State Department Still Won’t Say Whether Hillary Signed Separation Agreement [VIDEO]

Chuck Ross Investigative Reporter
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The State Department still does not have an answer to the simple question of whether Hillary Clinton signed a separation form when she left her job as secretary of state.

That form, OF-109, asks outgoing agency employees to affirm that they turned over all classified and official documents in their possession when leaving their jobs at State.

“Last week, I think a couple times you were asked about whether the department has a record of Secretary Clinton signing the separation form,” Associated Press reporter Matt Lee asked State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki during a press conference on Monday.

“I don’t have an update on this, Matt,” Psaki said. “We’re still working on it. I understand.”

Psaki said on Thursday that she did not have any new information on whether Clinton signed the document.

If Clinton signed the document when she left office Feb. 1, 2013, that affirmation could open her up to perjury charges since she did not turn any of her email records over to the State Department until December, nearly two years after leaving the agency.

Clinton’s failure to sign the document would raise questions over why she was allowed to bypass a routine agency procedure.

“It can’t be that difficult,” a frustrated Lee shot back at Psaki on Monday. “How hard can it be to find out whether she did or not?”

“I understand why you’re asking,” Psaki said. We’re looking to get an answer. I don’t have an answer today.”

Lee was at least able to get Psaki to verify that the State Department does keep records of separation forms signed by top-level officials. (RELATED: Hillary Used Unshielded Phone, Didn’t Sign Exit Documents)

“We keep records. We keep records, yes.”

“Then I can’t understand why, whatever,” Lee said.


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