- The Washington Times - Friday, June 2, 2017

Newly released emails belonging to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reveal that one plane was not big enough to share with then-first lady Michelle Obama to attend Betty Ford’s 2011 funeral.

The government watchdog Judicial Watch released 2,078 pages of documents on Thursday obtained through its May 5, 2015, lawsuit filed against the State Department. The new trove of emails, which include additional instances of sent and received classified information via Mrs. Clinton’s infamous email server, also show her requesting a personal plane to Ford’s funeral.

In response to a July 9, 2011, email from then-Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin about the funeral, Mrs. Clinton said “I’d be honored to speak. Is it ok that we and Mrs. O take two separate planes?”

Ms. Abedin then said she would have to see what kind of plane the first lady was taking.

“I would rather have our own of course,” Mrs. Clinton reiterated.

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton, speaking on the newly released classified documents and emails related to Clinton Foundation employees, said it is time for the Justice Department to “reevaluate, reopen, or reinvigorate Clinton, Inc. investigations.”

“No wonder Clinton’s allies in the State and Justice Departments had been slow-walking and hiding these emails,” Mr. Fitton said in a statement released Thursday.

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