Top senator presses Pompeo for missing details in Clinton emails report

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A top Republican senator asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for information about the State Department’s administrative reviewof the handling of classified information on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

Back in October, the agency identified almost 600 security violations in its review of 33,000 email records of former agency officials and aides to Clinton. Ninety-one “valid violations” were attributable to 38 different people. An additional 497 violations could not be connected to any one person.

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Pompeo on Wednesday with several information requests. It noted the State Department’s report “states that ‘the unprecedented nature and scale of this event posed many significant challenges’ for the Department’s investigation.”

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