Judicial Watch Uncovers ‘Final Batch’ of Emails Hillary Tried to 'Destroy'
Former secretary of state discussing classified foreign policy on private email server
Newly uncovered emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email servers have revealed her discussions of classified foreign policy with other world leaders before she became secretary of state.
Judicial Watch uncovered explosive documents which appear contradict Clinton’s testimony she gave under oath in 2015 - that she had already surrendered all of her classified emails tot he State Department.
In the emails, Clinton roams from seemingly sensitive foreign policy concerns in Israel to assisting her daughter get a job at the State Department, according to Fox News.
Clinton is also found discussing foreign policy concerns with then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The emails also reveal her suggesting she initiate “private, 100% off-the-record” back channel discussions with Benjamin Netanyahu.
The files were uncovered in amongst 72,000 documents that the FBI found and presented to the State Department in 2017.
While Clinton was awaiting the inauguration of hen-President-elect Barack Obama, she was emailing Blair about “Gaza.”
Blair informed Clinton her wanted then issue “resolved before Tuesday,” or on the day of Inauguration.
Clinton's replied directing Blair to use her private email with his reply:
“Tony – We are finally moving, and I am looking forward to talking w you as soon as I’m confirmed, tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest. Your emails are very helpful, so pls continue to use this address, firstname.lastname@example.org.”
“It would be great if we could talk before any announcements are made,” Blair responded.
The emails also suggest that Clinton may have met with Bidzina Ivanishvili, a close adviser of Russian President Vladimir Putin before Ivanishvili became the prime minister of Georgia (with the help of a Putin-led political operation.
To recap, below is a summary of Judicial Watch's links to the "classified" communications:
- On April 27, 2011, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair sent classified information discussing Palestinian issues to Clinton’s personal unsecure email account.
- On May 19, 2011, Blair again sent classified information to Clinton’s personal unsecure email account discussing a “speech.”
- A classified email exchange between Blair and Clinton took place from January 16, 2009 (while George W. Bush was still president) and January 24, 2009. The subject line is “Re: Gaza.” Blair on January 16, 2009, relayed information he learned from Middle East leaders and noted that he wanted to get something “resolved before Tuesday” (when Obama would be sworn in as president). Clinton responded to Blair on January 19, 2009, writing “Tony – We are finally moving and I am looking forward to talking w you as soon as I’m confirmed, tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest. Your emails are very helpful so pls continue to use this address,” email@example.com. Blair followed up by saying “It would be great if we could talk before any announcements are made.”
- Retired Army Gen. Jack Keane sent Clinton classified information, apparently during early 2009. The subject line of the email is redacted, but the text appears to show a discussion on intelligence about Iraq.
On September 2, 2010, email exchange marked classified, longtime Clinton confidant Lanny Davis tells Secretary Clinton that he could serve as a private channel for her to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying he had a “private and highly trusted communication line, unofficial and personal, to PM N[etanyahu].” Davis goes on to say “[N]o one on the planet (other than your wonderful husband) can get this done as well as you.…” Secretary Clinton responds with classified information, saying “I will reach out to you directly and hope you will continue to do the same w me. The most important issue now is [Redacted B1].”
The emails also show a dialogue between Blumenthal and Clinton in which she reveals a strategy to thwart an alleged plot by the "Jewish institutional leadership" to weaken an Obama appointee.