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The Whitehouse.gov web site changes and the Transition Plan

Several people have tweeted about how the climate change page is no longer posted to the whitehouse.gov web site. What they’re not aware of is that this change was planned starting last October. First of all, whitehouse.gov reflects whoever is the occupant of the White House. Unlike the EPA or Department of Labor web sites, […]

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Note to Trump: Clinton Emails Have Been Released

In a gentle interview with Bill O’Reilly, Trump made the following statement: “When is she going to release her emails?” Trump asked. “Let her release her emails and I’ll release my tax returns immediately.” Well, then, we should expect to see Trump’s tax returns any moment now. Clinton released her email server, and thus all […]

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Clinton Emails: FOIA is not the Federal Records Act

Update Bloomberg is probably the only news organization expressing the same concerns I have expressed related to this FOIA lawsuit, and the Judge’s decision to allow questioning of Hillary Clinton. The court said yes again. Here’s where the case — and the court — began to go seriously off track. A FOIA suit seeks information […]

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This Week with the Clinton Email Industry

The Freedom of Information Act was never intended to be a jobs program for lawyers. Following up on my previous stories regarding the FOIA lawsuit related to the Clinton emails, earlier this month Judicial Watch  deposed Karin Lang, Director of Executive Secretariat Staff at State, and Ambassador Stephen Mull, currently lead coordinator for the implementation […]

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Excerpts from Court Documents for the 2012 Cliven Bundy Court Case

Today, a Judge ordered that Cliven Bundy be held pending trial. In the request to hold Bundy, the prosecutor, Charles Groder, wrote: Bundy is lawless and violent. He does not recognize federal courts – claiming they are illegitimate – does not recognize federal law, refuses to obey federal court orders, has already used force and […]