James Carville has been a loyal and defiant defender of the Clintons since he engineered Bill Clinton's successful, 1992 Presidential campaign.

Carville has gone on the offensive over the past two weeks to defend Mrs. Clinton over the scandal surrounding her use of a private email server. During a discussion on ABC News this Sunday, Carville explained Clinton's motivation by claiming:

"I suspect she didn’t want Louie Gohmert rifling through her emails, which seems to me a kind of reasonable position for someone to take.”

Carville's suggestion that Mrs. Clinton didn't want Louie Gohmert “rifling through her emails” sounds like a very reasonable explanation of the great lengths she went through to keep her emails from government servers. The only problem is Louie Gohmert happens to be a duly elected member of Congress and served as Vice Chair of the Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.

In other words, James Carville and Hillary Clinton may not like Louie Gohmert, but as a sitting member of Congress he has every right to “rifle through” her emails, if there's a legitimate need.

In fact, under the Freedom of Information Act you don't need to be a congressman, or a judge, or even a lawyer to “rifle through” Mrs. Clinton's emails. Every U.S. citizen has a right to look at them.

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