For Hillary Clinton, the public reaction to revelations that she exclusively used a personal email account while serving as secretary of state has been scathing. But any legal consequences are likely to prove negligible, legal experts said.
Some of her emails will almost certainly make it into the public domain — already, a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack has subpoenaed records from Clinton’s personal account, according to The Washington Post. And Judicial Watch promptly filed a Freedom of Information Act suit against the State Department seeking select emails from the account. The Associated Press is threatening a FOIA suit as well.
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