private and I think that the State Department will be able, over time, to release all of the records that were provided.”

But the ex-president’s spokesman said in a Wall Street Journal story published prior to the news conference on Tuesday that Clinton doesn’t use email.

Paraphrasing the spokesman, Matt McKenna, the newspaper reported, “The former president, who does regularly use Twitter, has sent a grand total of two emails during his life, both as president.”

The newspaper added, “After leaving office, Mr. Clinton established his own domain that staff use — But Mr. Clinton still doesn’t use email himself, Mr. McKenna said.”

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