Benghazi committee seeks ‘transcribed’ interview with Clinton over deleted records

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The congressional committee probing the Benghazi attacks has formally requested that Hillary Clinton appear for an interview on her use of a personal email and server for official business while secretary of state, after learning the server had been wiped “clean.”

Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., made the request in a letter sent Tuesday to Clinton’s lawyer. Gowdy asked that Clinton agree to a “transcribed” interview — and repeated a March 16 request for her to surrender her server so it can be examined by the State Department’s inspector general.

Gowdy said Friday that Clinton, the presumptive Democratic front-runner in the 2016 presidential race, has yet to adequately respond to the subpoena request for the server. He said the committee learned she had “unilaterally decided” to wipe it clean and permanently delete all emails.

“This committee is left with no alternative but to request Secretary Clinton appear before this committee for a transcribed interview to better understand decisions the secretary made relevant to the creation, maintenance, retention, and ultimately deletion of public records,” Gowdy wrote to Clinton attorney David Kendall on Tuesday.

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