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Obama Press Advisor Attacks Fox News Over Clarification on Iran Video

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/3/2016 at 12:00pm

President Obama press advisor Jen Psaki attacked Fox News after reporter James Rosen asked for clarification over her statement about deleted footage from a 2013 press briefing about secret Iran and U.S. talks.

Rosen asked then-State spokeswoman Psaki about the meeting in 2013, a year after the department denied such talks existed....

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State Department Wants to Bring in 1,500 Refugees Per Month

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 6:15pm 4/16/2016 at 6:15pm

President Obama is still pushing for the U.S. to accept more refugees from Syria, and his agenda is now being supported by the U.S. State Department.

The Hill reports:

State seeks to pick up pace on bringing Syrian...

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Judicial Watch gets to probe “creation and operation of clintonmail.com” in FOIA case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 15, 2016 at 10:16pm 4/15/2016 at 10:16pm

Judicial Watch has been fighting a years-long battle to obtain records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regarding Huma Abedin’s non-State Department employment arrangement.

In the course of that fight, issues regarding Hillary Clinton’s handling of email and her email server have become central. Judicial Watch has won many key procedural...

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ONE YEAR LATE: State Dept Turns over 1,100 Pages of BENGHAZI Records

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10:30am 4/9/2016 at 10:30am

A year after the House Select Committee on Benghazi made its initial request, the State Department finally handed over 1,100 pages of records.

These records contain include files, “stored on network folders used by senior employees within the Office of the Secretary, and emails from Cheryl Mills, Jake Sullivan, Huma Abedin, Susan...

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Judicial Watch court filing: We may need Hillary’s deposition

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 3/15/2016 at 2:30pm

In late February we reported that the court in the FOIA case seeking State Department records as to Huma Abedin granted Judicial Watch’s motion for discovery, and required Judicial Watch to submit a discovery plan:

In a ruling sure to keep the Hillary Clinton email scandal alive through the summer, if not...

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Microaggressions Now Considered Harassment at the State Department?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30am 3/8/2016 at 8:30am

We’ve covered the speech squelching progressive concept of microaggressions at College Insurrection countless times as an impediment to free expression on campus.

Now it seems this idea is entering parts of the government.

Peter Hasson reports at the Daily Caller:

State Dept. Warns Employees: ‘Microaggressions’ May Count As Harassment

Following the example set by elite...

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Latest Hillary Emails: 15% Classified

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 7:00am 2/14/2016 at 7:00am

In the latest batch of released emails, more than 15% had classified information.

The Washington Times reports:

More than 15 percent of the latest batch of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails released Saturday contain classified information, with three of the messages being labeled “secret” — continuing to add to the questions...

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U.S. interference in transparency law dispute disrespects Israeli democracy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/13/2016 at 1:00pm

The US State Department is criticizing Israel’s proposed “Transparency Law,” suggesting that Israelis should not know when foreign governments are influencing their domestic politics.

If enacted, the current version of the Transparency Law would deem an Israeli Non-Governmental Organization (“NGO”) a foreign agent if it receives more than 50% of its budget...

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Tardy to the Party: Missing court-ordered deadline, State Dept. dumps Hillary emails

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 4:15pm 1/7/2016 at 4:15pm

Tardy for a court-ordered document dump deadline, the State Department will release more than 2,000 pages of emails from embattled former Secretary, Hillary Clinton Thursday evening.

According to The Hill, forty-five of the newly published emails have been marked classified, bringing the...

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Mockery – State Dept New Year’s Eve Clinton Email Dump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 4:43pm 12/31/2015 at 4:43pm

The Hill reports:

The State Department on Thursday afternoon released a batch of 5,500 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails online, in its second-to-last tranche of the former secretary of State’s messages.

Thursday’s dump — coming the afternoon of New Year’s Eve — is the seventh of eight court-ordered releases….

The emails released Thursday...

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State Department Failures, Social Media Edition: “The ABCs of Daesh”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/8/2015 at 4:30pm

The State Department’s recent legacy of international embarrassment remains firmly intact.

Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) has a formidable online presence which they use to spread propaganda, recruit new jihadis, and collect information.

Called “Think Again Turn Away” (yeah, we have no clue how they came up with that either) the State Department launched...

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Pompeo, Cotton Poke More Holes in Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/27/2015 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R – Kan.) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R – Ark.) have a lot in common. Both are army veterans and both are graduates of Harvard Law School. And both have been doing a great job of exposing aspects of the nuclear deal with Iran that the administration would...

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State Department: Keystone XL Review Will Proceed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:40pm 11/4/2015 at 5:40pm

Today the State Department informed TransCanada Corp. that the agency review of the Keystone XL pipeline and its associated permits will continue in spite of the corporation’s request that the process be paused.

TransCanada is currently in both a legal and logistical battle regarding the future pipeline’s route through Nebraska; the corporation...

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Civilian Casualties: Does U.S. Hold Itself to Same High Standards It Holds Israel?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 1:00pm 10/6/2015 at 1:00pm

The hypocrisy of this administration with respect to Israel can, at times, be stunning. One of those times was in August of 2014, in the middle of the Israeli military operation known as Operation Protective Edge, which was designed to stop rocket-fire emanating from Gaza.

A school run by UNRWA, the UN agency that...

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Reports: Hillary did NOT turn over all work-related emails

https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 4:11pm 9/25/2015 at 4:11pm
https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120

Remember when Hillary Clinton submitted a Declaration under penalty of perjury in a Judicial Watch FOIA case that all work related emails had been turned over to the State Department?

And I asked the question Did Hillary just walk into a perjury trap over her emails?

And remember when Hillary repeatedly told us...

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Busted? Sources Say FBI Has Hillary’s “Deleted” Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 10:10am 9/23/2015 at 10:10am

“Deleted?” Not so much.

Two government sources revealed last night that the FBI has managed to recover personal and work-related emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server. The sources say that the emails were “not hard” to recover, but did not elaborate as to whether this latest discovery included all 60,000 emails...

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Mind the Gap! FOIA reveals 5 month void in Clinton emails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3:15pm 9/14/2015 at 3:15pm

For those of you who put money on there being more to this Clinton email scandal than what was contained in the already-released files, step forward and collect your prize—this thing isn’t over yet.

Today, advocacy group Judicial Watch released documentation showing an almost five-month gap in the timeline of emails...

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