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  • Darth Holliday
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    Originally posted by Combat Engineer View Post
    Not even remotely comparable.
    Totally agreed.....

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  • Combat Engineer
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    Not even remotely comparable.

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  • Mountain Man
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    Yep - the corruption goes deep...all the way to the Oval Office where lies and deceit are classed as "official government business."

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  • T. A. Gardner
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    A lawyer for a 29-year-old sailor facing a felony charge for taking and keeping six photos of a submarine's propulsion system cited Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified information this week to argue he should get probation instead of jail time. *

    In the case, Petty Officer 1st Class Kristian Saucier was facing up to 78 months in prison for his conviction on mishandling information. But a federal judge*on Friday*sentenced him to 12 months instead, as well as six months of low-level home confinement, three years post-release supervision and 100 hours of community service. *

    Clinton will also be mentioned in a separate case involving Maj. Jason Brezler, who is being discharged from the Marine Corps for mishandling classified information, according to his lawyer Michael Bowe. A hearing in federal court is scheduled for October.*
    Brezler used his personal email account in 2012 to send a classified briefing document to fellow Marines in Afghanistan, warning about the potential threat posed by an Afghan police chief. Brezler self-reported his actions to the military.*
    http://thehill.com/policy/defense/29...ormation-cases

    Seems that Clinton's being let off the hook is now a legitimate defense for others to use to get out of mishandling classified data...

    Oh, by the by, Hillary lied on a number of occasions in her testimony about the e-mail server only to recant that testimony or try and use weasel words to say her answer wasn't really her answer...

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  • Petraeus destoryed while Clinton let off the hook

    Hillary Clinton was "let off the hook" for her email scandal while Gen. David Petraeus had his life "destroyed for doing far, far less."

    Donald Trump on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 in a speech


    From:
    http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-me...trump-has-it-/

    Petraeus pled guilty in 2015 to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling confidential materials. He was fined $100,000 and given two years probation. He had given his mistress, Paula Broadwell, access to eight notebooks with top-secret and code information. She had made copies of over 300 documents marked "secret."

    In addition, Petraeus lied to FBI agents investigating the case.

    In Clinton's case, the FBI found 110 emails with classified information on her server, eight of which were designated top secret. Comey, in a July 5 news conference, said there was no evidence of Clinton or her staff intending to violate the law. But he also said Clinton should have known that her handling of the emails was inappropriate, and that her behavior was "extremely reckless" because outsiders could hack her server.

    The FBI director was asked about the Clinton-Petraeus comparison during his July 7 appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

    "Do you agree with the claim that General Petraeus, and I quote, 'Got in trouble for far less,' end of quote? Do you agree with that statement?" asked Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-MD.

    "No, it's the reverse," the FBI director said.

    Comey cited the Petraeus case as one that "illustrates perfectly the kind of cases the Department of Justice is willing to prosecute. Even there, they prosecuted him for a misdemeanor.

    "In that case, you had vast quantities of highly classified information, including special sensitive compartmented information. That's the reference to code words. (A) vast quantity of it, not only shared with someone without authority to have it, but we found it in a search warrant hidden under the insulation in his attic, and then he lied to us about it during the investigation," Comey said.

    "So you have obstruction of justice, you have intentional misconduct and a vast quantity of information," Comey said. "He admitted he knew that was the wrong thing to do. That is a perfect illustration of the kind of cases that get prosecuted. In my mind, it illustrates importantly the distinction to this (Clinton) case."

    "And General Petraeus did not admit to these facts when the FBI investigators first interviewed him, did he?" Cummings asked.

    "No," Comey said, "he lied about it."

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