Pete Hoekstra: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal ‘Put Americans at Risk’

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Former Michigan Congressman and Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Pete Hoekstra told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday, regarding Hillary Clinton’s private server arrangement, “When the server first became public, I said these things have been hacked by foreign governments.”

Regarding the latest revelations on the Huma Abedin-Anthony Weiner angle, Hoekstra said, “All of these things put Americans at risk.” As the FBI comes across classified information on its computer, “they’re going to give that information immediately to the intelligence community so [they] can determine what damage that particular leak may have done.”

He said that people would be immediately pulled out of the field if anything was leaked that might put intelligence assets in danger.

“Foreign governments attack our network each and every day, as well as other hackers,” he continued. “And sometimes they come in with success. If you come into a server and try to penetrate a server in your basement, guess what: they are going to go in.” He pointed to the recent revelation that the government has determined with ninety-nine percent certainty that five different foreign governments hacked Clinton’s private server.

“You not only have the investigation of Mrs. Clinton” into her current email scandal. “You also have the questions of integrity of the top of the Department of Justice.”

Additionally, said Hoekstra, it may involve “some of the people at the FBI, people at the State Department. The collusion between these individuals to help the Clintons is almost unprecedented.”

He highlighted what he called “the tremendous problems facing this country” and said that “everything would just grind to a halt” in a potential Clinton administration due to the needed investigation.

“The American people right now don’t have confidence in some of its most cherished institutions,” he went on, “and clearly will not have confidence in the President-elect,” if it’s Hillary Clinton.

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