MSNBC's Capehart: “Benghazi And The Email Situation” Have “Been Used For Political Purposes To Damage Hillary Clinton”

Jonathan Capehart: “Let's Not Forget The House Majority Leader Said On Camera That The Whole Purpose Of This Was To Drag Down Her Poll Numbers”

From the March 10 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe:

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MIKA BRZEZINSKI (HOST): Is liar really -- I mean, I don't think that's the word necessarily at least?

JONATHAN CAPEHART: Oh, no, that's the word. That's the word that a lot of people think when they think of Hillary Clinton. But can I just say this? Can we not forget that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified for, what, 12, 13 hours before the Special Select Committee on Benghazi? That was the opportunity for Congress, the opportunity for Republicans, the opportunity for the RNC to press the former Secretary pretty aggressively on what she did or didn't do during Benghazi and instead wasted that opportunity. And she handled it very well. We cannot look at this in isolation. It's not just that Hillary Clinton used email or didn't use email. It's how Benghazi and the email situation has been used for political purposes to damage Hillary Clinton. And let's not forget, the House majority leader said on camera that the whole purpose of this was to drag down her poll numbers. 


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