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Intel Agencies to Fox News: Clinton Email Was Classified When Sent

clintonFox News senior intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported Tuesday that three government agencies have confirmed that Hillary Clinton‘s private emails included a note that was classified from the moment it was sent.

“Fox News confirming the e-mail from aide Huma Abedin to Mrs. Clinton that kick-started the FBI probe contained classified information from three intelligence agencies, the DIA, the NSA and the NGA, which overseas U.S. governments by satellite,” Herridge reported on Happening Now.

More importantly, she noted that “all three agencies have confirmed the intelligence was classified when it was sent three years ago, and remains classified to this day.”

Herridge also noted that while the State Department claims the information wasn’t classified, that was irrelevant because of a 2009 Obama executive order ruling that “only the three intelligence agencies who own that information in the first place have the authority to declassify it, not Mrs Clinton and not the State Department.“

Fox News also reported, citing two separate sources, that a senior State Department official Patrick Kennedy is “running major interference” on the emails, going to Capitol Hill to argue to members of Congress that the Abedin emails were not classified.

Watch, via Fox News.

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