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Monday's Morning Email: Inside The Benghazi Committee's Shift To Hillary's Emails

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 12/10/2015 Lauren Weber

morning email © Provided by The Huffington Post morning email hillary clinton © Provided by The Huffington Post hillary clinton TOP STORIES CLINTON EMAILS NEW FOCUS OF BENGHAZI COMMITTEE "Now, 17 months later -- longer than the Watergate investigation lasted -- interviews with current and former committee staff members as well as internal committee documents reviewed by The New York Times show the extent to which the focus of the committee’s work has shifted from the circumstances surrounding the Benghazi attack to the politically charged issue of Mrs. Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state." On "60 Minutes," President Barack Obama defended Clinton's use of a personal server, saying that while it was mistake, it did not jeopardize national security. [NYT]

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