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STATE DEPT EMAILS-SECURITY 2016ER ATTACKS JEB BUSH SLAMMED HILLARY CLINTON FOR USING PRIVATE EMAIL SERVER AS SECRETARY OF STATE, CALLED ON HER TO RELEASE HER EMAILS HEADLINE: “Jeb Bush: ‘Baffling’ That Hillary Clinton Didn’t Consider Security Risk Of Personal E- Mail.” [Washington Post, 3/6/15] Jeb Bush Said Hillary Clinton’s Decision To Use A Private Computer Server As Secretary Of State Was “A Little Baffling.” “During his conversation with Radio Iowa this morning, Bush also commented on the controversy surrounding the private computer server Hillary Clinton used for her email when she was secretary of state. Bush, as Florida’s governor, used a private email account and personal server. He still encourages people to send messages to that [email protected] address, but Bush indicated that, if he’s elected president, he would not use a private email account. ‘For security purposes, you need to be behind a firewall that recognizes the world for what it is and it’s a dangerous world and security would mean that you couldn’t have a private server,’ Bush said. ‘It’s a little baffling, to be honest with you, that didn’t come up in Secretary Clinton’s thought process.’” [Radio Iowa, 3/6/15] Jeb Bush Spokeswoman: “Hillary Clinton Should Release Her Emails. Hopefully She Hasn’t Already Destroyed Them…Governor Bush Believes Transparency Is A Critical Part Of Public Service And Of Governing.” “A potential rival of Clinton in the presidential campaign, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.), called on the former secretary of state to make the collection of emails public. ‘Hillary Clinton should release her emails. Hopefully she hasn’t already destroyed them,’ Bush spokeswoman Kristy Campbell said. ‘Governor Bush believes transparency is a critical part of public service and of governing.’ Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill emphasized to the Times that emails Clinton sent to other government officials at their official accounts would have been archived as part of those accounts. In her statement, Psaki made the same point.” [Politico, 3/2/15] 3/2/15: Jeb Bush Called On Hillary Clinton To Release Her Unclassified Emails Because “Transparency Matters,” Noted He Released His. Jeb Bush @JebBush “Transparency matters. Unclassified @HillaryClinton emails should be released. You can see mine, here. http://jebbushemails.com.” [@jebbush, Twitter, 3/3/15] Jeb Bush Spokeswoman Dismissed Comparisons Between His Personal Email Server And Hillary Clinton’s, Noting “His Emails Were Available Via Public Records Requests Throughout His Time In Office And Have Remained Available.” “In an email of talking points to supporters, Burns Strider, a senior advisor to Correct the Record, a group that defends Mrs. Clinton in the news media, pointed out that former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, also a likely 2016 presidential candidate, also hosts his own personal email server. Mr. Bush is a prolific user of email who continued to use his personal jeb.org domain, which his aides could also access, while he was in the governor’s office, said Kristy Campbell, Mr. Bush’s spokeswoman. Under Florida’s records laws, emails from Mr. Bush’s personal account have been made public. ‘His emails were available via public records requests throughout his time in office and have remained available,’ Ms. Campbell said.” [New York Times, 3/4/15] RAND PAUL MOCKED HILLARY CLINTON FOR SAYING HER PRIVATE SERVER WAS GUARDED BY SECRET SERVICE Rand Paul On Hillary Clinton Saying Her Private Email Serve Was Protected By Secret Service: “Does She Think There’s, Like, Floppy Disks In Her Basement?” “‘The whole email thing,’ he continued, in reference to Clinton’s contentious use of a private email server while secretary of state, ‘is she sort of above the rules? She doesn’t have to use a government server? ‘My server was protected by the secret service’ – does she think there’s, like, floppy disks in her basement? I think there’s a lot more going on; there’s more coming.’” [The Guardian, 4/18/15]

Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton Said Her Private Email Server Was Secure Because They Had People Guarding It, But Did She “Think People Are Hacking By Climbing In Through Your Basement Window To Hack Your Hard Drive?” RAND PAUL: “Yeah, well I mean, thing is she says it was secure because we had people guarding the server. It’s like, what does she think, there’s floppy disks down there or something? I mean, that’s crazy. You think people are hacking by climbing in through your basement window to hack your hard drive?” [SXSW, Austin TX, 3/15/15] RAND PAUL SUGGESTED HILLARY CLINTON ENDANGERED STATE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES AND NATIONAL SECURITY BY USING A PRIVATE EMAIL Rand Paul Said He Was Concerned About Russian Hackers Breaking Into Our Systems And Thought It Was Why We Required Our Officials To Use Government Servers, And That Hillary Clinton May Have Opened Herself Up To Espionage By Using A Private Server. WOLF BLITZER: “Our own justice reporter, Evan Perez, yesterday right here in THE SITUATION ROOM, he broke the news that the Russian government used hackers the break into the State Department and the White House computer system, had access to details about the president's schedule, his meetings, his movements. You are on the Foreign Relations Committee. How vulnerable is the United States that this could happen again?” RAND PAUL: “Well, it concerns me a great deal. And I think we have to protect ourselves. That's one of the reasons why I think we require that our high officials use government servers. And this is one of the concerns about Hillary Clinton in using a private server that she may have opened herself up to espionage and we will maybe never know the truth because she erased the files. But this is of a great deal of concern to me.” [Situation Room, CNN, 4/8/15] RAND PAUL THOUGHT HILLARY CLINTON SENT CLASSIFIED INFORMATION THROUGH HER PRIVATE SERVER BECAUSE HER SCHEDULE OR ANY CONVERSATIONS WITH THE PRESIDENT WERE ALL CLASSIFIED Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton’s Schedule As Secretary Of State Was Classified Because We Did Not Want People To Know Where She Was And Attack Her And He Questioned Whether She Ever Got Her Calendar Via Email. RAND PAUL: “See, I think there are two questions. The law has said we want all their emails to archive. I’m not really that huge on the whole archiving thing, you know, whether you can still have privacy with your emails. But the other part of the law’s for national security reasons. So for example, Hillary Clinton’s calendar is classified. Why? Because we don’t want people to know where she’s going, they might attack her. President’s schedule is classified – they release only the things where they’re going to have adequate security, where they’re going to let you know where the president is. So is she going to tell us she never got her calendar over email? Now she says they had –” [SXSW, Austin TX, 3/15/15] Rand Paul Said That If Hillary Clinton Was Communicating With The President, It Should Have Got Through A Secure Server. EVAN SMITH: “So your concern is that it’s not adequately secure. You’re not concerned that she used a private email address per se?” RAND PAUL: “Not so much. But I am concerned about – she said she didn’t want to carry two phones. I wish someone could explain to her you can put two email icons on your phone. I mean, the thing is that she said she didn’t want two phones for convenience sake. Well you know, convenience shouldn’t trump national security. If she’s communicating with the president, it ought to go through a secure server and that doesn’t mean guards guarding the floppy disk.” [SXSW, Austin TX, 3/15/15] Rand Paul Said That General Petraeus Pled Guilty To Having Secure Information Unsecured And That Somebody Should Ask Hillary Clinton The Same, If Anything On Her Personal Email Should Have Been On A Secure Server. “’There is the question of whether or not if she [Hillary Clinton] has those emails on a personal email and they’re talking about secure subjects, whether that’s actually compromised,’ Paul said. ‘And that’s what he pled guilty to, what Petraeus pled guilty to, having secure information unsecured.’ ‘So I think somebody ought to ask the question, whether or not she has anything on the email that should have been on a secure server,’ Paul said.” [Buzzfeed, 3/6/15]

RUBIO SAID HILLARY CLINTON’S USE OF PRIVATE EMAILS LEFT THEM “EXTREMELY VULNERABLE” TO HACKERS AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENT Rubio On Hillary Clinton Using A Private Email Account When She Was Secretary Of State: “Using A Private Server Outside The Government System Is Extremely Vulnerable, To Hackers And All Sorts Of Foreign Countries That Can Hack In And Get Secrets.” KELLY: “All right, let me switch gears with you because there was a lot of news today, we just talked about it, about Hillary Clinton using only, exclusively a personal e-mail account when she's secretary of state. Her team said, this is a nonissue. It's exactly the same thing Colin Powell did which there real questions about but that's what they're saying, there's no there, there. Your take on it?” RUBIO: “Well, there may or may not be obviously that's something that will have to be further examined. There are two there's that we have to look at. The first is using a private server outside the government system is extremely vulnerable, to hackers and all sorts of foreign countries that can hack in and get secrets. You're Secretary of State, potentially transacting national business on an unsecured server or private server and that leaves our secrets and not on just that but our strategies exposed for the Chinese and the Russian and other intelligence agencies.” [Kelly File, Fox News, 3/3/15] Rubio On Hillary Clinton Using A Private Email Account When She Was Secretary Of State: The State Department Disclosure Rule Was “Clearly Violated.” KELLY: “All right, let me switch gears with you because there was a lot of news today, we just talked about it, about Hillary Clinton using only, exclusively a personal e-mail account when she's secretary of state. Her team said, this is a nonissue. It's exactly the same thing Colin Powell did which there real questions about but that's what they're saying, there's no there, there. Your take on it?” […] RUBIO: “And the other is, the state department has a rule because the diplomatic discourse and so forth, is part of the archives of the United States. So that rule was clearly violated.” [Kelly File, Fox News, 3/3/15] Rubio When Asked If He Would Use Email If He Was In The Executive Branch In 2017: “You Shouldn’t Put Anything Into Email You Don’t Thinks Going To Be Read By A Foreign Intelligence Agency.” “When Rubio was asked whether he'd use email if he were in the executive branch in 2017, his answer focused on security. ‘You shouldn't put anything into email you don't thinks going to be read by a foreign intelligence agency. Especially if you're the president of the United States or a candidate for it, it's a real risk,’ he said. He added that ‘virtually every major presidential campaign in the last two cycles has been hacked by a foreign government or foreign intelligence to some extent, so there's a danger involved in communications because it gives your adversaries insight into your thinking and so forth.’” [CBS News, 3/4/15] Rubio On Hillary Clinton’s Email Controversy At The State Department: If She Was “Transacting State Department Business On An Insecure Server, That Alone Is Reason To Be Alarmed.” VAN SUSTEREN: “What about the Hillary Clinton, secretary of state, controversy over the emails?” RUBIO: “Number one, it appears she violated the rules that the State Department had established. But the bigger concern is was she transacting government business on a server that's not secure? Because we know these servers are targets for foreign intelligence. We know the Chinese, the Russians, the North Koreans, the Cubans and others are constantly trying to hack into computers, and especially that of governmental officials. She if was transacting State Department business on an insecure server, that alone is reason to be alarmed.” [On the Record w/ Greta van Susteren, Fox News, 3/4/15] Rubio On Hillary Clinton’s State Department Email Controversy: “The Security Elements Of This Are What’s Most Concerning. If In Fact, She Was Conducting Official State Department Business Of That Magnitude On A Private Server, It Shows Poor Judgement.” HANNITY: “Senator Rubio, you be making an effort to become the next president. What do you make of all of these controversies involving her?” RUBIO: “I’m interested to see what happened over the next few days. What’s relevant here is whatever was being written about with regards to state department business, in particular, for the following reason. If you have a server at home that you’re conducting sensitive diplomatic conservations, even stuff that isn’t classified, it’s vulnerable to hacking and intrusion by foreign intelligence agencies. They constantly try to intrude on the government computers. It would be a lot easier, usually, to get into a personal service system, as well. And your concerned about that, because they’re not just looking for

classified information, they’re looking for into any sort of back and forth that gives them insight into US diplomatic strategy and things of this nature. So to me, the security elements of this are what’s most concerning. If in fact, she was conducting official state department business of that magnitude on a private server, it shows poor judgement.” [Hannity radio show, 3/10/15; AUDIO] Rubio On The Hillary Clinton Email Controversy: “It's Not So Much The E-Mails And The Traffic, It's Whether There Was Sensitive -- Even If It Isn't Classified. Sensitive Information Regarding U.S. Diplomacies, Strategic Views Et Cetera That Were Contain In Those E-Mails. If You Are Using A Private Server, You Make Them Susceptible To Foreign Espionage.” GUILFOYLE: All right, lots of discussion, Senator, about the legality or illegality thereof -- Hillary Clinton doing this, depriving the people, the tax payers of those public records, your thoughts. RUBIO: So she claims that all of the e- mails that have anything to do with the State Department have been turned over to the State Department. So now, let's see what the State Department produces. I think the bigger issue on the one that I focus on is, it's not so much the e-mails and the traffic, it's whether there was sensitive -- even if it isn't classified. Sensitive information regarding U.S. diplomacies, strategic views et cetera that were contain in those e- mails. If you are using a private server, you make them susceptible to foreign -- foreign espionage. We know for a fact that multiple nations and even some non-state actors are constantly looking to have access to all sorts of drivers and all sorts of technology that are used by government all leaders, even candidates. And if there was anything in those e-mails that was sensitive in nature, not just -- and classified, God forbid, but even sensitive. I think it puts national security at risk and that's an important question that needs to be answer. Was she insecure in the way she used her communication?” [The Five, Fox News, 3/30/15] WALKER BLASTED SECRETARY CLINTON’S “AUDACITY” IN USING A PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS AND SAID SHE COULD NOT ENSURE THAT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WASN’T COMPROMISED HEADLINE: “Walker Says Clinton ‘Should Answer Questions’ About Email Use.” [New York Times, 3/5/15]  Walker: Hillary Clinton’s Potential Evasion Of Laws Was Something She Should Answer Questions About. “Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a likely Republican presidential candidate in 2016, criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton for using a personal email account when she was secretary of state. ‘Hillary Clinton's potential evasion of laws is something she should answer questions about,’ Mr. Walker said through his spokeswoman, Kirsten Kukowski, in an email.” [New York Times, 3/5/15] HEADLINE: “Walker Rips Clinton For ‘Audacity’ In Email Scandal.” [Weekly Standard, 3/9/15]  Walker: How Could Hillary Clinton Ensure That Confidential Information Wasn’t Compromised? “In an interview Sunday afternoon, Scott Walker strongly criticized Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of private email as secretary of state and rejected accusations that he's guilty of hypocrisy on the issue. ‘It’s a logical assumption that the secretary of state is talking about highly confidential classified information. How can she ensure that that information wasn’t compromised?’ Walker told The Weekly Standard following an event with supporters in Des Moines.” [Weekly Standard, 3/9/15]  Walker: The Bigger Issue Was The “Audacity” For Hillary Clinton To Put Her Personal Interest Above The Interests Of The Country. “‘It’s a logical assumption that the secretary of state is talking about highly confidential classified information. How can she ensure that that information wasn’t compromised?’ Walker told the Weekly Standard following an event with supporters in Des Moines. ‘I think that’s the bigger issue—is the audacity to think that someone would put their personal interest above classified, confidential, highly sensitive information that’s not only important to her but to the United States of America. I think is an outrage that Democrats as well as Republicans should be concerned about.’” [Weekly Standard, 3/9/15]

STATE DEPT EMAILS-TRANSPARENCY 2016ER ATTACKS TED CRUZ CALLED FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO HILLARY CLINTON’S PRIVATE EMAIL ACCOUNT HEADLINE: “Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz Says Justice Dept. Has An Obligation To Investigate Clinton Emails.” [Associated Press, 3/7/15] Ted Cruz Said The Department Of Justice Should Investigate Hillary Clinton’s Use Of Private E- mail To Conduct Official Business As Secretary Of State. “Sen. Ted Cruz says the Justice Department should investigate Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account to conduct official business while she was secretary of state. The Texas Republican and possible 2016 presidential contender said Saturday that the department ‘absolutely’ should launch an investigation to determine whether Clinton violated any laws, adding that it has an ‘obligation to do so.’” [Associated Press, 3/7/15] HEADLINE: “Ted Cruz: DOJ Should Investigate Hillary Clinton’s Email.” [MSNBC, 3/7/15] Ted Cruz On Hillary Clinton’s E-mails: “I Think What She Has Admitted Right Now On Its Face Raises Serious Questions About Whether She Violated Federal Law, Or Even Potentially Committed Criminal Conduct.” “HH: One minute, Senator, what about her Homebrew statements? Do you think she’s telling the truth? TC: I think what she has admitted right now on its face raises serious questions about whether she violated federal law, or even potentially committed criminal conduct. There needs to be a fair and an impartial investigation.” [Ted Cruz Interview, Hugh Hewitt Show, 3/11/15; AUDIO] Ted Cruz Suggested A Special Prosecutor Was Necessary To Investigate Hillary Clinton’s E-mails. “HH: Special prosecutor? TC: It needs to not be a partisan prosecutor at the Department of Justice who is engaged simply in a cover up and a whitewash. It needs to be someone with impeccable integrity to investigate whether she violated the law.” [Ted Cruz Interview, Hugh Hewitt Show, 3/11/15; AUDIO] HEADLINE: “TED CRUZ: Hillary Clinton's Mass Email Deletion Could Be 'Criminal Conduct'”. [Business Insider, 4/1/15] RAND PAUL SAID HILLARY CLINTON WAS HYPOCRITICAL BECAUSE SHE FIRED A STATE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE FOR USING PRIVATE EMAIL Rand Paul Said There Was “Hypocrisy” For Hillary Clinton To Overcome Because She Fired One Of Her Ambassadors For Using Private Email, Then Did So Herself. RAND PAUL: “And here’s the thing about the Clintons – the Clintons kind of think the laws for you ordinary people. They think that they’re somehow above the law. She fired one of her ambassadors for using a private email, and then she did the same thing. The law can’t be different for different people, and I think that there’s a certain arrogance and hypocrisy that’s going to be difficult to overcome. She’s already destroyed 30,000 emails. She didn’t obey the rule in the emails and now we’re to trust her that the emails she destroyed had nothing to do with government functions.” [SXSW, Austin TX, 3/15/15] Rand Paul Said That It Was Illegal For The Executive Branch To Use Personal Email And Hillary Clinton Chastised One Of Her Employees For Doing So. “‘Well, apparently it’s illegal for the executive branch to do it that way,’ Paul said when asked about Clinton’s [personal] email issue. ‘And apparently she chastised her employees for doing that.’ ‘There’s a question also if she was talking about things — remember what happened with Petraeus, he was bringing home stuff that was not secured properly? He actually pled guilty not of giving it to anybody, but having it unsecured,’ Paul said.” [Buzzfeed, 3/6/15]

RAND PAUL WAS “OFFENDED” HILLARY CLINTON DID NOT WANT TO CARRY TWO CELL PHONES OUT OF CONVENIENCE Rand Paul Said He Was “Offended” But The Fact Hillary Clinton Did Not Want To Carry Two Cell Phones Out Of Convenience And That It Was “Insulting That She Says For Convenience Sake That She May Have Endangered Our National Security.” “U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who is expected to announce a run for president in the next couple of weeks, is taking aim at presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, raising concerns about money her foundation accepted from ‘unsavory governments’ and the controversy surrounding the private email account she used while Secretary of State. ‘I’ve been offended by the fact that she said she didn’t want to carry two cell phones for convenience,’ the Kentucky Republican said of Clinton’s claim that she kept a private email address because it would be easier on her. ‘First thing — we ought to inform her than in the 21st century you can put two email accounts on one phone ... It is insulting that she says for convenience sake that she may have endangered our national security.’” [Boston Herald, 3/25/15] Rand Paul Criticized Hillary Clinton Saying She Did Not Want To Carry Two Cell Phones: “We Ought To Inform Her That In The 21st Century You Can Put Two Email Accounts On One Phone.” “U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who is expected to announce a run for president in the next couple of weeks, is taking aim at presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, raising concerns about money her foundation accepted from ‘unsavory governments’ and the controversy surrounding the private email account she used while Secretary of State. ‘I’ve been offended by the fact that she said she didn’t want to carry two cell phones for convenience,’ the Kentucky Republican said of Clinton’s claim that she kept a private email address because it would be easier on her. ‘First thing — we ought to inform her than in the 21st century you can put two email accounts on one phone ... It is insulting that she says for convenience sake that she may have endangered our national security.’” [Boston Herald, 3/25/15] Rand Paul On Hillary Clinton Using Private Email: “I Don’t Think Convenience Should Trump National Security.” MATT LAUER: “Secretary Clinton said she did this for convenience, she used that private e-mail server, she didn't want to carry two devices, she only wanted to carry one. You've called for this independent investigation. What did she say or not say that makes you believe perhaps she's not telling the whole truth?” RAND PAUL: “Well, here's the thing. I don't think convenience should trump national security. She also has admitted in other interviews that she has an iPhone and a Blackberry, so she does carry two devices. I think that the fact that she didn't obey the rules on putting her e- mails on a government server and now she says there wasn't classified information, I'm not sure that can be trusted since we can't trust her to do the right thing the first time. And the thing about classified information, we're not talking about transmitting necessarily a document that is classified, but many of her conversations would be classified. So, let's say I wanted to know tomorrow about all her conversations by e-mail with the president. I would think many of those would be classified, and just -- yet she says that she did these conversations on a private server.” [Today Show, NBC, 3/11/15] RAND PAUL QUESTIONED HOW WE COULD BELIEVE HILLARY CLINTON DID NOT DELETE RELEVANT EMAILS WHEN SHE BROKE THE LAW REGARDING EMAILS IN THE FIRST PLACE Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton Did Not Obey The Email Rules And Questioned How We Could Trust Her That None Of The 30,000 Emails She Destroyed Had To Do With Government Functions. RAND PAUL: “And here’s the thing about the Clintons – the Clintons kind of think the laws for you ordinary people. They think that they’re somehow above the law. She fired one of her ambassadors for using a private email, and then she did the same thing. The law can’t be different for different people, and I think that there’s a certain arrogance and hypocrisy that’s going to be difficult to overcome. She’s already destroyed 30,000 emails. She didn’t obey the rule in the emails and now we’re to trust her that the emails she destroyed had nothing to do with government functions.” [SXSW, Austin TX, 3/15/15] Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton Proved Herself Not To Be Trustworthy By Failing To Put Her Emails On A Secure Government Server, So He Questioned How We Could Trust That None Of The Emails She Deleted Were Pertinent Or That Emails From Her Trip To Libya Did Not Exist. On Hillary Clinton using private email: RAND PAUL: “Yes, nothing seems to ever be gone for good on the

internet. But the other question I would have is, there is a period of time when she was traveling to Libya that we are concerned about her e-mails, and those aren't out there. So, did she delete those? I mean, really the problem is is when someone shows themselves not necessarily to be trustworthy with doing the right thing. She was supposed to put the e-mails on a government server, on a secure server, and she didn't. And now she says, well, I didn't do the right thing then, but trust me now, the ones I deleted weren't pertinent. And now trust me even though there aren't e-mails that exist concerning this trip to Libya, trust me that I am doing the right thing. I don't know, my sense of trust is a little bit lost, I must say.” [Today Show, NBC, 3/11/15] RAND PAUL SAID THAT HILLARY CLINTON FLOUTED THE LAW AND ACTED LIKE SHE WAS ABOVE IT BY USING A PRIVATE EMAIL SERVER Rand Paul Asked If Hillary Clinton Was “Above The Rules” By Not Having To Use A Government Email Server. “‘The whole email thing,’ he continued, in reference to Clinton’s contentious use of a private email server while secretary of state, ‘is she sort of above the rules? She doesn’t have to use a government server? ‘My server was protected by the secret service’ – does she think there’s, like, floppy disks in her basement? I think there’s a lot more going on; there’s more coming.’” [The Guardian, 4/18/15] Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton Using A Personal Email While At The State Department Was “Directly Flouting The Law.” BRIAN KILMEADE: “But one of the stories for the last two days headlining is that Senator Hillary -- excuse me -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's lack of using the State Department e-mail, using a personal e-mail for four years. And when people request to get it, she has not been handing it over, because she wasn't using it. Is this a big deal to you?” RAND PAUL: “Yeah. And not only is it the e-mails and directly the flouting the law, I think there's going to be a constitutional question of whether or not she was receiving foreign gifts while in office. The Constitution explicitly says that as a senator or as a Secretary of State, you're not allowed to receive gifts from foreign countries. They've been receiving millions of dollars in their foundation. Now if they're going to say, that's not us, me directly, but do they profit in any way from their foundation, does it pay for their travel, does it pay for any of their expenses? She's got a lot of questions she's going to have answer.” [Fox & Friends, Fox News, 3/4/15] RAND PAUL SUGGESTED HILLARY CLINTON DESTROYED EVIDENCE BY DESTROYING HER SERVER Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton’s Server Being Destroyed “Sounds Like Destroying Evidence To Me” And That The Clintons Acted Like They Were Above The Law. SEAN HANNITY: “All right. What do you think about her server being destroyed?” RAND PAUL: “Sounds like destroying evidence to me.” HANNITY: “What do you think about -- do you think the Records Act was broken, because that was two years after the fact that she finally handed over some of the emails? Do you think laws were broken?” PAUL: “I think it shows that the Clintons believe that they're above the law, that for the rest of us, the common people, we have to obey the law, but the Clintons, they get to do whatever they want.” [Hannity, Fox News, 4/7/15] Rand Paul Said That Hillary Clinton Sent Emails In A “Secret Fashion” From A Private Account To “Keep Them Secret From the American Public” And He Did Not Think The Public Should Tolerate It. On Hillary Clinton’s private emails: RAND PAUL: “Well, here's -- here's the problem. She has now admitted she didn't go by the State Department rules or the Executive Branch rules. We also have Trey Gowdy's commission saying that during a period of time, they're interested, her trips to Libya, she's on her phone, appearing to either text or e-mail, and there are no e-mails in that period of time. Can we trust Hillary Clinton to produce all of her e-mail when we couldn't trust her to obey the law that she had to use a State Department e-mail? The only way we get to the truth is by an independent investigation, and I do believe that public opinion can provoke that. So, I'm not giving up on this. The president would have to appoint an investigator or would have to come from Trey Gowdy's commission. But they're stonewalling us time after time. They'd do anything to not reveal these e-mails. She was doing it in a secret fashion to keep them secret from the American public. I don't think the American public should tolerate it.” [Kelly File, Fox News, 3/10/15]

Rand Paul Said That There Were Reportedly No Emails From Hillary Clinton’s Trip To Libya, Yet There Were Pictures Of Her Texting Or Emailing From Her Phone. On Hillary Clinton’s private emails: RAND PAUL: “Well, here's -- here's the problem. She has now admitted she didn't go by the State Department rules or the Executive Branch rules. We also have Trey Gowdy's commission saying that during a period of time, they're interested, her trips to Libya, she's on her phone, appearing to either text or e-mail, and there are no e-mails in that period of time. Can we trust Hillary Clinton to produce all of her e-mail when we couldn't trust her to obey the law that she had to use a State Department e-mail? The only way we get to the truth is by an independent investigation, and I do believe that public opinion can provoke that. So, I'm not giving up on this. The president would have to appoint an investigator or would have to come from Trey Gowdy's commission. But they're stonewalling us time after time. They'd do anything to not reveal these e-mails. She was doing it in a secret fashion to keep them secret from the American public. I don't think the American public should tolerate it.” [Kelly File, Fox News, 3/10/15]