CNN: Clinton Is Not Out of the Legal Woods Yet


In the wake of former State Department employee Bryan Pagliano receiving immunity from the Justice Department due to his role in setting up Hillary Clinton’s email server, CNN’s Inside Politics said that Hillary Clinton could still be in legal trouble while remaining on track to win the Democratic presidential nomination.

After host John King went through the numbers of how many emails are classified and in which levels of classification, he asked Washington correspondent Jeff Zeleny what this means for Clinton’s campaign moving forward and for her own legal future.

“Jeff Zeleny, as we get to the debate tonight, certainly this will be an issue. The aide who set up the private server has now been granted immunity,” King said. “Can Hillary Clinton say much right now to put this away, or does she just have to hope that the investigation is done as soon as possible?”

“I think she’s said everything she has been able to say at this point, but it’s all on the investigation. That is going to be the one question mark hanging over this campaign for as long as it goes,” Zeleny said. “When or is the FBI and Justice Department going to sort of either move forward with this or say okay, everything is fine?

“But what we don’t know is, what is the aide who now has immunity, what is he saying? Is there a grand jury empaneled? And is there going to be a recommendation here from this Justice Department? All summer long this will be the soundtrack of this campaign, of conspiracy theories.”

“She’s not out of the woods yet on this,” Zeleny said.

Jack Heretik

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Jack is a Media Analyst for the Washington Free Beacon. He is from Northern Ohio and graduated from the Catholic University of America in 2011. Prior to joining the Free Beacon, Jack was a Production Assistant for EWTN's The World Over and worked on Sen. Bill Cassidy's 2014 campaign.

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