Another Obama Administration Official Is Facing Scrutiny Over Private Emails

The Blaze dicusses with Sam Kazman CEI's appeal of the court's decision to allow an Obama administration official to keep emails regarding government business at a private email address. 

Clinton has gained far more attention of late for the private email server she used while secretary of state, with her presidential campaign announcing this week she will turn over her private server to the FBI. There are similarities with the litigation over Holdren’s private email account, which has been going on since late 2013, and the Clinton situation, said Sam Kazman, general counsel for the CEI.

“Her case is a prime example of a high official keeping a personal email account,” Kazman told TheBlaze. “In our case, similarly, the official is claiming that not all of the messages in the personal account are subject to the Freedom of Information Act, even when in many cases they are clearly agency-related.”

Kazman said the Clinton matter has shed some light on what’s happening throughout the Obama administration – where White House officials such as Holdren, but also Environmental Protection Agency officials, have sought to withhold communications.

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