Hillary Posts Extended Apology to Supporters on Facebook


After issuing her first real apology for her decision to use a private email server during an interview with David Muir on ABC’s World News Tonight Tuesday evening, Hillary Clinton has posted a note directly to her Facebook followers in which she elaborates on the issue. Despite reports to the contrary, Clinton reiterated that nothing she sent or received “was marked classified at the time.”

Read the full post below:

I wanted you to hear this directly from me:

Yes, I should have used two email addresses, one for personal matters and one for my work at the State Department. Not doing so was a mistake. I’m sorry about it, and I take full responsibility.

It’s important for you to know a few key facts. My use of a personal email account was aboveboard and allowed under the State Department’s rules. Everyone I communicated with in government was aware of it. And nothing I ever sent or received was marked classified at the time.

As this process proceeds, I want to be as transparent as possible. That’s why I’ve provided all of my work emails to the government to be released to the public, and why I’ll be testifying in public in front of the Benghazi Committee later next month.

I know this is a complex story. I could have—and should have—done a better job answering questions earlier. I’m grateful for your support, and I’m not taking anything for granted.

I understand that you may have more questions, and I am going to work to keep answering them. If you want to read more, including my emails themselves, please go here:

Thank you,

The link to her website goes to a new page that outlines “the four things you need to know about Hillary Clinton’s email use during her time at the State Department” and includes a further link to the entire email archive.

Watch the full interview below, via ABC:

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