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Federal judge grants Judicial Watch ‘legal discovery’ in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal citing bad faith and potential wrongdoing

March 29, 2016

 Judicial Watch has been seeking legal discovery in the case of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal because the group felt that the former Secretary of State has not fully complied with it FOIA request. According to this story a Federal judge has ruled in favor of Judicial Watch, which means the group may be allowed issue depositions to some of Hillary Clinton’s top aides.

Here is more:

Citing indications of wrongdoing and bad faith, a federal judge has overruled government objections by declaring that a conservative group is entitled to more details about how Hillary Clinton’s private email account was integrated into the State Department recordkeeping system and why it was not searched in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.

U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth entered an order Tuesday agreeing that Judicial Watch can pursue legal discovery — which often includes depositions of relevant individuals — as the group pursues legal claims that State did not respond completely to a FOIA request filed in May 2014 seeking records about talking points then-U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice used for TV appearances discussing the deadly attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi in September 2012.

  This is the second judge to side with Judicial Watch over Hillary Clinton:

Lamberth is the second federal judge handling a Clinton email-related case to agree to discovery, which is unusual in FOIA litigation. Last month, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan gave Judicial Watch the go-ahead to pursue depositions of Clinton aides in a lawsuit for records about former Clinton Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin.

  It looks like Judicial Watch is going to be able to start issuing depositions to Hillary Clinton’s top aides and with yesterday’s news that the FBI will soon be seeking interviews with the same aides this could be about to get very interesting. And I have to admit the timing could not be much better…

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28 Comments leave one →
  1. March 29, 2016 8:40 pm

    Reblogged this on Rifleman III Journal.

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    • March 29, 2016 8:44 pm

      Thank you!

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      • March 29, 2016 8:45 pm

        You’re welcome.

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  2. March 29, 2016 8:41 pm

    Considering Obama stacked the D.C. Court, we have had remarkable success. Even some of his Judges have ruled against him.

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    • March 29, 2016 8:42 pm

      I should say her. Hmmm.. I wonder….

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    • March 29, 2016 8:46 pm

      Maybe there is still hope, it might be slim hope but I am holding on…

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    • lou222 permalink
      March 30, 2016 8:33 am

      Aren’t most the courts being stacked around the Country now? Probably very quietly, but it is being done from what I have heard. There are still a few hold out Judges that are making things difficult for this Administration, but they only postpone the inevitable, I believe!

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      • March 31, 2016 5:27 am

        Yes they are and if we have another 4 or 8 years of Democrat rule and the whole court system will probably be lost.

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  3. March 30, 2016 6:33 am

    If I was one of those that was going to be deposed I would be packing my bags to take a long vacation in a country that does not have an extradition agreement with the US. Like Laos or Vietnam which have expat communities. Bill and Hillary play pretty rough, so I would not like to find myself in the park or woods.

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    • lou222 permalink
      March 30, 2016 8:31 am

      Not sure what would be worse, CJ! Either way, they danced with the devil, now they will have to pay the price. What type of person would associate with the Clintons and not know what they were made of? Surely they have read about their past! Maybe they like the drama and power that the Clintons bring with them. Who knows!

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      • March 30, 2016 7:12 pm

        When you lie down with dogs…

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    • March 30, 2016 7:11 pm

      I agree CJ, or else they could be taking a permanent vacation from the scene, if you know what I mean…

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  4. lou222 permalink
    March 30, 2016 9:42 am

    Not sure if anyone else listens to Pod Casts of radio programs, but Joe Walsh out of Chicago is one that is on at night, but I play his night before program the next morning…this mornings was on Cook County up by Chicago area….this is something you all might like to listen to. This is the strong hold of Illinois by the Democrats AND controlled by the Democrats….here is the link, if you have time….click on “LISTEN” up above and scroll down and you can listen to any of the nightly programs….click on the 29th….you will get why Illinois is in sad shape…it is not the rest of us!

    http://walshfreedom.com/radio/

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    • March 30, 2016 7:13 pm

      I have given up listening to all the talking heads but maybe I will have to give him a listen.

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      • lou222 permalink
        March 30, 2016 7:20 pm

        I have stopped listening to Levin and Limbaugh. Still have Savage on and then Joe Walsh. If for no other reason listen to him from yesterday, will give you an insite on Chicago.

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      • March 30, 2016 7:53 pm

        In my opinion they all have an agenda and that agenda is to promote what is best for them. I decided to stop letting these people tell me what my opinion should be, I can figure that out on my own!

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  5. lou222 permalink
    March 30, 2016 9:57 am

    The latest ZO-nation….a short episode, but worth watching!

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    • March 30, 2016 7:15 pm

      It was short but right on point, thanks for sharing!

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      • lou222 permalink
        March 30, 2016 7:21 pm

        Ya, he usually is pretty accurate on issues.

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  6. lou222 permalink
    March 30, 2016 1:29 pm

    This sums up Hillary Clinton:

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    • March 30, 2016 7:16 pm

      It sure does and yet she is still the odds on favorite to be our next President…

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      • lou222 permalink
        March 30, 2016 7:23 pm

        There seems to be a hell of alot of stupid people that vote and you know what I think of stupid people. How else can you explain the fact that Clinton has a multitude of illegal crap she has pulled for years and STILL she is walking around as a free woman? It boggles ones mind!

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      • March 30, 2016 7:54 pm

        Stupid people suck! I think that sums it up!

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    • lou222 permalink
      March 30, 2016 7:25 pm

      Funny thing is that this man that fired her, was a life long DEMOCRAT! Fast forward to today and look at people now! It is almost a badge of honor to get away with the crap and come out unscathed!

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      • March 30, 2016 7:55 pm

        This certainly is not the same Democratic party!

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      • lou222 permalink
        March 30, 2016 9:02 pm

        No, no it isn’t!

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