SCANDAL OF THE DAY: Guess Who Paid for Hillary’s Private Email Server…

hillary-clinton-bill-clinton-scandals-home_0By now, this shouldn’t surprise you. But Hillary is feeling the heat of all these allegations. Her campaign spokesman Brian Fallon quickly tweeted out some damage control.

Former President Bill Clinton used tax dollars from a decades-old federal program to subsidize the Clinton Foundation and support his wife’s private email server, according to a Politico report published Thursday.

Politico detailed how taxpayer money was used to pay for Clinton Foundation expenses, obtaining the information from the General Services Administration, or GSA, through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Taxpayer cash was used to buy IT equipment–including servers–housed at the Clinton Foundation, and also to supplement the pay and benefits of several aides now at the center of the email and cash-for-access scandals dogging Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

This investigation, which is based on records obtained from the General Services Administration through the Freedom of Information Act, does not reveal anything illegal. But it does offer fresh evidence of how the Clintons blurred the line between their non-profit foundation, Hillary Clinton’s State Department, and the business dealings of Bill Clinton and the couple’s aides.

The thousands of pages of newly uncovered records reveal sometimes granular detail about how Bill Clinton’s representatives directed the spending of taxpayer cash allocated by the GSA under the Former President’s Act.

Reporter Kenneth Vogel “pieced together a list of Clinton loyalists” who have had “their earnings supplemented by federal payments of about $10,000-a-year using funds from the Former Presidents Act.”

[The list] includes longtime Bill Clinton aide Justin Cooper, who despite not having a security clearance, any apparent training in cyber security, or a job at the State Department, in early 2009 helped set up the private email account that Hillary Clinton would use to send and receive classified information as secretary of state. Her use of that system was dubbed “extremely careless” by the FBI director. Cooper continued working to maintain Clinton’s private email system–including advising her top aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills on attempted hacks–through at least 2012, according to emails released by the State Department.

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