WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — Bill Clinton says it was a mistake for Hillary to maintain a personal email server even though her predecessors and her successor at the State Department did it.READ MORE: Report: 25 AR-15 Rifles Missing From Miami Police Department's Inventory
But the former president says his wife should have known that there would be a different set of rules applied to her if she ran for the presidency.
Bill Clinton defended the Democratic nominee for president Friday during a question-and-answer period at a Las Vegas forum organized by the Asian American Journalists Association and APIA Vote.READ MORE: Broward Transit Resumes Collecting Bus Fares On June 1st
Clinton says it didn’t occur to diplomats sending the emails at the time that they should be concerned with records classification.
The former president also says the email server shouldn’t be a cause for distrust, and that people in the national security community wouldn’t endorse Hillary Clinton’s candidacy if it was.MORE NEWS: ‘Just Really Shaken Up’: CBS4 Crew Attacked On South Beach While Working Story About Efforts To Cut Down On Violence There
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