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CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin Regrets Coverage
of Clinton Email Scandal: ‘I Should
Have Been Talking About Other Issues’

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 10/22/2019 5:19:56 AM

CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin voiced regret on Monday for how he covered the Hillary Clinton email scandal during her failed 2016 presidential run, saying in hindsight that he “should have been talking about other issues.” Toobin made the comments while responding to Friday’s news on the Justice Department finally concluding their investigation into the Clinton email matter and found no “systemic” effort from the former secretary of state to flout laws protecting classified information. “This is also a story about the news media, about how much time we spent on that, and that’s something that I have felt a great deal of personal responsibility for,” Toobin told CNN’s New Day.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Deety 10/22/2019 6:06:56 AM (No. 214134)
If the cover up is worse than the crime, why isn't the entire MSM impeached by now?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: chance_232 10/22/2019 6:08:31 AM (No. 214135)
He assumes that anyone was watching him.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 10/22/2019 6:58:42 AM (No. 214157)
If the new rule is to be, "Don't publicly assert criminality until proven in a court of law", bring it on. Sure, the dems would escape a lot of responsibility. News flash, they already are. But it is the Republicans and especially Trump that are always buried in the groundless accusations of the media/Left/dems. What Toobin is saying is that "too dumb to protect classified information that WAS leaked, even if Clintoon didn't intend too" shouldn't be held accountable for her misbehavior. There was a rule not to have such a server and there was a reason for the rule. Hillary had her server for personal reasons, protection of her suspicious activities. There was NO concern for the protection of the Country or her People. There is EXCELLENT reason to criticize her for that. Toobin must be feeling the pressure from other dems.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/22/2019 7:05:20 AM (No. 214166)
So, he's just saying "I should have been more in the tank for Hillary!"?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 10/22/2019 7:16:46 AM (No. 214180)
The problem is that while discussing her email 'scandal' he should have be talking about indictments...and other issues related to those indictments.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: PostAway 10/22/2019 7:22:27 AM (No. 214182)
Insufferable elitist curly-topped Toobin flatters himself; a thing he is always trigger-ready to do during lulls when other dreary snobs like him take a break from their vodka soaked praise of him. Not to worry Jeffrey, old chum. No one who lives more than 2 blocks from Central Park or is stuck in the Missoula, Montana airport for a day heard what you said about anything.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: offrope 10/22/2019 7:41:35 AM (No. 214200)
Perhaps Toobin is a Russian asset?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday 10/22/2019 7:55:13 AM (No. 214212)
Really, Jeffrey, you think you have that sort of influence? The email scandal was only a small part of why Hillary lost. The main reason was that the country was sick to death of people like you and the Clintons. We elected Trump because we saw the Democrats path to put this nation under communism one step at a time.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 10/22/2019 8:06:44 AM (No. 214227)
Jeffrey who?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jebediah 10/22/2019 8:09:50 AM (No. 214230)
That this man considers himself a newsman is a joke!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird 10/22/2019 8:12:55 AM (No. 214238)
The naked truth, Jeffrey, is that no one gives a hoot about anything you say.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/22/2019 8:20:47 AM (No. 214247)
Who...?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bpl40 10/22/2019 8:27:59 AM (No. 214254)
I have a confession to make. I don't know who this Jeff Hasbin is. I wouldn't recognize his face on TV in the unlikely event I saw it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/22/2019 8:37:52 AM (No. 214265)
Truth and law are for losers, huh?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: The Remnants 10/22/2019 8:45:59 AM (No. 214282)
This is why i do not like the MSM. The fact that the Secretary of State of the United States is sending her emails on a private server is a BIG BIG news story and should have been thoroughly investigated because, obviously, they could have been hacked and you would have no idea who could be reading the emails. THAT COULD REALLY HAVE HAD VERY BAD CONSEQUENCES. That kind of indifference says a lot about the people who were in power at that time. But CNN reaps what they sow. They are being treated with the same indifference.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Krause 10/22/2019 9:09:31 AM (No. 214305)
For a lawyer, he's pretty stupid.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: beca 10/22/2019 9:24:56 AM (No. 214329)
No one cares what you do. You’re as fake as piaps.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Franz 10/22/2019 9:37:37 AM (No. 214352)
FTA: The Justice Department finally concluding their investigation into the Clinton email matter and found no “systemic” effort from the former secretary of state to flout laws protecting classified information. And, the State Department's facility in Benghazi, Libya had good security protection.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: donnaclaire 10/22/2019 9:54:03 AM (No. 214388)
Thank goodness Mr. Toobin made this crystal clear. Now he won't have to hire a food taster. Good thinking, Jeffrey.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: BamaTex 10/22/2019 10:05:17 AM (No. 214402)
Jeffrey you shouldn’t have been talking at all—your ability to value truth over lies, if you ever had it—is long gone. You are a disgrace—to yourself, the legal and journalism professions, and decency. Hush.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: DVC 10/22/2019 10:28:08 AM (No. 214440)
I wouldn't know this guy if I fell over him. CNN is garbage, I never bother.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 10/22/2019 10:55:59 AM (No. 214476)
Another sock puppet talks about his hand.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 10/22/2019 11:10:11 AM (No. 214489)
As many online wags have noted, given his (lack of) knowledge of the law, he should sue his alma mater for fraud (and a full refund).
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Omen55 10/22/2019 1:40:08 PM (No. 214614)
What an ego!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/22/2019 6:19:29 PM (No. 214756)
May I be the first to say I Don't Care.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: czechlist 10/22/2019 7:03:14 PM (No. 214800)
I had to watch part of the video to see who he is. I hsven't watched that much CNN in years
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