During an appearance on Fox News on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said all, regardless of party affiliation, should be concerned about how sensitive documents were being handled.
The veteran Republican federal lawmaker said the problem began with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who also had her own problems with a server that allegedly held sensitive information.
"Well, one of my big concerns about it, Neil [Cavuto], is that this is obviously the most sensitive information that any of us have access to," he said. "And my concern is the delays that we're hearing from the National Archives, that this might -- this whole thing might become politicized. And I think it should be of concern to both parties, both sides of the aisle, about how we're handling this information."
"And this goes all the way back to Hillary Clinton and the way she handled things," Palmer continued. "It was not only classified. And I'm not sure everyone understands that there's a hierarchy for classified information, classified, top secret and then special compartmentalized information. At every level, there are documents that are out there that have been mishandled that have not been in secure locations. And I think that should be of great concern to everyone."
Jeff Poor is the executive editor of 1819 News and host of "The Jeff Poor Show," heard Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon on Mobile's FM Talk 106.5. To connect or comment, email [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @jeff_poor.
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