Judicial Watch Asks for Further Discovery in Clinton Email Benghazi Lawsuit over Possible State Department “Wrongdoing or Bad Faith”
Judicial Watch asked a federal court for additional discovery over the Clinton email issue. In addition to document requests, the new Revised Discovery Proposal asks for depositions from Clinton, Clinton aide Cheryl Mills and eight other State Department officials in order to explore “evidence of wrongdoing or bad faith with respect to State Department’s response” to Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request as well as some earlier FOIA requests.
The January 10 filing is the latest move in a July 2014 FOIA lawsuit by Judicial Watch seeking records related to the drafting and use of the Benghazi talking points (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01242)). This lawsuit forced the Clinton email issue into the public eye in early 2015. – READ MORE