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Clinton spotted reading report about Pence’s private email


Hillary Clinton was spotted reading the news that Vice President Pence used a personal email while serving as Indiana governor, after having faced heat herself over the use of a private email and server as secretary of State.

While serving as governor of Indiana, Pence used a private email account to conduct state business, including the discussion of sensitive issues and homeland security, according to a report. The same personal account was hacked last summer.

{mosads}Pence communicated via a personal AOL account with top advisers, according to emails released in a public records request. The topic of emails included the state’s response to terrorist attacks and an update about the arrests of several men on federal terror-related charges, relayed from the FBI by a top adviser.

Pence was an outspoken critic of Clinton, the Democratic nominee, throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, accusing her of trying to keep her emails out of public reach and exposing classified information to potential hackers.

Indiana law does not bar public officials from using private email accounts, but they are expected to retain those communications for public records requests. Federal employees, on the other hand, are strongly discouraged from using personal accounts for work purposes.  

Pence spokesman Marc Lotter said he directed his lawyers “to review all of his communications to ensure that state-related emails are being transferred and properly archived by the state, in accordance with the law.”
Clinton deleted almost half of her private email archive, claiming they were personal in nature. But an FBI investigation later turned up thousands of work-related emails that were not turned over to the State Department. 
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