Hillary Clinton tried hard to hide as many emails as she could and an appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and said two U.S. government agencies should have done more to recover them.
Judge Stephen Williams, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, revived one of a number of legal challenges involving Hillary Clinton’s handling of government emails.
Hillary cannot hide. She has spent decades being deceptive on a number of occasions concerning a LOT of serious issues.
While the State Department and National Archives took steps to recover the emails from Clinton’s tenure, they did not ask the U.S. attorney general to take enforcement action. Two conservative groups filed lawsuits to force their hand.
A district judge in January ruled the suits brought by Judicial Watch and Cause of Action moot, saying State and the National Archives made a “sustained effort” to recover and preserve Clinton’s records.
But Williams said the two agencies should have done more, according to the ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Since the agencies neither asked the attorney general for help nor showed such enforcement action could not uncover new emails, the case was not moot.
“The Department has not explained why shaking the tree harder – e.g., by following the statutory mandate to seek action by the Attorney General – might not bear more still,” Williams wrote. “Absent a showing that the requested enforcement action could not shake loose a few more emails, the case is not moot.”
There is about to be a new sheriff in town. Gone will be the days that Hillary, and Bill as well, can hide behind the inaction of the Obama administration. Attention will again be paid to the rule of law.
Besides the email scandal and all of it’s crookedness, there are some severe issues with the Clinton Foundation and Benghazi is still not totally cleared up.
If the Republicans fail to follow through and hold the Clintons accountable for their crimes, we are goners. Our youth already have a severe deficit when it comes to accountability. When that is exasperated by the highest public servants, it is damaging to our nation and our future.
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