Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Sailor faces jail time while Hillary skates

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If there’s one statement Hillary Clinton made that should be burned into the minds of every American it’s, “what difference, at this point, does it make?”

Of course she used that in a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing in reference to being asked about the abandonment of Americans to die and lying about the nature of the attack. However, there’s another instance where Mrs. Clinton’s actions will have unintended consequences.

As reported by Politico, “A Navy sailor facing the possibility of years in prison for taking a handful of classified photos inside a nuclear submarine is making a bid for leniency by citing the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over classified information authorities say was found in her private email account.

Petty Officer First Class Kristian Saucier, 29, is set to be sentenced Friday on a single felony charge of retaining national defense information without permission.

In May, Saucier pleaded guilty in federal court in Bridgeport, Conn., admitting that while working on the U.S.S. Alexandria in 2009 he took and kept six photos showing parts of the sub’s propulsion system he knew to be classified.

The defense and prosecutors agree that sentencing guidelines in the case call for a prison term of 63 to 78 months, but defense attorney Derrick Hogan cited the treatment of Clinton as he argued in a filing last week that Saucier should get probation instead.

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