FEBRUARY 07, 2012
Leads Obamacare Panel Discussion, Major Election Integrity Campaign Announcement and FOIA Seminar
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces its participation as a major sponsor of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), February 9-11, 2012, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC. Judicial Watch is sponsoring the conference’s main event, the Ronald Reagan Banquet, which will feature a presentation by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a speech by Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Other major Judicial Watch activities include a major press conference on a new election integrity campaign, a panel on the constitutional issues of Obamacare and an educational seminar on the use of the Freedom of Information Act.
The following are details of Judicial Watch’s CPAC 2012 activities:
· Thursday, February 9, 9:30 a.m., Virginia Ballroom: Press conference event announcing an important effort to help protect the integrity of the 2012 elections.
· Friday, February 10, 1:25 pm, Marriott Ballroom: Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton will moderate a panel discussion, “Obamacare: Why It’s Unconstitutional and What Conservatives Need to Do.” (The event immediately follows a scheduled presentation by Gov. Mitt Romney.)
· Friday, 7:30 pm, Marriott Ballroom: Judicial Watch will sponsor the premiere event at CPAC: the Ronald Reagan Banquet. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is the scheduled keynoter for that special evening. Judicial Watch and Victory Film Group will also release the teaser trailer for the upcoming documentary film directed by Stephen K. Bannon.
· Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Taft meeting room: Judicial Watch will teach a seminar on how conservatives can put the Freedom of Information Act to work to uncover government secrets.
“Americans are fed up with the unprecedented expansion of government power and secrecy we have seen over the last three years. With our participation in CPAC, Judicial Watch is proud to stand with thousands of other conservatives seeking to combat Washington corruption. We must fight for ethics, accountability and transparency in the White House and in Congress — that is our message for CPAC. Judicial Watch is the largest and most active government watchdog in the nation. Through our major sponsorship of CPAC, we look forward to educating more members of the grassroots about the bipartisan corruption enveloping our nation’s capital,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
About CPAC: Taking place in Washington, DC, each year, CPAC brings together nearly 10,000 attendees and all of the leading conservative organizations and speakers impacting conservative thought in the nation. Regularly seen on C-SPAN and other national news networks, CPAC has been the premiere event for any major elected official or public personality seeking to discuss issues of the day with conservatives. From presidents of the United States to college student leaders, CPAC has become the place to find our nation’s current and future leaders.
About Judicial Watch, Inc.: Judicial Watch is a conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. Through its educational endeavors, Judicial Watch advocates high standards of ethics and morality in our nation’s public life and seeks to ensure that political and judicial officials do not abuse the powers entrusted to them by the American people. The motto of Judicial Watch is “Because no one is above the law!” To this end, Judicial Watch uses the open records or freedom of information laws and other tools to investigate and uncover misconduct by government officials and litigation to hold to account politicians and public officials who engage in corrupt activities. Judicial Watch does not endorse or oppose candidates for public office.
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