Fox News reports:
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court order that blocked the conservative group Judicial Watch from deposing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about her use of a private email account in a lawsuit related to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
A federal appeals court ruled last August that Clinton cannot be compelled to appear for a deposition in a lawsuit about State Department emails, a ruling that came after a federal judge said earlier in 2020 that the former secretary must appear for a deposition in the case.
Judicial Watch had asked to depose Clinton, top aide Cheryl Mills and other former State Department employees in a case seeking public access to the emails from the State Department.
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Photo: Judicial Watch leader Tom Fitton.
SCOTUS hands a loss to Judicial Watch. The right-wing group hoped SCOTUS would revive their effort to depose Hillary Clinton, but SCOTUS didn’t take the case. That leaves intact a prior ruling blocking a Clinton deposition about her private email server https://t.co/YvH3wXN67R
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