It seems that every other week there’s a new story about how White House officials have used personal email addresses to conduct official White House business or transfer official documents.
Well now two familiar faces are back with yet another private email scandal.
According to a Politico report, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump — both White House advisors or aides or whatever you want to call them — used a third private email, this one a joint account, to coordinate family business, and that private account also received hundreds of emails from White House addresses.
This, of course, comes after the knowledge that Jared and Ivanka conducted White House business on their separate, individual private accounts as well. That’s three private accounts between them, if you’re counting.
Emails on that third account — domain name ijkfamily.com — included schedules and other official government documents, according to Politico. Who knows what kind of security ijkfamily.com has.
Not that screaming “hypocrites!” will make any kind of point at this stage, but we’ve got to point out that members of President Donald Trump’s administration have regularly used private email accounts to handle official business, even though the subject of private emails was a topic Trump bashed Hillary Clinton about the most on the campaign trail.
Clinton used a private email to conduct official business when she was secretary of state under former President Barack Obama. Trump ginned up all kinds of anger around her private email use, accusing her of crimes and getting rally-goers to chant “lock her up!” in response to the news.
At this point, it’s only a matter of time until we discover yet another private email address used by Jared and Ivanka, “email@example.com.