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Weekly Update: New Comey FBI Lawsuit

Judicial Watch Pursues Comey FBI Scandal Election Integrity Update: Georgia’s Right to Clean Voter Rolls Judicial Watch Sues for Anti-Israel ‘BDS’ Lobbying Records   Judicial Watch Pursues Comey FBI Scandal Former FBI Director James Comey sits in a firestorm of his own making.  By his own admission, he created and…

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FBI has ‘reopened’ its search for records of the infamous tarmac meeting between Loretta Lynch and former president Bill Clinton

Lynch recused herself eventually in a firestorm of criticism, and days later, in July, Comey cleared Clinton. The documents also revealed how the DOJ tried to provide ‘talking points’ to the FBI on the meeting, and called in a former assistant attorney general who Judicial Watch said is a friend of John…

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Loretta Lynch used ‘Elizabeth Carlisle’ email alias at Department of Justice

The use of alias accounts aren’t illegal, and for the most part are seen as acceptable provided that emails which ought to be discovered and turned over in response to FOIA requests or subpoenas aren’t hidden when they are requested under FOIA. The emails uncovered last week did reveal new…

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DOJ Provides Judicial Watch With Redacted Records Of Clinton/Lynch Tarmac Meeting

An attempt by the watchdog group Judicial Watch to secure records from the Department of Justice regarding the infamous meeting last year between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton has hit a troubling snafu. In a statement published Wednesday, the watchdog group announced that the DOJ “refuses to disclose…

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Documents Released on Lynch’s Infamous Tarmac Meeting With Bill Clinton — But There’s a Problem

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released documents pertaining to former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s controversial tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton amid the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. However, the emails released are “highly redacted” and uninformative, according to Judicial Watch. “It’s jaw-dropping that the Trump

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DOJ releases Obama admin talking points on shady Clinton/Lynch tarmac meeting (just 1 problem)

The government watchdog organization Judicial Watch has worked to get more information from the federal government about Bill Clinton’s shady meeting with then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch on an airport tarmac in Arizona. The Justice Department has released talking points developed by the Obama administration, except much of the material is…

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Justice Department redacts talking points on Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting

The Justice Department released a redacted version of talking points it created about last year’s tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, and claimed that the information could be withheld because of the government’s “deliberative process” privilege. The conservative watchdog group

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Redacted: DOJ Blocks Out Talking Points Used to Defend Secret Meeting Between Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton

Former FBI Director James Comey said during congressional testimony earlier this year the Lynch/Clinton meeting prompted him to be unusually transparent about the Bureau’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton. Lynch also admitted the meeting was improper, but maintains the only topics discussed with the former President were grandchildren and

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Watchdog Group Files Lawsuits to Get Records of McCabe, Wife’s Ties to Democrats

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe has been the target of criticism related to his wife Dr. Jill McCabe‘s ties to Virginia Democrats, including donations to her State Senate campaign from an organization tied to Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Democratic Party. McAuliffe is a known associate of Hillary Clinton, so Republicans have cried conflict of

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Weekly Update: Judicial Watch Sues Deep State FBI

Judicial Watch Files Three Lawsuits Seeking Communications of Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Judicial Watch Sues for More Info on Comey Memos Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Security Nightmare Revealed   Judicial Watch Files Three Lawsuits Seeking Communications of Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe These past few days saw a significant advance in…

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Conservative watchdog group files lawsuit for metadata of Comey memos

Conservative watchdog organization Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice asking for the metadata of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey about his meetings with President Trump. “We want to figure out when Mr. Comey wrote or edited his memos and how his…

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With Mueller investigation, FBI gets chance to physically inspect ‘hacked’ DNC computers

Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel of the Russia election interference probe presents an opportunity for the FBI to inspect the Democratic Party computers that U.S. intelligence concluded were penetrated by Kremlin-directed hackers, cybersecurity analysts say. The Democratic National Committee did not allow the FBI to physically inspect its machines,

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Immigration Hardliners to Donald Trump: Don’t Mess With Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ standing could not be more precarious. On Wednesday evening, President Donald Trump laid bare the frustrations he’s had over Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from an investigation into Trump’s potential ties to Russia, sparking chatter that the AG’s tenure could soon end. But amidst that talk, some Sessions allies want…

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Legal Experts Weigh in on Trump’s Right to Be Riled at Sessions, DOJ

Jeff Sessions will likely continue to lead the Department of Justice, despite the public clash between President Donald Trump and his choice for attorney general. But Trump’s frustration with the direction of the Russian probe and the special prosecutor are understandable, said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, a government…

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‘The Story’ Exclusive: Rosenstein mum on re-opening Clinton email investigation

Rosenstein also declined to comment on whether he had reexamined the investigation while deliberating whether to fire Comey, nor would he say whether any Justice Department resources were devoted to the question of re-opening the investigation. Later this week, a federal court will hold a hearing in a lawsuit from…

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Latest Batch of Huma Abedin Emails Allegedly Reveal ‘Pay for Play’ in Clinton State Department

On Aug. 8, 2015, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton submitted a sworn declaration to the Department of Justice. In that statement, she said that she had turned over 55,000 pages of emails — and that she had made sure to include anything that might be considered “federal records.” She also noted that…

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Judicial Watch: John Podesta Needs to Be Investigated About His Russia Connections

John Podesta, the former chairman of the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, served on the board of a company that received at least $35 million from a Russian investment group that was created and funded by the Kremlin and, given the current standard for investigating the Trump administration, Podesta’s Russia…

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While Everyone Was Watching Trump Jr. Fireworks, FBI Made Document Dump on Hillary Clinton

The imbroglio concerning Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer absorbed much of the U.S. media audience’s attention on Tuesday. But an FBI document dump is a heady reminder that the Trump campaign was not the only one with email problems. The FBI documents touch on the matter of Blackberrys used…

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Fitton: Special Counsel Investigation ‘Should Be Called Off Because of What Comey Did’

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday to discuss allegations that memos from former FBI Director James Comey contained classified information. He also discussed Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s links to Russia. … Pointing out that special counsel Robert Mueller and Comey are

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Report: FBI Documents Show ‘Flawed’ Hillary Clinton Investigation

Newly released documents from the FBI’s criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of highly classified materials highlight a “serious, but flawed investigation hindered by a lack of cooperation,” according to a new report. Some of the 42 pages are marked “grand jury material,” indicating that the FBI considered the investigation serious


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