Newly reported emails indicate Hillary Clinton was personally made aware of security dangers in the
 months leading up to the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist 
attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya. 
That’s according to the House Benghazi Committee,
 which has obtained 300 long-sought emails from 
the State Department among tens of thousands 
under subpoena.
The Benghazi Committee says there are a 
number of emails in which State Department 
personnel specifically passed along security 
issues to Clinton in 2011 and 2012 before the
 attacks. An August 2012 email to then-Secretary 
of State Clinton from one of her top aides, Jake 
Sullivan, referred to “some warning signs” 
regarding the deteriorating security situation.
Clinton has long denied being in the loop about
 mounting dangers in Benghazi and her agency’s
 rejection of security requests from U.S. personnel, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, who
 was killed in the attacks. Though Clinton was 
sent multiple cables about security prior to the 
assaults, she explained that she got far too many
 to read.
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“They are all addressed 
to me,” Clinton told the House Foreign Affairs 
Committee in January 2013. “They do not all 
come to me. They are reported through the 
Hillary Clinton testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Benghaz, Jan. 23, 2013. (Photo: Ron Sachs/Newscom)
Hillary Clinton testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Benghaz, Jan. 23, 2013. (Photo: Ron Sachs/Newscom)
The newly reported emails differ from the cables
 in that they were sent directly to Clinton’s personal 
email server and, in some cases, were from one of 
her top aides.
Another question raised by the newly provided 
emails is whether there was any improper handling
 of sensitive government information on her personal
 server. Experts say personal servers lack the 
strictest level of security and risk being 
compromised by U.S. enemies.

Hillary Clinton has long denied being in the loop about mounting dangers in Benghazi.
Last March, Clinton told reporters, “I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email. There is no classified material.”
But today, it was reported that a portion of at least one email provided to Congress is considered so sensitive that the FBI has since classified 
it to prohibit its public release.
Today, Clinton responded by saying, “I’m aware 
the FBI has asked that a portion of one email be 
held back … but that doesn’t change the fact that 
all of the information in the emails was handled appropriately.”
Clinton also told reporters today, “I’m glad the 
emails are starting to come out. … I’ve asked to
 be done for a long time. … I want people to be
 able to see all of them … it is the fact that we 
have released all of them that have any government relationship whatsoever.”
Gowdy says he is not confident the committee will 
get all relevant material, because Clinton has acknowledged deleting 30,000 emails that she 
said were personal in nature.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. (Photo: Jeff Malet Photography/Newscom)
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. (Photo: Jeff Malet 
“To assume a self-selected public record is
 complete, when no one with a duty or 
responsibility to the public had the ability to take
 part in the selection, requires a leap in logic no 
impartial reviewer should be required to make
and strains credibility,” said Gowdy in a statement 
Gowdy added that there are “inexplicable gaps” 
in the secretary’s emails during key times of her involvement in Libya policy including:
  • June 10-Aug. 8, 2011—Time period where
  •  Clinton was heavily involved in Libya policy.
  • Sept. 14-Oct. 21, 2011—Dates of Clinton’s 
  • trip to Libya, when the now-famous picture 
  • of Clinton on her blackberry was taken
  • Oct. 21, 2011-Jan. 5, 2012—Time period 
  • when the State Department was extending the Benghazi mission for another year
  • April 27- July 4, 2012—Time period of 
  • increased security during which an IED was 
  • thrown at the compound blasting a hole
  •  through the wall and during which the British ambassador was attacked
Four Americans, including Stevens, Tyrone 
Woods, Glen Douherty and Sean Smith, were 
killed in the Benghazi attacks.