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Judicial Watch: Classified E-Mails found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop
Judicial Watch Director of investigations Chris Farrell on the classified E-Mails found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop and James Comey classified notes.
Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, sued the justice Department on Tuesday for all the emails found on the laptop of the disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, in connection with the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private E-Mail server.
Judicial Watch lawsuit comes after the Department of justice’s inaction on two of the group’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The group seeks out all information on the bureau’s probe of Weiner’s laptop, the retrieved records, that laptop and all records of communication between FBI officials in regard to Clinton’s knowledge of “illegal activities”, the Weiner.
“The Anthony Weiner laptop-Clinton-E-Mail-cover-up by the Obama DOJ and the FBI is Central to the uncovering of the corrupt politicization of these agencies,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement Tuesday. “The same FBI that provided the cover for Hillary Clinton went full bore against a candidate, Trump, and this lawsuit aims to uncover the full truth about the corruption.”
ANTHONY WEINER SENTENCED TO 21 MONTHS IN PRISON IN TEEN SEXTING CASE
Weiner, was married to top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, was convicted in a sexting scandal. Weiner’s sexting habits, send sexually explicit photos to teenage girls, entered criminal territory if he illegal messages to a 15-year-old girl. Last year, he was sentenced to 21 months in prison.
The investigation of his inappropriate sexting behavior infamous crossed with the 2016 presidential elections, and the office of the Clinton email probe, when FBI agents purchased Weiner’s electronic devices and discovered a new batch of E-Mails between Clinton and Abedin.
The discovery led them to rethink the FBI, the investigations into Clinton’s use of a private E-Mail server, during the conduct of official state business during the Secretary of state. On the basis of Weiner’s laptop revelations, former FBI Director, James Comey, the re-opening of the Clinton-E-Mail investigation, announced unilaterally on 28. October 2016—just a few days before the presidential election.
Earlier this year, Fox News, you can get text messages between the former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok and his mistress, the former FBI official Lisa page, which suggested that as of Sept. 28, 2016, and the former Deputy FBI Director, Andrew McCabe were aware of the new E-Mails found on Weiner’s laptop during the criminal investigation into his relationship with a minor.
“I called up to Andy’s used to be…hundreds of thousands of E-Mails turned over by Weiner’s atty to sdny, contains a ton of material from spouses. Send a team up tomorrow…this will never end…,” Strzok wrote in a text message to page.
The “spouse” Strzok was referring to was Abedin.
“You pass, why?” Page replied.
“Apparently, one of his last SMS ner may not wrote 18…do not have the details yet,” Strzok. Page replied, noticing the young woman, “15.”
But it was not until Oct. 25, 2016, that Comey was informed that the discovered E-Mails.
SENATOR WANTS ANSWERS ON WHY THE FBI WAITED WEEKS TO ACT, WEINER LAPTOP IN THE CLINTON CASE
The text messages and the testimony in this year of the top FBI officials, more details about when and how the E-Mails were discovered, and who the FBI knew.
According to a statement released in March by the Office of Special Counsel’s interview with the former Comey chief of staff James Rybicki, McCabe office does not notify him until the night of Oct. 26, 2016 of the need to short Comey on “something in connection with mid-year testing,” the FBI case name for the Clinton-E-Mail investigation.
The OSC also interviewed FBI deputy general counsel, Trisha Anderson, who testified, that Comey was informed on the material on Weiner’s laptop on Oct. 27, 2016.
Anderson noted that the Directorate decided that a warrant was necessary “strongly.”
The Presidium of the processing of Clinton’s E-Mails on Weiner’s laptop remains one of the most controversial aspects of the FBI-Clinton-E-Mail probe. Some have accused the FBI of sitting on the E-Mails, while Clinton and his allies have Comey for the announcement of the discovery days before the election, criticized.
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.