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A Federal judge has ordered the unsealing of the documents from the Independent Council Ken Starr’s two-decade-old probe of the former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

Chief judge Beryl A. Howell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted the order Monday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from CNN.

According to the court, CNN journalist Katelyn Polantz requested in the Feb. 9, 2018, eight matters, which can be opened from the Rigid – 1998 investigation of the Clinton “and made available to the public and sealed.”

A Federal judge has ordered the unsealing of the documents from the Independent Council Ken Starr’s two-decade-old probe of the former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

Starr’s investigation began with the suicide of Clinton adviser Vince Foster and the Clintons’ whitewater real estate deal in Arkansas. But later expanded to include the allegations of sexual misconduct and perjury, including Clinton’s relationship with White House Intern Monica Lewinsky.

Clinton was accused, by the house of representatives in December 1998. Clinton was acquitted of the charges by the Senate, remove any Democrats to vote him out of office.

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The request of CNN, contains testimonies of former Clinton adviser and adviser Bruce Lindsey, Sidney Blumenthal, Nancy Hernreich, Lanny Breuer, and Terry Lenzner, as well as the testimony of the Secret Service. There are also other requests for White house documents in addition to a presidential summons.

The FOIA request from CNN stated that the documents could be relevant to procedures for obtaining witness in special counsel Robert Mueller, the current Russia-probe.

It is not clear when the documents will be published, but Howell ordered them, available to the public “promptly.”

Fox News’ Bill Mears contributed to this report.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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