February 4, 2016

IT’S NOT A SCANDAL, IT’S A CRIME: More Clinton emails to be labeled ‘top secret,’ lawmaker says.

A Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee warned on Wednesday that the Obama administration will declare that additional emails from Hillary Clinton’s personal server have been classified at the highest level.

“The press has reporting there’s been 22 emails. There’s actually more than that,” Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) said on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday.

“They do reveal classified methods. They do reveal classified sources and they do reveal human assets,” he added. “I can’t imagine how anyone could be familiar with these emails, whether they’re sending them or receiving them, and not realize that these are highly classified.”

Stewart told the Washington Examiner there are seven additional emails that will be marked as “top secret,” in addition to the 22 emails that were revealed last week.

The State Department last week acknowledged that additional emails could be classified at the top secret level, but declined to confirm Stewart’s claim on Wednesday.

“As you know, there’s more emails that we still need to be released through the Freedom of Information Act,” State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters. “I’m not aware of any additional specific classification issues, so when we have more and we’re in a position that we can talk about the next tranche, we will.”

Confirmation that there were more highly classified emails on Clinton’s server would only add to the controversy that has chased her Democratic presidential campaign. Criticism has mounted that Clinton’s “homebrew” email setup may have jeopardized official government secrets.

Remember: She used her “homebrew” email setup in a deliberate effort to avoid political scrutiny of her actions. And, presumably, she did that because her actions were shady, and quite possibly illegal. As a result, the country’s secrets were exposed to our enemies, and people may have died.

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