Fox News host Megyn Kelly battled with liberal political pundit Juan Williams Tuesday over whether Hillary Clinton broke the law by keeping her emails on a private home server.
“I still think it’s the case that she broke no law,” Williams said. “People are so afraid of her on the Republican side they are just trying to tear her down.”
“But how do you say that?” Kelly asked. “The law says that it is a violation to willfully conceal your records.”
“The people at the Federal Records Act say she broke no law,” Williams countered.
That didn’t satisfy Kelly.
“Listen I am an attorney … and I’m telling you, I looked at the law and I believe there is obviously room for disagreement,” she said.
“I don’t think she broke any law,” Williams reiterated
“Based on what?” Kelly asked. “I am telling you the standard is willful concealment.”
“There is no willful concealment that you can prove,” Williams answered.
“Why not?” Kelly asked. “How can I not prove it? How can it not be proved when she had 30,000 documents, 60,000 documents—“
“Hang on a second,” Williams interjected.
“You asked me a question, let me answer it!” Kelly shot back. “She’s got all the documents on her computer, FOIA requests are coming in, congressional demands are coming in, litigation requests are coming in, she doesn’t produce any of the documents. How is that not concealment?”
Williams continued to insist that there was no willful concealment, contending that the scandal only fuels Kelly’s “conspiracy theories.”
“I have no conspiracy theories. What I say is that willful concealment under the law is illegal,” Kelly answered.
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