WATCH | After FBI Director James Comey said his agency wouldn't change its stance on Hillary Clinton's emails after discovering 650,000 new ones, many (including Donald Trump) wondered how the FBI could have gone through that many emails in a little over a week.
It took 1 year to review 60K and 8 days to review 650K? Smart machines or not, something does not jive. Thoughts?— General Flynn (@GenFlynn) November 6, 2016
Trump surrogate Lt. General Michael Flynn was also skeptical.
Drop non-responsive To:/CC:/BCC:, hash both sets, then subtract those that match. Old laptops could do it in minutes-to-hours.— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) November 7, 2016
Edward Snowden, something of an expert on government technology, had an answer.
NBC's Pete Williams reports that nearly all of the e-mails found on the Weiner laptop were duplicates of e-mails FBI already reviewed.— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) November 6, 2016
This may have been because many of the emails found were reportedly duplicates.
Hacking voting machines: not that difficult. Hiding a secret deviation in votes from after-the-fact statistical analysis: nearly impossible.— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) November 7, 2016
Snowden also attempted to dissuade fears of hacked votes rigging the election.
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