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White House opens probe into e-mail claims

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By Robert Hackwill
White House opens probe into e-mail claims

The White House has announced an internal investigation into the use by President Trump’s inner circle, including the senior presidential advisor Jared Kushner, of personal email accounts.

It comes on the heels of allegations half a dozen or more senior figures have committed the same mistake all roundly criticised Hillary Clinton for making during the presidential election campaign, and the Senate
committee investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election demanding Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, provide more evidence.

Clinton was castigated for “lack of judgement” or even potentially putting US diplomatic and security personnel at risk by storing classified data on her personal account, but it has been alleged Trump subordinates have been
doing exactly the same, downloading White House data into less secure personal files.