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State would need 75 years to compile Clinton emails

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The State Department said it would take 75 years for the release of emails from top aides to Hillary Clinton from during her time as secretary of State.

Lawyers said it would take that long to compile the 450,000 pages of records from former Clinton aides Cheryl Mills, Jacob Sullivan and Patrick Kennedy, according to a court filing from last week, which was first reported by CNN.

"Given the Department's current [Freedom of Information Act] workload and the complexity of these documents, it can process about 500 pages a month, meaning it would take approximately 16-and-2/3 years to complete the review of the Mills documents, 33-and-1/3 years to finish the review of the Sullivan documents, and 25 years to wrap up the review of the Kennedy documents — or 75 years in total," the State Department said in the filing.

In March, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a pair of lawsuits requesting the release of emails and records from Clinton and her top aides during and after her time at the State Department.

“The Obama administration has failed to comply with records requests in a timely manner as required by law,” Chairman Reince Priebus said in a March statement, noting that the RNC had previously requested the documents from State last October and December.

Priebus cited the Freedom of Information Act, under which the suits were filed, in calling for full disclosure of the email records.

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http://thehill.com/policy/technology/282434-state-dept-would-need-75-years-to-compile-clinton-emails

Then HIRE MORE PEOPLE! Is there any end to the stalling? 75 YEARS? :onfire:

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19 minutes ago, Cinnamon said:

The State Department said it would take 75 years for the release of emails from top aides to Hillary Clinton from during her time as secretary of State.

Lawyers said it would take that long to compile the 450,000 pages of records from former Clinton aides Cheryl Mills, Jacob Sullivan and Patrick Kennedy, according to a court filing from last week, which was first reported by CNN.

"Given the Department's current [Freedom of Information Act] workload and the complexity of these documents, it can process about 500 pages a month, meaning it would take approximately 16-and-2/3 years to complete the review of the Mills documents, 33-and-1/3 years to finish the review of the Sullivan documents, and 25 years to wrap up the review of the Kennedy documents — or 75 years in total," the State Department said in the filing.

In March, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a pair of lawsuits requesting the release of emails and records from Clinton and her top aides during and after her time at the State Department.

“The Obama administration has failed to comply with records requests in a timely manner as required by law,” Chairman Reince Priebus said in a March statement, noting that the RNC had previously requested the documents from State last October and December.

Priebus cited the Freedom of Information Act, under which the suits were filed, in calling for full disclosure of the email records.

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http://thehill.com/policy/technology/282434-state-dept-would-need-75-years-to-compile-clinton-emails

Then HIRE MORE PEOPLE! Is there any end to the stalling? 75 YEARS? :onfire:

I swear by all that is holy.

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Well I know there are about 50 million sitting at home. Collecting a check who can, be put to work. That should knock about 75 yrs. 

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