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Oct. 27, 2016


Remember that WSJ story we told you about on Sunday that reported on a Gov. Terry McAuliffe super PAC that donated to the wife of a senior FBI official who just happened to take over Hillary Clinton’s email investigation? [Ed: scroll down to Oct. 24, 2016] Yeah … it just got a whole lot worse. Apparently Hillary Clinton herself was the one who raised the money for the super PAC that set off this entire chain of events in the first place! Alana Goodman of the Daily Mail reports: EXCLUSIVE: Clinton headlined fundraiser for McAuliffe group before it gave $500K to wife of FBI boss. (More) Not only that, but Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook used to work for the McAuliffe’s super PAC.

Oct. 25, 2016


An email from a WikiLeaks hack revealed that Neera Tanden, who currently helps run the Clinton campaign transition team, suggested Hillary Clinton's top aides never disclosed her use of a private email servers because "they wanted to get away with it." [Hillary's private server] (...) Tanden: "This is a cheryl special. Know you love her, but this stuff is like her Achilles heal (sic). Or kryptonite. she just can't say no to this sh--. Why didn't they get this stuff out like 18 months ago? So crazy." Podesta responded to her email, writing "Unbelievable." (That's on CNN)


For months now, we’ve been told that Hillary Clinton’s 33,000 missing emails were permanently erased and destroyed beyond recovery. But newly released FBI notes strongly suggest they still exist in several locations — and they could be recovered, if only someone would impanel a grand jury and seize them. (...) “The Clinton residences and other locations should have been treated like any other criminal investigation — with federal grand jury subpoenas or search warrants issued by judges and served in the middle of the night,” said veteran FBI special agent Michael M. Biasello, who worked criminal cases out of New York and other field offices for 27 years. “Never — I repeat, never — in my career have I or any FBI agent known to me investigated a criminal case without the use of a federal grand jury, grand jury subpoenas or search warrants,” he said. “It’s disgraceful they weren’t used in this case.” The most damning evidence against Clinton may never have been actually destroyed. It was simply left untouched by the FBI. (More)

Oct. 25, 2016


Let us 'clean this up' for you for easy reading:

From: Josh Schwerin
To: Jennifer Palmieri, Kristina Schake, Nick Merrill, Jesse Ferguson
Subject: POTUS on HRC 
Jen you probably have more on this but it looks like POTUS just said he found out HRC was using her personal email when he saw it in the news. 

Subject: Fwd: POTUS on HRC emails
we need to clean this up - he has emails from her - they do not say

Wikileaks source

Oct. 24, 2016


The political organization of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, an influential Democrat with longstanding ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, gave nearly $500,000 to the election campaign of the wife of an official at the Federal Bureau of Investigation who later helped oversee the investigation into Mrs. Clinton’s email use. Campaign finance records show Mr. McAuliffe’s political-action committee donated $467,500 to the 2015 state Senate campaign of Dr. Jill McCabe, who is married to Andrew McCabe, now the deputy director of the FBI. The Virginia Democratic Party, over which Mr. McAuliffe exerts considerable control, donated an additional $207,788 worth of support to Dr. McCabe’s campaign in the form of mailers, according to the records. That adds up to slightly more than $675,000 to her candidacy from entities either directly under Mr. McAuliffe’s control or strongly influenced by him. The figure represents more than a third of all the campaign funds Dr. McCabe raised in the effort. (More)


Oct. 18, 2016


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Monday night at a campaign rally in Wisconsin that newly released FBI records reveal "a criminal act" he claims is worse than Watergate while calling for a senior State Department official to resign. "This is one of the great miscarriages of justice in the history of our country," he said. Newly released FBI documents revealed Monday that a senior State Department official proposed a “quid pro quo” to convince the FBI to strip the classification on an email from Hillary Clinton’s server – and repeatedly tried to “influence” the bureau’s decision when his offer was denied, even taking his plea up the chain of command. Fox News first reported Saturday that the FBI interview summaries and notes, known as 302s, contained allegations of a quid pro quo. Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who initially told Fox News of the claim, called it a “flashing red light of potential criminality.” Documents published Monday morning confirm the account.

Notes from an interview with an unnamed FBI official reveal the State Department Undersecretary for Management Patrick Kennedy tried to horse-trade with the FBI, offering additional slots for the bureau overseas if they would de-classify a particular email marked “SECRET.” (...) "The FBI documents show that Under-Secretary of State Patrick Kennedy made the request for altering classification as part of a 'quid pro quo,' in other words a deal," Trump told supporters. "This is felony corruption. Under-Secretary Kennedy needs to resign." Before his rally, Trump described the actions by the State Department to Fox News' Carl Cameron as "a criminal act," while also hurling criticisms at fellow Republicans. "It's a crime, and I hear the Republicans are going to hold hearings after the election, why would you hold them after the election? We want to hold those hearings before the election," Trump said. "It's a criminal act and it's incredible that they can do this and get away with it." (More)

Oct. 15, 2016


Oct. 14, 2016 Hannity: Wikileaks emails shows collusion between the White House and Clinton Campaign (4:00 mnts).

The question is popping up, again and again. The destruction of 33,000 emails with BleachBit indicates that something more had to be covered up than emails about yoga, a wedding and a funeral. Wikileaks emails show collusion and that the cover up may well have involved emails from the White House, the real reason the emails had to be destroyed. If it came to a trial, Obama would be the first witness.

Oct. 14, 2016


Hillary Clinton refuses to explain why she had a private server in her basement against Government rules. 

If the rule of law would be upheld in the United States, there's no way that Hillary Clinton would get away with what she has done. But the rule of law is something for citizens and the military, not for members of the globalist ruling class. She is shielded from the top, while her husband committed a crime by talking to the Attorney General, Loretta Lynch for 40 minutes on het private plane. Clinton yesterday submitted her answers to 25 questions compiled by Citizens United under penalty of perjury (source). This is a serious matter and the closest we may ever get to due process. Question 1 Clinton rejected outright. A Secretary of State who fails to understand that ALL information she sends and receives is in principle sensitive unless about yoga, weddings and a funeral, is irresponsible and incompetent to say the least. In 2009, as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton signed a Classified Information Disclosure Agreement. The video below gives the simple argument why Hillary committed a crime, one for which to date she has not been held accountable. And perhaps never will, if the American people are dumbed down enough to elect her President on November 8. (More)

WSJ explains how classified material ended up on Hillary's private server.

Oct. 12, 2016


The FBI has opened an investigation into the Podesta Emails. Pertaining to the hacking that is. Meaning: so they can once again point to the Russians and their imagined connection with Trump. In the meantime the emails are indicating that there is no difference between the Clinton campaign, and all branches of the Obama administration, be it the Department of Justice, the State Department or the White House.
Republicans accused the Hillary Clinton campaign and Obama Justice Department of “collusion” on Tuesday after an email surfaced from the latest WikiLeaks document dump indicating the Clinton camp got a heads-up from the DOJ about one of the former secretary of state’s court cases. The May 2015 email from Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon said, “DOJ folks inform me there is a status hearing in this case this morning, so we could have a window into the judge's thinking about this proposed production schedule as quickly as today.” 
The Fallon email apparently pertained to one of the lawsuits seeking the production of Clinton’s emails while at the State Department. Information about a status hearing likely would have been public anyway – and it’s unclear whether there was any further contact between the DOJ and Clinton campaign. But the email stoked GOP complaints that they had improper discussions about the former secretary of state’s emails, which the department investigated for months. Fallon happens to be a former spokesman with the Justice Department.

Oct. 9, 2016


A country where the rule of law has broken down is descending into a banana republic. In the globalist world the elites are increasingly above the law. As Trey Gowdy said in the video: You can't compromize justice. Oh yes we can, said the Obama White House!
Newly disclosed emails show top Obama administration officials were in close contact with Hillary Clinton’s nascent presidential campaign in early 2015 about the potential fallout from revelations that the former secretary of state used a private email server. Their discussion included a request from the White House communications director to her counterpart at the State Department to see if it was possible to arrange for Secretary of State John Kerry to avoid questions during media appearances about Mrs. Clinton’s email arrangement. In another instance, a top State Department official assured an attorney for Mrs. Clinton that, contrary to media reports, a department official hadn’t told Congress that Mrs. Clinton erred in using a private email account.

Oct. 7, 2016


Oct. 2, 2016 Fox News' Bartiromo: Trey Gowdy about Clinton Scandals, FBI, rule of law. 

Even after hitting multiple stone walls, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., wants to keep fighting over Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state. In an interview Fox Business Network Sunday, Gowdy said the bedrock issues in the Clinton case revolve around setting a precedent for the integrity of justice in America, and the potential for justice to be compromised. “We have to have confidence in the (FBI) the morning after the election; the morning after the inauguration,” Gowdy said. Gowdy bristled at comments from FBI Director James Comey last week that after the politics was over it might be possible to take a fresh look at the case. (Source)

Oct. 6, 2016


Hillary was never going to be prosecuted over the classified emails. Bombshell Clinton tell-all from Ed Klein, titled 'Guilty as Sin,' spells out how Bill Clinton charmed and intimidated Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Lynch was presiding over a Justice Department that nervously awaited the FBI's recommendation on whether or not to prosecute Hillary Clinto.  Hillary had exposed classified information to hackers and foreigners by running her State Department emails through an unsecured server. Bill, Klein writes, extracted a promise from Lynch that Hillary would never face criminal charges. (...) (More)

Oct. 5, 2016


Today Citizens United is releasing 198 pages of emails between the State Department and Clinton Foundation on a host of issues. 43 of the pages have to do with the creation of the "Friends of the Clinton Centre" 501c3, its connection to an official State Department trip to Ireland, and a dinner that Secretary Clinton attended that doesn’t appear on her schedule. Other topics include China, Haiti, Iran, Cuba, Mexico, and more. The specter of foreign influence and the appearance of conflicts of interest are critically important issues. We will continue to release emails such as these in the weeks and months to come. In these emails, you'll find the following (...)

These documents were produced by the State Department as a result of FOIA requests and litigation.  Our next email production from the State Department is due on October 10. (More)


There is an immense amount of resentment in this country when it comes to Hillary Clinton. She comes off as thinking she’s above the law, and now there are allegations of “side agreements” with Justice Department officials. House Republicans are demanding answers regarding why Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson were allowed to have their laptops destroyed after their hard drives were searched for evidence, per House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte wrote a letter to Attorney Genereal Loretta Lynch on Monday detailing his concerns. He questioned why the destruction of laptops was included in immunity deals that already protected Mills and Samuelson from prosecution regardless. (...) One of the major questions was why the two Clinton aides were even permitted to accompany Clinton to the July interview with the FBI at all if they were already immunized witnesses in the case. The FBI weakly passed the buck, saying the interview was voluntary and Clinton could bring along whomever she wished. Further problems were uncovered including the fact FBI agents limited their search to documents created before January 2015 and that the immunity parameters prevented the investigators from performing a thorough investigation of the case. In a nutshell, the immunity deals offered to Mills and Samuelson protected the aides from prosecution related to their involvement in the alleged cover-up. It appears nothing can touch Hillary Clinton, and the immense disgust of millions of Americans is almost palpable in the air. (...)

Oct. 2, 2016


James Comey, the current FBI director that let Hillary off the hook for her CLEAR violation of many laws with her email scandal, has now asked for immunity from congress for his involvement in the scandal and the subsequent findings. What what!? Immunity? That’s right. What Comey is asking for is to be absolved of what he’s done and anything that may happen in the future from any further investigations. How does that not throw up the biggest red flag in American history?! Well it did to Trey Gowdy and he just ripped Comey a new one and is about to do everything in his power to stop that immunity from happening! What happens next is anybody’s guess, but we’re assuming Gowdy will do everything in his power to bring James Comey to justice. And in turn, that means he’ll be bringing Hillary Clinton to justice as well because if the head of the FBI is asking for immunity, you can be damn sure that the grand architect of this entire fiasco will be going down with her.

Sep. 21, 2016


This posting on Reddit verifies beyond reasonable doubt that Combetta is Stonetear. (Source) His immunity is said to be revoked (unconfirmed). The Hill has the story.
The House Science Committee is demanding interviews this week with employees of the IT firm that managed Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Two of those employees, Paul Combetta and Bill Thornton, recently pleaded the Fifth Amendment when subpoenaed to testify about the server before the House Oversight Committee. Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) had originally demanded transcribed interviews with seven Platte River Networks employees in July, but has been rebuffed. But Monday reports that Reddit users have uncovered a post by Combetta asking how to modify certain emails for a “VERY VIP” client have led Smith to demand the interviews be scheduled by Friday of this week. “If true, these details raise new questions as to whether Platte River Networks purposefully defied legal document retention requirements. Further, it is unclear if the Federal Bureau of Investigation was aware of these facts at the time of their investigation,” Smith wrote in a letter sent Monday. (PDF) (...) 
Smith threatened to issue a subpoena if the interviews with Combetta and Thornton are not scheduled by noon on Friday. The House Oversight Committee is also looking into the Reddit post. (...)  The Reddit message was sent on July 23, 2014, according to the archive of the page saved by other users. The day before, the House Select Committee on Benghazi had reached an agreement with the State Department on the production of related records, according to the FBI's investigation into Clinton's use of the server. The identity of stonetear is not confirmed. Reddit users point to the fact that an account on the online marketplace Etsy for a Paul Combetta has the username stonetear, and the inactive website is registered to the email address An attorney for Platte River Networks, Kenneth Eichner, is declining to comment on the matter. Combetta is currently one of the targets of a broader Oversight investigation on whether Clinton ordered the destruction of emails that had been subpoenaed by the Benghazi Committee. The Science Committee has launched its own probe into the security of Clinton’s server. (Source

Sep. 19, 2016


Paul Combetta, an IT specialist who helped Hillary Clinton wipe her server clean of evidence requested from federal authorities, took to online forums to find advice on how to commit the crime. Combetta cited his Fifth Amendment rights in refusing to answer questions before a congressional committee last week, but was pretty talkative when trying to find out information from fellow IT experts on how to forge Clinton’s e-mails. Under a posting on 8chan titled “Here is clear proof that Hillary sought to destroy evidence,” Combetta can be seen posting under a username he uses multiple times across multiple platforms, ‘stonetear.’ In a screenshot of the discussion, Combetta (or stonetear) can be seen telling others “I need to strip out a VIP’s (VERY VIP) email address from a bunch of archived emails.” Presumably, that VIP would be Secretary of State Clinton. As word began circulating that Combetta had been caught red-handed asking how to illegally forge Hillary’s e-mails, the man known as ‘stonetear’ began deleting his messages on the forum. Twitter user Erik Jones took video in which he refreshed his screen to show the messages disappearing. Watch …

Hillary’s IT guy made the post on July 24, 2014 and can be read in it’s entirety below (More)

Sep. 4, 2016


The FBI on Friday released 11 pages of notes from its July 2 interview with Hillary Clinton, as well as a 47-page summary of its now-closed investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. According to the documents, Clinton said that she did not know she was required to keep records of her emails when she left office, and that she did not recall any briefing or training instructing her to do so. Clinton told the FBI that, because of a concussion and blood clot she suffered in 2012, she did not recall all briefings she received as she was transitioning out of office. "Because of her doctor's advice, she could only work at State for a few hours a day and could not recall every briefing she received," the document noted. Clinton also told the FBI that she did not understand that emails marked with a "C" meant they contained classified information. The Democratic presidential nominee also said she relied on her subordinates' judgement when emailing her sensitive information on her private email system. (Source)

Aug. 31, 2016


Hillary Clinton is facing the possibility of new revelations on her personal email scandal on multiple fronts, as the FBI prepares to release some of the documents from its investigation in a matter of days – and a watchdog group sends the Democratic presidential nominee a detailed set of questions she’s expected to answer “under oath” by next month. The FBI files are being released in response to a number of Freedom of Information Act requests.

With more records reported to be released, AP reports another nail in the coffin of Clinton honesty today as The State Department is forced to admit that The FBI has discovered dozens of emails related to Benghazi that Clinton failed to hand over.

(...) In March 2009, after meeting with Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton intervened with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Switzerland's most powerful banking institution, UBS. The IRS, which at that time was seeking the identity of wealthy Americans who had stashed some $20 billion in 52,000 tax evading UBS accounts, then agreed that the Swiss bank need only turn over information on 4,450 accounts. Afterwards, UBS increased its previous $60,000 in donations to the Clinton Foundation ten-fold. By the end of 2014, UBS donations to the Clinton Foundation totaled $600,000. UBS also "paid former President Bill Clinton $1.5 million to participate in a series of question-and-answer sessions with UBS Wealth Management Chief Executive Bob McCann, making UBS his biggest single corporate source of speech income disclosed since he left the White House."

It’s called the “tick tock” email, just recently released by Wikileaks. The email shows Hillary Clinton’s office outlining how Mrs. Clinton must be given full credit for what took place in Libya before and after the fall of the Gaddafi regime – a fall that resulted in a missing 1.5 billion dollars sent to Libya by Hillary Clinton, the subsequent death of four Americans, including the first U.S. ambassador to die on duty in more than thirty years, and thousands more deaths as Libya descended into anarchy. And it was all done after the House of Saud wished it so – the very same House of Saud that has “donated” millions to the Clinton Foundation and the Hillary Clinton campaign. And here is the tick-tock email showing how badly Hillary Clinton wanted credit for Libya. Since the country has fallen into chaos and become and ISIS stronghold, Mrs. Clinton and her campaign don’t wish to discuss it anymore… (...)

Aug. 26, 2016


Hillary Clinton’s team of aides and lawyers deleted emails from her private server using a software program intended to “prevent recovery” and hide traces of deleted files. South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy revealed the information during an interview on Thursday on Fox News. Citing notes that FBI investigators took during their probe of Clinton’s private email server, Gowdy said that Clinton’s team used open source software called BleachBit to remove tens of thousands of emails from her server. (...) Heather Samuelson, a longtime Clinton aide and former State Department official, oversaw the review of Clinton’s emails before they were given to the State Department. Clinton lawyer David Kendall and her former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, oversaw the process. (Source)

Aug 25, 2016 Rep Gowdy: Hillary Clinton scrubbed her private server with Bleach Bit.

Aug. 23, 2016


Clinton surrogate Austan Goolsbee last last night queried on FoxNews had no better argument to bring up than "we reached the stage of nit picking". He's right of course, there is no excuse for this blatant pay-for-play between Hillary's State Department and the Clinton Foundation:

  • Among the 725 pages of new State Department documents released by Judicial Watch Monday were previously unreleased email exchanges that further expose how Hillary Clinton’s top aides and her State Department engaged in pay-for-play politics with the Clinton Foundation. The Abedin emails reveal that the longtime Clinton aide apparently served as a conduit between Clinton Foundation donors and Hillary Clinton while Clinton served as secretary of state. In more than a dozen email exchanges, Abedin provided expedited, direct access to Clinton for donors who had contributed from $25,000 to $10 million to the Clinton Foundation. The press release from Judicial Watch includes 20 Hillary Clinton email exchanges that were not previously turned over to the State Department. The documents reveal that Clinton’s right-hand woman Huma Abedin “provided influential Clinton Foundation donors special, expedited access to the Secretary of State.” (More)
  • The FBI has uncovered 14,900 emails and documents from Hillary Clinton’s private email server investigation that were not originally disclosed by Clinton’s attorneys, the Washington Post reported Monday. Justice Department lawyers said last week that the State Department would review and turn over Clinton’s work-related emails to a conservative legal group. The records are among “tens of thousands” of documents found by the FBI in its probe and turned over to State Department, Justice Department attorney Lisa Ann Olson said Monday in court. (...) U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg of Washington has started to press the State Department to release these documents sooner than the planned date, which is mid-October. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said that his organization was pleased with this ruling. (More)

Aug. 12, 2016


Multiple FBI investigations are underway involving potential corruption charges against the Clinton Foundation, according to a former senior law enforcement official. The investigation centers on New York City where the Clinton Foundation has its main offices, according to the former official who has direct knowledge of the activities. Prosecutorial support will come from various U.S. Attorneys Offices — a major departure from other centralized FBI investigations. The New York-based probe is being led by Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Bharara’s prosecutorial aggressiveness has resulted in a large number of convictions of banks, hedge funds and Wall Street insiders. The official said involvement of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York “would be seen by agents as a positive development as prosecutors there are generally thought to be more aggressive than the career lawyers within the DOJ.” (...)  Nicholas Biase, a spokesman for Bharara, said he would “decline comment.” Similarly, FBI spokeswoman Samantha Shero said, “we do not have a comment on investigative activity.” Bharara is best known for securing convictions of prominent political figures (...)

Trey Gowdy’s exchange with FBI Director James Comey about his get out jail free pass to Hillary Clinton is one for the record books. In one fell swoop, Gowdy exposed both Comey and Hillary. And it appears Gowdy has bigger judicial plans for Crooked Hillary. Gowdy appeared to be setting Hillary Clinton up for perjury charges. Corrupt Hillary previously testified about her emails to the House Benghazi Committee. Specifically Hillary said under oath that she had not sent or received classified documents on her personal email server. Under cross examination from Trey Gowdy, Comey admitted that Hillary lied. Since she was under oath, this sets her up for being charged with perjury. (More)

Jul 7, 2016 Trey Gowdy questioning FBI Director Jim Comey on his astonishing "no-prosecute" recommendation for Hillary Clinton.

Aug. 10, 2016


An email sent through Hillary Clinton’s private sever betrayed the name of the National Security Agency’s representative to the State Department. The email was contained in a batch of 296 pages of Clinton’s correspondence released on Tuesday in response to a Judicial Watch lawsuit. The emails, reviewed in full by Breitbart Jerusalem, include 44 messages that were not previously released. One email was sent to Clinton at her private email address from aide Cheryl Mills, stating the name of the NSA rep. The name was redacted in the version of the email released by the State Department to Judicial Watch. The stamp on the email relates the name was redacted by the NSA itself.

Aug. 2, 2016


The Trump crew are confident Hillary can be defeated on the basis of her record.