The former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, will respond to the controversy today after learning he used only his private email account for its official communications when it was in government in 2009-2013.
According to sources close to Clinton cited by the media, the former first lady plans to give a press conference this afternoon in New York after an intervention is scheduled at the UN in a forum on women.
Will be her first press conference since ceased to be the head of US diplomacy, in February 2013, and occurs while waiting for Clinton made official in the coming weeks his intention to run for the White House in 2016.
The credibility of the former head of state is questioned because on more than one occasion might rebel secret data.
The controversy began last week when The New York Times revealed that Clinton used exclusively private email communications as head of US diplomacy, with its own server installed at her home in New York.
US law does not prohibit the use of private mail but requires officials who prefer to use such accounts to be sent to the Government all professionals messages to be archived.
Clinton did not send her 55,000 pages of diplomatic couriers until October last year, when the State Department asked the secretaries recent work all messages sent from her private account during her years in office.
One reason for this request was the investigation of a congressional committee about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi (Libya) 2012, in which the ambassador and three employees died.
The same committee asked on Wednesday that all emails related to this case are published.
That day Clinton made her first and to date only statement on this topic. “I want the citizens to see my email I have asked the State Department to publish them and they told me that revised for publication as soon as possible,” she wrote in your Twitter account.
Meanwhile, President Barack Obama said he learned from the press that Clinton used a personal email account for official business, in an interview with CBS broadcast last weekend.
According said Monday the Obama spokesman Josh Earnest, the president would not say I know what the mind of former Secretary of State, but “was not aware of the details of how that email and the server is installed or how Clinton and her team were scheduled to meet the Federal Records Act. ”