Hillary Clinton told FBI that Colin Powell advised her to use private email: NYT

Hillary Clinton tells FBI Colin Powell suggested private email

Hillary Clinton told the FBI that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had advised her to use a personal email account, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

The incident, which was included in the notes the FBI handed over to Congress on Tuesday, occurred in the early months of Clinton's tenure at the State Department, when the two met at a small dinner party hosted by another former secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, the report said.

Additionally, a 2009 email exchange that emerged during FBI questioning showed that Clinton had asked Powell about his email practices during his time at the State Department, the report said.

Powell's use of a personal email account was included in his memoir, "It Worked for Me," the report noted.

You can read the full New York Times report here.

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