2009 State Dept. Document: Hillary Clinton Trained in ‘Safe Handling’ of Classified Information

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was trained in the proper handling of classified information by the Bureau of Diplomatic Security according to the Diplomatic Security 2009 Year in Review booklet the bureau posted online.

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Under the heading “Safe Handling of Information” on page 21 the bureau boasted of its efforts to quickly bring new Obama administration appointees up to speed on security issues.

“DS also provides new Department of State employees with training in the proper handling of sensitive and classified information.

“DS contributed to the smooth transition of U.S. government officials by providing more than 180 members of the new Obama administration–ranging from Secretary Clinton to various ambassadors and other presidential appointees–with security training, and immediate access to highly classified systems and other information products critical to their new roles.

“In 2009, DS delivered information security educational briefings to nearly 6,000 State Department employees, contractors and personnel from other government agencies.”

As The Gateway Pundit reported last week, Clinton was one of a select few high ranking government officials granted by President Barack Obama with the authority and responsibility to classify information on sight as ‘top secret’ or ‘secret’, known as “Original Classification Authority.”

Over 300 emails from Clinton’s private unsecured server have been determined by government reviewers to contain potential classified information including top secret level.

H/t Morgen.

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