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ATTENTION AMERICANS!! FBI Flips, States They Would Reconsider Releasing Hillary Clinton’s Emails… HERE’S THE CATCH

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Ty Clevenger, a New York lawyer, filed a Freedom of Information Act request concerning Hillary Clinton’s email investigation in March 2016. Last month, he heard back from the FBI regarding the request – and to nobody’s surprise, his request was denied.

Why was it denied?

According to the FBI, not enough “public interest” was shown to justify completing the request. The FBI says that it will only release records from files of former investigations if the subject directly consents, is deceased, or if there is strong public interest in the case.

FBI records management section chief David M. Hardy bolstered the last claim, telling Cleavenger in an email that:

“You have not sufficiently demonstrated that the public’s interest in disclosure outweighs personal privacy interests of the subject.”

“It is incumbent upon the requester to provide documentation regarding the public’s interest in the operations and activities of the government before records can be processed pursuant to the FOIA.”

Now, considering that the Clinton email investigation was a major scandal during the 2016 election that captivated a good part of the electorate, I’d say that seems like “public interest’ to me.

Clevenger was specifically looking for documents that were filed after a referral to the Department of Justice from former House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who asked the DOJ to:

“investigate and determine whether Secretary Clinton or her employees and contractors violated statutes that prohibit destruction of records, obstruction of congressional inquiries, and concealment or cover up of evidence material to a congressional investigation.”

Clinton was found to have used a secret, non-government, server during her time as Secretary of State. The FBI determined that she did not deserve charges because she allegedly did not know the dangers of having a secret serve, even though sje did put national security at risk.

Cleavenger said of the ruling to the Washington Times:

“I’m just stunned. This is exactly what I would have expected had Mrs. Clinton won the election, but she didn’t. It looks like the Obama administration is still running the FBI.”

“How can a story receive national news coverage and not be a matter of public interest? If this is the new standard, then there’s no such thing as a public interest exception.”

A petition has already been started to refute Hardy’s claims and prove that there IS interest in the Clinton email scandal- sign in here!

UPDATE: As of today there are OVER 24,620 signatures on the petition. 

Something is seriously up with this FBI investigation if they think there’s no “public interest.” Sounds like a lame excuse. Luckily we have people like Ty Cleavenger willing to get to the bottom of it one and for all! Get on that petition and sign away, Patriots!

(h/t Washington Times, Fox News)

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19 Comments

  1. Evelyn O'Sullivan

    August 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Doesn’t social media responses in the thousands address public interest?

  2. Virginia

    August 31, 2017 at 9:44 am

    He will need protection ,not that it helped anybody elss,I’m sure we will soon hear about another one murdering himself.

  3. Willene Monfort Bush

    August 31, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Hillary Clinton has been a total disgrace to America, especially the Democrat Party. Her false statements before Congress about the emails totally captivated the American public as well as people in other countries. I think that the FBI is not being honest in its response to the request from Congress for Hillary Clinton FBI Files. It was at the top of the list of media subjects for a very long time. I think it’s time for the FBI to come clean and turn over the files to Congress. The American public deserves honesty from the Government, especially the FBI. We need to know WHO is hiding WHAT and for WHOM.

  4. Art Friedman

    August 31, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Everyone, contact all friends and send emails and written letters as well as phone calls to WH @ 202-456-1111 and FBI 202-347-4470. Demand justice!

  5. Arthur Harold Friedman

    August 31, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Everyone, I repeat, Please do not hesitate contact all friends and send emails and written letters as well as phone calls to WH @ 202-456-1111 and FBI 202-347-4470. Demand justice!

  6. Arthur Harold Friedman

    August 31, 2017 at 11:55 am

    It’s a growing problem in this country that threatens the freedom of all of us. We cannot allow political criminals who use the system the people created against us to endure. We must arrest prosecute and imprison all enemies of the American way of life which, for reasons that make no sense whatsoever, seems to be radicle liberals. What a contradiction of terms.

  7. George Blanos

    August 31, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    What about the referral Chavetz supposedly made in regard to Hillary lieing under oath to congress?

    • Barbara Fisher

      August 31, 2017 at 3:33 pm

      The American people keep this government running with our tax dollars and we pay our representative a great salary to work for us. We have every right to see all of these records of Hillary Clintons and I find it deplorable for these to be hidden from us. For what purpose. The freedom of informationi act allows the government (actually demands) the government to allow us to see them. Release these records and allow us to make the decision about whether she deserves to be help reapooonsible or not. We have rights.

  8. Katie Gregory

    August 31, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    The public interest is in seeing the Clintons held responsible for their criminal actions. There is much interest in this except, apparently, in the FBI.

    • Helen Cronin

      August 31, 2017 at 5:49 pm

      I think we should be allowed to see the FBI documents for Hillary. It sounds to me that the FBI is covering something up

  9. ROBERT MEEK

    August 31, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    THIS FBI REFUSAL STINKS TO HIGH HEAVEN ? LACK OF PUBLIC INTEREST MY FOOT= THIS IS CRIMINAL AND MUST BE STOPPED- THE FBI IS SUPPOSED TO UPHOLD THE LAW- NOT DESTROY IT

  10. Randall

    September 1, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Please donate to Freedom Watch. They are the only ones winning lawsuits to make the FBI and State Dept release the documents that show what a crook Hillary really is! And, write your congressmen to get them to force the Dept of Justice to redo the investigation that the FBI refused to do!

  11. James Wallis

    September 17, 2017 at 5:22 am

    She needs to be investigated and charged accordingly.

  12. Billy walker

    October 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    FBI should not hold back any public document!! I am still following Hillary and think she should be charged for any crime that she has committed !!

  13. Brit Blattert

    October 9, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    Yes,reopen the Hilary Clinton saga. We need the truth!

  14. Krull

    October 9, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Lock her up and Bill for killing many people and child sex slaves . What is up with FBI? WE KNOW THEY ARE GUILTY…..WHAT ABOUT THE TARMAC? THAT WAS AGAINST THE LAW!

  15. David Crawley

    October 9, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    I did not see where we need to go sign. Please advise. I will sign for all the dead people that the Dems had vote for them last year.

  16. Karen F. Eby

    October 10, 2017 at 6:46 am

    This needs to be taken care of and not swept under the rug!

  17. max

    November 11, 2017 at 12:27 am

    it is nothing more that covering her criminal ass. i dont understand why they would want to cover her knowing full well she has broken many laws and lied many times under oath. i wouldn’t trust that bitch as far as i could throw a bull elephant!! she got her start as soon as she passed the law board in Little Rock…and it wasn’t long before she was up to her ass in scandal in Little Rock and would have got prosecuted if Bill had not won the presidency. she has been in one scandal after another so i know she is guilty of some if not all of them. she needs to slip on an orange jumpsuit for the rest of her sorry assed life. the people covering for her is just as guilty and she probably has something on them that she could squeal on them if they dont try to cover her.

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