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Judge Orders Monthly Release of Clinton Emails

In response to a State Department proposal to incrementally release former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails every two months, a federal judge ordered Wednesday that the department instead disclose them every 30 days.

Justice Department lawyers representing the State Department offered in a Tuesday court filing to start posting Clinton’s emails on the department’s Freedom of Information Act website on June 30, with “rolling productions” made public every 60 days.

“The Department is keenly aware of the intense public interest in the documents and wants to get releasable materials out as soon as possible,” the lawyers wrote on Tuesday. “Furthermore, the Department will continue to explore ways to devote more resources to this effort, consistent with its other obligations, to complete the review even earlier.”  Continue>>>

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