Dems hoping newest Clinton scandal, like others, will just go away
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I grew up in New York City, where the saltier among us have an expression for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntercept DC bureau chief says Biden picks are 'same people' from Obama years The Hill's 12:30 Report - Third vaccine candidate with 90% efficacy Biden won — so why did Trump's popularity hit its highest point ever? MORE that fits her email debacle: She "thinks her s--- don't stink." Translated, she not only thinks what she does isn't wrong; she thinks no one will notice.


As Clinton wades through the potential fallout of the revelation that she decided against using the government email system she was required to by law and instead created her own system on her own server housed in her home far from the nation's Capitol, Democrats are hoping voters won't care about this story.

Democrats invested in Clinton running for president in 2016 are hoping that, like many scandals and embarrassing revelations about Hillary and Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonDow breaks 30,000 for first time as Biden transition ramps up Trump's remaking of the judicial system Voters want a strong economy and leadership, Democrats should listen MORE, this one will just go away. Yet, it's clear it won't — now that she is a subject in a new congressional investigation into Benghazi and is being subpoenaed; now that the Associated Press may take legal action against her for failure to comply with multiple Freedom of Information Act requests. And while it's clear the Obama administration allowed Hillary to be the island she wanted to be, and therefore covered up for her, it doesn't sound like they are eager to cover up the stench any more. Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the president, told Bloomberg on Thursday: "The president has a very firm policy that emails should be kept on government systems. He believes in transparency and I know that the State Department is currently working with the national archives to make sure that all of Secretary Clinton's emails are captured." That isn't possible, and Jarrett knows it. No one can capture any of Clinton's emails since only she has them and no one knows how many have already been deleted.

Those Democrats who are defending Clinton are waiting for a reasonable explanation of what she thinks she didn't do wrong.

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