FBI’s new release of emails makes clear that Hillary committed espionage

Andrew P. Napolitano | The Washington Times --

The criminal investigation of Hillary Clintonis back front and center now that the FBI has released proof that her failure to safeguard state secrets caused the secrets to fall into the hands of foreign governments, some of which wish the United States ill.

Even though the case against her — which was closed and then reopened and then closed again — is old news and she obviously is no longer a candidate to become president of the United States and has been staying below the radar for the past two months, recent developments have regenerated the case.

Last Sunday evening, during the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers, the FBI posted on its website more than 300 emails that Mrs. Clinton had sent to an unnamed colleague not in the government — no doubt her adviser Sid Blumenthal — that had fallen into the hands of foreign powers. It turns out — and the Sunday night release proves this — that Mr. Blumenthal was hacked by intelligence agents from at least three foreign governments and that they obtained the emails Mrs. Clinton had sent to him that contained state secrets. Sources believe that the hostile hackers were the Russians and the Chinese and the friendly hackers were the Israelis.

Last Sunday’s revelations make the case against Mrs. Clinton far more serious than Mr. Comey presented it to be last summer. Indeed, Sen. Jeff Sessions, who has been nominated by Mr. Trump to be attorney general and who has been a harsh critic of Mrs. Clinton‘s, told the Senate Judiciary Committee this week that he would step aside from any further investigation of Mrs. Clinton, thereby acknowledging that the investigation will probably be opened again.

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