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In Wake Of IG Report, Feinstein Doesn’t Think Clinton’s Private Email Use Is A ‘Major’ Problem [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter

Sen. [crscore]Dianne Feinstein[/crscore] doesn’t want to talk about the State Department inspector general report regarding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and account while secretary of state, instead she wants to talk about “major problems facing this nation.”

Appearing on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, Feinstein appeared to get frustrated with even being asked about the IG report, arguing, “I mean, what do people want? This goes on and on and on. We’re reaching the final stages of a primary. Hillary Clinton is going to win this primary. I say enough is enough.”  (WATCH: Napolitano: ‘Ample Evidence’ To Indict Clinton, Only Lynch Or Obama Could Prevent It)

Guest host Jonathan Karl began the interview with Feinstein saying, “For more than a year, Secretary Clinton has said over and over again that she did not break the rules, but this report makes it clear that she never asked for permission for her private email arrangement and that, if she had, quote, the State Department ‘did not and would not approve her exclusive reliance on a personal email account to conduct department business.’ Has she been misleading the public on this for well over a year?” (WATCH: CNN’s Bash: IG Report Fuels Narrative That Hillary Thinks She Is Above The Rules)

“No, I don’t think so. I think questions are asked and answers are sometimes taken out of context. Hillary Clinton broke no law.” Feinstein claimed. “I read all 42 pages of the report. The conclusion of the report does not say that.” (RELATED: State Department IG: Clinton Mishandled Emails, Posed Cybersecurity Risk)

“What it says is that the department does not handle these electronic platform operations well and needs to do better. Hillary herself has said, ‘Yes, I made a mistake. If I had a chance to do it over again, I’d do it differently,'” Feinstein said. (RELATED: Reports: Some Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails Are ‘Too Damaging’ To National Security To Release)

After indicating some frustration with the question, Feinstein said, “Let’s get to the major problems facing this nation.” (RELATED: Hillary Clinton’s Emails Contain ‘Operational Intelligence’ That Put Lives At Risk)

According to reports, some of the 22 emails “too damaging” to release from Clinton’s private email server contained “operational intelligence” that put lives at risk. That information was top secret.

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