At a press conference in the United Nations headquarters, she insists that “I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email; there is no classified material. […] I opted for convenience to use my personal email account, which was allowed by the State Department, because I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work and for my personal emails instead of two.” However, starting in 2010, one year into her four years as secretary of state, she began using an iPad as well.
She also reveals that sometime in 2014 she deleted 31,830 emails that were “personal” and “private.” She says she will not turn over her personal email server. (Hillaryclinton.com, 7/13/2015) (The Federalist, 3/11/2015) (USA Today, 3/10/2015) She adds that it “probably would have been smarter” to have a government email account as well as a private one. (The Washington Post, 3/10/2015)