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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…

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FBI chief’s testimony about Clinton emails torpedoes the bureau’s reputation

From Fox News: Did Hillary Clinton lie to Congress about her email practices? Not part of the investigation. Did she conceal and illegally remove federal records? Not part of the investigation. And no word on the pay-for-play schemes with the Clinton Foundation and its donors. How did the classified material…

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Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail Case Will Live on in Civil Suits

From Time: State has released tens of thousands of Clinton’s emails in response to FOIA suits from private groups and members of the media over the last two years. Department officials say they will work to recover from the FBI any new documents that have emerged through the investigation. “As…

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Email Case May Complicate Clinton Aides’ Pursuit of Security Clearance

From The New York Times: Though Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch formally affirmed on Wednesday that the Justice Department would not seek criminal charges against anyone in the email case, fallout from the matter is sure to affect several dozen State Department advisers who, records show, facilitated Mrs. Clinton’s unorthodox…

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FBI’s Comey is complicit in Clinton email scandal

From The Hill: Then just over 48 hours later (no doubt Mr. Comey spent the weekend carefully examining a year’s worth of interview transcripts), the proverbial stake was driven through the heart of any remaining faith and confidence in the public’s concept of “equal justice under law” or in Mr.…

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A federal court may have just added to Clinton’s email woes in a big way

From The Washington Post: The D.C. Circuit held in its decision that work email stored privately is still subject to Freedom of Information Act requests. The whole point of FOIA, the court said, is to provide transparency on public officials’ behavior while in office. Circumventing that by hosting government documents…

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AP Fact Check: Hillary Clinton Email Claims Collapse Under FBI Investigation

From the Associated Press: THE FACTS: Clinton has separately clung to her rationale that there were no classification markings on her emails that would have warned her and others not to transmit the sensitive material. But the private system did, in fact, handle emails that bore markings indicating they contained…