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U.S. Govt. Prosecuting Elderly Army Vet for “Posting” American Flags in VA Facility

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U.S. Govt. Prosecuting Elderly Army Vet for “Posting” American Flags in VA Facility

Will Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ) continue wasting taxpayer dollars to criminally prosecute a 74-year-old U.S. Army veteran for posting two American Flags in a southern California Veterans Administration facility? The absurd case was initiated under President Obama, but is set to go to trial in federal court next…

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Judicial Watch Video: Chris Farrell’s Statement on the Confirmation Of Jeff Sessions as United States Attorney General

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell issued the following statement in response to the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general: Transcript: “Attorney General Sessions is facing the greatest challenge that any attorney general in our history has had to face as he moves…

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Judicial Watch Video: Tom Fitton Statement On The Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as United States Attorney General

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to Jeff Sessions confirmation as attorney general: Transcript:   “When it comes to public policy, the Justice Department has been a locus of evil. President Obama ruined the Justice Department. Senator Sessions, now the Attorney General…

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Mexican Drug Cartel Operating in U.S. Suburb More than 1,500 Miles from Border

Illustrating that the Mexican drug crisis is having a far-reaching impact on the U.S., a heroin ring operated by a Mexican cartel was recently busted in an American suburb more than 1,500 miles from the southern border. In the last few years Judicial Watch has reported extensively on the massive…

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On Watch: Episode 6 – Attorney General Sessions

Dear Editor/Broadcaster, Below, you will find the video/transcript for On Watch: Episode 6 – Attorney General Sessions  Transcript: I’m Chris Farrell . . . and this is “On Watch” No Attorney General in the history of this nation has faced the number, and variety of challenges now before Attorney General Jeff…

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For Attorney General Sessions, ‘draining the swamp’ could start at the Justice Department

From the World Tribune: If President Donald Trump is serious about “draining the swam”, he will need to focus on the Justice Department, situated right “in the heart of the swamp,” a Washington insider said. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions “is going into an agency characterized by people like fired…

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Analysis: Law-abiding Trump right to fire acting AG

From One News Now: Trump on Monday fired Sally Yates, accusing her of insubordination after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court. The new acting U.S. attorney general is Dana Boente, who will be in charge of the Justice…

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Left Engages in Absurd Trump-Nixon Comparisons

From LifeZette: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) drew the same parallel in announcing Tuesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she would vote against the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be the next attorney general. She praised Yates, arguing that it took guts. “That statement took a steel spine…

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Judicial Watch Statement on the Firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton today made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for “refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States:” President Trump is to be commended for upholding…

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Feds Still in Cover-up Mode: Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Indictment Omits Terrorism

A grand jury in south Florida just indicted the Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooter, but the feds are still in cover-up mode so terrorism isn’t even mentioned though an FBI agent testified in court that the attack was carried out on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).…

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Court Grants Judicial Watch Request, Orders Top Obama DOJ Official to Preserve Podesta Email Communications

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan granted Judicial Watch’s Motion to Preserve emails of a U.S. Department of Justice assistant attorney general.  Judge Sullivan issued a Minute Order on January 17, 2017, requiring the Justice Department to “preserve all agency records…

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Judge orders Justice Dept. to preserve official’s private-account emails

From Politico: “Defendant shall take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure the preservation of all agency records and potential agency records between the dates of December 1, 2014 and November 7, 2016 in any personal email account of Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Peter Kadzik. Any question about…

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Video: Judicial Watch blasts DOJ IG’s ‘favor’ to the Clinton camp

From Fox News: Tom Fitton sounds off on ‘political’ probe into FBI email case on ‘America’s News HQ’

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Judicial Watch Goes After ‘Another Corrupt Politician — Eric Holder’

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch’s filing targets “all contracts between the California Legislature and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling,” in addition to “all communications between the California Legislature and former U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling about the…

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Judicial Watch Seeks Eric Holder Contract Documents from California Legislature

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a records request with the California Legislature Joint Rules Committee seeking to examine legislative records regarding the state’s employment of former Obama U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.: All contracts between the California Legislature and former U.S. Attorney General Eric…

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Another Court Blasts Unconstitutional, Race-Based Voting

The courts just handed unconstitutional, race-based voting—backed by the Obama administration—another defeat as the government agency charged with cracking down on such violations fails miserably to do its job. Private citizens and groups such as Judicial Watch have been forced to take legal action at their own expense to stop…

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Judicial Watch Wants Sessions to Root Evil Out of DOJ

From The Daily Beast: The group, Judicial Watch, caused rolling problems for Hillary Clinton’s campaign because it was—in the view of Clinton allies—simultaneously incredibly fringy and incredibly effective. But they don’t think Clinton’s loss is necessarily a win for good governance.

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Obama Launches Prison School District to Improve Inmate Literacy

Funding for the nation’s struggling public schools is at an all-time low yet the Obama administration has found the resources to create a new school district in the vast prison system to improve inmate literacy. It’s part of a broader prison reform effort to help convicts reintegrate into society after…

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Information Warfare: Communist Takeover of U.S. Entertainment Industry

A one-time commander in China’s Communist Red Army has launched information warfare with an aggressive plan to invest billions in all six major Hollywood studios, a show business trade publication reports, describing the foreign deal as an unprecedented push into the U.S. entertainment sector. The former People’s Liberation Army (PLA)…

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This Week: Greatest Transparency Failures Ever; Corruption in New York; When Bill Met Loretta

Greatest Transparency Failures Ever? In one week, thank God, the presidential election will be over. But on one issue there is not a whit of difference between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Both represent the greatest transparency failures in the history of presidential politics. To Clinton watchers, Mrs. Clinton has…


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