Some of Clinton’s Libya emails said to be withheld from Benghazi Committee

It’s not clear who withheld the correspondence.

Rachael Bade

House GOP Benghazi investigators have discovered 60 new Libya communications between Sidney Blumenthal and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a congressional source told POLITICO — suggesting that either the State Department or the 2016 Democratic presidential contender withheld correspondence the panel had requested.

On Friday, Blumenthal — a longtime Clinton family friend who is set to testify before the committee behind closed doors Tuesday morning — gave the House Select Committee on Benghazi 120 pages worth of Libya- and Benghazi-related emails after the panel had quietly subpoenaed them.

The Blumenthal-Clinton communications had not been previously turned over by State, despite requests for such correspondence. Panel Republicans are pushing to release the emails as early as tomorrow but need Democrats to agree to do so under committee rules that require the minority to be given a five-day warning before release…



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