What is not mentioned is that the "watchdog" group that filed for the court order is loaded with members of the Democratic party and is not in the least bit neutral.
folks might want to check out this GAO report about how the clinton admin handled or should one say mishandled their email
“Clinton Administration’s Management of Executive Office of the President’s E-Mail System,” U.S. General Accounting Office Report,GAO-01-446 (April 2001), available at http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d01446.pdf
Memorandum of Understanding on the Clinton-Gore E-mail Records,
available at http://tinyurl.com/yu67t8
“Missing White House E-mails: Mismanagement of Subpoenaed Records,” Hearings before the Committee on Government Reform,U.S. House of Representatives, 106th Cong, 2d Sess., Serial No. 106-179 (March 23, March 30, May 3, and May 4, 2000)