Tuesday, June 18, 2024
HomeWorld NewsTrump reportedly wants the State Department to release any Hillary Clinton emails...

Trump reportedly wants the State Department to release any Hillary Clinton emails it has left

Trump reportedly signaled to the State Department to hasten the release of Hillary Clinton’s remaining emails as an effort to be transparent.

  • President Donald Trump is reportedly signaling the State Department to quickly release any remaining Hillary Clinton emails it has in its possession.
  • Sources told CNN it was Trump’s way of showing he was committed to “transparency.”

President Donald Trump is signaling to the State Department that he wants to hasten the release of any of Hillary Clinton’s remaining emails in its possession as an effort to be transparent, sources told CNN in a report Friday.

Trump was reportedly frustrated with government agencies’ pace in responding to information he believed should be public, even after Congress and federal courts requested them, CNN reported.

The State Department still had about 40,000 pages of records it needed to review before release, and was ordered by a federal judge to process 500 pages of Clinton’s records per month, according to CNN.

Trump’s interest in the release of Clinton’s emails comes amid another move that centers around his opponent during the contentious 2016 US presidential election. Trump also requested the Justice Department to investigate the alleged Russian involvement to gain influence in the US uranium industry during her tenure as secretary of state, CNN said.

Trump has focused public comments in recent weeks on the Uranium One deal. His at-times dubious claims about the deal have helped reignite one of his recurring campaign-trail attacks on Clinton.

Although sources told CNN that Trump was following protocol, other political operatives have wondered whether they served as a distraction from the looming cloud of investigations into Russia’s election interference and whether the Trump campaign played any part.

“This was the Democrats coming up with an excuse for losing an election,” Trump said on Wednesday. “They didn’t know what to say, so they made up the whole Russia hoax. Now it’s turning out that the hoax is turned around and you look what’s happened with Russia and you look at the uranium deal and you look at the fake dossier, so that’s all turned around.”

Donald Trump US president says end of IS caliphate ‘in sight’ after Raqa’s fall US President Donald Trump on Saturday said the end of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate is in sight” following the fall of its former bastion Raqa, and a transition can soon begin to set conditions for lasting peace in Syria.

Donald Trump US President tells Paris, Berlin to ‘keep making money’ via trade with Tehran US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran, despite his refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

Antonio Guterres Trump says UN boss doing ‘very very spectacular job’ US President Donald Trump jettisoned his past criticism of the United Nations Friday, as he lavished praise on the organization’s Secretary General.

Rex Tillerson US Secretary of State visits Pakistan as US warns over Taliban havens Pakistan has repeatedly denied the charge, insisting it maintains contacts only with the militants as it seeks to bring them to the table for peace talks.

Pence US VP says 1983 bombing was opening salvo in ‘war on terror’ US Vice President Mike Pence described the 1983 bombing of a Marine Corps barracks in Beirut as the opening shots of the “war of terror” Monday, as he issued fresh warnings to Iran and Hezbollah.

Deaths in Kogi State over Several Months Unpaid Salaries Worker Cry Out

More Related Articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

5 Days Trending

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.