**"When I got to work as secretary of state, I opted for convenience to use my
personal email account,"** Hillary Clinton said during a March 10 press
conference. (Video via C-SPAN)
Hillary Clinton's lawyers confirmed Friday that personal email account has
been gutted since she left public office, a point sure to raise only more
questions from Republicans and muddy Clinton's image as she presumably
prepares to announce her candidacy for president.
After it was revealed Clinton used a private email server in her home to
conduct official Secretary of State business, Republicans demanded to see all
emails related to the 2012 Benghazi attacks on the American embassy.
In a response to the House Benghazi Select Committee's subpoena Friday,
Clinton's attorneys confirmed all 30,490 work-related emails had already been
sent to the State Department for review and Clinton wants them made public. As
for the 31,830 emails considered personal? **"The secretary chose not to keep
her non-record personal emails"** and asked that all but the final 60 days'
worth of personal emails be wiped from the server.
This potentially explains what Clinton meant when she seemed to offer two
different answers during her press conference over ...