Judge Napolitano: Tillerson is Expediting State Dept’s Release of Clinton Emails to Save His Job
On Wednesday night, Judge Andrew Napolitano floated the idea that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is using Hillary Clinton‘s emails in order to save his job.
Laura Ingraham referred to a recent report from Politico that diplomats within the State Department “fear” Tillerson’s push to release his predecessor’s emails. Napolitano explained that there are many ongoing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the State Department.
“Until last week, the same lawyers from the Justice Department were making the same arguments now as they were making in the Obama years,” Napolitano elaborated. “Last week, Rex Tillerson changed that 180 degrees. And he said, “You know what? We’re vetting these things. I’ve assigned 100 people to vet them. You’re going to get them.’ And the people she emailed with are terrified as to what might come out.”
He then posed the “interesting” question: “Why is Rex Tillerson changing his mind now?”
“I’m happy that he has!” the judge exclaimed. “But something’s motivated him.”
Ingraham responded by asking if he thought it was for “job security.”
“Yes!” he reacted. “I am happy that the Constitution’s complied with. You wonder why he’s starting to comply with it now.”
Watch the clip above, via Fox News.
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