(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Judicial Watch is seeking to force the National Archives and Records Administration to release draft indictments of Hillary Clinton related to the Whitewater scandal, the watchdog group announced on Monday.

“It is absurd for the Obama administration to argue that Hillary Clinton’s privacy would keep a draft indictment from the American public,” Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said in a statement.

In a February motion to have the request dismissed, the National Archives asserted that there would be no value in releasing the indictments. “While there may be a scintilla of public interest in these documents since Mrs. Clinton is presently a Democratic presidential candidate, that fact alone is not a cognizable public interest … as disclosure of the draft indictments would not shed light on what the government is up to,” the bureau asserted.

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