Charlie Rose Grills Clinton: "You Can't Rule It Out" That Your Emails Weren't Hacked; Clinton: "You Can't Rule It In Either"

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In an interview with Charlie Rose of CBS News, the presumptive Democratic nominee is grilled about the FBI investigation into her use of a private e-mail server as secretary of state.

Clinton admitted that she made a mistake with the use of a private server, however she said it was wrong "because look at what it has generated."

When Rose brought up that you can't rule out that her e-mails may have been hacked Clinton responded, "you can't rule it in either."

"Some say, what were you thinking about the national security risk when you made this decision?" Rose asked. "Because of the capacity, and it hasn't been determined that there was no hacking."

"Well, there's no evidence of it," Clinton responded.

"Some would suggest that's the reason that they were very good at it because there's no evidence of it," Rose said.

"Charlie, there's no evidence of that," Clinton repeated.

"Comey, the director of the FBI, said we don't know," Rose said.

"You can't rule it out," Rose added.

"Well, you can't rule it in either," Clinton retorted. "There is no evidence. So we can go back and forth on this. I go where the evidence leads and there is no evidence."

Clinton assured viewers that after an incident like this, she's the "last person" you'll have to worry about not being 100% honest.

"Well I'm sure it didn't help," Clinton said about the server affecting her trustworthiness. "Yes, I'm sure it didn't help. But I'll tell you this, I'm the last person you'll ever have to worry about, ever, not being 100% as specific and precise as I can be so that nobody ever raises any questions like that ever again."

"You know what is so brilliant is that many people say there's a disconnect about what you see about Hillary Clinton in private and what she presents in a speech. I think in your interview we saw really what she's like," said CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell, reacting to the interview.

"It was a good give and taken," co-host Gayle King chimed in.

"But it's honest and therefore increases her credibility," Rose said about his interview.

Transcript of the exchange:

CHARLIE ROSE, CBS NEWS: Do you think the e-mail crisis contributed to the question of trust?

HILLARY CLINTON: Well, I have said that I am very sorry about it, that I made a mistake. It was certainly not a choice I would do again.

ROSE: I want to hear you out on this. You've said, 'I'm sorry, I made a mistake.'

CLINTON: That's right, that's right.

ROSE: It was the wrong thing to do.

CLINTON: That's right, I have said that.

ROSE: And some say, what were you thinking about the national security risk when you made this decision. Because of the capacity, and it hasn't been determined that there was no hacking?

CLINTON: Well, there's no evidence of it.

ROSE: There's no evidence.

CLINTON: There's no evidence of it.

ROSE: But some would suggest that's the reason that they were very good at it because there's no evidence of it.

CLINTON: Charlie, there is no evidence of that.

ROSE: Comey, the director of the FBI, said but we don't know.

CLINTON: No, that's not what he said.

ROSE: What did he say?

CLINTON: He said --

ROSE: You can't rule it out, he said.

CLINTON: Well, you can't rule it in either. There is no evidence. So we can go back and forth on this. I go where the evidence leads and there is no evidence.

ROSE: Let me go to what he said, he said is careless.

CLINTON: Well, I would hope that you like many others would look what he said when he testified before Congress because when he did, he clarified much of what he had said in his press conference. And I appreciated that.

ROSE: But he said it was sloppy.

CLINTON: No, he did not.

ROSE: Real sloppiness is what he said.

CLINTON: No.

ROSE: What did he say -- correct me if i'm wrong, somebody said what's the definition, he said real sloppiness.

CLINTON: Let me say this, there was three -- probably at least 300 people on those e-mails. The vast majority of whom are experienced professionals in handling sensitive material. And I have no reason to have second guessed their decision to send or forward me information. Do I wish I hadn't done it? Of course. Was it a mistake? Yes.

ROSE: Was it wrong?

CLINTON: Well, it was wrong, because look at what it has generated.

ROSE: But was it careless?

CLINTON: Well, I think you would have to say 300 people who communicated with me on e-mail are among the most careful people I've ever had the privilege of working with.

ROSE: Do you think it contributed and became a controversy because it fed the trust issue?

CLINTON: Well I'm sure it didn't help. Yes, I'm sure it didn't help. But I'll tell you this, I'm the last person you'll ever have to worry about, ever, not being 100% as specific and precise as I can be so that nobody ever raises any questions like that ever again.

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