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OOPS: CLINTON’S E-MAIL TECHNICIAN JUST SKIPPED HIS CONGRESSIONAL HEARING

From Vanity Fair: Pagliano, for his part, hadn’t planned on showing up. In a statement delivered the day beforethe hearing, Pagliano’s lawyers notified the committee that he would not testify, arguing that their client had already testified before another Republican-led committee, and calling the hearing “a transparent effort to publicly…

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Released emails: Democrat in Senate pushed for prosecution of conservative groups

From the World Tribune: Judicial Watch cited a 2013 study by scholars from the American Enterprise Institute and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University which found that, “had the Tea Party groups continued to grow at the pace seen in 2009 and 2010, and had their…

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Impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

From The Washington Times: Independent groups like Judicial Watch are more successful in getting information from the executive branch through lawsuits than Congress is nowadays, he noted. As a matter of principle, House Republicans should act on impeachment hearings. The IRS shouldn’t be run as its own little fiefdom, unaccountable…

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Judicial Watch: Dem Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Urged DOJ to Prosecute Tea Party Groups

From Newsmax: The Department of Justice documents reveal email conversations between its officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, about possible criminal prosecution of tea party groups for alleged violation of IRS rules, says Judicial Watch, a government watchdog which obtained the material.

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Staffer Who Set Up Clinton’s Private Server Refuses to Testify to Congress

From The Washington Free Beacon: Chaffetz issued subpoenas to two other individuals from the technology firm that helped manage Clinton’s private server. Paul Combetta and Bill Thornton of Platte River Networks both used their Fifth Amendment right when they appeared to testify Tuesday morning.

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Democratic Senator Sought Justice Department and IRS Criminal Prosecutions of Conservatives in 2013

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 72 pages of Department of Justice documents revealing email conversations between Department of Justice officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) regarding the criminal prosecution of Tea Party groups for alleged violation of IRS rules. The conversations were in preparation for…

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Video: Will anything come of the Clinton email scandal?

From Fox News: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel to discuss recent developments in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, including today’s Congressional Oversight  hearing seeking explanations for “redactions, omissions, and classifications in the criminal investigative file of former Secretary of State

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Immunity Not a Guarantee Says Judicial Watch on DOJ’s Odd Deal With Hillary Email Deleter

From Legal Insurrection: “Why would the DOJ give immunity to someone who arguably obstructed investigation?” asks Judicial Watch president, Tom Fitton, responding to reports that the Department of Justice granted immunity to the computer expert responsible for deleting Hillary’s emails.

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Former Clinton email tech aide won’t testify at congressional hearing Tuesday

From The Washington Post: Pagliano’s lawyers have said that he fully cooperated with the Justice Department investigation under a grant of limited immunity. Pagliano invoked his Fifth Amendment right more than 125 times in a June 6 deposition before lawyers with the conservative group Judicial Watch in a civil public…

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Indict IRS Commissioner Koskinen

From Newsmax: These Republican leaders’ reasons are cumulatively unpersuasive. Resuscitating the impeachment power would contribute to revitalizing Congress’ Article I powers. Impeachments are rare – no appointed official of the executive branch has been impeached in 140 years. But what James Madison called the “indispensable” power to


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