US President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the NY-T's and the W-P after published e-Mails showed their reluctance to report the meeting past year between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the tarmac at a Phoenix, AZ airport.
The discovery of the email alias involving Lynch is now spurring other Freedom of Information Act requests, which could well uncover other emails - and department business - that was conducted by Lynch during her time as Attorney General. Among the documents were emails that revealed Lynch used the alias "Elizabeth Carlisle". That private meeting sparked a wave of FOIA requests by Judicial Watch, the American Center for Law, and others - which produced 413 pages of documents, including email correspondence - released earlier this week.
Vice News obtained documents from the Department of Justice in February 2016 that revealed Lynch's predecessor, Eric Holder, used the alias "Lew Alcindor".
Former President Bill Clinton and former USAG Loretta Lynch met in June 2016 for about 30 mins aboard the Attorney General's private jet parked on the tarmac at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Lynch did seem to take a personal interest in the investigation, however, going out of her way to tell former head of the FBI, James Comey, to refer to the Clinton email scandal as a "matter" rather than an "investigation". Lynch tried to shape the way he talked about the Clinton email investigation, suggesting it made him anxious about Ms.
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The Post story, citing unnamed USA intelligence officials, went further. "Today is truly a sad day indeed", he said. This North Korea showdown is the first major test of how Trump's approach to politics works in foreign affairs.
He said the request left him feeling "queasy". Lerner resigned over the controversy.
On Wednesday, the Washington Free Beacon reported that former Justice Department attorney Paige Herwig, who was on the airplane when Mr. Clinton and Ms.
The courts ordered the documents, he said, and the ACLJ is still working on a full analysis of them, but the group did learn that despite the FBI's claims, there were email exchanges between them and the DOJ about the meeting.