(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that newly revealed testimony from the Obama State Department under court order directly ties Hillary Clinton, for the first time, to the now-debunked Benghazi talking points used by United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to claim that the attack was the result of a “spontaneous protest” gone awry. The Obama administration also sent false talking points about the attack to Congress. The State Department is refusing to divulge the contents of the email, citing a discretionary “deliberative process” privilege.
Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit in July 2014 seeking records related to the drafting and use of the talking points (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01242)). The lawsuit sought records specifically from Hillary Clinton and her top State Department staff about the Benghazi talking points scandal:
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So the cover-up and corruption continues…..
When Nixon did this, Congress started the impeachment process to remove him from office. This Congress has no spine and would never do anything to upset Barry but that’s just my opinion.
Let the cover up continue!
Via Washington Examiner:
The State Department has informed the House Select Committee on Benghazi that it is withholding “a small number” of documents from investigators on the basis of “important executive branch institutional interests.” The statement, made in a letter from Assistant Secretary of State Julia Frifield to committee chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, amounts to a de facto claim of some form of executive branch privilege.
Frifield made the claim in a letter turning over 3,600 pages of Benghazi-related documents from three current and former administration officials: Susan Rice, Jake Sullivan, and Cheryl Mills. Rice, a former United Nations ambassador, is now national security adviser, while Sullivan and Mills are close aides to Hillary Clinton who worked at the department when she was secretary of state.
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On August 21, 2011, a top aide to Hillary Clinton penned a memo lauding his boss for steering U.S. policy in Libya, aimed at convincing the media of her accomplishments as Secretary of State.
“HRC has been a critical voice on Libya in administration deliberations, at NATO, and in contact group meetings—as well as the public face of the U.S. effort in Libya. She was instrumental in securing the authorization, building the coalition, and tightening the noose around Qadhafi and his regime,” Clinton aide Jake Sullivan wrote.
Sullivan’s memo to Mrs. Clinton’s inner circle is, of course, embarrassing today, which is one reason you are not reading about it on the front pages of The New York Times or The Washington Post.
But that’s not the only reason.
The State Department has moved ahead with a ban on all online speech of technical aspects of firearms and ammunition. They will seriously erode the First and Second Amendment – both at the same time – with this new supposed “clarification” of existing regulations and they are doing it without hesitation.
A new regulation published in the June 3 issue of the Federal Register could ban discussion of the technical aspects of firearms and ammunition on blogs online, videos and web forums unless the State Department’s unelected bureaucrats give permission first.
Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch, Author of the NY Times best-seller “The Corruption Chronicles“, joined Steve Malzberg today on NewsMax TV to discuss latest Court Victory is Clinton/State Department Emails and the shocking new proof that the Obama Administration knew Benghazi was terror attack was related to Military shipments from Libya to Syria.
“The ironic thing is she has all these records. And, if they are quote, “State Department records,” then why did she keep them in her home or wherever she was keeping them until someone asked them for them and sort of forced her response. The fact is that she deleted records. And she turned over records with no oversight that supposedly are government records. And now she says she wants them released as soon as possible. You know, for instance, on her Clinton Foundation records, we asked for those records in 2011. We waited two years and had to sue in 2013 and only got the records last year. So the idea that she wants these records out as soon as possible is belied by the facts and it shows you that politicians like Hillary Clinton who are corrupt depend on making, or saying big lies and just powering through the oversight and accountability the rest of Americans face when they violate the law. You know, my view the discussion about Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be about whether or not she wins the primary but whether or not she stays out of jail.“
Ninety-nine percent of politics is smoke. Talking points aren’t important. All that matters is who is on which side. Given the horrific genocide against Christians that Obama’s appallingly irresponsible withdrawal of American troops from Iraq made possible, whose side do you suppose our government is on: Christians, or the maniacs beheading their children? Here’s the answer:
The U.S. government is blocking Sister Diana Momeka, an Iraqi nun who’s also an internationally renowned speaker on religious freedom and human rights, from coming to the United States to speak about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.
Sister Momeka is reportedly “a charismatic and articulate advocate for religious freedom and human rights.” Former Congressman Frank Wolf states, “We had hoped to facilitate her trip to the States so that she could speak with great candor, as is her custom, to policymakers. Perhaps just as significantly, we viewed her as a critical voice to awaken the church in the West to the suffering of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.”
The State Department won’t grant her a visa, though, because it claims she might be lying about only planning to visit. The government says she may actually intend to stay in the country.
This from the regime that just unconstitutionally granted amnesty to millions of illegal aliens, and that steadfastly refuses to defend the border or to enforce immigration laws except on a selective basis.
The US State Department has left many Americans to die in Yemen… and some have been killed... This is reminds Americans to much of Benghazi…
The State Department is trying to take credit for Getting Americans out of Yemen it left there…
“Well, we have been collaborating for many, many weeks now,” said US State Department spokesperson, Marie Harf.
According to Harf, the US has been “talking to other countries, other organizations…who may have ways of getting American citizens out.”
In early April, the US State Department said that “there are no plans for a US government-coordinated evacuation of US citizens at this time” in an official travel warning.
“We encourage all US citizens to shelter in a secure location until they are able to depart safely. US citizens wishing to depart should do so via commercial transportation options when they become available.”
Department spokesman Jeff Rathke explained that the people trapped by Yemeni violence were there because they had ignored the US government’s warnings.
Russian Military Ship rescued several Americans left behind in the pull out of Yemen.. Again Russian Planes went in and Evacuated Americans..READ MORE: