Memo Details State Dept. Misconduct

    WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23:  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers questioned Clinton about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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    A drug ring near the American Embassy in Iraq; a U.S. ambassador’s “endemic” trysts with prostitutes; sexual assault by a security official in Beirut; thwarted investigations. These are just a few of the alleged juicy bits in an internal memo from the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General detailing potentially widespread misconduct by staff during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of State. The memo, given to CNN by a whistleblower who worked under Clinton, could add fuel to the fire surrounding the Benghazi scandal, sully her reputation as SOS, and block any further political aspirations. But if anyone knows sex scandals need not get in the way of political goals or getting the job done, it’s Hillary. Meanwhile, the ambassador accused of engaging with prostitutes has vehemently denied doing so.

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