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LiberalFighter

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Wed May 11, 2016, 11:31 PM May 2016

The Right-Wing Pundits Who Pushed Automatic Classification Myth To Smear Clinton Are Burned Again

Media Matters

A State Department letter sent to Capitol Hill reportedly stated that sending “‘foreign government information’ in unclassified emails ‘does not amount to mishandling the information,’” undercutting right-wing media claims that Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton violated the law by sending and receiving emails that contained “foreign government information."

Security Expert: Order "Authorizes Classification; It Doesn't Require It." In an interview with Mother Jones, security expert Steven Aftergood explained that Executive Order 13526 on classification "is permissive, not mandatory." Rather than requiring that communication between foreign officials be automatically classified, the order "authorizes classification":
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The Right-Wing Pundits Who Pushed Automatic Classification Myth To Smear Clinton Are Burned Again (Original Post) LiberalFighter May 2016 OP
Brock brock brock! - standard BS supporter reply. nt BootinUp May 2016 #1
I haven't been able to browse to Media Matters, is it just me? BootinUp May 2016 #2
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