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Judge: Hillary Clinton Must Answer Written Questions in Email Suit

The judge gave the group until October 14 to give her the questions, and she has 30 days to answer them

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    Democratic Nominee for President of the United States former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rallies with longtime friend and colleague Vice President Joe Biden in Scranton, Pennsylvania on Monday, August 15, 2016.

    A federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled Friday that Hillary Clinton must answer written questions from a group that filed a lawsuit over her private email server, NBC News Reported.

    Lawyers for Judicial Watch, a conservative government watchdog organization, asked to interview her under oath as part of their Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the State Department.

    Judge Emmet Sullivan said Friday that the group "has failed to demonstrate that it cannot obtain the discovery it seeks through other, less burdensome or intrusive means such as interrogatories."

    He gave the group until October 14 to give her the questions, and she has 30 days to answer them.

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    "She was really small when I rescued her," said Joanne Lefson, who manages the South African Farm Sanctuary, a haven for rescued farm animals where the pig now lives. "She's very smart and intelligent so I placed a few balls and some paintbrushes and things in her pen, and it wasn't long before I discovered that she really liked the bristles and the paintbrush...She just really took a knack for it."

    Funds from the art sales go towards the sanctuary.

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    The group is seeking the details of Huma Abedin's relationship with the State Department that permitted her to do outside work while she was a top aide to Secretary Clinton.