During her tenure as United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used a non-public e-mail server for official authorities enterprise. The State Department revealed that 2,093 of her emails contained labeled info, with a further 22 designated as prime secret. Then-FBI Director James Comey described the observe as “grossly negligent” in an early memo, however later modified the language to “extraordinarily careless.” This controversy grew to become a degree of competition in the course of the 2016 election, with routine chants of “lock her up” being heard at then-candidate Donald Trump’s rallies.
So, clearly, no person within the Trump administration would use a non-public e-mail to conduct official enterprise, proper? Well, in keeping with a Nov. 2018 report in The Washington Post, “Ivanka Trump despatched lots of of emails final yr to White House aides, Cabinet officers and her assistants utilizing a private account, many of them in violation of federal information guidelines.”
When requested by Good Morning America‘s Deborah Roberts how she “wound up in an analogous scenario” after Clinton’s non-public e-mail use was central to her father’s marketing campaign, Ivanka replied, “There actually isn’t any equivalency. All of my emails that relate to any type of authorities work, which is principally scheduling and logistics … are all half of the general public file.” She continued, “People who need to see it as the identical, see it as the identical. … In my case, all of my emails are on the White House server. There’s no intent to avoid.”