Hillary to CNN: I was never subpoenaed. Gowdy: Um, here’s the subpoena

posted at 4:41 pm on July 8, 2015 by Guy Benson

People “should and do” trust her, she insists, laughing off ugly polls on that very question. After all, why on earth would anyone doubt Mrs. Clinton’s veracity?  Shot:


“I’ve never had a subpoena.”

Chaser, via Congressional investigators:

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And what was the Select Committee requesting?

Emails:

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Gowdy’s devastating press release:

“Secretary Clinton had a statutory duty to preserve records from her time in office, she had a legal duty to cooperate and tell the truth with congressional investigators requesting her records, and she was personally subpoenaed the moment the Benghazi Committee became aware of her exclusive use of personal email and a server, and that the State department was not the custodian of her official record.  For more than two years, Clinton never availed herself of the opportunity, even in response to a direct congressional inquiry, to inform the public of her unusual email arrangement designed to evade public transparency. The State Department, which should have informed congressional investigators years ago, failed to do so either. The fact of the matter is it took the Benghazi Committee to uncover Secretary Clinton’s use of personal email and a server to conduct official State Department business. And it was Benghazi Committee inquiries that led the State Department to confirm Clinton failed to turn over all emails that should be part of her public record; that Clinton’s personal emails and server in fact do contain classified information; that her emails from Sidney Blumenthal were solicited; and that she used more than one device for electronic communication, undercutting her ‘convenience’ claim. With regards to Secretary Clinton’s claims today, the committee does not know why or when she chose to wipe clean her personal server, but we do know her way of doing things provided an incomplete public record.”

In short, she’s lying about everything.  Her string of assertions in the CNN clip embedded above contain numerous verifiable falsehoods.  She was absolutely not within her statutory and regulatory rights to set up, and exclusively use, an insecure email server to conduct official business.  The notion that she went “above and beyond” what was required of her is “laughable,” according to an expert on government transparency compliance.  She did not utilize a single mobile device for the sake of “convenience” (nor did she use just one email address, as claimed).  Her correspondence with top aides did not automatically end up in the “government system,” as several of them followed her lead by using private accounts (to say nothing of State’s shambolic email archiving practices).  And she did not turn over all non-personal, work-related emails to the State Department, as she still insists.  There’s concrete evidence that her team withheld official records in the process of unilaterally deleting tens of thousands of messages with no independent oversight.  Almost nothing that she stated in that answer represented the full truth.  Quite a lot of it wasn’t even partially true.  But she did cheerily note that she finds the whole controversy “kinda fun,” chuckling that any whiff of impropriety was surely dreamed up by crazy partisans who are always out to get her.  Spoken like a woman who’s confident in her ability to get away with virtually anything.  And she might be right, for reasons elucidated by a trusted Clinton spinmeister:

“On election day, Bill Clinton’s [trustworthy rating] was 41 percent, and yet he won 31 states, plus the District of Columbia; 379 electoral votes.”

Lesson: Honesty and trustworthiness are overrated. That was certainly true for her charismatic husband, but will it be true for her? On one hand, she’s far less likable and talented than he ever was. On the other, First! Woman! President! may be a sufficiently potent narrative to overcome a boatload of charmless aloofness and corruption.


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In short, she’s lying about everything.

I blame Hillary Clinton’s alcoholism for her deteriorating memory.

rbj on July 8, 2015 at 4:45 PM

She should be measuring an orange jumpsuit, not White House drapes. The fact that she still doesn’t puts our country in a very awkward position when we demand other countries adhere to some “laws”.

Rix on July 8, 2015 at 4:45 PM

I’m just waiting for her to self identify as black, gay, hispanic, illegal, and transgender.

darwin on July 8, 2015 at 4:46 PM

When you listen to Hillary the question is not what is the lie, the question is what is the truth?

Tommyhour on July 8, 2015 at 4:46 PM

She should be measuring an orange jumpsuit, not White House drapes. The fact that she still doesn’t puts our country in a very awkward position when we demand other countries adhere to some “laws”.

Rix on July 8, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Virtually everyone in Obama’s administration should be in jail.

darwin on July 8, 2015 at 4:47 PM

You know who also lies about everything? Boehner. Yet Gowdy continues to follow him around like a puppy. Clearly the only thing that matters to Gowdy is winning one for Team R.

besser tot als rot on July 8, 2015 at 4:48 PM

It says “The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton”, obviously that wasn’t for her.

LoganSix on July 8, 2015 at 4:50 PM

After all, why on earth would anyone doubt Mrs. Clinton’s veracity?

Mostly because she’s was a mediocre lawyer, Senator & Sec. of State; along with having all the honor & integrity of a Elementary School Meth Dealer?

But really, lemme tell you how i really feel…

BlaxPac on July 8, 2015 at 4:52 PM

“On election day, Bill Clinton’s [trustworthy rating] was 41 percent, and yet he won 31 states, plus the District of Columbia; 379 electoral votes.”

“If you drag a hundred dollar bill through a trailer park, you never know what you’ll find.”

These people are slimeballs, through and through.

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 4:53 PM

It says “The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton”, obviously that wasn’t for her.

LoganSix on July 8, 2015 at 4:50 PM

+1

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 4:54 PM

I don’t want to live under a theocracy.
 
You want to live under your theocracy.
 
triple on July 8, 2015 at 4:23 PM

rogerb on July 8, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Any poker player can tell when she is nodding she is about to lie. Any lay person can tell if she is breathing she is about to lie.

cat-scratch on July 8, 2015 at 4:56 PM

She may become President which is all she cares about (she lies as she breathes so don’t believe anything she says about “caring” about anyone other than herself), but she will accomplish this with zero character and no respect.

I couldn’t live that way.

jjjdad on July 8, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Liars Lie. Hillary is a Liar and her supporters clap their hands and bark like the trained seal they are.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

In short, she’s lying about everything.

Excellent summation. You might also have added that the Clinton team edited Hillary’s emails before turning them over to the State Department:

The real bombshell news was the State Department’s admission that, in at least six instances, the Clinton team altered the emails before handing them over. Sentences or entire paragraphs—which, by the way, were work-related—were removed. State was able to confirm this because it could double-check against Mr. Blumenthal’s documents.

Nothing that Hillary has turned over to the State Department can be trusted unless it can be verified against copies held by other sources.

de rigueur on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Why don’t journalists do better home work before interviews?
Ask question about subpoena….then figure she will answer no….have the subpoena with you and show it to her.
Then watch Hillary flip out.

albill on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Spoken like a woman who’s confident in her ability to get away with virtually anything.

As I’ve said before, she and Michelle Obama make Marie Antoinette look downright humble.

Arrogance, contempt, and hubris seem to be the most admired / desired / common traits of leading Democrats today. Guess it fits in with their ideology which is based on greed, envy, and amorality.

Athos on July 8, 2015 at 4:58 PM

Bill’s wife is a liar. And she’s ugly.

ROCnPhilly on July 8, 2015 at 4:59 PM

She may become President which is all she cares about (she lies as she breathes so don’t believe anything she says about “caring” about anyone other than herself), but she will accomplish this with zero character and no respect.

I couldn’t live that way.

jjjdad on July 8, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Bill will be happy as well, since he’ll finally be able to divorce her.

LoganSix on July 8, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Senility – it really sucks.

karra on July 8, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Redefining truth.

“Is” doesn’t necessarily mean “is”, so why should truth actually mean truth?

The devil take’em all.

hillbillyjim on July 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM

When Hillary! puts up the open-palm hands like that, it’s a defensive maneuver. She’s lying, she knows she’s lying, and she knows people are too stupid/gullible/apathetic to care that she’s lying.

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:02 PM

Gowdy sure has a lot of folks fooled. He is the pimp Boehner’s blitch and is a snake in the grass. It’s all a dog and pony show. A waste of time. It’s a scripted 3 act play with each party playing its roles. The whole congress is a dog and pony show designed to fool the voters and keep the sorry corrupt pols. in office. We should as voters cut to the chase and quit squabbling over the script and who is going to play the lead role. We need to get rid of the script and the actors even if we have to tar and feather the *astards. They are all useless and are a grave danger to our freedom.

they lie on July 8, 2015 at 5:02 PM

I guess the verb definition was written exclusively for her.

sub·poe·na

/səˈpēnə/

Law

noun

noun: subpoena; plural noun: subpoenas; noun: subpoena ad testificandum; plural noun: subpoena ad testificandums

1.

a writ ordering a person to attend a court.
“a subpoena may be issued to compel their attendance”

verb

verb: subpoena; 3rd person present: subpoenas; past tense: subpoenaed; past participle: subpoenaed; past tense: subpoena’d; past participle: subpoena’d; gerund or present participle: subpoenaing

1.

summon (someone) with a subpoena.
“the Queen is above the law and cannot be subpoenaed”

Sven on July 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Nothing that Hillary has turned over to the State Department can be trusted unless it can be verified against copies held by other sources.

de rigueur on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Let’s not forget that there were a number of emails disclosed by Sid Blumenthal that were with HRC that the State Department said were never turned over to them by HRC…

When one is innocent, there are things that one does that demonstrates that innocence…

…when one is guilty, there are things that one does that demonstrates that guilt…

But far too many, and in particular in the jaded and corrupt media, see only what they want to believe…putting loyalty to ideology ahead of ethics and their responsibility to the people.

Athos on July 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Oh give her a break, she suffers from PTSD after her combat duty in Bosnia ! It’s the wahabis’ turn and they’ll get their turn in WH .

burrata on July 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Cracked head….

d1carter on July 8, 2015 at 5:05 PM

If I used my personal email address for work, I’d be fired and the FDA would likely fine me into bankruptcy.

Clinton gets to be president. So that’s the difference between our Rulers and the “little people”.

Makes me sick.

Defenestratus on July 8, 2015 at 5:05 PM

a Hillary-Caitlyn Jenner ticket…

granny and tranny

Senator Philip Bluster on July 8, 2015 at 5:06 PM

I’m just waiting for her to self identify as black, gay, hispanic, illegal, and transgender.

darwin on July 8, 2015 at 4:46 PM

I heard about 25 years ago that she was gay.

BuckeyeSam on July 8, 2015 at 5:06 PM

Senility – it really sucks.

karra on July 8, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Not Hillery—-ask Bill :P

burrata on July 8, 2015 at 5:06 PM

I hear she’s hiring Brian Williams as her new press spokesman, to lend credibility to her campaign.

Wino on July 8, 2015 at 5:07 PM

She gets away with everything because nearly all media is on her side.

cat_owner on July 8, 2015 at 5:08 PM

‘I want people to know the TRUTH!!’

She wouldn’t know the truth if it came up and kicked her right in her flabby old ass.

BigWyo on July 8, 2015 at 5:08 PM

This woman is slow in the mind, apparently.

The return of the Glacier. (Did she ever leave?)

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:13 PM

The skank and skunk with rabies lied, again.

frankly Allah Guy, I find the use of that pic both distasteful and offensive…

nonpartisan on July 7, 2015 at 10:56 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:13 PM

Why do her eyes always look like a troll in the headlights?

vnvet on July 8, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Hillary Clinton told a radio host 12 years ago that ‘I am, you know, adamantly against illegal immigrants’

Now she blames Trump for saying it.

Scroll down for the audio.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Why do her eyes always look like a troll in the headlights?

vnvet on July 8, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Only when there are headlights present. That’s the only actual variable in your observation.

Wino on July 8, 2015 at 5:16 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:13 PM

What about the “Propped-Up Dead Whale” photo from that Yahoo! News story?

That’s offensive to all of humankind. As well as the “Dr. Evil” photo.

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:17 PM

Well, remember she fell down and hit her head.
And hospitalized due to that incident as I remember.
That was years AFTER she patented her, “I don’t recall.” response to being questioned in many depositions.

Missilengr on July 8, 2015 at 5:19 PM

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:17 PM

Which Yahoo story?

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:20 PM

See her star fall from the sky
Every dream she ever spun was a lie
Here’s the one bitter lesson of Hillary’s history
Her soul should no longer remain a mystery
So many stories to rearrange
What reality is reveling becomes ever more strange
And she has so many false faces
Any truth left in her mind erases
With the avalanche of all those lies
Dancing in her evermore empty eyes!

VorDaj on July 8, 2015 at 5:21 PM

I’m just waiting for her to self identify as black, gay, hispanic, illegal, and transgender.

darwin on July 8, 2015 at 4:46 PM

I heard about 25 years ago that she was gay.

BuckeyeSam on July 8, 2015 at 5:06 PM

I know someone who lived in her dorm at Wellesley – need I say more? :D

Anti-ControI on July 8, 2015 at 5:21 PM

howdy, I’m gowdy, and she is dowdy

don’t get all pouty

Senator Philip Bluster on July 8, 2015 at 5:21 PM

Obstruction of Justice and Perjury elements are met as of now! Known! Out in the open! Presumably to cover up far more serious crimes.

Why are the Democrats running someone who has already committed impeachable offenses?

talkingpoints on July 8, 2015 at 5:22 PM

LoganSix on July 8, 2015 at 4:50 PM

Yep.

coldwarrior on July 8, 2015 at 5:23 PM

Don’t ever forget that Huma was/is her “body woman“, like Reggie is for obama.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:23 PM

Which Yahoo story?

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:20 PM

I forget.

Ah, gee. I wish I could remember!

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:24 PM

Hillary to CNN: I was never subpoenaed.
Gowdy: Um, here’s the subpoena
Sandy Burger : I got it ,Huma gave it to me for safekeeping !

burrata on July 8, 2015 at 5:24 PM

Hey…

… Remember when Hillary gave Putin a third of our Uranium and her foundation received millions?

Good Times…! Good Times…!

Seven Percent Solution on July 8, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Found it!

Propped up dead whale

Schadenfreude on April 29, 2015 at 2:10 PM

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Nothing that Hillary has turned over to the State Department can be trusted unless it can be verified against copies held by other sources.

de rigueur on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Just as big a scandal is why the State and/or the Justice departments aren’t prosecuting her for this entire mess.

whbates on July 8, 2015 at 5:26 PM

Why don’t journalists do better home work before interviews?
Ask question about subpoena….then figure she will answer no….have the subpoena with you and show it to her.
Then watch Hillary flip out.

albill on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Because then they would be real journalists and not DNC cheerleaders.

ghostwalker1 on July 8, 2015 at 5:27 PM

People wont be voting for a qualified person. They’ll be voting for a vagina.

BobMbx on July 8, 2015 at 5:28 PM

She gets away with everything because nearly all media is on her side.

cat_owner on July 8, 2015 at 5:08 PM

I call them the “Criminally Liable Press”..
The Press KNOWS Lies and Crimes are being committed,
and they refuse to do their jobs and report it..
without the Criminally Liable Press,,
Socialism wouldn’t sell at all..
the Press allows her to LIE.. Enablers if you will..

going2mars on July 8, 2015 at 5:29 PM

When she is talking to reporters or AstroTurf voters, she puts thus goofy look on her face, her eyes bulge, and her glad bobs up and down. I would be funny, if it was not so serious.

Techster64 on July 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Thank you Aizen, and one for you.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Just as big a scandal is why the State and/or the Justice departments aren’t prosecuting her for this entire mess.

whbates on July 8, 2015 at 5:26 PM

They too busy trying to go after Obama’s enemies:

Judicial Watch: New Documents Reveal DOJ, IRS, and FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Department of Justice (DOJ) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents that include an official “DOJ Recap” report detailing an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations for alleged illegal political activity.

The newly obtained records also reveal that the Obama DOJ wanted IRS employees who were going to testify to Congress to turn over documents to the DOJ before giving them to Congress. Records also detail how the Obama IRS gave the FBI 21 computer disks, containing 1.25 million pages of confidential IRS returns from 113,000 nonprofit social 501(c)(4) welfare groups – or nearly every 501(c)(4) in the United States – as part of its prosecution effort. According to a letter from then-House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, “This revelation likely means that the IRS – including possibly Lois Lerner – violated federal tax law by transmitting this information to the Justice Department.”

The documents were produced subsequent to court orders in two Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits: Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:14-cv-1956) and Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 1:14-cv-1239).
http://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/press-releases/judicial-watch-new-documents-reveal-doj-irs-and-fbi-plan-to-seek-criminal-charges-of-obama-opponents/

DinaRehn on July 8, 2015 at 5:33 PM

Why don’t journalists do better home work before interviews?

What more could Center for American Progress, Media Matters and ThinkProgress send? All the bases were covered.

Ask question about subpoena….then figure she will answer no….have the subpoena with you and show it to her.
Then watch Hillary flip out.

albill on July 8, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Who do you think they are? Fox News?

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 5:34 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM

My eyes! Oh, the horror!

Hillary

Hot Gas used to post this one back in ’07/’08

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:36 PM

People wont be voting for a qualified person. They’ll be voting for a vagina.

BobMbx on July 8, 2015 at 5:28 PM

But this time it’ll be a white one, they already voted for a (1/2) black bagaina in 2008.

burrata on July 8, 2015 at 5:36 PM

Thank you Aizen, and one for you.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM

I see yours and raise you one.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 5:37 PM

She should be measuring an orange jumpsuit, not White House drapes.

Rix on July 8, 2015 at 4:45 PM

“Jumpsuits-by- Omar” could be a useful Google search term.

Barnestormer on July 8, 2015 at 5:40 PM

People wont be voting for a qualified person. They’ll be voting for a vagina.

BobMbx on July 8, 2015 at 5:28 PM

isn’t that a town in Saskatchewan ??

Senator Philip Bluster on July 8, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Now for the real challenge: Try to find a picture of Hillary that is not unflattering.

GrumpyOldFart on July 8, 2015 at 5:51 PM

She is evil.

jake49 on July 8, 2015 at 5:58 PM

I see yours and raise you one.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Dang, no warning :)

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Now for the real challenge: Try to find a picture of Hillary that is not unflattering.

GrumpyOldFart on July 8, 2015 at 5:51 PM

I’m partial to this one.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:05 PM

Dang, no warning :)

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 6:02 PM

In defense of Aizen. It’s business–nothing personal.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:07 PM

The Hildebeast is above the law, anyone who says any different is a misogynist.

This country elected BHO, TWICE! A Hildebeast administration would not surprise me in the least.

wytshus on July 8, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:07 PM
Schadenfreude on July 8, 2015 at 6:02 PM
Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 5:36 PM

Found this at one of the collection pages.

gh on July 8, 2015 at 6:16 PM

That’s so gay.

Baggi on July 8, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Found this at one of the collection pages.

gh on July 8, 2015 at 6:16 PM

Very catchy tune. Now I won’t be able to get that out of my head for the rest of the day.

Thank you, gh. Thanks a lot.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:20 PM

That’s so gay.

Baggi on July 8, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Context is urgently needed for this one.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:21 PM

gh on July 8, 2015 at 6:16 PM

The nightmares!!!

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 6:23 PM

The nightmares!!!

Aizen on July 8, 2015 at 6:23 PM

I was thinking “Constipation Cure,” but that’s just me.

Mommys Little Darling on July 8, 2015 at 6:28 PM

The only time hillary hasnt lied about something is when she said “i lie about everything”….

Indiana Jim on July 8, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Clintons lie. It comes as naturally as breathing.

Joe Mama on July 8, 2015 at 6:37 PM

CONGENITAL LIAR!

GarandFan on July 8, 2015 at 6:39 PM

FU, rhymes with switch.

S. D. on July 8, 2015 at 6:42 PM

Hey photo buffs! Who can forget this classic?

Joe Mama on July 8, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Just as big a scandal is why the State and/or the Justice departments aren’t prosecuting her for this entire mess.

whbates on July 8, 2015 at 5:26 PM

Four words.

Eric Holder.

Loretta Lynch.

talkingpoints on July 8, 2015 at 7:24 PM

The Hildebeast is above the law, anyone who says any different is a misogynist.

This country elected BHO, TWICE! A Hildebeast administration would not surprise me in the least.

wytshus on July 8, 2015 at 6:08 PM

It’s not her fault:

http://cheezburger.com/511987456

GrumpyOldFart on July 8, 2015 at 7:45 PM

There is a psychological description (wording) for this condition I believe it is something like: Congenital Liar

Someone who LIES even when they DON’T HAVE TO.
It is something similar to when a person cannot stop LYING.

In the one psych course I took (315 Abnormal Psychology … for majors no less) I recall this condition as an indicator for schizophrenia.

Missilengr on July 8, 2015 at 9:03 PM

Well, if GOP primary voters and donors are stone-cold stupid enough to nominate someone like ¡Jeb! or Trump, Hillary’s trustworthiness numbers won’t matter a hill of beans.

She’ll win in a landslide.

DRayRaven on July 8, 2015 at 10:30 PM