Nov 28, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Ivanka Trump defends private email use: "No equivalency" to Clinton

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Ivanka Trump defended her use of a private email account to send hundreds of emails to White House aides in an interview with ABC News, saying there is "no equivalency" to what Hillary Clinton did with a private email server.

The big picture: Trump says all of the emails "are stored and preserved. There were no deletions. There is no attempt to hide anything." But her use of a personal email account is a prime target for House Democrats who say they want to investigate it for a possible violation of federal law. President Trump made Clinton's use of a private email server a primary talking point during his campaign and has continued to mention it since taking office, tweeting about it as recently as Tuesday night.

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