MSNBC’s Ruhle on Hillary’s Email Statements to Benghazi Committee: ‘How Is That Not Perjury?’

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On Wednesday’s broadcast of “MSNBC Live,” host Stephanie Ruhle played a montage of FBI Director James Comey contradicting Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statements before the Benghazi Select Committee and asked Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA), “How is that not perjury?” Ruhle said that while FBI Director James Comey said that Clinton didn’t do anything with her emails that merited prosecution, “[I]t’s not like he gave her a stellar review and an A+.” After playing a montage contrasting Clinton’s statements to the Benghazi Select Committee with FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before Congress, in which Comey said that multiple statements Clinton gave to Congress weren’t true, Ruhle asked, “How is that not perjury?” Cartwright responded, “Here’s what we established, when I questioned Director Comey. The question was, well, were there things marked classified that she sent or received? And out of the tens of thousands of emails that they were reviewing, only three of them had any markings whatsoever suggesting a possible classification, and I — there’s a clip from that I wish you guys would run –.” Ruhle then cut in, “But only three is not zero. … You either did it or you didn’t do it.