Federal Court Orders Discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi Scandal: "Top Obama-Clinton Officials, Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes to Respond to Judicial Watch Questions Under Oath"

A big win for Judicial Watch and step towards upholding the Rule of Law.-RP

Federal Court Orders Discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi Scandal: "Top Obama-Clinton Officials, Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes to Respond to Judicial Watch Questions Under Oath"

January 15, 2019

Seven Other Top State Department/Clinton Aides Must also Respond to Judicial Watch Queries

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced today that United States District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled that discovery can begin in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. Obama administration senior State Department officials, lawyers, and Clinton aides will now be deposed under oath. Senior officials — including Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan, and FBI official E.W. Priestap — will now have to answer Judicial Watch’s written questions under oath. The court rejected the DOJ and State Department’s objections to Judicial Watch’s court-ordered discovery plan. (The court, in ordering a discovery plan last month, ruled that the Clinton email system was “one of the gravest modern offenses to government transparency.”)

Judicial Watch’s discovery will seek answers to:

  • Whether Clinton intentionally attempted to evade the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by using a non-government email system;
  • whether the State Department’s efforts to settle this case beginning in late 2014 amounted to bad faith; and
  • whether the State Department adequately searched for records responsive to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request.

Discovery is scheduled to be completed within 120 days. The court will hold a post-discovery hearing to determine if Judicial Watch may also depose additional witnesses, including Clinton and her former Chief of Staff Cheryl Mills.

Judge Lamberth ordered written responses under oath to Judicial Watch’s questions from Obama administration senior officials Rice, Rhodes and Sullivan, and former FBI official Priestap. Rice and Rhodes will answer interrogatories under oath on the Benghazi scandal. Rejecting the State and Justice Department objections to discovery on the infamous Benghazi talking points, Judge Lamberth reiterated:

Yet Rice’s talking points and State’s understanding of the attack play an unavoidably central role in this case: information about the points’ development and content, as well as their discussion and dissemination before and after Rice’s appearances could reveal unsearched, relevant records; State’s role in the points’ content and development could shed light on Clinton’s motives for shielding her emails from FOIA requesters or on State’s reluctance to search her emails.

Judicial Watch also may serve interrogatories on Monica Hanley, a former staff member in the State Department’s Office of the Secretary, and on Lauren Jiloty, Clinton’s former special assistant.

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Comment by Less Prone on January 16, 2019 at 3:27pm

Cross a Rotschild with a Rockefeller and what do you get, ... a Rottenfeller. A rotten fellah.

Comment by Raz Putin on January 16, 2019 at 3:26pm

@Sam Nelson, Like the Bankster's banks who bank roll $Hillary/Killery too big to fail too big to fall.

"The Clinton's are the Rothschild's folk, don't even think they can be brought to justice."

She has already been tried and hung in the alt media and thanks to Trump's remarks about Crooked Hillary many people who watch the mainstream knows what she is.

Will she go to Gitmo?

Place your bets...

Comment by Sam Nelson on January 16, 2019 at 3:11pm

Stop, stop, stop, this is a distraction.  Telling us, something bad is about to happen. So, what could it be, a plague, another Rothschild World War, something to really get the cold blood running, sure, you betcha, tactics as old as the hills, so the ignorant get their jolly's off thinking one of the big ones is about to go down, but, it never happens.  The Clinton's are the Rothschild's folk, don't even think they can be brought to justice.

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