Andy McCarthy: "Obama, Clinton and Biden ALL used secret, fake-name email accounts to hide their actions"

3 months ago

From McCarthy's piece at the New York Post:

. . . This is how the Obama administration rolled.

When high officials were involved in a dodgy activity they wanted to shield from public disclosure laws, they frequently used pseudonymous email accounts. . . . 

[Obama] knew that she was using a non-government communications channel because, numerous times, she used it to correspond with him.

You were never supposed to know that because they concealed it on both ends. 

Clinton used not only a non-government address but a non-secure, private domain that the FBI concluded could easily have been — and probably was — penetrated by hostile foreign intelligence services. 

For his part, Obama used a pseudonymous email address.

Obviously, Obama and Clinton were not talking about the weather. 

They were talking about sensitive matters that are presumptively classified. 

Indeed, Clinton was on an official trip to Russia (which boasts one of the world’s most capable spying apparatuses) during some of this email correspondence with Obama.

If Clinton had been charged in the case, the fact that she was communicating with Obama and that he was using a fake address would have become central to the case. 

That would have been profoundly embarrassing to Obama — and there was no way the Obama Justice Department was going to let that happen.

So the administration did three things.

First, the Obama White House argued that it was no big deal for high officials to use pseudonymous emails — in fact, it was standard practice.

Second, Obama made it publicly known in an April 2016 interview that he did not want Clinton to be indicted. . . .

John Lott

Joe Biden used Pseudonym Email Address while he was Vice President

3 months 3 weeks ago

 How Biden used personal email to share some government business with son Hunter\

House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer is now pressing National Archives to release unredacted emails between Biden, his son & business partners.
In late November 2014 -- before the rest of the world knew that American Martin O'Connor was about to be released from detention in Turkey -- the U.S. embassy in Istanbul sent an email to the State Department that was then forwarded to senior advisers to then-Vice President Joe Biden, the Obama White House point man for many foreign policy crises.

"The lead attorney for Mr. O'Connor reports that the court granted the detention appeal and he expected Mr. O'Connor to be released from jail today, barring any unforeseen problems," the U.S. embassy in Istanbul wrote in an email that got forwarded to top Obama administration security and diplomacy officials, including current Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland. "Mr. O'Connor will not be allowed to leave the country until his next hearing which is set for December 11, 2014. The lawyer expressed confidence that he will be able to leave after that hearing. The attorney is handling his release arrangements, pick up and temporary housing near his law firm's office. Istanbul consular plans to speak with Mr. O'Connor after his release."

State Department officials forwarded the information to the vice president's office, where Biden aide Colin Kahl (now President Biden's Undersecretrary of Defense for Policy) sent it to the private email account It wasn't just any private account. It was one of three pseudonym accounts used by Joe Biden. . . .

John Lott


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