Hillary Clinton continues to drown in scandal.
The implications of her conduct continue to threaten America.
And a new bombshell report just revealed that her Russia scandal just went from bad to worse.
When thousands of State Department emails were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop in October 2016, the FBI re-opened the investigation into Hillary’s private email server.
Those communications ended up on his computer because Huma Abedin – a key Clinton aide – forwarded them.
At the time, Americans were appalled at the negligent handling of sensitive information.
Weiner was arrested for sending sexual messages to a 15-year-old and his laptop contained classified information.
But that was not the worst news.
Abedin forwarded the emails to her Yahoo account.
The U.S. government later charged a Russian intelligence operative with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts.
The emails Abedin forwarded to her Yahoo account included passwords for government systems.
The Daily Caller reports:
“Huma Abedin forwarded sensitive State Department emails, including passwords to government systems, to her personal Yahoo email account before every single Yahoo account was hacked, a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of emails released as part of a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch shows.
Abedin, the top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, used her insecure personal email provider to conduct sensitive work. This guarantees that an account with high-level correspondence in Clinton’s State Department was impacted by one or more of a series of breaches — at least one of which was perpetrated by a “state-sponsored actor.”
The U.S. later charged Russian intelligence agent Igor Sushchin with hacking 500 million Yahoo email accounts. The initial hack occurred in 2014 and allowed his associates to access accounts into 2015 and 2016 by using forged cookies. Sushchin also worked for the Russian investment bank Renaissance Capital, which paid former President Bill Clinton $500,000 for a June 2010 speech in Moscow.
A separate hack in 2013 compromised three billion accounts across multiple Yahoo properties, and the culprit is still unclear. “All Yahoo user accounts were affected by the August 2013 theft,” the company said in a statement.
“Abedin, Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, regularly forwarded work emails to her personal [email protected] address. “She would use these accounts if her (State) account was down or if she needed to print an email or document. Abedin further explained that it was difficult to print from the DoS system so she routinely forwarded emails to her non-DoS accounts so she could more easily print,” an FBI report says.
Abedin sent passwords for her government laptop to her Yahoo account on Aug. 24, 2009, an email released by the State Department in September 2017 shows.
Long-time Clinton confidante Sid Blumenthal sent Clinton an email in July 2009 with the subject line: “Important. Not for circulation. You only. Sid.” The email began “CONFIDENTIAL… Re: Moscow Summit.” Abedin forwarded the email to her Yahoo address, potentially making it visible to hackers.
The email was deemed too sensitive to release to the public and was redacted before being published pursuant to the Judicial Watch lawsuit. The released copy says “Classified by DAS/ A/GIS, DoS on 10/30/2015 Class: Confidential.” The unredacted portion reads: “I have heard authoritatively from Bill Drozdiak, who is in Berlin…. We should expect that the Germans and Russians will now cut their own separate deals on energy, regional security, etc.”
Should Huma Abedin be held accountable for compromising the security of our government’s computer systems?
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