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RELEASE: State Department Acknowledges Error In Clinton Schedule, Citizens United Releases Schedule In Question

This week the State Department produced the last batch of Hillary Clinton's State Department schedules.

They cover mostly September 2012 – February 2013, with some random schedules mixed in as well.

Today Citizens United is releasing Secretary Clinton's schedule from September 2012.

As you will see, the schedules for September 1st through 9th are dated 2010.

When asked about this discrepancy, a government lawyer for the State Department said that while the year is wrong, the schedules do reflect what occurred from September 1st through 9th 2012.

Citizens United asked if a correct version of the schedule exists and the government's response was that the records speak for themselves and that in FOIA litigation the State Department produces what exists, not correct errors in the requested records.

Citizens United asked what the reason was for the error and the government's response was that someone made a mistake entering the year in the schedule four years ago.

Citizens United then asked if the State Department was planning on correcting the record and the government again said that in the context of FOIA, the State Department produces records that exist and doesn't clean up errors in the records.

Citizens United is concerned about this revelation.

We believe at very least the State Department should provide a detailed explanation for this error in Secretary Clinton's schedule during the week leading up to the terrorist attack in Benghazi and correct the record for future requesters.

For instance, if a future FOIA request asked for Secretary Clinton's schedule from September 1 – 9, 2012, is it possible the requester would be told no responsive records exist?

See Sec. Clinton's schedule for September 2012 here: https://www.scribd.com/document/328312485/Sec-Clinton-s-September-2012-State-Dept-Schedule-September-1-9-Are-Erroneously-Labeled-2010

EMAIL RELEASE: Citizens United Releases 371 Pages Of State Department Emails

Today Citizens United is releasing 371 pages of State Department emails relating to the Clinton Foundation, IG investigations, Cheryl Mills, Heather Samuelson, and Patrick Kennedy.   

These emails were produced to Citizens United by the State Department as a result of FOIA requests and litigation and cover the following:

  • "CEO of Pepsi is seeing Putin in next couple days and is looking for a USG briefing..."
  • "Kate flagged for me an OIG investigation related to [redacted]"
  • "Attached are pages from the DOJ OIG’s investigation – ostensibly on Operation Fast & Furious..."
  • "The Department of State has designated…Patrick F. Kennedy to lead the department’s planning for the upcoming transition."
  • "Has HRC or State done or said anything for Yunus?"
  • "...Nursultan Nazarbayev would like to attend CGI"
  • "Is Thaci still embroiled in organ harvesting issues and is that of consequence?"

Read the emails here:

Part I (State Dept. – Clinton Foundation Emails): https://www.scribd.com/document/328020424/10-18-2016-Release-Part-I-State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Emails

Part II (State Dept. – Clinton Foundation Emails): https://www.scribd.com/document/328021046/10-18-2016-Release-Part-II-State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Emails

Part III (Cheryl Mills, Heather Samuelson, Patrick Kennedy State Dept. Emails): https://www.scribd.com/document/328021481/10-18-2016-Release-Part-III-Cheryl-Mills-Heather-Samuelson-Patrick-Kennedy-State-Dept-Emails

Citizens United will continue to release material such as this in the weeks and months to come.

EMAIL RELEASE: Citizens United Releases 240 Pages Of Haiti-Related Emails Between State Department And Clinton Foundation

Today Citizens United is releasing 240 pages of Haiti-related emails between the State Department and Clinton Foundation.

The emails – some of which were produced yesterday – cover Haiti and the following:

  • Denis O'Brien
  • Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster
  • James Lee Witt and Bob Nash
  • "We have accomplished a great deal"
  • "They treated me extra special"

68 of the total pages are related to the polling USAID commissioned in Haiti about "Bill Clinton’s image" and other issues that ABC News first reported on yesterday.

This polling data was forwarded by Cheryl Mills to Clinton Foundation officials "for WJC."

Haiti Related Emails From 10-11-2016 Production: https://www.scribd.com/document/327326755/State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Haiti-Emails-10-11-2016-Production

Other Haiti Related Emails: https://www.scribd.com/document/327327302/State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Haiti-Related-Emails

USAID Haiti Poll & Email: https://www.scribd.com/document/327327697/USAID-Haiti-Polling-Data-Email

These documents were produced by the State Department as a result of FOIA requests and litigation.

Citizens United will continue to release material such as this in the weeks and months to come.

EMAIL RELEASE: Citizens United Releases 198 Pages Of Emails Between State Department And Clinton Foundation

Today Citizens United is releasing 198 pages of emails between the State Department and Clinton Foundation on a host of issues.  

43 of the pages have to do with the creation of the "Friends of the Clinton Centre" 501c3, its connection to an official State Department trip to Ireland, and a dinner that Secretary Clinton attended that doesn’t appear on her schedule.

Other topics include China, Haiti, Iran, Cuba, Mexico, and more.

The specter of foreign influence and the appearance of conflicts of interest are critically important issues. We will continue to release emails such as these in the weeks and months to come.

In these emails, you'll find the following:

• "Is this accurate?"

• "Following Secretary Clinton's lecture at Dublin City University…Patrick McDermott will provide a room for us for a brief discussion on the Friends of the Clinton Centre 501…"

• "And what does Megan Rodham have to do with this"

• "…asked wjc to help avoid currency legislation b/c it'll mean lots of Chinese businesses collapsing…"

• "When HRC visited Sarajevo, she proposed a program to train Bosnian entrepreneurs through the Clinton Foundation(?)"

• "Oh come on…you can make this happen…"

• "Jake - unfortunately, like a bad penny, I'll keep turning up one way or another."

• "Kicking DS off"

• "Greetings from Jet Li"

• "[REDACTED] wants barbados"

• "I think it should be okay. We have interacted with this guy."

Emails Part I: https://www.scribd.com/document/326510237/State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Emails-Part-I

Emails Part II: https://www.scribd.com/document/326510449/State-Department-Clinton-Foundation-Emails-Part-II

These documents were produced by the State Department as a result of FOIA requests and litigation.

Our next email production from the State Department is due on October 10.

Citizens United Releases 1,300 Pages Of Cheryl Mills-Heather Samuelson State Dept. Email Correspondence

In light of today’s congressional testimony by FBI Director Comey, Citizen United is releasing over 1,300 pages of email correspondence between Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson during their tenures at the State Department. 

The American people have a right to know about the activities of high level government officials who have since been given immunity deals by the FBI.

Mills was State Department Chief of Staff and Samuelson was the White House Liaison at State who went on to serve in the White House Counsel’s office.

Mills and Samuelson also sat in during Secretary Clinton’s interview with the FBI as part of her legal team.

These emails shed light on the activities of Mills and Samuelson at the State Department, which included appointments, ethics, vetting, etc.

Most of these emails are from late 2012 to early 2013 around the Clinton-Kerry transition at State.

Our legal team estimates that Citizens United will receive 650 pages of these emails per month until approximately January 2019.

Links to the emails below.

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LOS ANGELES (September 19, 2016) – Citizens United is proud to release the thought-provoking documentary starring "The Duck Commander" Phil Robertson in a passion project coming to select theaters on October 7th, 2016.  

Phil makes a compelling argument on the absurdity of life without God. Featuring real-life footage from events throughout history and leading up to the modern day crisis of radical Islamic terrorism, Phil personally guides us through a journey that includes Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy, Paris, France; and even the notorious Nazi death camp of World War II, Auschwitz. With a biblical perspective, Phil covers events ranging from the creation of the atomic bomb, the impact of the Holocaust and the Civil Rights Movement. He uses these events to illustrate that God is the only meaningful anchor to a civilized society and calls on all of us to consider our faith.

Torchbearer is directed and co-written by Stephen K. Bannon. Bannon is an award winning filmmaker with previous titles including Generation Zero; The Undefeated; Occupy Unmasked and The Hope & The Change.

Mr. Bannon is a former Naval Officer who is the Executive Chairman of Breitbart News. He is on a temporary leave of absence as he is currently the CEO of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

The film was produced by David N. Bossie who has served as president of Citizens United since 2001. Bossie has produced more than two dozen documentaries. Recent productions include: Rocky Mountain Heist hosted by Michelle Malkin, Occupy Unmasked featuring the late conservative icon Andrew Breitbart, Our Sacred Honor with Senator Rick Santorum, The Gift of Life with Governor Mike Huckabee, and the award winning films Nine Days That Changed The World and Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny hosted by Callista and Newt Gingrich. Bossie is currently on a temporary leave of absence from Citizens United, as he is currently the Deputy Campaign Manager of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Torchbearer is based on a story by Zach Dasher.

The film will also have a day and date release on various digital and VOD platforms including Comcast, Dish, iTunes, Vudu, Amazon and more.

More information is available at www.torchbearermovie.com.

Release: Citizens United Releases 378 Pages Of New Clinton Foundation-State Department Emails

Today Citizens United is releasing 378 pages of new Clinton Foundation-State Department emails.   These emails were produced to Citizens United as a result of our FOIA requests and litigation with the State Department.

Here are the highlights:

• In July 2012, Huma Abedin emails with Clinton Foundation employees about major donor Abigail Disney and CGI. “The problem is she keeps emailing HRC directly.” The text of one of the Disney emails to HRC is embedded in the email chain. NOTE: No HRC emails to/from Abigail Disney have been released to date. This may be one of the 15,000 undisclosed emails.

• An email from the Clinton Foundation shows major foundation donor Victor Pinchuk was scheduled to attend a June 2012 dinner at Hillary Clinton’s house. A Clinton spokesman told the New York Times in 2014 that Pinchuk was never on the schedule during Sec. Clinton’s four years as Secretary of State.

• In 2010, Clinton Foundation staff emailed Melanne Verveer at the State Department a 63-page CGI “Commitment Highlights” document. Four days later, Sec. Clinton attends CGI. That day’s schedule for Sec. Clinton is also included in this material.

• Within the same September 2010 63-page CGI “Commitment Highlights” document, Uranium One, Inc. is listed as a partner for a $300,000,000 Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative project.

• Melanne Verveer discusses Norway “$$” CGI pledge on her State Department email leading up to the September 2012 CGI meeting.

Here are the links to the new emails:

Part I: https://www.scribd.com/document/321978685/August-23-Email-Release-Part-I
Part II: https://www.scribd.com/document/321978850/August-23-Email-Release-Part-II
Part III: https://www.scribd.com/document/321978980/August-23-Email-Release-Part-III

August 23 Email Release Part I by Citizens United on Scribd

August 23 Email Release Part II by Citizens United on Scribd

August 23 Email Release Part III by Citizens United on Scribd

Citizens United Political Victory Fund Endorses Conservative Kay Daly In North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District Primary Election

Citizens United Political Victory Fund (CUPVF), the affiliated PAC of Citizens United, issued the following statement endorsing longtime conservative leader Kay Daly in North Carolina’s 13th congressional district primary election.  CUPVF has also contributed $2,000 to Daly’s primary campaign effort.

“Citizens United Political Victory Fund is proud to endorse Kay Daly for Congress because she is a courageous conservative change agent, plain and simple. When there are principled arguments to make and tough votes to take in Congress, I know Kay will stand tall every step of the way for meaningful conservative reform,” said David N. Bossie, President of Citizens United.

“On First Amendment rights, I know I can trust Kay Daly. On 2nd Amendment rights, I know I can trust Kay Daly. If you believe - as I do - that the Constitution and Bill of Rights are under daily assault by liberals and must be steadfastly defended, Kay Daly is your candidate,” Bossie continued.

“I’ve known Kay Daly for 20 years and I know her as a determined leader who cares deeply for our country. I urge all voters in North Carolina’s 13th congressional district to cast their ballot for conservative candidate Kay Daly on June 7th,” Bossie concluded.


Statement of Citizens United President David N. Bossie On The Iowa Caucus

Today’s historic results in Iowa is the first look at the growing excitement coming from within the conservative movement that will help elect a Republican president dedicated to reforming the failed status quo in Washington, D.C.  Both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump championed pro-American, anti-establishment policies in Iowa, sending a clear message to conservatives across the country.  We need conservative leaders who are true Washington outsiders to repeal and replace Obamacare, stop illegal immigration, fix our economy, and destroy Islamic terrorism.

Statement of Citizens United President David N. Bossie On The Clinton Foundation’s Unhealthy Relationship With The U.S. Government

Citizens United’s Freedom of Information Act requests and lawsuits have produced federal records that show how closely Hillary Clinton’s State Department worked with the Clinton Foundation.  This relationship made it easy for conflicts of interest and the appearance of conflicts to flourish.  How often did the interests of the U.S. government and the interests of the Clinton Foundation deviate and did this influence Secretary Clinton’s decisions?   For this reason, if Hillary Clinton is elected President, will Bill Clinton take a leave of absence from the Clinton Foundation and will the Hillary Clinton White House wall itself off from the Clinton Foundation so that future potential conflicts of interest can’t flourish?


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