<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - news >> government]]> http://gazette.com/rss/news/government Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:54:17 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification]]> http://gazette.com/fbi-records-effort-to-reduce-clinton-email-classification/article/1588029?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/fbi-records-effort-to-reduce-clinton-email-classification/article/1588029?custom_click=rss

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official asked the FBI last year to help reduce the classification of an email from Hillary Clinton's private server, according to FBI investigative files made public Monday. It was to be part of a bargain that would have allowed the FBI to deploy more agents in foreign countries, according to the files.

It was not immediately clear whether the State Department official or someone at the FBI first raised the prospect of a bargain over the email's classification.

The bureau records, citing an FBI official whose name was censored, said Undersecretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy sought assistance in exchange for a "quid pro quo.

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