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FOIA News: Clintons to be deposed in FOIA lawsuit

FOIA News (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

By Jesse Byrnes, The Hill, July 13, 2015

Clintons ordered to answer questions in private email lawsuit

Bill and Hillary Clinton have been ordered to answer questions later this month in a lawsuit over their use of a private email server, according to court documents filed by the conservative Freedom Watch group.

Hillary Clinton, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, will give her deposition on July 28 in Washington, D.C., and former President Bill Clinton will be deposed there the following day, according to the documents.

The civil suit, filed in March in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleges that Hillary Clinton failed to produce documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regarding State Department waivers for those doing business with Iran, potentially undermining U.S. sanctions.

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