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US: Hillary Clinton emails published online

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US: Hillary Clinton emails published online

<p>Messages from Hillary Clinton’s private email account have been released by the US State Department. </p> <p>Many of them relate to the 2012 attack on America’s consulate in Benghazi. Critics are keen to learn more about the former secretary of state’s response to the incident.</p> <p>But several congressional probes have found no “smoking gun” linking her to any failure to protect the four Americans who were killed. </p> <p>The Benghazi attack has plagued Clinton for years. She went before an investigating committee in 2013.</p> <p>“I want people to be able to see all of them. And it is the fact that we have released all of them that have any government relationship whatsoever,” said Clinton.</p> <p>“In fact, the State Department had the vast majority of those anyway because they went to what are called ‘dot gov’ accounts.”</p> <p>Clinton had called for the emails to be released as soon as possible, with critics questioning why she used a personal account rather than a government one while she was secretary of state. </p> <p>She says it was more convenient and that no rules were broken.</p> <p>Clinton is the front-runner for the nomination to represent the Democratic Party in next year’s US presidential election.</p>