Some of the emails on then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server may well have been about wedding plans and yoga, but some — as we now know — were not. Many dealt with high-level affairs of state, and Clinton’s staff knew this as well.
One more thing we now all know, this time as a result of Friday’s dump of 189 pages of FBI documents, was that members of Clinton’s staff were aware that the stuff was about to hit the fan and that they needed to engage in covering up their boss’s mess.
One member of the team actually used the word cover-up. From the Washington Examiner:
Employees at Platte River Network, the firm tapped to manage Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2013, sent emails describing the ‘Hilary [sic] coverup [sic] operation’ after Clinton’s staff asked them to begin wiping emails in Dec. 2014.
The comment was made in December 2014 by an employee who was asked to modify the email system to automatically delete emails after 60 days. According to the FBI’s report, the unnamed employee later told investigators that his comment was intended as “a joke.”
At this point, the same description seems to increasingly to the Democratic nominee.