The Hillary Clinton Benghazi Emails, Explained

What difference, at this point, does it make?

You probably have some questions about emails Hillary Clinton decided to release on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, but were afraid to ask. Here’s everything you need to know:

NYT: Hillary Confidante Counseled State Department on Behalf of Business Interests While Employed By Clinton Foundation

Sidney Blumenthal / AP

Longtime Clinton confidante Sid Blumenthal advised Hillary Clinton’s State Department during the conflict in Libya, the New York Times reports. Blumenthal’s unofficial involvement in State Department affairs, which occurred while he was on the payroll of various Clinton-related organizations, was more extensive than previously known, and is likely to earn him a subpoena from the Republican-led congressional committee investigating the Benghazi attacks.