LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

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LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by sanfordandson » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:08 pm

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/leas ... 04867.html
At least six White House advisers made use of private email accounts for government business, according to a New York Times report on Monday.

The Times said that former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, former chief strategist Steve Bannon, and current advisers Gary Cohn and Stephen Miller all sent or received work-related emails from personal accounts, citing current and former White House officials.

The news comes one day after Politico reported that adviser Jared Kushner sent or received about 100 emails from a private account from January through August. And a report from Newsweek on Monday stated that Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump, a White House adviser since March, also used a private email address.

Using a personal email account for government business is not illegal for advisers, but they are supposed to forward all such emails to their government accounts so they can be made available to the public.

Kushner's use of the private server prompted Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, to launch an investigation into the matter. Cummings was joined by committee chairman Trey Gowdy, a Republican, who wrote to the Trump administration asking for more information on senior officials using private accounts.

During the 2016 election, the Trump campaign repeatedly criticized Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. At his rallies, Trump described Clinton's actions as criminal, prompting raucous chants of "Lock her up!" from his crowds.

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by Firedome8 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:17 pm

Must be fake news

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by 1989TransAm » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:24 pm

Big difference as Hillary was using her private server to send classified material.

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by sanfordandson » Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:35 pm

Firedome8 wrote:Must be fake news
Yep..the orange disciples will be by soon to tell us how this is ok...

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by engineczar » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:22 pm

sanfordandson wrote:https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/leas ... 04867.html
Using a personal email account for government business is not illegal for advisers, but they are supposed to forward all such emails to their government accounts so they can be made available to the public.
So what law did they break?

Sounds like a "whataboutism" to me. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by 1989TransAm » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:56 pm

So far a big ado about nothing.

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by mk e » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:39 am

1989TransAm wrote:So far a big ado about nothing.
My how your tune has changed.......

It was wrong when Hillary did it, its wrong now. Probably not illegal but certainly wrong.
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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by engineczar » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:49 am

mk e wrote:
1989TransAm wrote:So far a big ado about nothing.
My how your tune has changed.......

It was wrong when Hillary did it, its wrong now. Probably not illegal but certainly wrong.
If those advisers were sending classified info over their private emails then It's an issue. Until then the two aren't comparable.

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by mk e » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:19 am

engineczar wrote:
If those advisers were sending classified info over their private emails then It's an issue. Until then the two aren't comparable.
The reason Hillary used a private server is to try to shield as much as possible from the freedom of information act thinking it would help her in any future run for President ...oops.

I've not read what is behing the WH staff using private servers.....but its either they are trying to hide/shield their communitations or its incompence. Either way its wrong and exactly what Hillary was up to. If they are trying to hide commumications it could be obstruction if they have anything at all to do with the Russia probe of Comey, if they contain classified information it could be mishandleing of classifed information.

But no matter how you look at it, its probably the dumbest thing they could possibly do........
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Post by engineczar » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:47 am

mk e wrote:The reason Hillary used a private server is to try to shield as much as possible from the freedom of information act thinking it would help her in any future run for President ...oops.
:roll: :roll: :roll:

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by woody b » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:16 pm

I wonder if these 6 advisors have deleted 30,000+ emails after being subpoenaed for them :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by mk e » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:27 pm

woody b wrote:I wonder if these 6 advisors have deleted 30,000+ emails after being subpoenaed for them :shock: :shock: :shock:
Anyone who does something like that would go to jail if caught.
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Post by 1989TransAm » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:34 pm

mk e wrote:
woody b wrote:I wonder if these 6 advisors have deleted 30,000+ emails after being subpoenaed for them :shock: :shock: :shock:
Anyone who does something like that would go to jail if caught.

Say what?

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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by mk e » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:24 pm

1989TransAm wrote:
mk e wrote:
woody b wrote:I wonder if these 6 advisors have deleted 30,000+ emails after being subpoenaed for them :shock: :shock: :shock:
Anyone who does something like that would go to jail if caught.

Say what?
That is contempt and probably obstruction, both crimes.

I suspect neither of you are aware that is not what Hillary did as there was no supeana nor notice to preserve involved in her case.
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Re: LOCK THEM UP! At least 6 White House advisers reportedly used private email accounts for government business

Post by engineczar » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:46 pm

mk e wrote:
1989TransAm wrote:
mk e wrote:
Anyone who does something like that would go to jail if caught.

Say what?
That is contempt and probably obstruction, both crimes.

I suspect neither of you are aware that is not what Hillary did as there was no supeana nor notice to preserve involved in her case.
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