GOP lawmaker wants to ban private email servers like Clinton's
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In a clear swipe at Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNew FBI document confirms the Trump campaign was investigated without justification California 25 and COVID-19 The Memo: Trump tweets cross into new territory MORE, one House GOP lawmaker is proposing legislation to prohibit Cabinet secretaries from using private email to conduct official government business.

Under Rep. Kevin CramerKevin John CramerTrump tries to soothe anxious GOP senators Trump cites 'Obamagate' in urging GOP to get 'tough' on Democrats Obama tweets 'vote' after Trump promotes 'Obamagate' MORE's (R-N.D.) bill, executive department secretaries would face possible fines, up to three years in prison and a ban on holding any current or future office. 

Cramer said his legislation, titled the Securing Every Relevant and Vital Electronic Record (SERVER) Act, would ensure top Cabinet officials wouldn't be vulnerable to hacking.


"Our nation’s electronic communications and records are under constant cyber-attack by terrorist organizations and more frequently by foreign governments," Cramer said. "It is in the interest of national security to ensure our nation’s secrets and communications between our top leaders receive the highest level of protection."

The use of a private email server throughout her tenure as secretary of State has dogged Clinton's presidential campaign. She has since apologized for exclusively using a private email account to conduct official business and said it was a "mistake."

Clinton has maintained, however, that she did not discuss information marked classified at the time in her email and operated within the law.