State Department to Be Slammed With FOIA Lawsuits

The State Department is facing a barrage of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits following revelations that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a private email address to conduct official business during her tenure as secretary of state.

The State Department was hit with two new lawsuits last week, with several more threatened. The possibility that the department improperly handled FOIA requests and lawsuits for Clinton’s records in the six years between her appointment as secretary of state and Monday’s disclosure has raised the possibility of a slew of litigation.

Judicial Watch, a conservative government watchdog group, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday for communications between Clinton and Nagla Mahmoud, the wife of the ousted Egyptian president, Mohammad Morsi. Continue>>>