Former CIA official: Hillary’s treatment of top national secrets ‘absolutely’ could have cost lives

Former CIA official: Hillary’s treatment of top national secrets ‘absolutely’ could have cost lives
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In a powerful interview on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom, former CIA officer Charles Faddis delivered succinct, devastating responses to anchor Bill Hemmer’s questions about the latest revelations pertaining to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. …

The ex-CIA official said there is “zero ambiguity — none” about the impropriety of SAP-level intelligence being housed on an unsecure private email server. Faddis added that the very existence of that information on her server means that highly classified information must have been moved off of a “completely separate channel” under a process that is “specifically forbidden.”  If you had done this while working at the CIA, Hemmer asked, what would’ve happened to you?  Faddis’ response: “My career’s over, I lose my clearance, I lose my job, and then I go to prison, probably for a very long time.” Fades explained that the “consequences are enormous” when information at this level of secrecy is made vulnerable to foreign penetration.  “The reason this stuff is in this channel is because it’s going to do incredible damage to US national security if it gets out in the open.  That’s why we protect it this way.”  When Hemmer inquired whether Hillary’s conduct could have cost lives, Faddis didn’t hesitate.  “Absolutely.  Without question,” he asserted.

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