Clinton scandal widens as 150 released emails contain classified info

The State Department has released the fourth and largest cache of more than 7,000 of Hillary Clinton’s work-related emails.

The emails, most of which dated between December 2009 to December 2010, include approximately 150 that contain information now upgraded to “confidential” level — the lowest category for classified information.

The newly classified emails include correspondence Clinton had with an aide about an Iran speech she delivered at American University in 2010, and another from the minister counselor for public affairs in Pakistan with the subject “Facebook Freed in Pakistan.”

Among the thousands of messages, many of which being missives on daily tasks, is a 2010 note to Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, asking him not to publish 250,000 classified documents back then.

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