WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire
/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. State Department requesting all records regarding the security clearance status of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and four of her top aides during her tenure at the State Department.
Clinton's security clearance reportedly
was withdrawn at her request on August 30 – which is nine days after Judicial Watch filed an August 21 FOIA request
seeking information on the former Secretary of State's security clearance status.
Judicial Watch filed its lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State
(1:18-cv-02496)) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the State Department failed to respond to the August 21 FOIA request seeking:
Any and all records concerning, regarding, or relating to the security clearance status of Clinton, Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, Jacob Sullivan and Phillipe Reines.