Why would both Tillerson’s State Department and Sessions’ DOJ be protecting Hitlery Clinton? They are certainly doing all they can to protect the Wicked Witch of Benghazi, but why? The most plausible reason is payola, both Tillerson and Sessions on the receiving end of piles of Clinton and Soros cash. What other reason could there be? Blackmail? Could Hitlery have dirt on both Tillerson and Sessions and using it as leverage to ensure their protection? Could be, but payola is the more plausible scenario, in my opinion.
Since their respective appointments to the Trump administration, both Tillerson and Sessions have stonewalled and obstructed attempts by government watchdog Judicial Watch to get to the Clinton emails by FOIA request, which, when given up, were so heavily redacted that little information was of use.
Having held a federal Top Secret security clearance for many years, I can confirm that there are typically two reasons for redacting printed information….
- Personal information, like Social Security numbers.
- Classified information that the reviewer does not possess a “need to know,” regardless of clearance level.
Those who redact printed information can classify anything they want and the reviewer will never know the relevance of the redacted material as they can’t see it, thus potentially concealing criminal behavior, either inadvertently or with intent to protect.
In the case of the many very important and most likely very damning redacted emails involving Hitlery Clinton’s use of a private server, a federal judge has just shot down the protection racket of Tillerson-Sessions, Inc., ordering the UNREDACTED emails produced before her for her review on camera.
Judicial Watch announced today that a federal judge will personally review, in camera, redacted material from emails discussing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of iPads and iPhones during her tenure at the State Department. Judge Kollar-Kotelly also ordered the State Department to file an affidavit addressing why it should not have to search new Clinton emails recovered. In taking these steps, the court rejected arguments by the Tillerson State Department and its lawyers at the Sessions Justice Department.
The court will review the blacked-out information so as to better ascertain whether the government misconduct exception would require the release of the full emails. Generally speaking, the government misconduct exception prevents government agencies from withholding information that would shed light on government wrongdoing under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The September 21 court order comes in connection with an April 28, 2015, FOIA lawsuit filed after the State Department failed to respond to a March 10, 2015, request (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00646)). Judicial Watch is seeking:
- All records of requests by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton or her staff to the State Department Office Security Technology seeking approval for the use of an iPad or iPhone for official government business; and
- All communications within or between the Office of the Secretary of State, the Executive Secretariat, and the Office of the Secretary and the Office of Security Technology concerning, regarding, or related to the use of unauthorized electronic devices for official government business.
In March 2016, Judicial Watch obtained State Department documents in this case showing Cheryl Mills’ (Clinton’s then-chief of staff) efforts with the National Security Agency to address Clinton’s demands for a secure BlackBerry.
In a related case, Judicial Watch released an email showing that National Security Agency personnel had denied Clinton’s requests for a BlackBerry, telling Clinton staff to “shut up and color.”
“Hillary Clinton knowingly used an unsecure email system and risky iPads and smartphones to conduct classified and sensitive government business,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “It is frankly outrageous that Secretary Tillerson and Attorney General Sessions allow their agencies to cover up for and defend Hillary Clinton’s scandalous and potentially criminal conduct.”