State Department Re-Opens Clinton Emails Probe, Hints At "Administrative Sanctions"

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Just over three months ago the State Department 'suspended' its internal review into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or her top aides mishandled emails containing information now deemed "top secret." Now that The FBI's review is over - finding her recklessly negligible and unsophisticated enough to know she was doing anything wrong - AP reports State is reopening the probe warning that Hillary (and/or her scapegoats staff) may still face "administrative sanctions."

In April we reported that:

Spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said the department had paused the review to avoid complicating or impeding an ongoing FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private server while she was America's top diplomat.


She said the review would remain "on hold" pending completion of the FBI probe. The review could result in counseling, warnings or other action if findings show information was mishandled.

And now, as AP reports,

The State Department is reopening an internal investigation of possible mishandling of classified information by Hillary Clinton and top aides.


Spokesman John Kirby says the emails probe is restarting now that the Justice Department isn't pursuing a criminal prosecution. The State Department suspended its review in April to avoid interfering with the FBI's inquiry.


Kirby set no deadline for the investigation's completion.


Clinton was secretary of state until early 2013. Most of her top advisers left shortly thereafter.


But Kirby said this week former officials can still face "administrative sanctions." The most serious is loss of security clearances, which could complicate Clinton's naming of a national security team if she becomes president.


Beyond the Democratic front-runner, the probe is most likely examining confidants Cheryl Mills, Jake Sullivan and Huma Abedin.

As The State Department explains...

Which has sent the odds of Federal charges being filed surging higher once again...



We can only imagine the level of outrage from the American people should the State Department also clear her after what FBI Director Comey has detailed about her recklessness.

However, given her non-stick nature...

We suspect it will be her former staff - specifically Pagliano and Abedin - that will find themselves awkwardly under the bus.

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The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) HelluvaEngineer Jul 7, 2016 6:38 PM

John Kerry and Obama might let the State Department repremand their star after knocking the FBI out of the box?  Not a chance!  This exoneration should take about a week.

NidStyles's picture

I bet they actually drag it out to keep Hill-dog in the news.

This is all just free advertising for her campaign. Basically they are taking a page from Trump's campaign strategy.


She will be vindicated and found of no wrong doing later this year when the election is a mere weeks away, vindicating her in the eyes of the left as having been the target of a hateful and vindictive FBI. Wait and see, someone in the government will be caught up in some scandal as well involving unjustly targeting poor innocent hill-dog for misogynist discrimination..


This shit is written worse than the last star wars film, and the acting is just as bad.



Mr. Kwikky's picture

Turn on the SPAM filter...fuckers

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Aristotle of Greece (not verified) Mr. Kwikky Jul 7, 2016 7:16 PM

Stupidity = Doing the same thing over expecting different result.

Besides, Hillary is of the Pyramid. Can't beat the Pyramid of Power.

Whoa Dammit's picture

Wasn't 8 years of Clinton scandals enough in their first go ?  I can't imagine having to put up with another 8 years of it.

And if she's too "unsophistocated " to know she did something wrong with her e-mail server, she is too retarded to be president.

Whoa Dammit's picture

This is the punchline:

 Kirby said earlier this week that former officials can still face "administrative sanctions." The most serious of those penalties is loss of security clearances

The State Department is trying to take the lead over security clearances so that Congress won't move to revoke them. ( as if they ever would really do that.)

We are being played.

xtop23's picture

This is just a shake down. Nothing to see here. They just want their little bit of the cut from the Clinton Foundation.

philipat's picture

As a non-American, I fail to understand how anyone could vote for HillBilly. Haven't you seen enough of her criminality and general untruthfulness about anything? I just hope that in Novemebr enough Americans have the cojones to stand up and say "enough", as the Brits did with Brexit. But of course cojones is part of the issue. It seems that Americans will vote for HillBilly just because she is (Allegedly) a woman. I think that any reasonable person would have no problem with a woman becoming POTUS. Just not THIS woman..

Never One Roach's picture
Clinton unveils debt-free education plan with nod to Sanders


It's free! ... except for the taxpayers.


[PS: aka, another Fat Subsidy of the Bloated Over-rated miserable education system administrators.]

knukles's picture

No more using the Sec State's private solid gold commode when you drink the blood of newborn innocents.

Chupacabra-322's picture

Well, Politics is for ugly people who can't make it in Hollywood.

Fish Gone Bad's picture

Hillary could set Joe Biden on fire while on the evening news, and NOTHING would come of it.  I used to think stuff like this only happened in backwards countries like Brazil.  Nope.  Not so much anymore.

stinkypinky's picture

It also takes the legs out of anybody else seriously probing the case.

"Why are you looking into this? The State Department is looking into it. Just let them do their job. Stop trying to be a hero - you think you're better than the State Department?"


bh2's picture

To the contrary, it more likely takes months and months, right on into November.

The State Department may be filled with people who could never get respectible jobs in private industry (apart from burger flipping), but they are cunning enough to notice what has happened to numerous people who went up against the Bill-Hill tag team. Not pretty.

State will therefore diligently "investigate" until such time it becomes clear whether the Red Queen will ascend to the throne.

If she does, the "investigation" will find her pure as the driven snow and far above reproach. But if she does not, they'll "criticize" her in about the same way the FBI did. Which is to say with no real harm done.

Nobody wants to die. Everyone proceeds accordingly.

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OrangeJews (not verified) HelluvaEngineer Jul 7, 2016 6:39 PM

So Huma will take the hit and get some great Cabinet job?

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TradingIsLifeBrah (not verified) OrangeJews Jul 7, 2016 7:14 PM

They are reopening it so that they can officially clear Hillary of any wrongdoing

gimli's picture

So this is the 3rd department that'll let her go.

We get rid of these 3 departments and we'll save a

heck of a lot of tax dollars. Doesn't seem like they

know what they're doing anyway.

chunga's picture

They're trying to get us used to the fact GOV is completely LAWLESS and the Klintones are perfect for this lesson. They've been showing us this for decades.


Get ready for a completely overt totalitarian state, we are almost there.

Bollixed's picture

I'm more concerned that while we're all watching the left hand, the right hand is doing something far more dangerous such as troop build-ups near nations that were foolish enough to put their countries near our far off military bases, as an example. Or worse. And we're not being informed about it.

This Clinton shit show is going on far too long, especially with this new investigation, to think otherwise.

Burltron's picture

The timing of these police shootings also lined up perfectly with all this other "noise".  Some CIA clown just basically admitted to geochemical engineering(chemtrail aerosol weather changing, I'm not a scientist ). I live in Ontario and the grass is usually lush green at this time of year. It hasn't rained here all summer for more than an   hour. Something is wrong and it's hard to know what is important anymore. Except sending Hitlery and her beef curtains/cankles to prison or death. And also ripping the mask of our (((leaders))) for the world to see that sneering devil face.

Burltron's picture

And with the monstrosities tonight everyone forgot about Kilary. Just like that.

Fish Gone Bad's picture

This is not even sleight of hand, it is in broad daylight, in front of an audience, and on the news.  They don't have to hide it because there is not anything anyone will do about it...

chunga's picture

I'm scratching my head wondering the purpose of another Hill'rey investigation. Perhaps TPTB have their feelers out and figure people have had just about enough. JFK has some quote to the effect that if peaceful redress is taken away, non-peaceful redress will result.


I have to say the taunting and fist-pumping by the red team revs my adrenaline right up, and makes me want to fight. Another wrist-slap for Hill'rey might calm regular average pissed off people like me down, they figure, but it's way too little too late for that.

ShrNfr's picture

I suspect one or both of them will squeal unless Hitlery & Bubba have their relatives on a hit list if they do.

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SimpleJackBlack (not verified) Jul 7, 2016 6:38 PM

I'm starting a GoFundMe page to build a rocket to launch the Obamas and Clintons into the sun.

booboo's picture

This is her campaign asking for this as some type of quantifiable punishment so they can say, "she did her time now we can move on" They are seeing the fall out from her skating in the polls and it ain't good.

bank on it.

truthalwayswinsout's picture

Why waste the money. It is so much cheaper the Chinese way.

lakecity55's picture

Why not GoFundMe to drop them in a volcano? It would be cheaper and we could do pay-per-view!

beemasters's picture

You should seriously consider doing it for real. It might just get the attention of the mainstream media. Just remember to list the justifications and benefits.

Secret Weapon's picture

Most positive post all day! 


Infinite QE's picture

No don't! We need the sun and they could be like anti-matter outside the earth's orbit.

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

If you want to do it for far less money, use North Korean rockets.

We can all watch on PPV, as it goes up and goes Boom!

SantaClaws's picture

Maybe they'll apply the same administrative reward, er "sanctions", that IRS's Lois Lerner received.

Automatic Choke's picture

that's a great idea.   how about you and i start our own investigation into her emails.   we can announce we are about to render a verdict and await the payoff.   better than a lottery ticket !!!!


williambanzai7's picture

This is a fucking popcorn scam. Someone owns shares of Acme Popcorn Holding Company.

JamesBond's picture

Each exoneration is a win for Hillary and a loss for GOP in the dem's eyes.  The Clintons would love nothing more than an investigation a week so that they can show they are winning and the GOP is losing.   

Hugh G. Rection's picture

Thank goodness! The State Department will surely find her guilty!


yogibear's picture

The Rule of law is has been eliminated for the top people, while they'll enforce their own tyrannic laws for the small people.

Welcome to the New World Order. Seeing it before your very eyes, and it ain't pretty.

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Chupacabra-322's picture

And, judging from the two latest Executions in cold by the DHS / IDF trained Fascist Militarized Police. This is escalating quickly.

Jim Marrs latest book, "Population Control" details the rise of The Militarization of Ploice, The Rise of SWAT & Wrongful Arrests. Those three chapters outline in detail The Surveilance Police State infrastructure the US is currently in.

Farmer Joe in Brooklyn's picture

They will administer the slap on the wrist so they can tell the american people that she was punished and not "above the law".

Calculated move.

Bob's picture

Exactly.  This should be obvious to a kindergartner!

lakecity55's picture

Her real problem is going to be that nobody buys her utter bullshit.

I'd laugh to find out the Commonwealth nations and the other ZATO countries have cut off intel-sharing with the USSA.

E.F. Mutton's picture

How fucking transparent.  Give the plebes something to hope for and maybe they will quiet down a bit.

David Lynch couldn't write this script - too fucking weird, even for him.

Zarbo's picture

Little chickens, walking around and bleeding on the plate.

JamesBond's picture

Bill Clinton's new pickup line:  "Do you lift weights?"



Smerf's picture

No, but I just bought this cordless nailgun and I'm still trying to figure out how it works.