Sep 16 2015
Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement in response to calls for a special counsel to investigate Secretary Clinton:
“Calls for a special counsel to review Secretary Clinton’s emails are entirely unwarranted.
“The State Department—in coordination with the intelligence community—is already reviewing Secretary Clinton’s emails for public release. Secretary Clinton has expressed her desire to appear before the House Select Committee on Benghazi to discuss her emails and the Benghazi attacks. She has voluntarily complied with all requests and the process is working.
“The Benghazi attacks have been the subject of dozens of congressional hearings, three bipartisan committee investigations and a State Department Accountability Review Board. None of those reviews found any wrongdoing by Secretary Clinton.
“Despite all the investigations, the attacks continue. Instead of wasting more taxpayer dollars, the process in place to review and release Secretary Clinton’s emails, which she has welcomed, should be allowed to continue. Calls for a special counsel are purely political and completely unnecessary.”