Reaction to the FBI’s decision not to recommend prosecution of Hillary Clinton for mis-use of her email system is coming in:
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.: “Hillary Clinton risked American national security by her careless handling of classified material. … At a time when America faces severe threats both at home and abroad, this investigation drives home how disappointing and shocking it was for Secretary Clinton to use her own email server for the sake of ‘convenience.’ ”
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan.: “This morning’s press conference is emblematic of why the American people have lost faith and trust in the federal government. The FBI Director outlined how Secretary Clinton likely violated the law, exposed classified information to hostile actors, and misled the American people in the process, yet he recommends no charges.”
Catherine Hanaway, GOP candidate for Missouri governor: “The clear standard for her actions to be a crime was ‘gross negligence’ which Clinton committed by storing classified information on an email server with less protections than a normal citizen’s email account. Similar crimes committed by government officials have been career ending.”
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Missouri GOP director John Hancock: “The FBI concluded that Hillary Clinton was ‘extremely careless in [her] handling of very sensitive, highly classified information,’ exposing American secrets to our enemies. This begs the question: Do Chris Koster and Jason Kander continue to believe that someone as reckless with our national security secrets as Hillary Clinton should be our Commander in Chief?”
Missouri Senate candidate and Secretary of State Jason Kander, a Democrat: “As I’ve said before, Secretary Clinton’s decision to use a personal email server to conduct official business as Secretary of State was a mistake. I trust the thoroughness and integrity of the FBI’s investigation and respect their recommendation.”