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State Department seeks temporary halt of Hillary email case (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 11:18am 9/3/2015 at 11:18am

UPDATE:

The State Department has filed a Motion to Stay the Judicial Watch case seeking information regarding Huma Abedin’s non-State Department employment, including emails sent and received by Hillary Clinton. The full motion is at the bottom of this post.

ORIGINAL:

The State Department just filed a motion in federal court seeking a...

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Judge rejects State Dept request to delay hearing on Hillary emails and server

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 4:52pm 8/18/2015 at 4:52pm

Yesterday, the Judge in the Judicial Watch FOIA case involving Huma Abedin’s outside employment ordered an expedited hearing on Judicial Watch’s request to take discovery as to, among other things, Hillary’s electronic devices and server.

While Judicial Watch did not specify the discovery it wanted, that logically could include the sworn deposition...

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Court filing: State Dept. will not attempt to search Hillary’s server

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2015 at 3:22pm 8/14/2015 at 3:22pm

We noted in a post yesterday that the federal court, in the Judicial Watch FOIA case involving records relating to Huma Abedin’s outside employment. had ordered to Department...

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State Department Plays Politics, Manipulates Human Trafficking Report

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:48pm 8/5/2015 at 2:48pm

The US State Department has problems.

Whether we’re talking about major, deadly problems like the Benghazi scandal, or their mere inability to keep it together for a press conference, you can always count on State to show time and again what it means to achieve mediocrity at the highest levels.

There’s...

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Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Allegedly Overpaid by State Department

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 9:00am 8/2/2015 at 9:00am

Huma Abedin is widely known as one of Hillary Clinton’s most trusted aides and advisers. She’s also known for keeping a low public profile and for being the wife of Anthony Weiner, aka Carlos Danger.

According to a new report by Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Carol D. Leonnig of the ...

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Yes, Hillary’s emails did contain classified information

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8:30am 7/2/2015 at 8:30am

Remember all the fanfare over Hillary Clinton releasing her emails and claiming that there wasn’t any classified information in any of them?

Hillary absolutely denied ever sending classified material during her UN press conference:

QUESTION: Were you ever — were you ever specifically briefed on the security implications of using — using...

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State Department runs defense after Obama’s ISIS gaffe

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 8:30am 6/9/2015 at 8:30am

Yesterday, President Obama stood in front of an international press pool and admitted that “we don’t yet have a complete strategy” to defeat ISIS.

It was a great moment for American foreign relations.

After that disastrous press conference, officials from the Administration slid into a slow meltdown, walking back Obama’s painfully telling...

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Report: Clinton Foundation Donors got Weapons Deals While Hillary was at State

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:00am 5/27/2015 at 10:00am

An explosive new report from David Sirota and Andrew Perez of the International Business Times suggests that preferential treatment in weapon sales was given to Clinton Foundation donors while Hillary Clinton was serving in the state department:

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Nigeria in transition: Investment down, terror on the rise

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11:37am 5/20/2015 at 11:37am

Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the May 29 inauguration of Nigerian President Elect Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja next week. Buhari stands to replace Goodluck Jonathan, and will take his place in the history books as the first challenger to ever oust an incumbent president in a Nigerian...

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Hillary Email Scandal Not Going Away

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 7:00am 5/7/2015 at 7:00am

The Clintons and their defenders are trying to ignore the fact that Hillary used a private email server during her time at the State Department but despite their best efforts, the scandal isn’t going away.

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John Kerry is in Somalia—but couldn’t leave the airport

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 1:15pm 5/5/2015 at 1:15pm

It’s not just those lunchtime margaritas messing with your brain—John Kerry finally did something productive.

John Kerry went to Somalia. He’s the first U.S. Secretary of State ever to do it, and the most senior U.S. official to make the journey since President George H.W. Bush went in 1992...

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“I’m not here to answer your questions” says reporter to testy State Dept. spox

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:30am 4/21/2015 at 8:30am

We here at Legal Insurrection have a special love/hate relationship with the C-SPAN soundbite catalog that populates after every State Department press briefing. Yesterday’s meeting with the pool was eventful to say the least.

No, not eventful. It. was. awkward:

Watch:

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Did Clinton Foundation donation from Colombian oil company result in favorable trade agreement?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 1:50pm 4/9/2015 at 1:50pm

A report released today by the International Business Times suggests the Clinton Foundation was indeed a thoroughfare for trading influence and political favors.

Unless of course the timing was purely coincidental, IBT’s report indicates the Clinton Foundation accepted money from a Colombian oil company while Clinton was serving as Secretary of State....

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‘A lot of big words and big thoughts’ – State Dept. on Kissinger Op-ed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:46pm 4/8/2015 at 8:46pm

The State Department stepped in it. Again.

Now infamous for her dippy soundbites, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf might have topped her “ISIS just needs jobs” gaffe today.

Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, both former Secretaries of State, wrote an op-ed that was published in...

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India assists Americans evacuating Yemen in wake of weak State Department response

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5:00pm 4/8/2015 at 5:00pm

One has to ask, what exactly is going on at the US State Department?

We have been following the deterioration of Yemen for months. Despite the obvious dangers to American citizens within this country, I guess our bureaucrats decided they really didn’t need an evacuation plan.

Fortunately, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...

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About that one device… Hillary also used an iPad

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:00pm 3/31/2015 at 3:00pm

You may recall Hillary claiming she only used one device during her tenure as Secretary of State for “convenience.” You may also recall how her once device claim was instantly proven questionable when a video surfaced of her stating otherwise.

The day following Hillary’s press conference, the Associated Press filed suit...

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Trey Gowdy sends letter formally asking Hillary to surrender her email server

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:12pm 3/20/2015 at 2:12pm

While writers like Ben White are encouraging Hillary to kickstart her 2016 bid immediately, the House Select Committee on Benghazi is still looking for answers.

Today, Gowdy sent a letter to Hillary Clinton’s counsel confirming the extension of subpoena deadline to March 27, and formally requesting the former Secretary of State...

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