Kerry: I Wouldn’t Let My Staff Use a Non-Official Server To Transmit Classified Information

Secretary of State John Kerry said that he wouldn’t let his staffers use an unofficial, non-secure server to transmit classified information during an appearance given “what we understand about the vulnerability of our system” before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday.

Kerry was asked if he would allow his staffers to “use a non-official, non-secure server for transmitting classified information?” He answered, “We have very specific procedures in place in the department. I brought in an Inspector General. I wrote a letter to the Inspector General asking him to review our entire process. And so, in today’s world, given all that we’ve learned, and what we understand about the vulnerability of our system, we don’t do that, no.”

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