At least six in Trump White House used private email to conduct government business

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But her email! And his email! And his, and his, and his email! Those people screaming “Lock her up” over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account are going to need to build a whole new wing on their jail to accommodate all the Trump officials who have mixed government business and personal email accounts.

The New York Times reports that at least six of Trump’s closest advisers, including Kushner, Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus, used private email to discuss White House matters. 

Those using personal accounts to contact government officials includes Ivanka Trump. And naturally even Republicans are outraged by this totally not-trivial breaking of email protocols. But not so outraged that they would do anything about it. 


The truth is … none of this is important. It was never important. Which doesn’t make it one bit less ludicrous. 

It takes a special sort of hypocrisy, or dark sense of humor, or lack of self-awareness for Trump’s daughter and son-in-law to do this after watching a race in which Donald Trump campaigned for, and arguably won, the presidency because of Clinton’s imprudent decision to use the private email domain.