Skip to comments.DOJ Releases 400-Plus Pages of Lynch-Clinton Meeting Emails – Records Existed
Posted on 08/07/2017 12:05:35 PM PDT by Enlightened1
The Department of Justice on Friday released 413 pages of emails related to a controversial private meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch during the FBIs investigation into then-presidential-candidate Hillary Clintons Benghazi emails. The FBI said earlier such records did not exist.
This discharge of information is the result of a lawsuit filed against the DOJ by the American Council for Law and Justice (ACLJ) in November 2016.
The newly-released emails mostly include DOJ officials conversations with reporters, who were seeking comment on the meeting between Lynch and the former president on an airport tarmac in Phoenix, Ariz. in June 2016.
The encounter raised concerns about the impartiality of the DOJs investigation into the Hillary Clinton episode, and became a significant issue in the presidential campaign.
The ACLJ notes that under the leadership of then-Director James Comey the FBI had originally denied the existence of such records.
No records responsive to your request were located, FBI Chief of Record/Information David Hardy wrote a letter responding to ACLJs Freedom of Information Act request.
For your information, Congress excluded three discrete categories of law enforcement and national security records from the requirements of the FOIA.
(Exemptions may apply in cases of classified information relating to foreign policy or national defense, trade secrets, and personnel and medical files.)
ACLJ Executive Director Jordan Sekulow told CNSNews.com that what triggered the lawsuit was the definitive answer from the FBI without any requests for an extension, along with silence from the DOJ, the second recipient of the FOIA request.
This issue only stood out to us at the time that they made the declaration [that the records did not exist], now we know that declaration was wrong, Sekulow said. The Comey FBI lied to us.
(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...
...about 10 pages per minute...
This is after Comey’s FBI said no records exist.
They all lied under oath.
I heard they contain redactions. *groan*
“...The ACLJ notes that under the leadership of then-Director James Comey the FBI had originally denied the existence of such records....”
If there were any remaining doubts about Comey being owned by the Clinton crime machine, give it up....
I think Loretta Lynch knows she is in trouble. Remember her Facebook speech?
I know that this is a time of great fear and uncertainty for so many people. I know its a time of concern for people, who see our rights being assailed, being trampled on and even being rolled back. I know that this is difficult, but I remind you that this has never been easy. We have always had to work to move this country forward to achieve the great ideals of our Founding Fathers.
It has been people, individuals who have banded together, ordinary people who simply saw what needed to be done and came together and supported those ideals who have made the difference. Theyve marched, theyve bled and yes, some of them died. This is hard. Every good thing is. We have done this before. We can do this again.
About a 38 minute meeting, 400 pages....about 10 pages per minute. Just an observation. Damned near could have been a transcript. But we now know there was spin added on - "Gee, what are our talking points? We need to get our phony-baloney stories straight - oh, yeah...grandkids and golf! That's the ticket...".
413 emails about an hour long conversation that was supposed to only be about grandchildren?
Read the article
Thanks for letting them know not to make that mistake again...
The FBI said there weren’t any. Someone needs to go to jail.
And the stonewalling PROVES no impartiality.
You do know what the content of the release is, don’t you? Thus why your comment about “10 pages per minute” (implying this is a transcript) is misleading?
The FBI is really starting to stink. Trunk called it right by firing Comey.
Comey may have lied about their existence. However, as a charter member of the swamp he’ll be offered an opportunity to “amend” his testimony with no penalty.
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