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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

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Royal treatment: Obama’s travel costs reach $79 million for vacations, fundraisers

From Washington Examiner: “Taxpayers should be incensed that the Secret Service’s resources on wasted to provide security for endless golf excursions, political fundraisers, and luxury vacations,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “President Obama’s travel is a scandal. It’s about his abuse of the office and his abuse of

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State Department to Make Public Unseen Hillary Clinton Emails

The Wall Street Journal: Also Wednesday, the conservative legal group Judicial Watch said a federal judge would hold a hearing Thursday on the production of all of Mrs. Clinton’s emails, including the new batch Mr. Comey cited last week. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg scheduled the hearing in response…

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‘No vacation’ Obama spends $80 million on vacations

From WND: Judicial Watch said Wednesday the information from the Department of Homeland Security shows the Obama family’s August 2015 vacation on Martha’s Vineyard cost taxpayers $465,420.49 in Secret Service expenses alone. “The records were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed on November 24, 2015,” the…

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New Ties Emerge Between Clinton And Mysterious Islamic Cleric

From The Daily Caller: In addition to muddying that complex geopolitical dynamic, a 2009 email recently released by Judicial Watch provides yet another example of access being provided to a Clinton campaign and Clinton Foundation donor. In the April 1, 2009 message, a Gulen follower named Gokhan Ozkok asked Clinton…

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Clinton Lawyer, State Department Move to Prevent Deposition in Emails Suit

The Wall Street Journal: In response to a civil lawsuit against the State Department brought by Judicial Watch, lawyers for the State Department and Mrs. Clinton filed separate briefs asking a judge to reject a proposed deposition of Mrs. Clinton. The Judicial Watch lawsuit concerns access to government records from…

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U.S. attorney general deflects lawmakers’ questions on Clinton emails

From Reuters: Other investigations continue. At least one federal judge is seeking to establish whether Clinton set up the email system to thwart laws governing the public’s access to official records. Judge Emmet Sullivan of the district court in Washington, who is overseeing a lawsuit accusing the State Department of…

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FBI to return thousands of recovered Clinton emails to State Department for potential release

From The Washington Post: The disclosures by the FBI and State on Tuesday came as Clinton’s lawyers opposed a request in a civil lawsuit to question her under oath about her email setup, seeking to quell any lingering controversy after the FBI and Justice Department last week closed out a…

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Md. congressional districts violate First Amendment, lawsuit says

From The Washington Post: Judicial Watch, a conservative legal foundation, argued that the state’s “egregious” gerrymandering could be stopped by ensuring that all congressional districts are physically compact without regard to partisan makeup. Attorney Robert Popper proposed a mathematical formula he developed with law professor Daniel D. Polsby to form…

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Hillary Clinton Opposes Deposition Request in Federal Lawsuit

From The Washington Free Beacon: Judicial Watch, a government watchdog group that has been suing the State Department for records from Clinton’s tenure, asked a federal judge last week to allow its attorneys to depose Clinton. The group, which was granted discovery earlier this year, has been seeking to determine…

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Hillary Clinton isn’t done with email probes yet

From the Washington Examiner: A judge left the door open for such a deposition to occur in May when he permitted Judicial Watch to interview a group of aides about the email network with the caveat that questioning Clinton “may be necessary” depending on the information uncovered in the first…

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MD’s Congressional District Maps To Be Challenged In Court

From WGMD: A special, three-judge panel will consider a constitutional challenge to Maryland’s gerrymandered congressional district map on Tuesday, July 12.  Judicial Watch Attorney Robert Popper will appear before the panel on behalf of voters from each of Maryland’s eight congressional districts.  The plaintiffs challenging Maryland’s congressional district plan

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Judge tells Hillary Clinton she has until TUESDAY to explain why she shouldn’t have to testify in federal case about Huma Abedin’s double-dipping job arrangement

From Daily Mail: On Friday, the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch submitted a request for permission to depose Clinton, along with two other current and former government officials, as part of the ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit looking into aide Huma Abedin’s special employment arrangement with the State Department.

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Hillary Clinton will have to testify under oath if federal judge agrees to petition

From The Washington Times: Judicial Watch, which has been pursuing Mrs. Clinton’s emails for years through more than a dozen open-records lawsuits and has already subjected her top aides to depositions, petitioned Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Friday to order Mrs. Clinton to talk. The group said there are questions…

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Obama calls for unity after cop shootings: ‘This is not who we want to be’

From the New York Post: An FBI bulletin titled “Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Riots Planned for 8-10 July 2016,” warned Louisiana law enforcement that “multiple groups are calling for or planning riots and/or violence against law enforcement in Baton Rouge and Shreveport, Louisiana,” according to conservative watchdog group…

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Judicial Watch Seeks To Depose Hillary Clinton

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch says that information gleaned from a first round of depositions it conducted in discovery for its FOIA lawsuit — as well as recent statements from FBI director James Comey about Clinton’s setup — necessitates the need to depose the Democratic presidential candidate.

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This group wants Clinton to face a deposition

From the Washington Examiner: Judicial Watch, which is presently engaged in several Freedom of Information Act lawsuits against the State Department, requested permission to conduct a deposition with Clinton because its sessions with her former staff members shed little light on the reason her private email server was set up…

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Judge sets hearing on demand for Hillary Clinton deposition

From Politico: After Judicial Watch made the request Friday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan almost immediately ordered the government to respond by Tuesday and he set a hearing on the issue for July 18. That happens to be the first day of the Republican National Convention and a…

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FBI Warns: Louisiana Law Enforcement Beware of Riots, Protests & ‘Purges’ of Police Officers

From Breitbart: In the SIR, the FBI quotes social media postings, such as: “Baton Rouge Purge starts July 9 12 am end 5 am July 10” and “Rule 1: Kill Every Police. Copy and Paste so no one in your family be purge.” Judicial Watch, the Washington-based government watchdog received…

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Corrine Brown indicted on 24 federal counts

From News 4 Jax: Brown, 69, of Jacksonville and her chief of staff, Elias “Ronnie” Simmons, 50, of Laurel, Maryland, were charged in a 24-count indictment with participating in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, multiple counts of mail and wire fraud, concealing material facts on required financial…