Hillary Clinton’s Emails Are ‘Really A Concern,’ ‘Also A Felony,’ According To A Memo Addressed To President Obama From Senior Intelligence Officials

Hillary Clinton’s email is a huge deal, despite what the pundits might tell their viewers. Fourteen high-ranking U.S. intelligence veterans signed a memo addressed directly to the president of the United States, urging him to take prompt action on the situation because the public has a right to know how serious the matter really is.

“By all indications, the FBI is slow-walking the investigation and mainstream media are soft-pedaling the issue. As things now stand, most Americans remain unaware of the import of this industrial-scale compromise of very sensitive national security information in Secretary Clinton’s emails.”

Hillary Clinton’s situation is really quite ominous. A lengthy document posted to the Global Research site by the authors of the memo gives the most detailed and expert information yet available on the nature of Hillary’s situation with the FBI. It seems the group, who refer to themselves as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, is demanding more timely action on Senator Clinton’s case.

“Your White House has also made excuses for deliberate security violations by Secretary Clinton that would have gotten senior officials like us fired and probably indicted. We look with suspicion at what we see as contrasting and totally inappropriate attempts by the administration and media to play down the importance of Secretary Clinton’s deliberate disregard of basic security instructions and procedures.”

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama by Alex Wong
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama [Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Hillary Clinton’s high-profile position is the only thing saving her from years of prison time, according to the memo. The senior officials remind the president they have 400 years of experience in working with classified information between the 14 of them. They know exactly how serious the situation is. Intelligence officials have been imprisoned for less. The memo states that an official named Jeffrey Sterling is serving three and a half years, and he was convicted with far less evidence than what the FBI has on Hillary.

“The contrast between the copious evidence – some of it self-admitted – of Secretary Clinton’s demonstrable infractions, on the one hand, and the very sketchy, circumstantial evidence used to convict and imprison Jeffrey Sterling, on the other, lend weight to the suspicion that there is one law for the rich and powerful in the United States and another for the rest of us.”

Hillary Clinton, according to the report, did not take the correct precautions, not out of ignorance, but did willfully flout basic regulations. She was quite familiar with the regulations, having served on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Secretary Clinton would have had many years of experience in handling classified information. She made a deliberate decision not to follow normal procedure and then handled highly classified information carelessly, leaving it vulnerable to hackers.

“Intelligence professionals (in contrast to the occasional political functionary) take the compromise of classified information with utmost seriousness. More important: this is for us a quintessentially nonpartisan issue. It has to do, first and foremost, with the national security of the United States… We believe the American people are entitled to prompt and full disclosure, and respectfully suggest that you ensure that enforcement of laws protecting our national security does not play stepchild to political considerations on this key issue.”

Among Hillary Clinton’s over 60,000 emails, including 31,000 deleted and recovered, are at least 22 that contain the most highly classified information. Keeping this kind of information safe is crucial to national security. Some of those 22 emails contained information on Special Access Programs (SAP). Special Access Programs files contain very high-level clearance material to be protected at all costs.

Hillary Clinton’s emails contained CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET, and even TOP SECRET and Special Access Programs (SAP) information. This information was held on a private server in Mrs. Clinton’s New York home, unguarded either physically or with proper network security.

“The mishandling of SAP information can neutralize intelligence programs costing billions of dollars, wreck liaison relationships assiduously cultivated for decades, and get a lot of people killed.”

Sadly, Hillary Clinton’s email was allegedly hacked. Fox News has interviewed the Romanian hacker who claims he easily copied Clinton’s emails. Several online publications, including the Russia Insider, have reported that Russian intelligence possesses about 20,000 of Secretary Clinton’s emails. According to Russia Insider, Judge Andrew Napolitano has confirmed Russia had Hillary’s email. Napolitano told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on the Kelly File, the Kremlin, and the Russian Intelligence services are debating whether they should release these emails. See the interview below. The Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity supported those reports calling them credible.

“In fact, there have been reports that Secretary Clinton’s emails were, indeed, hacked successfully by foreigners. The Romanian hacker who goes by the name Guccifer claimed earlier this month that he had repeatedly hacked her email server. He described the server as ‘like an open orchid on the Internet’ and that ‘it was easy … easy for me, for everybody.’ Guccifer has been extradited from Romania and is now in jail in Alexandria, Virginia, where the FBI is said to be questioning him on the emails. There have also been credible claims that Russian intelligence and other foreign services were able to hack the Secretary’s server.”

It is currently unknown, at least to the public, who else may have seen the emails. However, the memo makes it clear that those investigating the incident are quite aware exactly what is in those emails and who may have hacked into them.

“It is virtually certain they know what was in Secretary Clinton’s emails – including the ones she thought she had deleted. It is likely that they have also been able to determine which foreign intelligence agencies and other hackers were able to access the emails.”

Hillary Clinton has, according to high-level intelligence officers, endangered national security. She allowed TOP SECRET and Special Access Programs information to fall into Russian hands after she deliberately flouted regulations and safeguards that could have protected that information.

“Apart from the guidelines for proper handling of classified information, outlined in Executive Order 13526 and 18 U.S.C Sec. 793(f) of the federal code, there is some evidence of a cover-up regarding what was compromised. This itself would be a violation of the 2009 Federal Records Act and the Freedom of Information Act.”

Hillary Clinton not only broke the law, but ordered her staff members to also break the law.

“Numerous messages both in New York and in Washington have reportedly been erased or simply cannot be found. In addition, the law cited above explicitly makes it a felony to cut and paste classified information removing its classification designation. Retaining such information on a private email system is also a felony. In one of Secretary Clinton’s emails, she instructed her staff simply to remove a classification and send the information to her on her server.”

U.S. President Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton [Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg/Getty Images]
U.S. President Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton [Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg/Getty Images]

Hillary Clinton, because of her previous experience and her position as Secretary of State, would have definitely known what she was doing was inappropriate as well as illegal. That, however, is not even the issue. While much has been made over intent, the writers of this memo feel that is not relevant to the case. The overriding fact is she broke Federal Law, she endangered National Security and the lives of government agents throughout the world. The memo pleads for equal treatment under the law.

“So the question is not whether Secretary Clinton broke the law. She did. If the laws are to be equally applied, she should face the same kind of consequences as others who have been found, often on the basis of much less convincing evidence, guilty of similar behavior.”

Hillary Clinton, according to the over 400 years of experience used to compile this memo, did willfully commit felonies while she was secretary of State. She endangered national security by carelessly exposing highly classified information to hackers. She was hacked, and now Russia has some of the nation’s most secret information.

If Hillary Clinton were to become President, the memo suggests she would be open to blackmail, by various government officials, foreign governments and any number of hackers.

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