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If debates matter, Joe Biden wouldn't be the Democratic nominee, it is an opportunity to speak directly to the American public. So, of course, it matters for that reason. But Joe Biden is not the nominee because of his debating prowess and clearly the Democratic electorate didn't think that mattered.
In response to our request, Hillary Clinton provided State Department with emails spanning Hillary Clinton time at State Department, after State Department reviewed those emails, we produced about 300 emails responsive to recent requests from the Select Committee. The New York Times also reported that Clinton's personal email account was discovered by Gowdy's House committee when State -- through Hillary Clinton -- provided those emails to the committee. However, Gawker reported in 2013, based on emails obtained by a Romanian hacker named.
At this time, it is critical that all sides avoid violence, the future of Yemen should be determined by the Yemeni people in accordance with Yemen's constitution ... All Yemenis have both a right and responsibility to peacefully participate in this process. The United States remains firmly committed to supporting all Yemenis in this endeavor.
We are greatly concerned by reports that human rights activist Raif Badawi will start facing the inhumane punishment of a 1,000 lashes, in addition to serving a 10-year sentence in prison for exercising his rights to freedom of expression and religion, the United States government calls on Saudi authorities to cancel this brutal punishment and to review Badawi’s case and sentence.
In coordination with the AURTF (African Union forces), U.S. military forces took custody of an individual claiming to be a defector from the LRA. That individual later identified himself as Ongwen, efforts to establish full and positive identification continue, so I don't have confirmation of that at this point.
Department officials routinely meet and consult informally with a wide range of private groups, certainly including executives from movie studios and a range of private-sector companies and individuals seeking information about U.S. foreign policy and U.S. views on developments around the world, our message in public and in private is the same: we respect artists' and an entertainer's right to produce content of their choosing; we have no involvement in such decisions.
He wanted to have a discussion with a former colleague ... about foreign and policy implications of the release of the report, ongoing efforts -- everything from our ongoing efforts related to ISIL, the safety of Americans being held hostage around the world, he was simply raising the fact that these are issues that are ongoing right now, and certainly, he wanted to have a discussion and make sure that they were factored into the timing.