Did Rahm Emanuel Use Private Email For Public Business? He Won’t Say

Did Rahm Emanuel Use Private Email For Public Business? He Won’t Say

The Chicago Tribune was the first to report that Emanuel set up a private domain for email—rahmemail.com—on the day he was sworn in as mayor.

At a press conference Monday, two reporters in a row asked the mayor if he had ever used a private account for public business. He didn’t give a yes or no answer.

He did say he had used private email addresses for personal and political correspondence. It’s illegal to use government equipment—including email servers—for political campaigning.