A former U.S. Navy sailor who tried the “Hillary Clinton defense” has been sentenced for taking photos inside the engine room of a nuclear submarine.
Kristian’s Saucier’s lawyers compared the case to U.S. authorities deciding not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information on a private email server while she was secretary of state.
“It could be argued here that depending on what your name is, that’s the type of justice you get in the United States.” ~ Greg Rinckey, Defense Attorney
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U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill on Aug. 19 sentenced Saucier to one year in prison and a $100 fine, along with six months home confinement, 100 hours of community service and a ban on owning guns, his legal team says.
Prosecutors had asked for six years behind bars.
Do you think Hillary Clinton should have received the same sentence for her unprofessional handling of highly classified sensitive emails? You decide.