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Top aide Huma Abedin says decision to use private email server was Clinton’s

From The Washington Post: The aide, Huma Abedin, questioned as part of a public records lawsuit brought by the conservative legal group Judicial Watch, said she and her boss were “frustrated” by the episode in which Clinton’s email messages were being blocked by spam filters. As a result, Abedin recommended…


Huma Abedin Says Clinton’s Email Server Caused Frustration

From The New York Times: Ms. Abedin is the seventh of eight aides and department officials who have now given sworn testimony in a legal proceeding brought by Judicial Watch, a conservative government watchdog organization. The organization’s case began with an inquiry into Ms. Abedin’s special employment status at the…


Clinton aide Abedin said to be frustrated by private server

From The Hill: “I remember there being instances where we had, you know, communications issues,” she said during the six-hour deposition with Judicial Watch. “She wasn’t able to do her job, do what she needed to do.” At one point in 2010, Clinton missed a phone call with a foreign diplomat,…


Clinton Email Scandal: Is The Cover-up Worse Than The Crime?

From Investor’s Business Daily: As Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton put it, “what other damaging emails have Hillary Clinton and the Obama State Department withheld from the public?” He’s right to ask because presumably there could be many more such emails between Clinton, Abedin and Mills, or others outside government —…


Hillary Clinton Aide Says Email System Frustrated Secretary of State

From The Wall Street Journal: One of Mrs. Clinton’s closest aides, Huma Abedin, gave the deposition this week as part of a lawsuit. In it, she talked about an incident in 2010 in which Mrs. Clinton apparently missed a call with a French government official because an email she had…


Bid to buy for-profit college by former Obama insiders raises questions

From Politico: The investors include a private equity firm founded and run by longtime Obama friend Marty Nesbitt and former Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller. The firm, Chicago-based Vistria Group, has mounted a charm offensive on Capitol Hill to talk up the proposed sale of the troubled for-profit education giant,…


Previously unreleased Clinton emails reveal concerns about transparency

From The Washington Times: According to a report in The Hill, based on emails released by Judicial Watch, Mrs. Clinton explicitly asked about her obligations to keep records when she was secretary of state. “I have just realized I have no idea how my papers are treated at State. Who…


Five key things to watch as Clinton email investigation grows

From Fox News: 2. Remedies are available. Chief among these is the Freedom of Information Act, which became law in 1966, but it was only after Watergate, in 1974, that Congress gave the law some teeth. The organization I head, Judicial Watch, uses this law all the time to peel…


House Republicans Release Report On Benghazi Attacks

From the Associated Press: Perhaps the most lasting impact of the committee’s investigation was the revelation that Clinton used a private email server during her time as secretary of state. Meanwhile, an additional 165 pages of Clinton’s emails during her time at the State Department surfaced Monday, including nearly three…


Judicial Watch Statement on House Benghazi Report

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the official report from House Select Committee on Benghazi, revealing that the Obama administration never attempted to deploy military assets or troops throughout the entire 13-hour terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission Compound in Benghazi: “The…


More previously unreleased Clinton emails emerge

From The Hill: Toner confirmed that the email was not handed over by Clinton, but that the department nonetheless obtained it from Abedin following a request last March to hand over any documents she and other aides may have. The emails also show that Clinton made an effort to give…


House GOP Report: Despite eyewitness accounts, Clinton, administration pushed video explanation for Benghazi

From Fox News: The Rhodes email, which was a catalyst for the Select Committee, was first obtained by Judicial Watch through a federal court lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act. The email lists the following two goals, among others: “to underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet…


Clinton Email: Make Hillary Testify, See How Voters Like Her 5th Amendment Pleas

From Investor’s Business Daily: But he’s not running for office. Clinton is. If Judicial Watch were to put her through a deposition as it did Bryan Pagliano, and she invoked her Fifth Amendment right more than 125 times, the voters would likely take a dimmer view of her. Her hard-core…


Ex-State Dept. Official May Have Lied To Congress About Hillary’s Email Setup

From The Daily Caller: But emails recently released by Judicial Watch — as well as findings laid out in a recent State Department inspector general’s report — appear to show that he was involved in discussions about Clinton’s email use. He also received a memo in March 2009 which showed…


Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Throw out Corruption Conviction of Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the corruption conviction of former Governor Bob McDonnell: The decision by the Supreme Court to vacate former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell’s graft conviction further weakens the…


Opinion Journal: Hillary’s IT Expert Pleads the Fifth

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on why another Clinton aide won’t answer questions about the former Secretary of State’s private email server. Photo credit: Getty Images.


Judicial Watch: New Clinton Emails Produced by State Department; Clinton Email Shows She Was Concerned About Records

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch today released 165 pages of new State Department records that include a previously unreleased March 22, 2009, email of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revealing that she was concerned about how her records were being handled and had “no idea how my papers are…


Judicial Watch: Huma Abedin, Patrick Kennedy to Testify in Hillary Clinton Email Case

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced the scheduled depositions of Huma Abedin, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy Chief of Staff, and Patrick Kennedy, undersecretary for management at the State Department, regarding their involvement with the record system. The deposition of Abedin is scheduled for June 28,…


Huma Abedin to be deposed about Hillary emails

From the New York Post: Huma Abedin, who worked her way up from White House intern to vice chair of Clinton’s campaign for president, will be questioned under oath by lawyers for lawyers of the conservative group Judicial Watch about her involvement with her boss’ private email system. The deposition…


Clinton emails show concern over State Dept. record-keeping

From the Washington Examiner: The message was included among 165 pages of records obtained and made public by conservative watchdog Judicial Watch Monday. It indicated Clinton was concerned about her communications in the early months of her tenure. “I don’t know what’s happening [with] it all,” Clinton wrote in the…

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