15 FBI Findings and Why It’s Not All About Hillary

It’s a felony to mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way.

It’s a misdemeanor to knowingly remove classified information from appropriate systems or storage facilities.

On these points, there’s unanimity.

There’s not so much unanimity when it comes to how one interprets “intention,” “knowingly” and “gross negligence.”

  • tom_billesley

    Malfeasance in office is a felony. It applies where there is “ignorance, inattention, or malice”, with no explicit requirement for intent or knowledge.

  • canminuteman

    It’s a felony to mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way.

    It’s a misdemeanor to knowingly remove classified information from appropriate systems or storage facilities.

    Aren’t those two things the same thing? Wouldn’t “knowingly removing information from appropriate storage facilities” be “intentionally mishandling”.

    • Waffle

      Weasels and (cuni)linquists at work here.