SNL skits don’t even compare to these bizarre comedic responses from the State Department. It’s okay. Someone’s personal privacy trumps national security any day of the week in this administration.
It would be practically impossible to tell the Secretary of your department that you’re not going to hire the person they recommended. Anybody who says otherwise is straight up lying.
According to this statement no one that works for the US government can be identified as working for the government. So, there’s your answer.
Free Beacon: The State Department refused Thursday to say whether the person recommended by a Clinton Foundation official for hire in 2009 at Hillary Clinton’s State Department got a job, citing the Privacy Act.
In an April 2009 email with the subject line, “A favor,” Clinton Foundation executive Doug Band tried to press Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin on hiring someone, whose name was redacted
The Washington Free Beacon reported:
Douglas Band, who headed the Clinton Global Initiative, wrote to top Clinton aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills that it was “important to take care of” the associate’s request.
“You still cannot say whether or not this anonymous, redacted person, for privacy reasons, was in fact hired?” Associated Press reporter Matt Lee asked spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau. More