While Hilary Clinton was attacked during the presidential campaign over her use of private messaging when she was Secretary of States, the daughter of the current US President did the same, according to Washington Post
Like Hillary Clinton, The daughter and adviser to US President Ivanka Trump used a personal e-mail account to communicate about government affairs, violating US federal rules, the Washington Post said Monday.
The American newspaper, citing unnamed sources, said the discovery was made by officials of the White House.
Ivanka Trump did not know the rules
Asked about it, Ivanka Trump said she was not aware of the details of the federal rules, according to the newspaper.
A spokesperson for Ivanka Trump’s lawyer confirmed that she had used a personal e-mail account before being informed of these rules, and said that all e-mails related to government affairs had been made available several months ago, according to the Washington Post.
Clinton was targeted for the email deal in 2016
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly blasted the use of a private email server for government business by Hillary Clinton, his opponent in the 2016 presidential election, during his mandate as secretary of state.
Donald Trump’s supporters regularly chant “Lock her up!” during meetings of the president. This sentence, meaning their willingness to see Hillary Clinton in prison, was one of their rallying cries during the presidential campaign.