A former US Navy submariner says he will sue Obama administration officials for jailing him over mishandling classified information while going easy on Hillary Clinton for the same type of offense. Kristian Saucier served a year in federal prison for taking photographs of classified sections of the submarine he worked on. He argues that the same officials who threw the book at him went much easier on Hillary Clinton for using a private email server to handle classified State Department documents. The US Department of Justice, former FBI Director James Comey and former President Barack Obama are named as some of the defendants in Saucier’s complaint. Saucier was a 22-year-old machinist’s mate on the nuclear-powered USS Alexandria when he took the photos. He argued he meant no harm and was taking the photos to show his family where he worked. Instead of risking a charge of treason, Saucier pleaded guilty to unauthorized retention of national defense information. He received … [Read more...] about Sailor pardoned by Trump is suing Obama & Comey for letting Clinton go
HILLARY Clinton was all set to become the first female president of the US, before Donald Trump produced the biggest political upset in modern history to defeat her. Here's everything we know about the Democrat, her failed White House bid, and what she had to say about her campaign cash donor Harvey Weinstein... How old is Hillary Clinton? Hillary Clinton, 70, was born on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. She became the first American first lady to ever win public office when she was elected to the US Senate in 2001. She went on to become the 67th US secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013. And she became the first woman in US history to be named as the presidential nominee of a major political party in 2016. How is Hillary Clinton's health? Speculation around Clinton’s health resurfaced after she was again seen wearing a huge coat amid rumours she's hiding a back brace. The former US presidential candidate attended a memorial service dressed in the blue jacket, … [Read more...] about How old is Hillary Clinton, what happened in the US election, what is her net worth and how is her health?
It's been far from an orthodox day for staff at the Parnell Baby Boutique. The specialist store has just had a surprise visit from former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton coming to NZ Retail assistant Kersty Ward said she initially thought New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was visiting when she saw a group of security guards arrive outside the Auckland shop. Yet it was none other than Hillary Rodham Clinton that had decided to pay the store a visit. "She was really nice, quite chatty," Ms Ward said. "I sort of didn't know what to say so I was sort of babbling about myself." Ms Ward said she imagined Mrs Clinton was visiting her shop for its well-known designer brands and huge clientele. Some have even speculated she may have made the visit to purchase a gift for Ms Ardern, who is now heavily pregnant with her first child. The former first lady of the United States was more than happy to ask the shop assistant about her life and studies, Ms Ward … [Read more...] about ‘It was a blur’: Hillary Clinton makes surprise visit to Auckland shop
Hillary Clinton has said she was “dismayed” by sexual harassment accusations made against a senior adviser to her 2008 presidential campaign. Mrs Clinton tweeted that on Friday she called the former campaign worker who reported the harassment to tell her she was proud she came forward. The former US secretary of state said she wanted “to make sure she knows what all women should: we deserve to be heard”. Loading article content Mrs Clinton’s tweets came after a New York Times report that she declined to sack the adviser, Burns Strider, despite her campaign manager’s recommendations. Mrs Clinton has not addressed why Mr Strider remained on her 2008 Democratic campaign. The Times reported that Mr Strider was docked several weeks’ pay and ordered to undergo counselling, but declined to attend. … [Read more...] about Clinton ‘dismayed’ by harassment complaint involving former adviser
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton resisted her campaign manager's call to fire an aide accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 presidential campaign, NBC News has confirmed. The aide, Burns Strider, was ultimately dismissed from a group helping her 2016 campaign amid similar allegations. Strider was accused of rubbing the shoulders of a 30-year-old female subordinate, kissing her on the forehead and sending her suggestive emails, The New York Times first reportedFriday. According to The Times, he was sent to counseling and docked pay, while his subordinate was reassigned on the campaign. Another member of Clinton's 2008 campaign staff confirmed the details to NBC News in a series of texts. Utrecht, Kleinfeld, Fiori, Partners, a law firm that represented Clinton's 2008 campaign, said in a statement that there was "a process to address complaints of misconduct or harassment." "When matters arose, they were reviewed in accordance with these policies, and appropriate action was … [Read more...] about Clinton kept aide accused of harassment on 2008 campaign