We Asked a Cybersecurity Expert if Clinton's Email System Could Have Jeopardized National Security

On Tuesday, FBI Director James Comey announced that his agency would not be recommending charges over former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, telling reporters that the bureau's investigators had concluded that "no reasonable prosecutor would try such a case." The announcement attracted harsh words from Clinton's political opponents, like House Speaker Paul Ryan, who wrote that "no one should be above the law," but it almost certainly frees Clinton from the lingering threat of prosecution that has hung over her campaign like a dark cloud.

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