Hillary Clinton, in her first public comments on the controversy over her use of personal email as secretary of state, acknowledged Tuesday that it "would have been better" to have used an official government account -- but said she used the personal one as a "matter of convenience."
The former secretary of state, and likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, addressed the matter in New York, following an event on women's empowerment at the United Nations headquarters.
She also briefly addressed her use of a private email server, but said it contains personal communications between her and her husband.
"The server will remain private," Clinton said.
Clinton fielded several questions about the implications raised by her unusual use of a personal email and private server after more than a week of critical news reports about her computer practices, including whether they were secure and whether she complied with records rules.Read more at foxnews.com.