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Clinton Campaign Accuses Inspector General of Secretly Conspiring with Republicans

vlcsnap-2016-01-20-13h21m18s336After another damaging report on Hillary Clinton‘s use of private emails, Clinton press secretary Brian Fallon accused the intelligence community inspector general of collaborating with Republicans to attack the Democratic presidential candidate.

“I think that Republicans are continuing to try to trumpet up and resurface these allegations for the purposes of hurting her campaign.” Fallon said on CNN’s New Day in response to the revelation Tuesday that Inspector General Charles McCullough believes two of Clinton’s private emails should have been classified at a level even higher than “top secret.”

“But the inspector general isn’t a Republican,” host Alisyn Camerota pointed out.

Fallon didn’t seem so sure. “Actually, I think this was a very coordinated leak yesterday,” he said.

“Why do you think he’s a stooge of the Republicans?” Camerota pressed.

“Because two months ago, there was a political report that directly challenged the finding of this inspector general, and I don’t think he liked that very much,” Fallon said. “So I think that he put two Republican Senators up to sending him a letter so that he would have an excuse to resurface the same allegations he made back in the summer.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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