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CNN Fact Checks Claim State Department Used Hammers to Destroy Clinton's Mobile Devices

An exchange between a Trump surrogate and a former Clinton spokesperson left the CNN host stunned.

Washington Free Beacon

Short transcript:

CNN host: “Evan, Evan, Evan, hold on, can you fact check? Hang on, hang on, hang on, Evan Perez, hammers? Fact check that for me please, on the fly.”

Fact checker Evan Perez: “Yes, they did, Brooke. As you mentioned there were 13 devices, mobile device and five iPads that the FBI said that in some way were used with her private email server and they did, in some cases, just destroy them with hammers when they were done using them.”