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Bombshell Ruling From Texas Judge: FBI Ordered To Turn Over Seth Rich Laptop

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A federal judge has ordered the FBI to turn over the laptops of murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich, following a FOIA battle.

The ruling comes after the FBI improperly withheld information related to Rich’s death.

Rich’s murder has led to conspiracy theories and accusations of an FBI cover-up. (Trending: Tucker Reveals The Moment He Became A Full-Blown Trump Supporter)

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant directed the FBI to provide “a timeline for the disclosure of information on Seth Rich’s personal laptop, Seth Rich’s work laptop, the DVD and tape drive within 14 days following issuance of this Memorandum of Opinion and Order.”

“The FBI has not satisfied its burden of showing more than a de minimis privacy interest that would justify withholding information from Seth Rich’s laptop,” the judge wrote.

Adding, “Accordingly, the Court finds the FBI improperly withheld this information under FOIA, and the Court is thus authorized to order its production.”

The ongoing legal wrangling raises concerns about the FBI’s transparency and nonpartisanship.

According to Radar Online, “Huddleston first submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the FBI on September 1, 2017, in an effort to obtain information to help his investigation into Rich’s potential involvement in the DNC e-mail leaks that occurred in June 2016.”

“Although the FBI responded to Huddleston’s request two weeks later saying they were ‘unable to locate any responsive main files’ in connection to Rich, it was later revealed the bureau was in possession of ‘over 20,000 pages of potentially relevant material,’” reported the outlet.

“Of the 20,000 pages potentially relating to Rich, 1,596 pages were found to be directly related to the murdered DNC employee — although 1,496 of those were withheld due to a series of FOIA exemptions,” it added.

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