Kerry refuses to be drawn on Clinton email scandal

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) talk before the ground breaking ceremony for the US Diplomacy Center at the US State Department in Washington, DC, September 3, 2014US Secretary of State John Kerry refused to say Friday whether his predecessor Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server to send emails now deemed to have contained top secret information had threatened national security. Asked about the controversy after the State Department confirmed seven Clinton email streams would not be made public because of their contents, Kerry said that was not a matter for his office. It’s in other hands,” he said, explaining that the State Department’s responsibility was to release the mails according to a Freedom of Information Act order and not to comment on their contents.

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