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Reporting on a 13-month-old story is always difficult, as most people have moved on in their lives. Sometimes I believe that is exactly why the Federal Government takes so long to process Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) requests, especially ones being requested from the Right side of the political spectrum.
So, let’s travel back to June of 2016. Hillary was in big trouble over emails and servers and whatnot, and it could potentially result in the end of her Presidential campaign if indictments were handed down by the Department of Justice. This all depended on what the FBI had to say about it, courtesy of a certain Director named James Comey.
From stage Left, cue former President Bill Clinton, now First Man to the potential Next President.
Former President Clinton “just happened” to be at a Phoenix airport at the same time as President Obama’s Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who just happened to hold the Clinton’s political future in her hands, based on what the FBI reported. What an amazing coincidence!
Even more coincidental, I’m sure, was when the former President decided to have an “impromptu meeting” with Lynch to shoot the breeze about Nothing Important™ right there on the tarmac. You know, grandkids and stuff. Nothing Important™ at all.
Six days later, FBI Director Comey would announce Hillary had broken more laws than Al Capone, but she was actually a good person with no evil intent, so he recommends no charges be brought. The rest is history.
One of the things about this whole deal that was so maddening for me was how the MSM completely buried this obvious collusion between a private citizen and the Attorney General.
The purpose of this post is because a new DOJ FOIA dump just released by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), and the level of indifference displayed by the Main Stream Media is astounding, even by their pathetic DNC-sycophant standards.
A big shout-out to Zero Hedge for getting images of these emails from WaPo and NYT online. First up is the usual, “We saw nothing… nothing!” email from the government.
But finally, the FOIA was completed. and here are some of the interesting results. The MSM just couldn’t have cared any less about this blatant collusion, and it shows. Some whiney comments that basically said, “I don’t really care, but my Editor is making me be a bad person and so I have to ask you these horrible questions.”
My favorite is the ABC Producer admitting “they aren’t interested” in what would have been a major scandal, with heads rolling, if this meeting had happened with Republicans instead of Democrats.
EDIT: People are beginning to really dig into the FOIA emails…