The State Department said Friday that it recently obtained a series of emails that Hillary Clinton did not turn over despite her claim that she sent the agency all her work-related correspondence as secretary of state.
The disclose Friday only adds to Clinton’s problems stemming from her emails she she seeks the Democratic nomination for president.
“We provided all of them,” Clinton said CBS' "Face the Nation" this week.
The chain of emails, dating from Jan. 10, 2009 to Feb. 1, 2009, were exchanged with former Gen. David Petraeus when he headed the military's U.S. Central Command, responsible for running the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and mostly relate to personnel matters.
“These emails are now in our possession and will be subject to Freedom of Information Act requests,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said. “Furthermore, we asked the IG to incorporate this matter into the review Secretary Kerry requested in March. We have also informed Congress of this matter.”
The State Department has said it does not have some Clinton emails from the start of her tenure in 2009 when she used an old account she said she cannot access. She switched to a different address in late January.
Clinton will testify in front of the House Benghazi committee Oct. 22 about using a private email address, routed through a personal server, to conduct all of her business. In recent weeks, she has taken the criticisms about her email more seriously and apologized for not using a government account.
“Hillary Clinton stated under penalty of perjury that she turned over all work-related emails on her secret server, but now it appears that is not the case,” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said. “This discrepancy raises serious questions and fits a pattern of dishonesty on the part of Hillary Clinton, her campaign, and the State Department designed to hide the truth. Once again, Hillary Clinton has shown that she cannot be taken at her word and that she cannot be trusted in the White House.”
Clinton’s campaign did not immediately respond to questions.