Judicial Watch Uncovers More Classified Material on Hillary Clinton’s Unsecure Email System

New emails appear to be among those Clinton had attempted to delete or had otherwise failed to discloseFederal Court Hearing Scheduled for Thursday, October 11, to discuss documents State Department continues to hold, review possible Judicial Watch challenges

Judicial Watch announced today that it received 288 pages of newly uncovered emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that were transmitted over her unsecure, non-“state.gov” email system, three of which contain classified information.

Judicial Watch obtained the documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed on May 6, 2015, after the State Department failed to respond to a March 4, 2015, FOIA request (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00687)) seeking:

All emails sent or received by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in her official capacity as Secretary of State, as well as all emails by other State Department employees to Secretary Clinton regarding her non-“state.gov” email address.

The documents are part of an accelerated schedule of production ordered by U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg, which required the State Department to complete processing by September 28, 2018, the remaining documents of the 72,000 pages recovered by the FBI in its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s illicit email server. These new classified and other emails appear to be among those that Clinton had attempted to delete or had otherwise failed to disclose….

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Pelosi Filing FOIA Request For Instructions From Trump WH To FBI On Kavanaugh-Ford Investigation

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) says that she is filing a Freedom of Information Act request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to get the instructions it received from the White House and the on its investigation of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Pelosi says she is also requesting any communications from Senate Republicans to the FBI, the FBI’s report on the investigation and “transcripts of the underlying interviews.”

Here is the full transcript of Pelosi’s statement on the matter, which was released on Saturday….

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Judicial Watch Demanding Details Of Trump Campaign Spy’s $1 Million Pay

Lawsuit filed over DoD’s refusal to release information

Cambridge professor Stefan Halper has been a significant figure in the Russia investigation, with direct involvement with three key targets of special counsel Robert Mueller: Carter Page, George Papadopoulos and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.

It seems the government paid Halper about $1 million for his duties.

And now, Washington watchdog Judicial Watch is demanding the Defense Department provide details about the contracts under which he took that money.

“Americans want to know if the Defense Department was working with the corrupt FBI, DOJ and other Obama agencies to spy on Donald Trump,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “Our new lawsuit against the Defense Department will help determine to what extent it was helping to finance any Spygate targeting of President Trump.”

The organization filed the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit regarding the September 2016 contract between the DoD and Halper after the agency refused to respond to a FOIA request.

“Halper is the Cambridge University professor identified as a secret FBI informant used by the Obama administration to spy on the Trump’s presidential campaign. Halper also reportedly has high-level ties to both U.S. and British intelligence,” Judicial Watch said….

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DOJ Sued Over Records Involving Surveillance Of New York Times Reporter Ali Watkins

The Department of Justice was sued Wednesday for withholding documents involving the government’s surveillance of Ali Watkins, a New York Times reporter whose email and phone records were secretly seized by federal investigators probing classified leaks.

First Amendment Coalition, a California-based nonprofit group, sued the Justice Department in San Francisco federal court in light of the government denying multiple Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed in pursuit of records involving the FBI’s monitoring of Ms. Watkins — a Times journalist who previously dated James Wolfe, a former Senate Intelligence Committee aide charged with lying to investigators.

Mr. Wolfe, 58, was arrested June 7 after the FBI said he lied about his relationships with reporters, Ms. Watkinsincluded, and First Amendment Coalition filed a pair of FOIA request the following week seeking material including any documents that would reveal to what extent investigators followed established guidelines governing the collection of confidential journalist data….

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