House Intel chair: 'Highly probable' that 'many countries' accessed Clinton's server

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesHillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data Hillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data Lawmakers grapple with deepfake threat at hearing MORE (R-Calif.) said there's a good chance many countries gained access to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonYoung Turks founder says Democrats should avoid repeat of 2016 and pick a progressive Young Turks founder says Democrats should avoid repeat of 2016 and pick a progressive Trump highlights polls that showed Clinton beating him by double digits MORE's email server while she was secretary of State.

"It's highly probable if you set up a server on the outside and you are a high-ranking government official, especially the secretary of State, that many countries got into that server," Nunes said in an interview on Hill.TV's "Rising" that aired Thursday.

"So, do I have specifics? No, but if I had to bet money, I would have said this back when we were looking for the 33,000 emails," he added.

Clinton's private email server has long been a target for Republicans.

Former Trump campaign adviser George PapadopoulosGeorge Demetrios PapadopoulosInquiry into origins of Russia investigation is a scam Trump accuses Democrats of crime amid rising calls for impeachment Comey: Trump peddling 'dumb lies' MORE, who was the first guilty plea in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerKamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE's probe into Russian election meddling, admitted to lying to the FBI about contact with Russian agents who offered the Trump campaign "thousands" of damaging emails about Clinton. 

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