Bob Woodward Says Hillary’s Emails Remind Him Of Nixon’s Tapes [VIDEO]

Derek Draplin Associate Editor
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Bob Woodward, The Washington Post journalist who helped expose President Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday that Hillary Clinton’s private emails being erased “reminds me of the Nixon tapes.”

“Why did they allow Hillary Clinton and David Kindle, her lawyer, to decide whether they were going to turn over that classified information or not?” host Joe Scarborough asked Woodward. “This is, I think this is unprecedented,” he added.

“Well, it certainly is, but, I mean, follow the trail here. You know, there are all of these e-mails. Well, they were sent to someone or someone sent them to her. So if things have been erased here, there’s a way to go back to who originated these e-mails or who received them from Hillary Clinton,” Woodward responded. “So you’ve got a massive amount of data. It, in a way, reminds me of the Nixon tapes — thousands of hours of secretly recorded conversations that Nixon thought were exclusively hers… his, that he was not going to get them.”

“Hillary Clinton initially took that position. I’m not turning this over. There’s going to be no cooperation,” he added. “Now they’re cooperating. But, this is — this has to go on a long, long time. And the answers are probably not going to be pretty.”

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