Using private emails, Clinton thwarted record requests . . . In 2012, congressional investigators asked the State Department for a wide range of documents related to the attack on the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The department eventually responded, furnishing House committees with thousands of documents. But it turns out that that was not everything. New York Times
Clinton ran her own computer system . . . The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails — on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — traced back to an Internet service registered to her family’s home in Chappaqua, New York, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press.
Missing emails raise Benghazi questions . . . Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said the development will likely require Clinton to make several appearances before the panel, possibly stretching the investigation into 2016. The Hill
Not technically illegal . . . “What she did was not technically illegal,” said Patrice McDermott, a former National Archives staffer and the head of the Open The Government coalition, a transparency group. However, “it was highly inappropriate and it was inappropriate for the State Department to let this happen,” she said. The Hill
Dems circle the wagons . . . Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton, their favored 2016 presidential candidate, after allegations she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state. Reuters
Obama may raise taxes by fiat . . . The White House may be inching closer to the idea of raising taxes by executive action – the same path President Obama took to push through his controversial immigration actions. Fox News
DOJ legalized 100K before order blocked it . . . President Obama’s expanded executive amnesty started earlier than the administration said it would — and before a court blocked it. CNS News
IRS wants another $490 million to enforce Obamacare . . . “This additional funding, the majority of which is for required information technology upgrades, will allow the IRS to increase efforts to ensure compliance with a number of tax-related provisions of the ACA, including the premium tax credit and individual shared responsibility provision,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said. The Blaze