House Holds Special Hearing On Security Failures In Consulate Attack In Benghazi

Second committee to announce a probe today. Update to this story.

Via NY Post:

A congressional committee will review whether Hillary Clinton violated federal law by using a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, it was announced Tuesday.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said his panel will join with the Benghazi committee in reviewing whether Clinton broke any disclosure laws.

“Violations of the Federal Records Act within federal agencies is something we take very seriously,” Chaffetz said.

“The House Oversight Committee will work with (Chairman) Mr. (Trey) Gowdy and the Select Committee on Benghazi to further explore Hillary Clinton’s use of personal emails while at the State Department.”

Clinton, still facing fallout from a 2012 attack on a diplomatic outpost in Libya that killed an ambassador and three security aides, is under fire for the email controversy.

Critics said that by using a personal email address, Clinton may have breached security and broken disclosure laws.

Not only did Clinton send and receive tens of thousands of emails from the unregulated address, she was never during her four-year tenure issued an official government account with which to communicate.

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