May 19, 2016: Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says that Clinton’s email scandal “is really a concern.”

Robert Gates (Credit: public domain)

Robert Gates (Credit: public domain)

In an interview, he says, “There’s the whole email thing, which I think is really a concern in terms of judgment. I don’t know what originally prompted her to think that was a good idea. […] Using an offline server I think was an error.”

Gates was defense secretary under both presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He has declined to endorse anyone in the 2016 presidential race so far. (USA Today, 5/19/2016)

May 19, 2016: Clinton says “There is no way I won’t be” the Democratic nominee for president.

In an interview, Clinton says, “I will be the nominee for my party… That is already done in effect. There is no way I won’t be.” Clinton calls her delegate lead over candidate Bernie Sanders “insurmountable.” (The Hill, 5/19/2016)