(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama made sure there was no official watchdog supervising the State Department while Hillary Clinton was secretly sending her emails using a private server.
The president has a duty to appoint independent inspectors general at every federal agency, but Obama left the position vacant at the State Department throughout Clinton's entire four-year tenure.
The White House has deflected responsibility for more than a week for Clinton's use of private emails while she was secretary of state.
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But Obama bears direct responsibility for a lax ethics environment that may have allowed Clinton to work without any real oversight, government accountability groups say.