Clinton E-Mail Releases Threaten to Drag on Past 2020 Election
The slow-drip release of e-mails from Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state may drag on beyond the first term of the next president, according to a timetable presented in court Monday by a Justice Department lawyer.
It may take five years for the State Department and other government agencies to vet, redact and release the remaining messages recovered from Clinton’s private e-mail server as well as those found more recently on a laptop used by a top aide, based on the pace proposed by Justice Department lawyer Lisa Olson.
“I’m not satisfied with saying, ‘go ahead, take five years and do this,’” responded U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, who’s presiding over a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the conservative government watchdog Judicial Watch. – READ MORE