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White House defers questions on Hillary Clinton's private email use

White House defers questions on Hillary Clinton's private email use

The White House gently distanced itself Friday from the controversy swirling around former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and State Department officials over Clinton's use of a personal email account during her four years in office. Amid growing criticism of the practice from Republicans and open-records advocates, White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said the Obama administration had set a policy of requiring federal officials to use only agency-run email addresses, and made departmental officials responsible for seeing that it was followed. “The president has a very firm policy that email should be kept on government systems,” Jarrett, one of...

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