Valerie Jarrett Doesn’t Know If Hillary Ever Emailed ANYONE In Obama Administration [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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Senior Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett said on Bloomberg TV’s “Market Makers” that she doesn’t know if anyone in the entire administration ever received an email from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her four years as a cabinet member. (VIDEO: Bloomberg Host Grills Media Matters Founder: Should America ‘Blindly Trust’ Hillary Clinton?)

CO-HOST ERIK SCHATZKER: Valerie, we need ask about State Department email policy. I’d have to imagine while the Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, you received emails from her. The president even …

JARRETT: I actually did not.

SCHATZKER: You did not?

JARRETT: I did not. No, I did not receive email from Hillary Clinton.

SCHATZKER: Did members of the administration receive emails from Hillary Clinton while she was Secretary of State?

JARRETT: That, I don’t know. I do know the president as a very firm policy that email should be kept on government systems. He believes in transparency. I know the State Department is currently working with the national archives to make sure all of Secretary Clinton’s emails are captured.

CO-HOST STEPHANIE RUHLE: Does that mean she broke the policy?

JARRETT: I defer totally to the State Department for that. We established the policy, but we leave it up to every single agency to determine how to adhere to that policy.

RUHLE: What would you do — if someone on your staff was conducting White House business using their personal email account, would you fire them?

JARRETT: I don’t want to get into a hypothetical. I do know we have training at the White House on the continuing basis to make sure our staff understand the importance of keeping it on the system so it is there. We believe in transparency and we believe in the public records, that they need to be captured. So we constantly are having trainings for our team to make sure they know what is going on and we encourage the other agencies to do the same.

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