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  • AP Source: Clinton aide interviewed in email investigation

    05/05/2016 6:59:02 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 25 replies
    Assoc press ^ | 5-6-16
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday. The person insisted on anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation. The FBI and Justice Department have been investigating whether sensitive information that flowed through Clinton's email server was mishandled. Abedin was one of Clinton's closest aides during her tenure as the nation's top diplomat, serving as deputy chief of staff. It was not immediately clear whether other aides have...
  • Anthony Weiner goes for solo stroll in New York City without his wedding ring...

    04/12/2016 4:37:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/12/16 | Chris Spargo
    EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Anthony Weiner goes for solo stroll in New York City without his wedding ring while wife Huma Abedin takes smiling selfies on the campaign trailAnthony Weiner was spotted walking the streets of New York City solo on Monday - and not wearing his wedding ring. The disgraced politician was returning home from an hour-long workout while his wife Huma Abedin was on the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton in nearby Queens, and wearing her ring. Abedin was not however wearing her band the day before as she posed for smiling selfies with Clinton supporters during a rally in...
  • Huma Abedin on her emails being out there: 'terrifying'

    04/01/2016 3:13:39 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | April 1, 2016 | Eliza Collins
    Huma Abedin hasn't freshly read any of her email exchanges with Hillary Clinton that have been released by the State Department, but the longtime Clinton aide said it is "terrifying" to know that the messages are out there. "It's something I can't really think about, but I can't even imagine what's in those emails. But I'm sure I would probably be mortified. I have no idea. I haven’t read any of them," Abedin, who served as one of Clinton's top aides at State, said in an interview with the podcast "Call Your Girlfriend."
  • Legal group submits plan to depose 7 top Clinton, State Dept. aides in email battle

    03/15/2016 5:10:17 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/15/16 | Spencer S. Hsu
    A conservative legal advocacy group submitted plans Tuesday to question under oath seven current and former top State Department officials and aides to Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton — but not Clinton herself at this point — about her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. Judicial Watch said its deposition plan includes Cheryl D. Mills, who was Clinton’s chief of staff at State; Huma Abedin, a top aide who served as Mills’s deputy and who now is vice chairman of Clinton’s presidential campaign; and Bryan Pagliano, a Clinton staff member during her 2008 presidential...
  • The amazing, reappearing Benghazi documents ( Sharyl Attkisson )

    02/28/2016 2:40:07 PM PST · by george76 · 43 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | February 26, 2016 | Sharyl Attkisson
    It only took 3-1/2 years but the State Department has turned over new, previously undisclosed documents to the House Benghazi Committee. No word as to what’s contained in them. According to a committee spokesman, the documents come from the office of the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In a court filing, the State Department reportedly said it only recently discovered the documents. Benghazi “document-sifting” sounds familiar to career public servant. The Clintons have been involved in numerous missing document scandals over the decades. A former State Department official under Hillary Clinton says he witnessed a “document sorting” session being...
  • State Dept. releases 800 new Clinton emails

    02/26/2016 3:33:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/16/16 | Sarah Westwood
    State Department officials released roughly 800 of Hillary Clinton's private emails Friday evening, just hours before the South Carolina Democratic primaries begin. The 1,500 pages of emails in the latest batch did not contain any "top secret" emails, an agency spokesman said. The State Department withheld 22 emails from a trove of emails made public earlier this year because they included "top secret" information. Clinton faced a new wave of questions about her private emails this week after a federal judge ruled her top aides should be subject to depositions about their roles in setting up a personal server in...
  • State Department Turns Over 1,600 Newly-Discovered Clinton Documents to Benghazi Committee

    02/26/2016 4:39:30 PM PST · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/26/16 | Alana Goodman
    The State Department turned over 1,600 pages of previously undisclosed documents related to Hillary Clinton and Libya to the House Benghazi committee on Friday, a month after it revealed the existence of the documents in an unrelated court case. The House Select Committee on Benghazi announced it received the records on Friday, adding that the State Department has yet to fully comply with document requests the committee made nearly a year ago. “Today the State Department turned over more than 1,600 pages of new documents related to former Secretary Clinton and Libya,” the committee said. “The State [Department] claimed in...
  • Judicial Watch: Federal Court Grants Discovery on Clinton Email Issue

    02/23/2016 11:48:06 AM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 23, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Will Seek Testimony from Current and Former Obama Administration Officials(Washington, DC) - Judicial Watch announced that District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan todaygrantedJudicial Watch's motion for discovery into whether the State Department and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deliberately thwarted the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for six years. The developments come in a Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit that seeks records about the controversial employment status of Huma Abedin, former Deputy Chief of Staff to Clinton. The lawsuit was reopened because of revelations about Clinton's separate email records (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:13-cv-01363))....
  • SC exit poll: 75 percent agree with Trump’s Muslim ban

    02/20/2016 5:51:02 PM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 20, 2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Greg Nash Three-fourths of Republicans participating in Saturday's South Carolina GOP primary say they support presidential hopeful Donald Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., according to an exit poll. A CBS News exit poll of Palmetto State primary voters found that 75 percent said they support Trump's proposal, while 23 percent said they oppose it. Just days after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. - the worst on U.S. soil since 9/11 - Trump sparked a media backlash for saying that all Muslims should be temporarily banned from entering the country. The proposal has...
  • Clinton Foundation received subpoena from State Department investigators

    02/11/2016 5:51:08 PM PST · by rriz · 14 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 11 at 12:18 PM | Tom Hamburger
    Investigators with the State Department issued a subpoena to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation last fall seeking documents about the charity’s projects that may have required approval from the federal government during Hillary Clinton’s term as secretary of state, according to people familiar with the subpoena and written correspondence about it. The subpoena also asked for records related to Huma Abedin, a longtime Clinton aide who for six months in 2012 was employed simultaneously by the State Department, the foundation, Clinton’s personal office, and a private consulting firm with ties to the Clintons.
  • Hillary misleading about email probe during debate, former FBI agents say

    02/05/2016 5:23:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 5, 2016 | Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne
    Hillary Clinton used misleading language in Thursday night's Democratic debate to describe the ongoing FBI investigation into her use of a private email server to conduct official government business while she was secretary of state, according to former senior FBI agents. In the New Hampshire debate with Senator Bernie Sanders, which aired on MSNBC, Clinton told moderator Chuck Todd that nothing would come of the FBI probe, "I am 100 percent confident. This is a security review that was requested. It is being carried out." Not true says Steve Pomerantz, who spent 28 years at the FBI, and rose from...
  • The Clinton Curse Returns

    02/03/2016 3:24:34 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2-2-16 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    In the many decades I have had the pleasure of covering the Clintons I have developed several themes about them that have over the years been validated by fact. One theme is that there is a Clinton Curse. It afflicts many who come into contact with the fabulous couple. In the early days, the Curse brought down the McDougals, Webb Hubbell, Vince Foster and former Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, all of them by now figures known only to history. More recently it was Jeffrey Epstein, the child molester and Bill’s pal and fellow epicurean. Now quite possibly, Josh Earnest, press...
  • Film Shows Clinton Aide's Own Struggle With Anthony Weiner Scandal

    01/19/2016 5:41:54 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 19, 2016 | AMY CHOZICK and BROOKS BARNES
    In May 2013, Huma Abedin and Anthony D. Weiner allowed filmmakers full access to his mayoral campaign with the hopes that the end result would document a spectacular political comeback, with Mr. Weiner being sworn in as mayor of New York having emerged from a scandal centered on explicit texting that forced him to resign from Congress. Things did not go quite according to plan. Instead, "Weiner," a new documentary that The New York Times was allowed to view exclusively ahead of its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, provides an unfettered look at the implosion of Mr....
  • Judicial Watch: State Department Finds New Records in Clinton FOIA Litigation

    01/11/2016 2:27:50 PM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 11, 2016
    (Washington, DC ) - Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama State Department recently found "thousands" of new records from Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State. According to information provided to Judicial Watch by various Justice Department attorneys, the new documents appear be "working" records in electronic format located on both "shared" and "individual" drives accessible to or used by persons identified as being relevant to Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on the Benghazi scandal and controversies from Clinton's term at State. The State Department confirmed the new find in a court filing late this past...
  • $10,000 Reward In Koran Burning Case [East Lansing, Michigan]

    09/18/2010 11:56:52 PM PDT · by Cindy · 53 replies
    WLNS.com ^ | Posted: Sep 15, 2010 12:27 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: " It was found at the front door of the Islamic Center of East Lansing." SNIPPET: "The department is offering $10,000 for any information that would lead to the identification and prosecution of those responsible for this act. Those with information are asked to call Det. Sherief Fadly..."
  • Why Did Huma Abedin Feel the Need to Bring the Desecration of a Koran to Hillary Clinton's Attn?

    09/01/2015 10:04:41 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 20 replies
    Benweingarten.com ^ | 2015-09-01 | Ben Weingarten
    This email begs the question: Why did Huma Abedin feel the need to bring the desecration of a Koran in East Lansing, MI to the attention of the Secretary of State? Did Abedin feel that Clinton might be concerned about the news “inciting” attacks in America or abroad? Might she have felt that such a story could be leveraged politically? Was it just something Abedin as a Muslim found personally reprehensible, that she felt her confidant ought to be made aware of? Actions like Koran-burning presumably would have been important to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, given her stated support...
  • State Department can't find emails of top Clinton IT staffer

    12/11/2015 2:13:19 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/11/15 | Rachael Bade
    The State Department has told Senate investigators it cannot find backup copies of emails sent by Bryan Pagliano, the top Hillary Clinton IT staffer who maintained her email server but has asserted his Fifth Amendment right and refused to answer questions on the matter. State officials told the Senate Judiciary Committee in a recent closed-door meeting that they could not locate what’s known as a “.pst file” for Pagliano's work during Clinton's tenure, which would have included copies of the tech expert's emails, according to a letter Chairman Chuck Grassley sent to Secretary of State John Kerry that was obtained...
  • O’Keefe Releases Undercover Video Of Huma Abedin Discussing Syrian Refugees [VIDEO]

    11/23/2015 9:39:17 AM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/23/15 | Chuck Ross
    A new undercover video released by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas shows Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign vice chair, Huma Abedin, assuring an undercover reporter that the Democratic presidential candidate is committed to allowing Syrian refugees to settle in the U.S. and that Republican opposition to the plan is “really scary.” The video, shared exclusively with The Daily Caller, also includes new hidden cam footage of Syrian refugees in Greece singing Clinton’s praises. O’Keefe’s group released a first installment of the video last week of the same Syrian men discussing using fake passports to enter Europe. “We are a country of immigrants....
  • Aide Huma Abedin Warning State Department Staffer That Hillary Clinton Is “Often Confused”

    11/16/2015 1:12:03 PM PST · by GilGil · 40 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 11/16/2015 | Judicial Watch
    Judicial Watch today released more than 35 pages of emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin revealing that Abedin advised Clinton aide and frequent companion Monica Hanley that it was “very important” to go over phone calls with Clinton because the former Secretary of State was “often confused.” The emails, from Abedin’s “Huma@clintonemail.com” address, also reveal repeated security breaches, with the Secretary’s schedule and movements being sent and received through Abedin’s non-governmental and unsecured Clinton server account. The emails document requests for special State Department treatment for a Clinton Foundation associate and Abedin’s mother, a controversial...
  • Huma: Hillary Is Often Confused

    11/16/2015 12:21:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 16, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Judicial Watch has just today released 35 pages of e-mails from Huma, from Huma Weiner, Huma Abedin. What they reveal is that Huma advised Hillary aide and frequent companion Monica Hanley that it was very important to go over phone calls with Clinton because the former secretary of state was often confused. This is an e-mail, a series of e-mails in a document dump that Judicial Watch got, 35 pages, e-mails from Huma warning State Department staffer that Hillary is often confused, so make sure you go over with her on the phone whatever it is you...
  • Abedin Testifies Before Benghazi Committee Behind Closed Doors… Gowdy a No-Show

    10/16/2015 2:25:59 PM PDT · by blueyon · 104 replies
    RightWingNews.com ^ | 10/16/15 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    What the heck is going on? First of all, Huma Abedin was allowed to testify behind closed doors. That should not have been sanctioned. She should have had to testify in public. The FBI is stone walling the case and not aggressively going after Hillary Clinton and her lieutenants like Huma Abedin. Now, Trey Gowdy doesn’t even show at her hearing and says there is no particular reason for it. This morning I heard that Clinton warned the GOP to lay off Abedin and now this. Abedin should have been raw meat for a prosecutor like Gowdy. This makes no...
  • Huma Abedin to appear before Benghazi Committee Friday

    10/14/2015 5:49:43 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 86 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | October 14, 2015 | Deirdre Walsh and Ted Barrett
    Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin will be interviewed Friday by the House Benghazi Committee in a closed session in the Capitol, according to a GOP source familiar with the committee's activities. The appearance comes six days before her boss, the former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential candidate, delivers much-anticipated public testimony before the committee.
  • Huma Abedin’s Lawyer Was Benghazi ‘Point Person,’ Exchanged Redacted Email with Hillary

    09/29/2015 1:08:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Sep 2015 | Patrick Howley
    Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s lawyer for the email investigation has a glaring conflict-of-interest in the case: he was an Obama administration “point person” on Benghazi who dealt with classified information and exchanged redacted emails with Hillary Clinton. Miguel Rodriguez of the Washington law firm Bryan Cave is part of Abedin’s big-money legal team and is already handling communications with the government on her behalf during the scandal. But Rodriguez brings some personal baggage to his role as Abedin’s counsel ... Before joining Bryan Cave, Rodriguez served as deputy assistant secretary at Hillary Clinton’s State Department; then he was...
  • JW Exposes Hillary Clinton Lie (Weekly Update)

    09/26/2015 10:05:36 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 25, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Puts Hillary Clinton on the Spot over Abedin Patronage Job Clinton Email Games Put Nation at Risk Boehner Resignation – an Opportunity to Restore Law and Order? Judicial Watch Puts Hillary Clinton on the Spot over Abedin Patronage Job I’m sure you’ve seen and read the usual DC establishment talking heads professing confusion as to why Hillary Clinton would make the “mistake” in setting up a separate email system to conduct government business as secretary of state. Of course, these types never see the obvious answer – because she had something to hide! And so did a...
  • Ben Carson Exposes Islamic ‘Taqiyya,’ But There’s Even More You Should Know

    09/23/2015 7:48:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/23/2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Of all the points presidential hopeful Ben Carson made in defense of his position [1] that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” the most poignant was his referencing of taqiyya, one of Islam’s doctrines of deception.According to Carson, whoever becomes president should be “sworn in on a stack of Bibles, not a Koran”: “I do not believe Sharia is consistent with the Constitution of this country,” Carson said, referencing the Islamic law derived from the Koran and traditions of Islam. “Muslims feel that their religion is very much a part of...
  • Hillary Clinton Email Company Was Hacked By Foreign Attackers(Tick, Tick, Tick...)

    09/23/2015 6:18:13 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | 9/22/15 | p howley
    The company that Hillary Clinton paid to manage her private email network was the victim of a massive international hack during the period in which Clinton was employing it, Breitbart News has learned. Hillary Clinton used the company Internap as the internet service provider for her private email account during her tenure as Secretary of State. Internap, based in Atlanta, has a facility in Manhattan, near the the physical location of the IP address for clintonemail.com. In March 2011, the security company RSA was hacked. The hackers got into the company’s system through a malware-infested email sent to an employee,...
  • Ben Carson Fires Back, Schools Media on Islam, Sharia, and Taqiyya

    09/21/2015 12:54:46 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 39 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 9/21/15 | Pamela Geller
    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson is standing by his view that a Muslim should not be president of the United States, telling The Hill in an interview on Sunday that whoever takes the White House should be “sworn in on a stack of Bibles, not a Koran.” This is one of those wonderful moments when the too-cute-by-half media cynically sets up a gotcha journalism moment to trip up the GOP candidates in order to knock them down. It’s a media art form at this point. Not. this. time. This time it backfired, and beautifully. Because finally, we are having a...
  • Hillary Clinton Aide Exposed State Department Travel Schedules On Unsecure Private Network

    09/21/2015 12:15:39 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 21, 2015 | Patrick Howley
    Hillary Clinton’s right-hand aide Huma Abedin exposed the travel schedules and locations of top State Department staffers — including Clinton herself — on Clinton’s unsecure private email network. Abedin used her clintonemail.com server – a non-secure server that shared an email network with Bill Clinton and Clinton Foundation staff – to discuss specifics about the hotel room accommodations and travel details of Clinton and other State Department officials, sometimes well in advance of the trips in question, according to new records obtained by Judicial Watch. Abedin’s conversations raise further national security concerns in the wake of revelations that Clinton discussed...
  • Clinton slams Trump for not challenging questioner who called Obama a Muslim

    09/18/2015 1:31:49 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 79 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/18/2015 | John Wagner
    DURHAM, N.H. -- Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham on Friday denounced Republican front-runner Donald Trump for not challenging an audience member in a rally Thursday night who said that President Obama is Muslim and "not even an American." “I was appalled,” Clinton told reporters following an appearance at the University Of New Hampshire. "He should have from the beginning repudiated that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness in a questioner in an audience that he was appearing before." Clinton said had she been in Trump’s place, she would have “called out” the questioner. “That has no place in political...
  • Clinton aide (Huma) Abedin to testify at Benghazi panel

    09/11/2015 7:29:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/10/15 | Julian Hattem
    Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is scheduled to testify before the House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, in the coming weeks. Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told reporters on Thursday that Abedin would appear before a closed-door meeting of the committee at some point before Clinton’s public testimony on Oct. 22. Abedin serves a top role in Clinton’s front-running 2016 presidential campaign and was her deputy chief of staff during Clinton’s time as secretary of State. Abedin is also the wife of former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.). The news about her appearance came after another former...
  • The Huma Files: Feds formally investigated top Hillary aide for embezzlement

    09/09/2015 2:41:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 9, 2015 | John Solomon
    Blames husband Weiner for failing to notice extra $30K paymentFederal investigators formally investigated top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin for the crime of embezzlement after confirming she took a “Babymoon” vacation and maternity time at the State Department without expending her formal leave, resulting in thousands of dollars of pay she wasn’t entitled to receive, The Washington Times has learned. The probe also gathered evidence she filed timesheets charging the government for impermissible overtime and excessive hours after she converted from a fulltime federal employer to a State Department contractor. Those timecards were filed during a period of time that...
  • Who is Huma Abedin?

    09/05/2015 6:40:41 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 72 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | Leon Puissegur  | Leon Puissegur 
    Such a simple question with such a complicated answer. To begin, she is the daughter of Saleha Mahmood Abedin, a very pro-Sharia sociologist with ties to numerous organizations, especially the Muslim Brotherhood. Huma Abedin is Hillary Rodham Clinton's top advisor and now, seemingly, her top e-mail controller. Once again, we go to a top site on the web for in-depth looks at individuals who are now very close to our enemies. "Huma Abedin was born in 1976 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her father, Syed Abedin (1928-1993), was an Indian-born scholar who had worked as a visiting professor at Saudi Arabia's King...
  • Report: Clinton Aide Sent Hillary Classified Info From DIA, NSA, And NGA (Huma)

    08/25/2015 2:54:44 PM PDT · by maggief · 86 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 25, 2014 | Steve Guest
    Fox News chief intel correspondent Catherine Herridge revealed that “email from aide Huma Abedin to Mrs. Clinton that kickstarted the FBI probe contained classified information from three intelligence agencies: the DIA, the NSA and the NGA.” (snip) Herridge, reporting on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” Tuesday stated, “All three agencies have confirmed the intelligence was classified when it was sent three years ago and remains classified to this day.”
  • Lawyer for Huma Abedin, a Hillary Clinton Aide, Strikes Back at Accuser

    08/24/2015 10:38:49 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 27 replies
    New York Times ^ | 24 Aug 15 | Maggie Haberman
    A lawyer for Huma Abedin, a top adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton, has accused Charles E. Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, of damaging Ms. Abedin’s reputation through “unfounded allegations” about her time at the State Department.
  • 'Don't you know who I am?' How Hillary's 'arrogant' aide Huma Abedin - now in the crosshairs...

    08/24/2015 4:45:29 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/20/15 | Ronald Kessler
    When it comes to arrogance, Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's longtime top aide, and her presidential candidate boss are two peas in a pod, according to Secret Service agents. For that reason, it's not surprising that the FBI investigation of Hillary's use of classified emails reportedly got a jump start after uncovering highly classified emails sent by Abedin and another Clinton aide. Yesterday, it was revealed that State Department BlackBerry devices issued to the former Secretary of State's aides Cheryl Mills and Abedin, 39, have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing. 'She was belligerent...
  • Clinton Aide Formed Private Company While Already Working For Two Others, Plus State Dept.

    08/20/2015 11:59:12 AM PDT · by maggief · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 20, 2015 | John Hayward
    Abedin was working for the State Department full-time while simultaneously working for two private corporations: a consulting firm called Teneo established by one of Bill Clinton’s former aides, and the notorious “charity” known as the Clinton Foundation. The possible conflicts of interest from this… unique arrangement are so obvious that calling them “possible” conflicts of interest is a bit of a joke, especially as it remains unclear what invaluable one-of-a-kind contributions to the State Department Abedin was supposedly making. The procedure invoked to grant her a special exemption from the usual conflict-of-interest rules was intended to bring extraordinary, indispensable talent...
  • Could the Jig Finally Be Up for Huma Abedin?

    08/17/2015 8:29:50 AM PDT · by SJackson · 62 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 17, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    She should have been removed from all positions of power and influence years ago. They got Al Capone for tax evasion, and they may get Huma Abedin for “violating rules regarding vacation and sick leave” and for the “possible exchange of unsecured, classified data.” To be sure, these are serious charges, and the available evidence makes it abundantly clear that there is ample warrant to investigate and perhaps even charge Abedin. However, it is a sign of a serious problem with today’s political culture that even more serious allegations regarding Abedin have never been investigated, and almost certainly never will...
  • Clinton aides’ BlackBerrys likely destroyed (Drudge calling it "wipewater")

    08/19/2015 5:05:31 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/19/15 02:05 PM EDT | Julian Hattem
    State Department BlackBerry devices issued to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing on Wednesday. Mills and Abedin “were each issued BlackBerry devices,” department Executive Secretary Joseph Macmanus wrote in the filing. The department, however, “has not located any such device,” and believes that they would have been destroyed or removed from the department's control.
  • Judicial Watch: State Department Did Not Provide Secure BlackBerry to Hillary Clinton

    08/19/2015 12:21:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 83 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 19, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC ) – Judicial Watch announced that the State Department asserts in its most recent filing with the court the State Department did not issue personal computing devices to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and possibly destroyed the Blackberries of her aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills: [The State Department] does not believe that any personal computing device was issued by the Department to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and has not located any such device at the Department. [The State Department] believes that Ms. Mills and Ms. Abedin were each issued BlackBerry devices. [The State Department]...
  • Federal Judge Grants Early Hearing for Hillary Email Case

    08/18/2015 9:26:38 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 18, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC ) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the recent court order granting Judicial Watch’s request for a hearing this week, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 12:00 p.m., which had previously been scheduled for September: The Obama administration’s obstruction of the courts and our Freedom of Information Act litigation must end. The court and the American people are weary of their legal gamesmanship. We are fighting for the public’s right to know what Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin and others were sending and receiving during their four years running the State Department. Judicial Watch...
  • Clarice Feldman: You Don't Have (Hillary's) Mail

    08/16/2015 11:45:10 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 16, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    Before the Kardashians, reality soap opera fans had the Clintons. If you are too young to have lived through or too old to remember clearly those years, Thomas Lifson has a neat synopsis of As the Clinton World Turns, This week’s episode, "Three Card Monty", continues as Hillary’s various stories about the official emails she improperly kept on a private server come undone. To refresh the story -- in order to protect national security, assure transparency in government, and to preserve an archive of official actions, she was supposed to use a secured Department of State server. Instead she kept...
  • State Dept. confirms Clinton aides had other unreported email accounts

    08/15/2015 9:35:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 75 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/15/15 | Stephen Dinan
    Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s top aides, used personal email accounts to conduct government business in addition to a State Department email and an account on the controversial server Mrs. Clinton kept at her New York home, the State Department confirmed to a federal court Friday. The State Department admitted to the judge that it doesn’t have control over those documents, and can’t be sure it has all of the records from their time in the administration. John F. Hackett, the top open-records official at the department, said they have officially concluded that...
  • Hillary Clinton diced and sliced

    08/14/2015 9:37:02 PM PDT · by Rabin · 32 replies
    BBC ^ | 12 August 2015 | Anthony Zurcher North America reporter
    Shortly before she was sworn in as secretary of state in 2009, Hillary Clinton set up an email server hdr22@clintonemail.com, at her home in Chappaqua, NY. She, her Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills, and Iranian conduit Huma Abedin, providing an 24-7 administration back channel under cover of state dept electronic correspondence during her four years in office. She did not use, or activate, a state.gov email account, which would have been hosted on servers owned and managed by the US government.
  • Member of Hillary Clinton ‘Inner Circle’ May Have Committed Felony, State Department Official Says

    08/13/2015 1:37:37 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 84 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8-13-15 | Morgan Chalfant
    As Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign insists that the former secretary of state never sent or received classified information via her personal email, a State Department official supposes that a member of Clinton’s “inner circle” likely cleared emails of any classification markings. An anonymous official at the State Department told Fox News that intelligence community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III confirmed that at least one of the seven Clinton emails he deemed classified contained information that could have only come from the intelligence community. The message reportedly contained satellite images and signals intelligence. “If so, they would have had to...
  • Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma

    08/13/2015 11:19:00 AM PDT · by Mariner · 89 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/13/15 5:05 AM EDT | By Rachael Bade
    Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s most trusted confidante, is increasingly becoming a central figure in the email scandal that’s haunting her boss on the campaign trail, as Republicans and federal judges seek information about Clinton’s communications while she was running the State Department. The 2016 Democratic front-runner on Monday told a federal judge that Abedin — long considered her boss’s keeper and even dubbed her “shadow” — had her own email account on Clinton’s now infamous home-brewed server, “which was used at times for government business,” Clinton acknowledged. That’s an unusual arrangement, even for top brass at the State Department. Abedin...
  • Clinton aides vow not to destroy emails

    08/12/2015 9:55:31 PM PDT · by Mariner · 92 replies
    Politico ^ | August 12th, 2015 | By JOSH GERSTEIN
    Two top aides to Hillary Clinton gave assurances to a federal judge Wednesday that they will not delete any emails or other records related to their work at the State Department during Clinton's tenure as America's top diplomat. Lawyers for former Clinton Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills and Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin told the State Department they would abide by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan's request that they not erase any copies of federal records in their possession. In addition, Clinton lawyer David Kendall confirmed that a Colorado technology firm on Wednesday turned over to the Justice Department...
  • Here it is > IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them

    08/11/2015 7:35:52 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 231 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/11/2015 | John Schindler
    BREAKING//BOOM: Here it is ====> IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them
  • Foreign moles: Muslim Brotherhood's Huma Abedin and Iran's Valerie Jarrett

    08/07/2015 10:13:22 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 7, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Somehow the conclusion by State Department investigators that Huma Abedin, close associate and friend of former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, was overpaid by some $10,000 as she worked at a State Department job specifically created just for her, does not surprise. Abedin, who is expected to assume the same Rasputin-like role in a Hillary Clinton administration as Valerie Jarrett does for President Obama, has done very well for herself. As the Washington Post reports: The finding -- which Abedin has formally contested -- emerged publicly Friday after Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) sent letters to Secretary...
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley asks FBI for clarification on Huma Abedin probe

    08/06/2015 6:42:53 AM PDT · by ghost of stonewall jackson · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/6/15 | Rachael Bade
    Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is asking the FBI to confirm a tip the panel received that the State Department inspector general has probed Hillary Clinton confidante Huma Abedin for criminal misconduct. On Wednesday, the Iowa Republican sent a letter to FBI director James Comey, obtained by POLITICO, asking him to confirm any investigation of Abedin, who’s currently helping run Clinton’s 2016 campaign. “The Judiciary Committee has learned that the Office of Inspector General for the Department of State (State OIG) opened an investigation involving potential criminal conduct by Ms. Huma Abedin while she worked for the Department of State...
  • Clinton aide, Huma Abedin, may have 'delivered favors' for friends, IG finds (grabbed tax dollars)

    08/04/2015 3:11:48 AM PDT · by Liz · 50 replies
    WashingtonExaminer.com ^ | 8/3/15 | Sarah Westwood
    An IG probe uncovered evidence that Hillary aide, Huma Abedin, took advantage of her special State Dept employment status that involved potential conflicts of interest, and Abedin pocketing overpayments of tax dollars. In a letter to Secy of State John Kerry, Sen. Chuck Grassley (Rep-Iowa), Senate Judiciary Committee chair, said an IG probe suggested Huma Abedin leveraged her State Department job to benefit her two other employers at the time: the Clinton Foundation and a consulting firm, Teneo Strategies founded by Doug Band longtime aide to Bill Clinton, which boasted the ex-president as a paid board member when launched in...