Private emails are back! But this time Hillary Clinton's not involved.

Posted on Jan 26 2017 - 3:56am by Huzoor Bux



In this Jan. 13 photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.

Image: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

There was a time, not so long ago, when cybersecurity seemed to be a major concern to the Republican Party. The GOP railed against Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. This was careless, they said, and should disqualify her from the presidency. 

Surely it’s also careless then for senior White House staff to use a private email server that was hacked during the presidential campaign, which they are, according to Newsweek.

Kellyanne Conway, Jared Kushner, Sean Spicer and Steve Bannon all have email accounts through the Republican National Committee, which was hacked along with the Democratic National Committee last year, according to the federal government. However, the latter never had the spoils from the cyberattack released. 

Private emails are less secure and can be more easily hidden from the public than .gov accounts. 

The private email reveal comes as President Donald Trump is also being slammed for using his personal Android phone rather than a secure government phone. 

Maybe, in a secret chamber of Congress, the same folks who took Clinton to task over her private server are discussing how they will go after the top White House staff.

Or maybe they’re just waiting until Trump’s phone is hacked and his various communications are spread out like a Trump International Hotel Vegas buffet.



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