Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton responded to a question on whether she tried to wipe her server with “What, like with a cloth or something?” During a press conference on Tuesday.
Hillary was asked if she tried to wipe the entire server so there would be no personal or work emails on it. She answered, “Well, my personal emails are my personal business, right? So, I — so we went through a painstaking process and turned over 55,000 pages of anything we thought could be work-related. Under the law, that decision is made by the official. I was the official. I made those decisions. And I just said, over 1,200 over the emails have been deemed not work-related. Now, all I can tell you is, in retrospect, if I had used a government account, and I had said, ‘You know, let’s release everything. Let’s let everybody in America see what I did for four years, we would have the same arguments.'”
She was asked again if she tried to wipe the whole server, to which Clinton said, “I have no idea, that’s why we turned it over –.” Asked again, she answered, “What, like with a cloth or something?” She further maintained that she doesn’t know how the server “works digitally at all.”
Asked if she tried to wipe the server, Hillary stated, “In order to be as cooperative as possible, we have turned over the server. They can do whatever they want to with the server to figure out what’s there or what’s not there. That’s for the people investigating it to try to figure out. But we turned over everything that was work-related, every single thing. Personal stuff, we did not. I had no obligation to do so, and I did not.”
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