Last week, as I have for the last many years going back to the Clinton administration, referred to Bill and Hillary as the Bonnie and Clyde of American politics. Given the events of the last week, and watching Bonnie’s offensive and criminally motivated demeanor at her recent press conference at the United Nations Tuesday, where she spun a number of topics including her so-called missing emails, I feel compelled to coin a new and more apt name for her: “the Wicked Witch of the Left.”
Here is what Mrs. Clinton had to say: “I want to comment on a matter in the news today regarding Iran. The president and his team are in the midst of intense negotiations. Their goal is a diplomatic solution that would close off Iran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb and give us unprecedented access and insight into Iran’s nuclear program.
“But the recent letter from Republican senators was out of step with the best traditions of American leadership. And one has to ask, what was the purpose of this letter?”
It is ironic that Hillary, nervously and defensively looking down at her notes throughout so as not to face the public as she lied her way through her press conference, began by attempting to divert attention away from her latest email scandal by raising issues related to a nuclear Iran and criticizing Republicans for legitimately trying to throw a monkey-wrench into the dangerous deal now being negotiated by the “Mullah in Chief.”
However, during her tenure as secretary of state, I had obtained information strongly suggesting that she and her top-level staff, along with the Obama White House, had tried to harm Israel by illegally releasing classified national security information disclosing Israeli war plans to pre-emptively bomb Iranian nuclear sites and thereby eliminate the threat that this radical Islamic state would develop an atom bomb. This information came through a few meager documents that were produced in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request I had filed with Hillary’s State Department, while she was secretary. However, mysteriously missing from the produced records were any documents from Hillary’s office.
In addition, I had also filed anther FOIA request seeking documents concerning Hillary’s authority as secretary to grant waivers to persons, companies, countries and other interests to circumvent the sanctions the administration, Congress, the European Union and some other nations had imposed on Iran, as long as it continued its march to get the bomb. I had figured that, true to the Clinton modus operandi in the 1990s, Hillary had likely illegally sold these waivers, much as she and Bill sold access and American high-tech secrets to the communist Chinese, seats on Commerce Department trade missions, overnight stays in the Lincoln Bedroom, pardons to fellow criminals like financier Marc Rich and judgeships for “contributions” to her family foundation – in short hand, bribes. Predictably, I again received no such documents from Hillary’s State Department office, and in fact no documents at all from any source at State.
As a result of this obvious obstruction, over a year ago I then filed suit in federal court, which is where the cases remain pending to this day. (See www.freedomwatchusa.org.) Because the lower-court judges, all pro-government and establishment, then granted summary judgment when Hillary’s State Department lied under oath and claimed to have no documents, the cases are now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, with an oral argument in one of them set for April 2, 2015.
At this oral argument, I will ask the three judges to send the case back to the lower federal court to order that Hillary’s hard drive on her in-house computer be seized and examined by a forensic computer expert. Even though she admits to having deleted tens of thousands of documents, if the hard drive still exists, and assuming she has not thrown it into the Potomac River, these emails can be retrieved. Indeed, during her years as first lady, Hillary, along with her chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and other Clinton loyalists, had attempted the same caper, hiding over 1 million emails from me at Judicial Watch, independent counsels Ken Starr and Robert Ray and Congress. At a cost of over $8 million, Judge Royce Lamberth ordered them recreated.
I also have a few additional legal actions up my sleeve, which will become public next week. They all are designed not just to get the emails that should have been produced, but also to start the process for Hillary to finally be held legally accountable.
In short, we cannot allow Hillary to escape on her broomstick again, as she did years ago during her husband’s administration. She has again reminded the nation and the world just how criminal she and her hubby Clyde are, and the stakes with a nuclear Iran aside, this criminality knows no bounds. Unless the Wicked Witch of the Left is legally cast in the ditch she has again dug for herself, the damage to the nation will be magnified in years ahead. Our nation, that shining Oz on a Hill, must be finally rid of her evil ways.
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