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Verdict
The Judicial Watch
APRIL 2019
VOLUME ISSUE News PublicationWWW.JUDICIALWATCH.ORG
from Judicial Watch News Publication from Judicial Watch
Court Orders Discovery Clinton Email,
Top Officials Respond Questions PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH
Judicial Watch announced that United States
District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that discovery
can begin Hillary Clinton email scandal. Obama
administration senior State Department officials,
lawyers and Clinton aides will now deposed under
oath. Senior officials including Susan Rice, Ben
Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan and FBI official E.W. Priestap
will now have answer Judicial Watch written
questions under oath. The court rejected the Justice
Department and State Department objections
Judicial Watch court-ordered discovery plan. (The
court, ordering discovery plan last month, ruled
that the Clinton email system was one the gravest
modern offenses government transparency.
Judicial Watch discovery seeks answers to:
Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice
See DISCOVERY page Sues For FBI Communications
With Anti-Trump Dossier Group
Seeks records communication six key
figures tied Trump dossier
Judicial Watch filed lawsuit against the Department Justice January 25, 2019 for all records
communication from January 2016 January 2018
between former FBI General Counsel James Baker and
anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele.
Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit the U.S. District
Court for the District Columbia, seeking compel
the FBI comply with January 2018 FOIA request (Judicial Watch U.S. Department Justice (No.
1:19-cv-00177)). The lawsuit seeks:
Court Report
Bill Clinton
Corruption
Chronicles
Government
Uncovered
Any and all records communication, including
but not limited emails, text messages and instant
See FBI page
Message from
the President
Former FBI General Counsel James Baker the Media
Cover Story
Discovery
From page
Whether Clinton intentionally
attempted evade the Freedom Information Act (FOIA)
using non-government email
system;
whether the State Department
efforts settle this case beginning late 2014 amounted
bad faith; and
whether the State Department
adequately searched for records
responsive Judicial Watch
FOIA request.
Discovery scheduled completed May. The court will hold
post-discovery hearing determine Judicial Watch may also depose additional witnesses, including Clinton
and her former chief staff, Cheryl
Mills.
Judge Lamberth ordered written
responses under oath Judicial
Watch questions from Obama administration senior officials Rice,
Rhodes and Sullivan and former FBI
official Priestap. Rice and Rhodes
were ordered answer interrogatories under oath the Benghazi
scandal. Rejecting the State and ordering discovery plan,
the court ruled that the
Clinton email system was
one the gravest modern
offenses government
transparency. PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH
Editor
Carter Clews
Editorial Assistant
Janice Rurup
Senior Writer
Dr. Larry Hunter
Yet Rice talking points and
State understanding the attack
play unavoidably central role this case: information about the
points development and content, well their discussion and
dissemination before and after
Rice appearances could reveal
unsearched, relevant records;
State role the points content
and development could shed light Clinton motives for shielding
her emails from FOIA requesters State reluctance search
her emails. Eric Boswell, the former Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic
Security. Boswell March 2009
memo Mills discusses security risks Clinton Blackberry
use posed more generally. And,
Boswell personally discussed the The Verdict APRIL 2019
Judicial Watch Board Directors
Chris Farrell, Tom Fitton, Paul Orfanedes
Justice Department objections
discovery the infamous Benghazi
talking points, Judge Lamberth reiterated:
Judicial Watch also may serve
interrogatories Monica Hanley, former staff member the State
Department Office the Secretary,
and Lauren Jiloty, Clinton former special assistant.
According Lamberth order,
regarding whether Clinton private
email use while secretary state
was intentional attempt evade
FOIA, Judicial Watch may depose:
Former Clinton Chief Staff Cheryl Mills
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April 2019 Vol.
Issue
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Docs Reveal FBI Cover-Up Chart
Potential Violations Law Hillary Clinton
JUDICIAL WATCH Tom Fitton
Judicial Watch received 186 pages records from the Department
Justice that include emails documenting evident cover-up
chart potential violations law former Secretary State Hillary
Clinton. obtained the records through January 2018 Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed
after the Justice Department failed
respond December 2017
FOIA request (Judicial Watch U.S.
Department Justice (No. 1:18-cv00154)) seeking all communications
between FBI official Peter Strzok and
FBI attorney Lisa Page.
The newly obtained emails came response May order
U.S. District Judge Reggie Wal-
ton the FBI begin processing
13,000 pages records exchanged
exclusively between Strzok and
December 2017. The FBI may not
complete review and production
all the Strzok-Page communications
until least 2020.
Three days after then-FBI Director
James Comey press conference announcing that would not recommend prosecution Mrs. Clinton, July 2016 email chain shows that
the Special Counsel the FBI executive assistant director charge
the National Security Branch, whose
name redacted, wrote Strzok
and others that was producing chart the statutory violations
considered during the investigation
[of Clinton server], and the reasons for the recommendation not
prosecute
[Name redacted] writes:
still working additional page
for these TPs that consist chart the statutory violations considered
during the investigation, and the reasons for the recommendation not
prosecute, hopefully non-lawyer
Judicial Watch caught the
FBI another cover-up
protect Hillary Clinton.
friendly terms
Strzok forwards Page, Jonathan
Moffa and others: have redlined some points.
Broadly, have some concerns
about asking some our [sic]
senior field folks get into the
business briefing this case,
particularly when have the [Comey statement kind stand-alone document.
opinion, there too much nuance,
detail, and potential for missteps.
But get they may likely asked
for comment.
[Name redacted] writes Strzok,
The [Andrew McCabe] will
need approve these before
they are pushed out anyone. the end last week, wasn
inclined send them anyone.
But, great have them the
shelf case they needed.
[Name redacted] writes Strzok
and Page: PHOTO/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE really not sure why they continued working these [talking
points]. the morning, make
sure Andy [McCabe] tells Mike
[Kortan] keep these his pocket. guess Andy just didn ever
have moment turn these off
with Mike like said would.
Fired FBI Director James Comey
See MESSAGE page
www.JudicialWatch.org
Cover Story
Discovery
From page Justin Cooper, the Clinton
Foundation employee who created the clintonemail.com server. its proposal, Judicial Watch
noted Cooper prior congressional testimony appears contradict portions the testimony
provided Huma Abedin
the case before Judge Sullivan.
Cooper repeatedly told Congress that Abedin helped set
the Clintons private server, e.g.,
Examining Preservation State
Department Federal Records:
[before Congressional hearing]
Abedin testified under oath she
did not know about the server
until six years later. Judicial
Watch may depose Cooper. Clarence Finney, the former deputy director State Executive
Secretariat staff [T]his case
questions hinge what specific
State employees knew and when
they knew it. the principal
advisor and records management
expert responsible for controlling
Clinton official correspondence
and records, Finney knowledge particularly relevant. And especially given the concerns about
government misconduct that
prompted this discovery, Judicial
Watch ability take his direct
This Judicial Watch FOIA
lawsuit led directly the
disclosure the Clinton
email system 2015. The Verdict APRIL 2019
WIKIPEDIA
memo with Clinton. So, plainly has relevant information about
that conversation and about his
general knowledge Clinton
email use. Judicial Watch may
depose Boswell.
U.S. Department State headquarters, Washington, D.C.
testimony and ask follow-up
questions critical.
***
Judicial Watch seeks beyond cursory, second-hand testimony and directly ask Finney
what knew about Clinton
email use. This includes asking
about emails suggesting knew
about her private email use
2014, and emails received
concerning December 2012
FOIA request from Citizens for
Responsible Ethics Washington (CREW) regarding senior
officials personal email use
topics State 30(b)(6) deposition Judge Sullivan case never
addressed. Judicial Watch may
depose Finney. Heather Samuelson, the former State Department senior
advisor who helped facilitate
State receipt Hillary Clinton
emails. [T]his case turns
what specific government employees knew and when they
knew it. Judicial Watch must
able take their direct testimony
and ask them follow-up questions. Judicial Watch may depose
Samuelson. Jacob Sullivan, Secretary Clinton former senior advisor and
deputy Chief Staff. The govern-
ment does not oppose Sullivan
deposition.
Regarding whether the State Department settlement attempts that
began late 2014 amounted bad
faith, Judicial Watch was granted
depositions from the State Department under Rule 30(b)(6); Finney;
John Hackett, the former deputy
director State Office Information Programs Services; Gene Smilansky, attorney-advisor within
State Office the Legal Advisor;
Samuelson; and others.
Judicial Watch was also granted
interrogatories whether the State
Department adequately searched for
responsive records, well several
document requests. major victory for accountability, Judge Lamberth today authorized Judicial Watch take discovery whether the Clinton email system
evaded FOIA and whether the Benghazi scandal was one reason for keeping Mrs. Clinton email secret, said
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
Judicial Watch immediately issued
document requests and other discovery the State Department about the
Clinton email scandal. Next up,
will begin questioning key witnesses
under oath.
The court-ordered discovery
the latest development Judicial
See DISCOVERY page
Message from the President
Message
From page not good idea.
Neither these talking points nor
the chart potential violations committed Clinton and her associates
have been released. May 15, 2016, James Rybicki,
former chief staff Comey, sends
FBI General Counsel James Baker; Bill
Priestap, former assistant director
the FBI counterintelligence division;
McCabe; Page; and others email
with the subject line, Request from
the Director. Rybicki writes: NLT [no later than] next
Monday, the Director would like see list all cases charged
the last years where the gravamen the charge was mishandling classified information. should chart form with:
(1) case name, (2) short summary for content (3) charges brought,
and (4) charge conviction. need be, can get from
NSD [National Security Division]
and let them know that the Director asked for this personally.
Please let know who can take
the lead this.
Thanks!
Jim
[For your situational awareness]
Strzok replies Page: take the lead, course
sounds like espionage section
question you think OGC
[Office the General Counsel]
should?
And the more reason for
get feedback Rybicki, all
identified this issue/question
over week ago. was going reply Jim [Rybicki] and tell him can talked
[sic] you about this already.
you want to? July 22, 2016 email exchange,
among Strzok, Page, Moffa and
other unidentified FBI and DOJ
officials, shows that Beth Wilkinson, attorney for several top Clinton
aides during the server investigation,
wanted conference call with the FBI/
Justice Department. wanted follow our
conversation from few days ago. would like schedule time speak with both you and [Redacted] early next week. there time Monday Tuesday that
could work your end?
[Name redacted], FBI National
Security Division official emails:
See below. flexible Monday and Tuesday. [Redacted] can
chime with her availability. understanding that Toscas
[George Toscas, who helped lead
Midyear Exam] may have called
over Jim Trisha [former
Principal Deputy General Counsel
Trisha Anderson] regarding some
high-level participation for
least the first few such calls.
happy discuss further but wanted send you this you could
raise within the OGC [Office
the General Counsel] and give sense scheduling options. around you want talk.
[Name redacted], FBI National
Security Division official writes: the meantime, tell Hal that will certainly schedule call
and will get back him timing. Since knows Beth [Wilkinson] personally, could useful have Jim the phone she
going haranguing re: the
laptops.
[Name redacted], FBI Office
the General Counsel writes:
More guess this [redacted
rationale for why need have
the the call discuss the
fact that will following all our legal obligations and FBI
policies/procedures with regard
the disposition the materials
this case.
Strzok writes:
You are perfectly competent
speak the legal obligations and
FBI policy/procedures. should
NOT treating opposing counsel this way. would not any
other case. April 12, 2016 email exchange initiated email from
Strzok [name redacted] within the
Justice Department National Security
Division (NSD), Strzok asks the NSD
official like add anything the agenda meeting occur
three days later between FBI and
Justice Department attorneys. [Name
redacted], NSD official responds:
Would like see what you have
See MESSAGE page
www.JudicialWatch.org
Cover Story
Fight Corruption
And Receive
Income For Life
Discovery
From page
Watch July 2014 FOIA lawsuit filed
after the U.S. Department State
failed respond May 13, 2014
FOIA request (Judicial Watch U.S.
Department State (No. 1:14-cv01242)). Judicial Watch seeks: your age is:
90+
You could earn:
4.7%
5.1%
5.6%
6.2%
7.3%
8.3%
9.5%
Copies any updates and/or
talking points given Ambassador
Rice the White House
any federal agency concerning,
regarding, related the
September 11, 2012 attack the
U.S. consulate Benghazi, Libya.
Any and all records
communications concerning,
regarding, relating talking
points updates the Benghazi
attack given Ambassador
Rice the White House any
federal agency.
The Judicial Watch discovery
plan was response December 2018 ruling Judge Lamberth.
Incredibly, Justice Department
attorneys admit filing opposing
Judicial Watch limited discovery
that Counsel for State contacted
the counsel some third parties
that Plaintiff originally included
its draft discovery proposal obtain their client position being
deposed. This collusion occurred
despite criticism from the Court that
the Justice Department engaged
chicanery cover misconduct
and that career employees the
State and Justice Departments may
have colluded scuttle public
scrutiny Clinton, skirt FOIA, and
hoodwink this Court.
Judicial Watch countered that
[the] government proposal, which really nothing more than
opposition [Judicial Watch plan,
demonstrates that continues
reject any impropriety its part and
that seeks block any meaningful
inquiry into its outrageous
misconduct.
This Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit
led directly the disclosure the
Clinton email system 2015.
WIKIPEDIA
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Justice Department attorneys
admit filing opposing
Judicial Watch limited
discovery that Counsel for
State contacted the counsel some third parties that
Plaintiff originally included
its draft discovery proposal
obtain their client position
being deposed.
WIKIPEDIA
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Message from the President
Message
From page your agenda could see
what might want add
our end. will mention [name
redacted]. Also interested understanding FBI OGC analysis
the privilege and ethics issues
are facing.
Strzok forwards Page: Pretty
nonresponsive
Why provide them agenda?
wouldn that until you have sense how Andy [McCabe]
wants go. no. talk
about what going talk
about and then they can talk about
what they want talk about.
Also, seriously Pete. him. OGC
needs provide analysis?
haven done one. But they seem categorical that just impossible, just like know why.
And now angry before bed
again?
Total indulgence, there here. Here hoping can find
something sufficiently melt
brain???
Strzok replies:
Because want make this productive! Why NOT provide them agenda!?!? all talk about
what want talk about and
that waste time.
They haven done one either
(legal analysis)
Assume noble intent.
How maximize this use
time?
and going bed.
Strzok and Page were discussing
meeting that the Justice Department
and FBI were about have concerning, among other things, privilege
and ethics issues are facing. July 12, 2016, Eugene Kiely, the director FactCheck.org,
emailed the FBI about inconsistencies identified between Comey
congressional testimony and statements Clinton and her campaign
about her deletion emails. Kiely
noted that Comey testified the
House that Clinton did not give her
lawyers any instructions which
her emails delete, whereas Clinton
herself told the press that she made
the decision which emails should deleted. Kiely also pointed out
that Comey said his testimony
that there were three Clinton emails
containing classification portion
markings, whereas the State Department had said there were only two
Clinton emails with classification
markings. Kiely inquiry set off
internal discussion the top the
FBI how respond his questions. Strzok writes: looking into and will get
back you this afternoon; the
answer may require some tweaking, the question whether this the forum it. (The email addressed FBI intelligence
analyst Moffa; Rybicki; Michael
Kortan, FBI assistant director for
public affairs, now retired; Lisa
Strzok suggested press response fully redacted, but included
his deferral the 7th floor
whether release this reporter another manner.
When asked should provide any additional information
FactCheck.org would any updates
more appropriately give [sic]
directly Congress? Strzok defers Jim/Lisa [Page] and [name
redacted]. response March 29, 2016
article The Hill, forwarded
Strzok Page, reporting that Judge
Royce Lamberth ordered limited
discovery for Judicial Watch its
lawsuit against the State Department
for Clinton emails (related the
Benghazi attack) and thus opening Clinton possible depositions Judicial Watch Page
responds simply: boy. said the time that Judicial
Watch had caught the FBI another
cover-up protect Hillary Clinton
because these records show that
the FBI hiding chart detailing
possible violations law Hillary
Clinton and the supposed reasons
she was not prosecuted. another blockbusting discovery, recently released 215 pages records from the Justice Department revealing former FBI General
Counsel James Baker discussed the
investigation Clinton-related
emails Anthony Weiner laptop
with Clinton lawyer, David Kendall.
Baker then forwarded the conversation his FBI colleagues. The
documents also further describe
previously reported quid pro quo from
the Obama State Department offering
the FBI more legal attach positions would downgrade redaction email found during the Hillary
Clinton email investigation from
classified something else.
Announcing Tom Fitton
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FBI
From page
The real collusion scandal the 2016 election
the effort the Clinton
campaign and the Obama
DOJ/FBI spy and destroy
President Donald Trump. Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
FBI building, Washington, D.C.
Judicial Watch August 2018
filed related lawsuit seeking records
about the Ohrs involvement the
anti-Trump dossier and the FBI
meetings with the Democratic National Committee law firm, Perkins
Coie. November, Judicial Watch
filed lawsuit about the firm itself.
Perkins Coie had hired Fusion
GPS dig into President Trump
background. Baker reportedly told
congressional investigators that Perkins Coie lawyer Michael Sussmann
initiated contact with [Baker] and
provided documents and computer
storage devices Russian hacking.
The contact was made late 2016 federal investigators prepared
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance
Act (FISA) warrant spy Trump
campaign aide Carter Page. August 2018, Judicial Watch
released FBI records showing that
Steele was cut off Confidential
Human Source after disclosed
his relationship the FBI third
party. The documents show least FBI payments Steele 2016.
Baker also advised top FBI officials during the Hillary Clinton
email scandal. left his role
general counsel January 2018 and
resigned from the FBI May 2018.
The real collusion scandal
the 2016 election the effort the
Clinton campaign and the Obama
DOJ/FBI spy and destroy
President Donald Trump, Judicial
Watch President Tom Fitton said.
And looks like the FBI covering documents this Russiagate
scandal, which why Judicial Watch again federal court.
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Court Orders Discovery Clinto
Top Officials Respond Email,
Questions
Judicial Watch announced that United
States
District Judge Royce Lamberth ruled
that discovery
can begin Hillary Clinton email
scandal. Obama
administration senior State Department
officials,
lawyers and Clinton aides will now deposed under
oath. Senior officials including Susan
Rice, Ben
Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan and FBI official
E.W. Priestap
will now have answer Judicial
Watch
questions under oath. The court rejected written
the Justice
Department and State Department objections
Judicial Watch court-ordered discovery
plan. (The
court, ordering discovery plan
last month, ruled
that the Clinton email system was
one the
modern offenses government transparency. )gravest
Judicial Watch discovery seeks answers
to: PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH
The FBI claimed had responsive records, but Baker was deeply
involved with the FBI investigation the Trump campaign and
currently the subject criminal investigation for leaking the media.
The FBI no-records response belied Baker closed-door
congressional testimony October
2018, which reportedly testified that David Corn, reporter
the far-left Mother Jones magazine,
had provided him with copy
the anti-Trump dossier the day after
President Trump 2016 election victory. Baker also reportedly testified
that believed, the time, Corn
received the dossier from Simpson,
the co-founder Fusion GPS.
Fusion GPS employee Nellie Ohr the wife former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr, who
was key conduit between dossier
author Christopher Steele and the
FBI. Former FBI Director James
Comey himself called the dossier
salacious and unverified.
WIKIPEDIA
chats, sent between Baker and
any the following individuals:
former British intelligence officer
Steele; principal Orbis Business
Intelligence, Ltd., Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS; former GPS contractor Nellie Ohr; and/or David
Corn, reporter with Mother Jones
magazine.
Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice Sues For FBI Communications
With Anti-Trump Dossier Group
Seeks records communication six key
figures tied Trump dossier
Judicial Watch filed lawsuit against
the Department Justice January 25, 2019
for all records
communication from January 2016 January 2018
between former FBI General Counsel
James Baker and
anti-Trump dossier author Christopher
Steele.
Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit the
U.S. District
Court for the District Columbia,
seeking compel
the FBI comply with January
2018 FOIA request (Judicial Watch U.S. Department Justice (No.
1:19-cv-00177)). The lawsuit seeks:
See FBI page The Verdict APRIL 2019
Message from
the President
Court Report
Bill Clinton
Corruption
Chronicles
Government
Uncovered
Any and all records communication including
but not limited emails, text messages
and instant
See DISCOVERY page
Former FBI General Counsel James
Baker the Media
Judicial Watch
Court Report
Judicial Watch received 215 pages records from the U.S. Department Justice revealing former FBI General Counsel James Baker discussed the
investigation Clinton-related emails Anthony Weiner laptop with
Clinton lawyer, David Kendall. Baker then forwarded the conversation
his FBI colleagues.
The documents also further describe previously reported quid pro
quo from the Obama State Department
offering the FBI more legal attach
positions would downgrade
redaction email found during
the Hillary Clinton email investigation
from classified something else.
The newly obtained emails came response May 21, 2019 order January 2018 Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed
after the Justice Department failed respond December 2017
FOIA request (Judicial Watch U.S.
Department Justice (No. 1:18-cv00154)). Judicial Watch seeks:
All records communications,
including but not limited to,
emails, text messages and instant
chats, between FBI official Peter
Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page;
All travel requests, travel authorizations, travel vouchers and expense reports Peter Strzok; and
All travel requests, travel authorizations, travel vouchers and
expense reports Lisa Page. October 28, 2016, the day
that Comey sent letter Congress PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER
FBI Talked Hillary Lawyer About
Comey Letter Weiner-Laptop Emails
David Kendall, personal attorney for Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary
State Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2015
regarding the FBI discovery that
the Weiner laptop contained Clinton emails, Hillary Clinton personal lawyer David Kendall, within
hours, emails Baker requesting
call ASAP about the Comey letter.
Baker describes his follow-up call
senior FBI officials: received the email below from
David Kendall, and called him
back. Before doing alerted
DOJ via email that would that.
[Redacted paragraph] said that our letter was tantalizingly ambiguous and made
statements that were inchoate and
highly ominous such that what had done was worse than transparency because allows people
make whatever they want make
The documents reveal the
Obama State Department
urgently gathering classified
Russia investigation information and disseminating members Congress
within hours Donald
Trump taking office.
out the letter the prejudice
Secretary Clinton. told him that could not respond his requests this time
but that would discuss with
others and get back him. suggest that have some kind
See LAWYER page
www.JudicialWatch.org
Court Report
Lawyer
From page follow-up meeting phone call
with this group either this evening over the weekend address
this and probably other issues/
questions that come the next hours. Sound reasonable?
Baker heads the Kendall
call was sent to:
Then-Director James Comey, since
fired;
Then-Associate Deputy Director
David Bowdich, who later replaced
Andrew McCabe deputy
director;
Michael Steinbach, the FBI
former executive assistant
director for national security;
Then-Assistant Director Counterintelligence E.W. Priestap, now
retired;
James Rybicki, former chief staff Comey;
FBI intelligence analyst Jonathan
Moffa;
Former Acting Assistant Director
Jason Herring;
Michael Kortan, FBI assistant
director for public affairs, now
retired;
Former Principal Deputy General
Counsel Trisha Anderson; and
Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
The emails show that conference call for the above senior officials
was set for the next day Peter
Strzok. (Two days before the election, November Comey sent second
letter reporting that the FBI review
the Weiner laptop material would not
change his conclusion that Hillary The Verdict APRIL 2019
Clinton should not prosecuted.) October 13, 2016, former FBI
attorney Lisa Page sent email,
which apparently references related Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit and
further discusses previously reported quid pro quo offer from the State
Department:
Jason Herring will providing
you with three 302s current and
former FBI employees who were
interviewed during the course
the Clinton investigation. These
302s are scheduled released Congress unredacted form the end the week, and produced (with redactions) pursuant FOIA the beginning
next week. you will see, they
describe discussion about potential quid pro quo arrangement
between then-DAD IOD [deputy
assistant director International Operations Division] and
Undersecretary the State Department whereby IOD would get more
LEGAT [legal attach positions
the FBI could change the basis
the FOIA withhold Clinton
email from classified something else. [Emphasis added.]
The lawsuit also forced the release November 2016 email
then-FBI official Peter Strzok telling
Bowdich, Priestap, Rybicki, Page, former FBI General Counsel James Baker
and others:
[Redacted], Jon and completed
our review all the potential
HRC work emails the [Anthony Weiner] laptop. found
previously unknown, potentially
classified emails the media. Judicial Watch previously reported, there were least classified
emails found the Weiner laptop the FBI. Paul Sperry RealClear
Investigations report revealed that
These documents further
underscore that the fix was for
Hillary Clinton. When will the
Justice Department and FBI finally honest investigation the
Clinton email scandal? Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
only 3,077 the 340,000 emails
were directly reviewed for classified incriminating information.
The new records also include
September 2016 email that Comey
forwards containing press release
issued that day Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), which Grassley criticized the FBI for not publicly releasing
many unclassified records related
the Clinton email-server investigation, demanded Congress. his
cover note responding Grassley
charge, Comey tells his top aides, great misunderstood. Page
then responds with, Outstanding. October 23, 2016, Strzok
forwarded Page and others the Wall
Street Journal article revealing that
Andrew McCabe wife had received
half million dollars for her Democratic
state senate campaign. Page responded that the article, shaded omitted mischaracterized facts order
get out the story [the reporter] wanted tell. She claimed the WSJ story
was just another depressing chapter this whole post-investigation saga. big news that just days before
the presidential election, Hillary
Clinton personal lawyer pressured
the top lawyer for the FBI the
infamous Weiner laptop emails, said
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
These documents further underscore
that the fix was for Hillary Clinton.
When will the Justice Department and
FBI finally honest investigation the Clinton email scandal?
Court Report Asks Justice Investigate Any
Leaks CNN Stone Raid And Leaks
Judicial Watch sent official
complaint the Justice Department Office Inspector General
(IG) February calling for investigations into leaks information
about Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigation. The complaint
asks for investigation any leaks CNN about the controversial raid the home Roger Stone and for
leaks BuzzFeed suggesting that
President Trump directed Michael
Cohen lie Congress. January 25, 2019, CNN was
the only media outlet present
and shooting exclusive footage
the pre-dawn, SWAT-team-type raid the FBI when arrested former
Trump associate Roger Stone his
home Florida. Though CNN has
claimed that its being on-site the
dark night was merely matter
good instincts, then-Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told congressional committee early
February, was deeply concerning how CNN found out
about that. its complaint, Judicial Watch
points out that inspector general
investigation required due
apparent violation Limited Official Use information, which unclassified information sensitive,
proprietary personally private nature which must protected against
release unauthorized individuals,
and this term prescribed for use
within the Department signify
such information. January 17, 2019, BuzzFeed
published article titled, President
Trump Directed His Attorney Michael
Cohen Lie Congress About The
Moscow Tower Project. the article, the authors reveal that they were
given information, according two
federal law enforcement officials involved investigation the matter. Mueller office, rare public
rebuke, later disputed the story:
BuzzFeed description specific
statements the Special Counsel Office, and characterization documents and testimony
obtained this office, regarding
Michael Cohen Congressional
testimony are not accurate. its complaint, Judicial Watch
asks for investigation into the
BuzzFeed question and equal application the law, considering former
FBI Director James Comey launched federal leak investigation following
comments made former New York
City Mayor Rudy Giuliani suggesting that had advance knowledge
gleaned from federal agents the
reopening the Hillary Clinton email
server investigation resulting from the
discovery Mrs. Clinton emails
Anthony Weiner laptop.
The Justice Department must
immediately investigate leaks that
place law enforcement risk and
are designed lawlessly destroy
President Trump, stated Judicial
Watch President Tom Fitton. Deep
State opponents President Trump
shouldn allowed break the law advance their effort overthrow
the president.
The Judicial Watch complaint
reprinted below:
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The first matter involves
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reported leaks federal law
enforcement officials reporters BuzzFeed News, online
news outlet, alleging President
Trump directed his former legal
counsel, Michael Cohen, lie
members Congress sworn
testimony. Specifically, BuzzFeed
reporters Jason Leopold and
Anthony Cormier published
article titled, President Trump
Directed His Attorney Michael
Cohen Lie Congress About
The Moscow Tower Project.
The opening paragraph the article, published January 17, 2019,
stated:
President Donald Trump
directed his longtime attorney
Michael Cohen lie Congress about negotiations
build Trump Tower Moscow, according two federal law enforcement officials
involved investigation
the matter.
http://jwatch.us/buzzfeed-cohentower note that, according public reporting, former FBI Director
James Comey launched federal leak investigation following
The close proximity
civilians the form CNN
journalists the scene
arrest that apparently required
upwards two dozen heavily
armed federal agents would
seem pose physical risk
those individuals. official complaint Justice
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comments made former New
York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani Fox News interview 2016
suggesting that had advance
knowledge gleaned from federal agents the reopening
the Hillary Clinton email server
investigation resulting from the
discovery Mrs. Clinton emails Anthony Weiner laptop.
http://jwatch.us/giuliani-fbisurprise
Therefore, matter equal
application the law, request
that leak investigation related
the BuzzFeed reporters claims
undertaken.
The second matter which
bring your attention that requires Inspector General investigation
relates the apparent advance
unauthorized disclosure notice
provided CNN the FBI arrest former Trump associate Roger
Stone January 25, 2019.
Specifically, information related the pending arrest suspect
would considered Limited
Official Use (LOU) information,
which governed DOJ Regulation 2620.7, wit:
Limited Official Use information unclassified information
sensitive, proprietary personally private nature which must protected against release
unauthorized individuals, and
this term prescribed for use
within the Department signify
such information.
Among those categories information, the Department recommends that could result
physical risk individuals.
http://jwatch.us/doj-official-useinformation
The close proximity civilians the form CNN journalists the scene arrest that
apparently required upwards
two dozen heavily armed federal
agents would seem pose physical risk those individuals.
Therefore, the apparent advance
unauthorized disclosures notice
provided CNN federal officials the pending arrest Mr.
Stone would appear violate DOJ
guidelines. Regulation 2620.7 also
stipulates:
UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE. Heads Departmental
organizations shall ensure that
prompt and appropriate administrative action taken against
personnel responsible for
disclosure Limited Official
Use material unauthorized
individuals and issue appropriate directives, needed,
affect this action. hereby request that the
Department Justice Office
the Inspector General undertake
investigations into both aforementioned apparent violations
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Corruption
Chronicles
Federal agents along the
Southern Border routinely encounter
individuals from terrorist nations, and
the Department Homeland Security
considers them one the top threats the United States, according
congressional report made public
January. Titled, Stopping Terrorist
Travel Through Illicit Pathways the
Homeland, the document outlines
the findings lengthy investigation
involving Special Interest Aliens (SIA) the House Homeland Security
Committee. SIAs are individuals
from countries outside the Western
Hemisphere mostly the Middle
East, Asia and Africa that pose
national security risk the U.S.
Laredo, Texas, alone there was
astounding 300 percent increase
immigrants from Bangladesh, South
Asian Islamic country well-known recruiting ground for terrorist
groups such ISIS and al-Qaida
Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).
Congressional investigators found
that the number SIAs flowing
north via Latin America has increased tremendously the last few
years thanks established Transitional Criminal Organizations (TCO)
that facilitate travel along drug- and
migrant-smuggling routes.
recent Committee staff-delegation
trip Latin America, Panamanian
officials communicated Committee staff that tens thousands SIAs have entered Panama since
2014. The report continues:
Colombian officials
communicated similar numbers Committee staff, stating that PHOTO/RAMON ESPINOSA
Migrants From Terrorist Nations Try
Enter U.S. Via Mexico Record Rates
Migrants cross the river the Mexico-U.S. border after pushing past line Mexican police, 2018
hundreds SIAs have entered
Colombia each year for the past
few years. both countries, nearly
all the SIA migrants were headed the United States and originated
from the Middle East, Asia and
Africa including Syria, Pakistan,
Afghanistan, Somalia, Bangladesh,
India, Eritrea and many others.
Additionally, encounters with these
Latin America and the
Caribbean are the major
initial entry points the
Western Hemisphere for SIAs
[Special Interest Aliens]. House Homeland Security
Committee Report
special interest individuals resulted the seizure tens thousands fraudulent documents
including passports and visas
that facilitated travel from their
countries origin through the
Americas.
The report includes several disturbing cases Islamic terrorists
who made the United States via
Mexico. Among them are Mohammad Aldairi, Jordanian arrested last
summer New York for illegally
smuggling SIAs from Yemen across
the U.S.-Mexico border into Texas.
Others, according information
included the report include: Pakistani Sharafat Ali Khan, convicted for smuggling fellow Pakistanis
with terrorism ties into the United
States; Somalian Abdullah Omar
Fidse, member the al-Shabab
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terrorist group; Somalian Ahmed
Muhammed Dhakane, member al-Qaida-linked Al-Barakat and
Al-Ittihad al-Islami; and Lebanese
Mahmoud Yousef Kourani, fighter,
recruiter and fundraiser for Hezbollah. Kourani paid Beirut consular
officer $3,000 for Mexican visa and additional $4,000 smuggled across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Some the other SIAs also operated
smuggling rings through South and
Central America.
Latin America and the Caribbean
are the major initial entry points
the Western Hemisphere for SIAs,
the House Homeland Security Committee report states. concludes:
Many countries the region
continue face economic and
governance challenges, well
consistently high levels violent
crime. Additionally, many the
countries the Americas have lenient visa and immigration policies place, even for individuals from
special interest countries. Lastly, the frequency international
flights from special interest regions
around the world into Latin America and the Caribbean continues increase. These regional issues
create attractive environment
for illicit travel SIAs and other
nefarious actors into the Western
Hemisphere with the end goal
reaching the United States.
Adding the problem that
Hezbollah growing alarming
rate Latin America, according
Committee investigators. Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) the State Department,
Hezbollah has been operating
Latin America since the early 1990s
when worked with Iran carry
out the 1994 bombing Jewish
Community Center Argentina,
according the report.
The House investigation found
that, September 2018, record
630 Bangladeshi nationals have
been arrested trying enter the
U.S. illegally Laredo, Texas alone.
That marks 300-percent increase
from the previous year. The routes
facilitating the illicit travel these
Bangladeshis are mostly controlled TCOs and drug cartels, which
charge tens thousands dollars smuggle SIAs and other migrants
across the U.S., the Committee
writes. also confirms what Judicial
Watch reported months ago, that the
recent migrant caravan has included
several SIAs and suspected terrorists. Judicial Watch traveled the
Guatemala-Honduras border back
October, and government sources
Guatemala confirmed that SIAs waiting get smuggled into the United
States through Central America integrated with poor Hondurans the
caravan. Among them were nationals Bangladesh, which appears
the Treasury Office Foreign Asset
Control Counter Terrorism Designations list.
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Clinton Collusion
Special Counsel Robert Mueller
probe into possible collusion with
Russia the Trump presidential
campaign dominates the news, but
behind the scenes another bombshell story coming together piece piece. Was the Clinton network
knee-deep Russians, and did the
FBI shut down investigation that
would have provided answers about
Clinton collusion?
Judicial Watch one the few
organizations pursuit the story. filed Freedom Information Act
(FOIA) lawsuit against the Justice Department after failed respond
our request for all communications
related the closure possible
closure investigation into the
Clinton Foundation 2016. February, separate lawsuit, uncovered evidence pointing undisclosed
documents related controversial FBI
official Andrew McCabe and potential charges against Mrs. Clinton.
sued for records meeting between top FBI official and attorney for Clinton-connected law firm related then-candidate Trump and Russia, story first reported Fox News.
And, taken skeptical look
the appointment then-Attorney
General Jeff Sessions U.S. Attorney John Huber evaluate certain
issues rising from the 2016 election.
One those issues the Uranium
One controversy. Russia Rosatom PHOTO/MIKHAIL METZEL, POO
JUDICIAL WATCH Micah Morrison Chief Investigative Reporter
February 20, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with then-Secretary State Hillary Clinton Vladivostok,
Russia, 2012
atomic energy corporation 2010
received U.S. permission, including sign-off from Hillary Clinton State
Department, buy Uranium One,
Canadian company that owned significant American uranium assets. Was
the Russian purchase Uranium One
connected payments the Clinton network and improper actions
Secretary State Clinton?
Judicial Watch lonely the
story but not alone. The Hill indefatigable John Solomon year ago broke
the news that the Clinton Foundation
The Clintons financially
benefited from Russia
personally and inside their
charity the same time
they were involved U.S.
government actions that
rewarded Moscow and
increased U.S. security risks. John Solomon, The Hill
was under FBI investigation. The
Justice Department has launched
new inquiry into whether the Clinton
Foundation engaged any pay-toplay politics other illegal activities
while Hillary Clinton served secretary state, Solomon reported. early February, Solomon was again. Revisiting episode that
has escaped significant attention,
Solomon reports that there clear
evidence now that shows Hillary
Clinton family and charity profited
from Moscow and simultaneously
facilitated official government actions
benefitting Russia.
The episode centers the Skolkovo Innovation Center, high-tech
business center launched Moscow 2009. Five years later, Skolkovo
entities expanded the United States,
the FBI issued extraordinary public
warning, saying that the Skolkovo
connection may means for the
Russian government access our
nation sensitive classified research
development facilities and dual-use
technologies.
Solomon notes that Secretary
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everywhere the Skolkovo project,
part attempt the United States reboot Russia relations. Leading
the Russian side the project was
oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, Putinconnected billionaire and Clinton
Foundation donor. Firms connected the oligarch donated least
$75,000 the foundation. the
Skolkovo collaboration got underway,
Solomon reminds us, Bill Clinton
made his way Moscow and was
paid jaw-dropping $500,000 for
Bill Clinton
speech Russian investment bank,
Renaissance Capital.
Solomon reports that Bill Clinton
sought permission from the State Department meet with Vekselberg and
Arkady Dvorkovich, senior official Rosatom, during the Moscow
trip. This was the time Rosatom
was seeking State permission
buy Uranium One. The Washington
Examiner notes that the Clintons
relationship Vekselberg continued
throughout Hillary Clinton time
the State Department.
Solomon adds additional details possible Clinton collusion with
the Russians read his full report
here: http://jwatch.us/democratscase-for-russia-collusion. And, Viktor
Vekselberg certainly busy man,
making cameo the Mueller probe
and turning various other
sketchy endeavors. Not everything the Russia story comes
collusion, cover-up crime, but
Solomon correctly notes that evidence
related Skolkovo, Rosatom and
Uranium One shows that the
Clintons financially benefited from
Russia personally and inside their
charity the same time they were
involved U.S. government actions
that rewarded Moscow and increased
U.S. security risks.
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Government
Documents Detail Nancy Pelosi $185,000
CODEL Italy And Ukraine 2015
Total Air Force expenses $184,587.81
Judicial Watch obtained documents January through Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Air Force detailing
$134,587.81 plus $50,000 for advance funds for escort officer,
amounting total $184.587.81
for then-House Minority Leader
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) congressional
delegation (CODEL) Italy and
Ukraine 2015.
Judicial Watch filed December
2015 FOIA lawsuit after the Air
Force failed respond August
2015 request (Judicial Watch U.S.
Department Defense (No 1:15-cv02236)) for:
All records regarding mission
taskings flights escorting members Congress;
All records concerning transportation costs for transporting
members Congress;
All passenger manifests (DD2131) for transporting members Congress; and
All weekly travel reports for
members Congress.
The documents show that from
July August 2015 Pelosi took trip Milan, Rome and Naples,
Italy; and Kiev, Ukraine for herself,
her husband, several members
Congress and their spouses. The Italy
trip included visits the Vatican
Museum, Sistine Chapel, Duomo and viewing Vinci Last Supper.
The documents also show the Air
Force negative response Pelosi
staff request for specific crew for
Pelosi flight. official notes that would disastrous precedent set even were possible. The
Air Force further points out: Our
ARC crews have plenty balance
already with military duties and their
Negative response U.S. Air Force Pelosi staff request for specific crew for Pelosi flight
Speaker Pelosi has
demonstrated record
abusing the perks office
that give her access
military luxury travel paid for taxpayers. Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
civilian employers.
The documents also detail
CODEL trip for Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), who traveled commercial flights Asia, including Tokyo
and Okinawa, Japan; Seoul, Korea;
plus Beijing and Hong Kong, China.
This trip, with flights and per diems,
cost least $26,009.03.
Speaker Pelosi has demonstrated
record abusing the perks office
that give her access military luxury travel paid for taxpayers, said
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
Judicial Watch previously uncovered that Pelosi military travel
cost the United States Air Force
$2,100,744.59 over one two-year
period $101,429.14 which was
for in-flight expenses, including food
and alcohol.
Judicial Watch work exposing
Pelosi travel abuses resulted her
successor John Boehner declining
use Air Force luxury jets travel
his Ohio congressional district.
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Government Uncovered
Food Stamp Fraud The Rise
Government Allows Retailer Trafficking
Weeks after federal audit blasted
the federal government for failing
curb rampant fraud its multi-billion-dollar food stamp program, two
Ohio men have been indicted for
operating $2.7 million scheme that
spanned six years. One the men,
59-year-old Amin Salem, convicted felon with history food
stamp fraud, yet the feds took six
years bust him, and remained qualified food stamp retailer. The
other man, Mohamed Salem, his
32-year-old son, and federal prosecutors say they operated highly
lucrative food stamp trafficking ring the Cleveland area with the help buddy named Zahran al-Qadan.
The father-and-son team illegally accepted taxpayer-funded
food stamps seven gas stations,
laundered the profits, had illegal
firearms, operated unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted
stream dumping animal blood
and other fluids into it, according statement issued the U.S. Department Justice. They have been
charged with conspiracy launder
money and engaging real estate
transactions using laundered food
stamp proceeds. The father was also
charged with illegal possession
12-gauge shotgun and AR-15 long
rifle and operating unregulated
animal slaughterhouse. The animal
meat was sold for food stamp benefits, which were also accepted the
Salems seven gas stations. Because
papa Salem had been previously convicted conspiring defraud the
government, food stamp fraud, mail
fraud and money laundering, the
transactions were processed the
son name well al-Qadan
This father-and-son duo engaged various illegalities include
stealing from every taxpaying citizen engaging food stamp fraud,
program designed help those The Verdict APRIL 2019
Late last year, federal
audit revealed that retailer
trafficking swindles the
government out more
than billion dollars year
while the Department
Agriculture sits by.
need, said FBI Acting Special Agent Charge Robert Hughes. Salem
put others risk selling unsanitary,
unregulated food. The FBI and U.S.
Department Agriculture, which
administers food stamps, reportedly
investigated the Salems moneylaundering operation for two years
before obtaining enough evidence
charge them. The Internal Revenue
Service, well Ohio state agencies
and Cleveland law enforcement, also
participated cracking the ring,
which fleeced American taxpayers out millions dollars.
Though this operation sticks out
among others, food stamp fraud has
been pervasive for years, and the
alarming numbers have been welldocumented the government. The
USDA most recent figures show
about $1.1 billion food stamp fraud year. Nearly percent retailers
authorized the government
accept food stamps engage illegal
practices, according the agency.
Judicial Watch has reported ex-
tensively the rampant fraud the
program that costs American taxpayers bewildering $64 billion annually provide more than million
households with free food. Less than year ago, nearly 200 people were
arrested Florida for operating
sophisticated ring which 22,000
fraudulent food stamp transactions
totaling $3.7 million were documented task force local and federal
authorities. 2016, the feds busted
the largest food stamp fraud operation history, $13 million enterprise
run flea-market retailers the
largely black and Hispanic areas
South Florida Miami-Dade County
known Opa-Locka and Hialeah.
There appears end
sight the corruption that has long
infested the famously bloated program. Late last year, federal audit
revealed that retailer trafficking
swindles the government out
more than billion dollars year
while the Department Agriculture
sits by. The agency assumes that
percent the benefits redeemed
small stores and percent large
stores were trafficked, according
the audit, which was conducted
the investigative arm Congress. the widespread fraud weren bad
enough, the Agriculture Department
allows occur even though
2008 law armed the agency with the
authority strengthen penalties for
retailers caught trafficking. Agriculture Department division called
Food and Nutrition Services (FNS)
responsible for rooting out the type fraud and corruption that continue plaguing the food stamp program. November 2018, FNS had not
implemented this authority, according congressional investigators: failing take timely action
strengthen penalties, FNS has not
taken full advantage important
tool for deterring trafficking.
Judicial Watch
Judge Orders Clinton Email
Handling Evidence
Disclosed
Bloomberg
December 2018 federal judge ordered the U.S.
State Department disclose possible
evidence whether Hillary Clinton
used her private email while she was
secretary state intentionally flout
public information requests for government documents.
U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth Washington Thursday
directed the State Department work plan provide relevant records Judicial Watch, conservative
watchdog group that sued for emails
related the attack the U.S. diplomatic compound Benghazi.
The ruling may lead new
revelations about Clinton use
her private email well the State
Department handling requests
filed under the Freedom Information Act.
The judge said the disclosure
documents, and possibly interviews officials explain the records,
needed rule out egregious government misconduct.
Judge orders more fact-finding
Clinton email case
Politico
December 2018
The email controversy that
dogged Hillary Clinton through
much the 2016 presidential
race could well kicking around
through the 2020 contest after
federal judge ordered additional
fact-finding into whether Clinton
use the private email system was
deliberate effort thwart the Freedom Information Act. scathing opinion issued
Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge President Tom Fitton appears Fox Business Network with host Lou Dobbs, February 2019
Royce Lamberth said that despite FBI,
inspector general and congressional
investigations into Clinton use private account for all her email
traffic during her four years secretary state, the conservative group
Judicial Watch should permitted demand documents and additional
testimony about the practice.
Lamberth, who has clashed with
Clinton and her aides cases dating
back her husband administration,
was unsparing his assessment
the former secretary actions.
blasted Clinton email practices
one the gravest modern offenses government transparency.
Media 19th nervous
breakdown, Trump fulfills
another campaign promise
The Hill
December 27, 2018
President Trump declared victory
over ISIS Syria Dec. and
ordered the withdrawal U.S. troops
from the war-torn region, well substantial reduction forces
deployed Afghanistan winding
down our 17-year entanglement the
graveyard empires.
The next day, Defense Secretary
James Mattis tendered his resignation,
citing President Trump right have Secretary Defense whose views
are better aligned with yours. Mattis
prefaced that acknowledgment the
president prerogative, highlighting philosophical commonality that
Mattis apparently longer felt
comfortable acting upon: Like you, have said from the beginning that
the armed forces the United States
should not the policeman the
world. Instead, must use all tools American power provide for the
common defense, including providing
effective leadership our alliances.
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The news media headlines
articulated the latest flare-up
their near-chronic psychoses the
political version what rocker Mick
Jagger meant when sang, Here
comes, here comes Here comes
your 19th nervous breakdown.
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Judicial Watch Sues for Special
Counsel Robert Mueller Security
Detail Costs
Breitbart
Op-ed Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
January 2019 all the reporting that has been
done regarding the Office the
Special Counsel, something notably
missing full accounting what
the investigation costing Americans, well any evidence Trump-Russia collusion. try get more information
Mueller basic operational budget,
Judicial Watch just filed Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit
against the U.S. Department Justice
for records costs incurred and
logs maintained the security detail
for Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Farrell: Bill Barr First Order
Business? Find Out What Obama
Knew and When Knew
The Daily Caller
Op-ed Judicial Watch Director Investigations and Research
Chris Farrell
January 10, 2019 1:50 p.m. Friday, Sept.
2016, Federal Bureau Investigation
(FBI) attorney Lisa Page revealed
President Obama direct involvement the insidiously corrupt Clinton
email investigation, texting her secret
society conspirator boyfriend, FBI
Special Agent Peter Strzok: Yes,
potus wants know everything
are doing.
confirming that she was preparing
talking points for FBI Director James
Comey brief Obama the sham
investigation.
Air Pelosi What you don
know about the lucrative travel
our leaders enjoy your dime
Fox News
Op-ed Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
January 24, 2019
When President Trump denied
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi use military aircraft for CODEL
(congressional delegation trip)
Afghanistan recently, called the
public attention wasteful taxpayerfunded congressional travel. his letter Pelosi blocking
the trip, President Trump mentioned
the 800,000 federal workers going Earns Nationwide Media Coverage
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government workers Afghanistan,
who were among those not being
paid, worked for two weeks plan
the trip and holiday weekend.
Air Pelosi Watchdog revisits
House speaker hefty travel
expenses military aircraft
The Washington Times
January 28, 2019
President Trump recently denied
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the use military aircraft for congressional
delegation trip Afghanistan. Mr.
Trump decision prompted Judicial
Watch President Tom Fitton
revisit Mrs. Pelosi travel habits; the
watchdog organization has tracked
her use military jets for more than decade through Defense Department
documents obtained through Freedom Information requests.
For years have been exposing
the lucrative travel our leaders enjoy taxpayer expense. have long
noted Pelosi abuse the perks
public office that granted her access luxury military travel, Mr. Fitton
wrote op-ed titled Air Pelosi
for Fox News, providing numerous
examples.
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