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DRUDGE REPORT Clinton Lawsuit July 18 2007

DRUDGE REPORT Clinton Lawsuit July 18 2007

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Lawsuit Filed for Clinton Library Records concerning Hillary
Wed Jul 2007 10:56:37
Washington, Judicial Watch, the public interest group that
investigates and prosecutes government corruption announced today that filed lawsuit July 16, 2007 U.S. District Court for the
District Columbia against the U.S. National Archives and Records
Administration obtain access the following records from the
Clinton Presidential Library: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton
calendar, include but not limited her daily office diary,
schedule, day planner, telephone log book, and chronological file. The
Archives, which operates and maintains Clinton Presidential Library
records, failed respond Judicial Watch April 2006 Freedom
Information Act (FOIA) request.
 Judicial Watch has clear statutory right have the Library search
for and produce all non-exempt records responsive its April 2206
FOIA request within the time frame required the [law]. The Library
also required produce index any responsive records seeks withhold from Judicial Watch under the claim exemption, Judicial
Watch wrote its court filing. Although more than months have
passed since Judicial Watch served its request, the Library has failed either. 
Judicial Watch seeking Mrs. Clinton records from January 1993 January 20, 2001, the approximate time period during which she
served First Lady. January 20, 2006, more than million pages documents and
million e-mails from the Clinton administration were supposed 2)7/18/2007 4:10:45
made available the public, yet only portion have been released.
Judicial Watch believes these documents potentially contain treasure
trove previously undisclosed information. (Judicial Watch has made
number requests the Clinton Presidential Library concerning
various Clinton administration scandals.)
 Given Mrs. Clinton current status presidential candidate,
not the front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination, the public
interest her tenure First Lady undeniable, Judicial Watch
stated its lawsuit. Because Mrs. Clinton seeks our nation highest
office and may well the next President the United States, the
public interest weighs heavily favor enjoining the Library from
continuing withhold the records issue. 
 This lawsuit first step obtaining access new documents
about Hillary Clinton role the Clinton White House. With Hillary
Clinton aggressively pursuing the presidency, uncovering the truth
about her activities the White House just relevant today
was during the Clinton era, said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
 The law requires the timely release these and other Clinton White
House documents. The court should compel the Archives comply with
the Freedom Information Act and quickly release these records. 
END 2)7/18/2007 4:10:45