Obama’s top Iran negotiator may have had personal email account hacked while negotiating deal

Obama’s top Iran negotiator may have had personal email account hacked while negotiating deal

The Obama administration’s top negotiator on the Iran nuclear deal — and a candidate for secretary of state in a Hillary Clinton administration — told the FBI that hacking attempts were made on her personal email account several years ago during a negotiation session.

The bombshell revelation comes from FBI notes taken during a Feb. 3 interview with a former State Department official. Though the official’s name and sex are redacted throughout the notes — which were compiled as part of the Clinton email investigation — other clues in the document strongly suggest that it is Wendy Sherman.

Sherman served as deputy secretary of state under Clinton — making her #3 at the agency — and as under secretary of state for political affairs. In that capacity, she served as chief negotiator on the Iran nuclear deal.

A close associate of Clinton’s, Sherman’s name has been floated as Clinton’s secretary of state should the former first lady be elected president.

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