EXCLUSIVE: New Emails Shed Light on Hillary Clinton’s Relationship with Sidney Blumenthal

"Pls print."

The Free Beacon has obtained exclusive copies of several emails the State Department is planning to release late Tuesday evening, the timing of which the administration insists was chosen due to its profound commitment to transparency. Like previously disclosed correspondence, the emails shed more light on the relationship between then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her “old friend” Sidney Blumenthal. The emails, which Hillary has said were “unsolicited,” show that the secretary of state was eager to accept Blumenthal’s counsel on a range of issues.

Hillary Clinton Lives the High Life While Unpaid Staffers Struggle to Survive

Clinterns.

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to work for free.”

—Hillary Clinton

The Hillary Clinton campaign likes to brag about its frugal ways, but this austere philosophy is not always applied consistently. Campaign manager John Podesta may take the bus every now and then, but the Clinton campaign is more than happy to pick up the rent tab for Hillary’s personal office in Manhattan, and to shell out for a private jet to make sure Hillary doesn’t have to interact with any commoners before giving a speech on social inequality.

RNC Seeks Documents on Hillary Aide’s Special Work Deal at State

Cheryl Mills on a State Department trip to Haiti / AP

The Republican National Committee filed a public records request on Friday for information about Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff’s simultaneous work at the State Department and in the private sector, including details on why this work arrangement was not previously disclosed by the agency.