MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell argued that Hillary Clinton doesn’t get to choose “convenience,” she has to follow the rules on Tuesday’s “Now with Alex Wagner.”
“Convenience is not a choice you have in government. She had a regulation, a 2009 regulation, that applied only to her, meaning it applied to her for the first time. This was not a regulation Jeb Bush lived under, because he wasn’t Secretary of State. It was not a regulation that Colin Powell lived under, that regulation said that her e-mail must be preserved in the state department recordkeeping system and it wasn’t. And so, there’s a moment in there where she says everything ‘I did was according to the law and the regulations.’ It was not in compliance with that regulation” he stated.
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