Curt Schilling: Clinton 'should be buried under a jail somewhere'
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Former MLB pitcher and current ESPN analyst Curt Schilling is no fan of Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Whoopi Goldberg presses Sanders: 'Why are you still in the race?' Poll: Biden holds slight edge on Trump in Wisconsin MORE, saying she "should be buried under a jail somewhere" for her use of a private email server.

"If I’m gonna believe — and I don’t have any reason not to believe — that she gave classified information on hundreds if not thousands of emails on a public server after what happened to Gen. Petraeus, she should be buried under a jail somewhere," he said in a Tuesday interview on Kansas City AM 610, a sports radio station, as first reported by The Big Lead.

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Clinton is facing an FBI probe over her use of a private email server while secretary of State. Questions over the controversy have dogged her presidential bid, with Republican critics saying she endangered national security. Clinton, though, has denied any wrongdoing.

Some critics have likened her case to that of former CIA Director David Petraeus, who was convicted for giving classified information to his biographer, Paula Broadwell, with whom he was having an affair. Petraeus eventually struck a plea deal, getting probation and paying a fine.

Schilling hammered Clinton in the interview.

“If she’s allowed to get to the general election before she’s in prison, I’ll be stunned and upset,” he said. “Because I think she’s shown her true colors all along the way, and I’ll ask you this: Do you see her being anything even remotely different than what we’ve had? 

“I don’t care what her titles are, she's done nothing. She’s done absolutely nothing to further the success of the middle class," he continued. "She jumps on the backs of people who she wants to be dependent on government. She needs these people to be dependent on her.”

The three-time World Series champion also took shots at GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar MORE, saying his proposals lack specifics.

It's not the first time Schilling has sparked controversy with his political views.

He was suspended last year by ESPN for tweeting a meme comparing Muslim extremists to Nazis.