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Clinton: I should have had two email accounts

Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system during her tenure as secretary of state dominated an interview with NBC's Andrea Mitchell. She defended her use as "fully above board," but said it would have been better if she had used two different accounts for work and personal use. Meanwhile, Donald Trump stumbled on air with questions about various terror group leaders. Judy Woodruff reports.

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    We will get analysis of the European migrant crisis from Mark Shields and Michael Gerson in a moment, but, first, a look at the latest political divides here at home.

    It's the issue that's loomed over Hillary Clinton's campaign: her use of a private e-mail system as secretary of state. And, today, it dominated her interview with NBC's Andrea Mitchell.

  • HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, Democratic Presidential Candidate:

    My personal e-mail use was fully above-board. It was allowed by the State Department, as they have confirmed. But, in retrospect, it certainly would have been better — I take responsibility — I should have had two accounts, one for personal and one for work-related.


    Still, Clinton said she doesn't believe the controversy will cost her the nomination. She declined to comment on whether Vice President Joe Biden will enter the Democratic race, saying people should give him the space he needs to make what she calls a difficult choice.

    He was asked about the possibility last night, after a speech at a synagogue in Atlanta.

    JOSEPH BIDEN, Vice President of the United States: The most relevant factor in my decision is whether my family and I have the emotional energy to run. The factor is, can I do it? Can my family undertake what is an arduous commitment that we would be proud to undertake under ordinary circumstances? But the honest-to-God answer is I just don't know.


    And on the Republican side, Donald Trump struggled Thursday with questions from radio host Hugh Hewitt about the leaders of terror groups.

  • HUGH HEWITT, Radio Talk Show Host:

    I don't believe in gotcha questions. I'm not trying to quiz you on who the worst guy in the world is.

  • DONALD TRUMP, Republican Presidential Candidate:

    Well, that is a gotcha question, though. I mean, you know, when you're asking me about who's running this, this, this, that's not — that is not — I will be so good at the military, your head will spin. But, obviously, I'm not meeting these people. I'm not seeing these people.


    On a different subject, Trump repeated today he will seek to renegotiate, but not repudiate the Iran nuclear deal.

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