Hillary Clinton E-Mail Alibi Is Strikingly Inconvenient

The former secretary of state has repeatedly argued that she used a private server to conduct government business out of "convenience."

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a campaign stop at Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center on August 18, 2015 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Photographer: Isaac Brekken

For more than five months, Hillary Clinton has been saying that she used a private server and e-mail address as secretary of state purely as a matter of convenience. And her critics, of course, keep expressing skepticism about whether that was her true motivation: Surely, she was instead hiding something—or at best, just keeping her Spidey skills up.

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