Donald Trump's campaign on Tuesday seized on revelations that the FBI has recovered an additional 30 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server relating to the 2012 terrorist attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, saying the alarming development makes one wonder “what is contained in the other emails she attempted to wipe from her server.”
According to an Associated Press report, the 30 emails were part of a larger cache of thousands of emails the FBI recovered from the personal email server Clinton maintained in her New York home. Government lawyers told a U.S. district judge that some of the 30 Benghazi-related emails were not part of a previous delivery of messages from Clinton’s server delivered to the State Department.
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"Today's disclosure that 30 additional emails about Benghazi were discovered on Hillary Clinton's private server raises additional questions about the more than 30,000 emails she deleted,” Trump’s senior communications adviser Jason Miller said in a statement.
“Hillary Clinton swore before a federal court and told the American people she handed over all of her work-related emails. If Clinton did not consider emails about something as important as Benghazi to be work-related, one has to wonder what is contained in the other emails she attempted to wipe from her server."
It will take until the end of next month, the State Department said, for it to complete a review of the thousands of new emails and redact classified information before they are released publicly.