2008 December: President Obama nominates Hillary Clinton for secretary of state. 2009 Jan. 13: Reports say the clintonemail.com domain was established. Jan. 21: Senate confirms Clinton as secretary of state. March 18: Clinton will later name this as the date she began using a private server for government business. 2012 Sept. 11: Islamic extremists launch […]
When former deputy assistant secretary of state Raymond Maxwell gave his account of an after-hours document-sorting session in the basement of the State Department after the Benghazi terrorist attacks, it hit home with one former federal official in particular. Sonya Gilliam had once been mired in her own nightmare at the Commerce Department where she says White House officials obstructed and destroyed key documents in an investigation. And one person in particular was named by both Maxwell and Gilliam as being involved: Cheryl Mills, the former chief of staff to Hillary Clinton and former deputy White House counsel to Bill Clinton.