Lindsey Graham Says He Has Never Sent An Email

Lindsey Graham Says He Has Never Sent An Email

WASHINGTON -- Discussing the controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton using her personal email account for government business, a top Senate Republican revealed that he has never sent an email in his life.

"I don't email," Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) said. "You can have every email I've ever sent. I've never sent one."

"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd had asked Graham whether he had a private email account because Graham said he wanted to know if other cabinet secretaries besides Clinton used private accounts during their tenure. Graham said he did have a few questions about Clinton's email.

"Did she communicate on behalf of Clinton Foundation as secretary of state?" Graham said. "Did she call the terrorist attack in Benghazi a terrorist attack in real time? I want to know."

Several other lawmakers weighed in on the Clinton emails Sunday, mostly with a skeptical tone toward the former secretary of state. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said rules for preserving email were vague during Clinton's tenure but that Clinton nevertheless ought to clear things up.

"What I would like is for her to come forward and say just what the situation is because she is the preeminent political figure right now," Feinstein said. "And I think that she needs to step up and come out and state exactly what the situation is."

"From this point on," Feinstein continued, "the silence is going to hurt her."

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who has long alleged cover-ups in the Clinton State Department, said Sunday morning that Clinton's email dealings were shady, but not illegal.

"Did she break a law for which there is a penalty? Not really," Issa said on CNN. "But there's a big difference between being open, transparent, honest and having public integrity and only when you get caught do you turn in documents."

Clinton, for her part, said on Twitter last week that she wants the public to see her emails and has asked the State Department to release them.

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