Perhaps the most memorable moment from the first Democratic primary debate was Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) exclamation to Hillary Clinton that "the American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails!"
Now, however, Sanders seems to have found a new interest in the subject: He told The Wall Street Journal that there are "valid questions" about whether her emails endangered classified information or limited transparency efforts, and he argued that the investigation should "proceed unimpeded."
Sanders also sought to downplay differences between his current view and the anti-inquiry position he seemed to take during the debate. "You get 12 seconds to say these things," Sanders said. "There's an investigation going on right now. I did not say, 'End the investigation.' That's silly."
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