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One Of Hillary’s Top VP Picks Also Destroyed Emails, Used A Secret Account

From The Daily Caller: Interestingly enough, when lawyers with the group Judicial Watch deposed a foreign services officer at the State Department in March revealed Clinton didn’t actually know much about computers or email use. “She says problem (sic) is HRC does not know how to use a computer to do…

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FBI: Orlando Jihadi Claimed Blood Ties to Boston, Fort Hood Terrorists

From Breitbart: Islamic State mass murderer Omar Mateen, responsible for killing dozens at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse in June, had repeatedly told coworkers he was related to an assortment of jihadis, from the Boston Marathon bombers to the Fort Hood killer Nidal Hassan, newly released documents show.

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FBI did not think Orlando shooter Omar Mateen would ‘go postal’ in 2013

From Yahoo: Back in 2013, the St. Lucie County sheriff’s office and the FBI opened the investigation into Mateen after his coworkers at the security firm G4S Secure Solutions reported that he might have ties to Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombers, or Nidal Hasan, who was the…

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Fate of Virginia felon voting rights in hands of state court

From the Associated Press: The governor’s order also faces a separate federal challenge from the conservative legal advocacy group Judicial Watch. McAuliffe has said that he will restore all roughly 206,000 felons’ political rights individually if he has to. Republicans claim the governor’s order was politically calculated to help his…

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What lies ahead for Clinton on email investigations?

From McClatchy: Lawmakers have asked the Department of Justice to look into whether Clinton committed perjury, but it’s highly unlikely it will conduct another examination after deciding against criminal charges. A newly reopened State Department inquiry may unfold secretly. And no bombshells are expected from the pending lawsuits over Clinton’s use…

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FBI to start handing over deleted Clinton emails to State on Friday

From Washington Examiner: The case, which was brought by conservative watchdog Judicial Watch, has already forced six of Clinton’s top aides to submit for depositions. “No one has been able to testify under oath about why the system was created,” argued Michael Bekesha, a Judicial Watch attorney, about why a…

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Decision on Clinton email deposition expected soon

From The Hill: Over two and a half hours of oral arguments, Sullivan repeatedly cautioned counsel for both sides not to “read into” the tenor of his questions. At one point, he probed both on a scenario in which he might not order Clinton to testify under oath, but instead…

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FBI 2013 probe of Orlando shooter: We ‘don’t believe he will go postal’

From the Palm Beach Post: An FBI agent informed the sheriff’s office in late 2013 that the bureau believed Mateen’s braggadocio about ties to terrorists were a “form of tit for tat — who is the biggest and baddest — rhetoric,” according to emails released by government officials to the…

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Clinton preserves option to stall deposition

From Politico: Kendall “is preserving that position for ultimately raising it on appeal, if necessary….It’s safe lawyering,” said Dan Metcalfe, former co-director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy, now with American University’s law school. “It’s a wise thing to do, but one could infer

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Clinton lawyers: State Dept. ‘cluelessness’ is no reason to depose her in email suit

From The Washington Post: U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington said he would rule as soon as possible after a two-hour hearing, in which Clinton’s personal lawyers, led by David E. Kendall, joined State and Justice department attorneys in asking the court to deny a request by the…

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FBI to Deliver Deleted Clinton Emails to State Department

From Newsmax: The attorneys said the format of the emails took time. Some of them were deleted from the multiple servers Clinton used during her tenure as secretary of state. The comments were made during a hearing on whether Clinton should submit for a deposition in a Freedom of Information…

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Judge to Decide On Possible Clinton Deposition, Considering Written Questions Instead

From LawNewz: More than once, Sullivan brought up the possibility of having Clinton answer interrogatories or written questions, instead of having a deposition. The judge asked Clinton’s attorney David Kendall, who appeared in court for the first time in this case, how long it would take for the former Secretary of…

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FBI Labeled Orlando Gunman ‘Not a Terrorist’ Three Years Before Attack

From The Washington Free Beacon: FBI investigator Rand Glass notified St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Department Major Michael Graves in September 2013 that the agency did not believe Mateen posed a security threat, according to documents released by Judicial Watch on Monday. “Rand told me, ‘We do NOT believe he is a terrorist,’”…

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Opinion Journal: Clinton Email Gag Orders

From WSJ Opinion Journal: Judicial Watch Director of Research and Investigations Chris Farrell on how the FBI handled the Clinton email investigation.

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Media urge judge to release Clinton email deposition videos

From Politico: The media submission also argues that the recordings provide the best evidence of testimony given in the course of the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, superior to transcripts that were publicly released by the conservative group pursuing the suit, Judicial Watch.

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The Four Ways Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal Will Still Haunt Her

From The Daily Beast: Next week, the judge overseeing the case will hold a hearing on whether Clinton must be deposed; he already took the extraordinary step of allowing Judicial Watch to question some of Clinton’s closest aides and advisers, including Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin. All of the interview…

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Conservative group seeks to depose Hillary Clinton over email controversy

From Sinclair Broadcast Group: The conservative group Judicial Watch filed a civil suit under the Freedom of Information Act in July 2014. In May, the group filed a request seeking Clinton’s testimony. This week, Clinton’s lawyers filed papers fighting back – a first for them, according to Politico – calling…

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State Dept. will review and release unseen Clinton emails

From the Associated Press: Also Wednesday, the conservative legal group Judicial Watch said a federal judge would hold a hearing Thursday on the production of all Clinton emails, including the new batch FBI Director James Comey cited last week. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg scheduled the hearing in response…

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‘Disturbing!’ Hillary REFUSES To Testify In Email Scandal Lawsuit

From Radar Online: But Clinton’s lawyers submitted a legal filing on Tuesday, obtained by Politico,in an effort to block Judicial Watch’s request that she testify. Her legal team claimed her testimony was unnecessary as she already testified publicly regarding her email scandal before the House Benghazi Committee in October.

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Clinton doubles down on ‘convenience’ excuse for email server

From the Washington Examiner: “Secretary Clinton has repeatedly stated that the purpose of using the clintonemail.com system was convenience,” lawyers wrote in a 25-page motion submitted in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The case, filed by conservative group Judicial Watch, seeks personnel files related to Huma Abedin, Clinton’s