Blumenthal Won’t Answer If FBI Has Interviewed Him On Private Server

Hillary Clinton ally Sidney Blumenthal refused to answer MSNBC host Chris Matthew's question Monday on if the FBI had interviewed him about Clinton's private email server.

"But, have you been interviewed by the FBI yet on this matter?" Matthews asked.

SBlumenthal is a former aide to Bill Clinton and a trusted advisor to Hillary Clinton.

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"I really don't want to talk about an ongoing inquiry right now," he said.

Matthews immediately followed up by asking if he could say if he had been interviewed, to which Blumenthal said he could not answer the question.

"You can't say whether you've been interviewed on or not?" Matthews asked. "Why not?"

"No, I cannot," Blumenthal replied.

He explained that he wanted to wait to see how the investigation played out first. He also wanted to wait and see how everything is resolved around the people involved in this scandal.

"My feeling about it is that let's wait and see at the end and see what happens to everybody involved in it and see what the resolution is," he said. "And then, I would like to see the Department of Justice issue a very transparent report."

Matthews paused after this and replied with an "OK."

Clinton has maintained that the FBI has not yet contacted her about an interview. They have contacted some of her senior aides for questioning, including Huma Abedin.

However, it has been widely reported recently that emails between her and Bryan Magliano, who set up the server, are still missing to the State Department:

The State Department said today it can’t find Bryan Pagliano’s emails from the time he served as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s senior information technology staffer during her tenure there.

Pagliano would have been required to turn over any official communications from his work account before he left the government. State Department officials say he had an official email account, but that they can't find any of those records he would have turned over and continue to search for them.

"The Department has searched for Mr. Pagliano’s email pst file and has not located one that covers the time period of Secretary Clinton’s tenure," State Department spokesman Elizabeth Trudeau said today, referencing a file format that holds email.