CBS: White House ‘Revised’ Obama’s Misleading Answer on Hillary Email Scandal

‘Spokesman Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama did know that Clinton had a private account because he sent e-mails there for four years’

PELLEY: "Hillary Clinton is expected to be speaking soon and for the first time about her use of a private e-mail account, instead of the government system when she was Secretary of State. One source is telling us that she's considering a news conference. Conducting official business by private e-mail would appear to violate the 2009 law designed to protect public records. Clinton didn't mention it today, but the White House found itself facing new questions after an interview with the president by our senior White House correspondent Bill Plante."

PLANTE: "Mr. President, when did you first learned that Hillary Clinton used an email system outside the U.S. government for official business while she was Secretary of State?"

OBAMA: "At the same time that everybody else learned it through news reports."

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PELLEY: "Well, the White House revised that answer today. Spokesman Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama did know that Clinton had a private account because he sent e-mails there for four years."

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EARNEST: "The president was not aware of the fact that this was a personal e-mail server and that this was the e-mail address that she was using exclusively for all her business."

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PELLEY: "Recently, Clinton turned over 55,000 pages of e-mails to the State Department. She's tweeted that she hopes they'll be released to the public."

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