On Friday, as promised, the State Department publicly released a batch of Hillary Clinton emails related to Benghazi, the Sept. 11, 2012 attack that left four Americans dead in Libya. The 296 emails, which total about 850 pages, according to CNN, are only a fraction of the approximately 30,000 emails that Clinton handed over to the State Department this spring. The emails had initially been scheduled for release in early 2016, according to the State Department, but a judge ruled this week that the State Department must turn over the emails in batches on a rolling basis.
So, the big questions: What can we learn from the emails? Well, at 12.30 p.m. Friday, when the emails went live on FOIA's website, the server suffered outages that left many unable to log on to read the emails. Once the dust had settled and media outlets and pundits alike began to sift through these emails, several details of note being to come to light. For example...
23 Words Have Been Classified
Her Go-To Response? "Pls Print"
You'd probably type "plz," but the fact that Clinton, at 67, knows how to use the shortened version of the word at all is pretty cool. Clinton clearly prefers to see the documents referenced in her emails on paper, frequently writing "Pls print" in response to emails.
"What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger"
Well, what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger (as I have rationalized for years), so just survive and you’ll have triumphed!
What The FOIA Page Looks Like
The FDA page is set up like an email inbox, with one line per email. You can click into the email subject line to open it in the same window, or the blue button on the second-to-left tab to open it in a new window.
Schedules Were Forwarded To Her After All