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DEA Blasted for Botching Operation, Lying to Coverup Wrongdoing

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Judicial Watch: John Podesta Needs to Be Investigated About His Russia Connections

John Podesta, the former chairman of the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, served on the board of a company that received at least $35 million from a Russian investment group that was created and funded by the Kremlin and, given the current standard for investigating the Trump administration, Podesta’s Russia…

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While Everyone Was Watching Trump Jr. Fireworks, FBI Made Document Dump on Hillary Clinton

The imbroglio concerning Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer absorbed much of the U.S. media audience’s attention on Tuesday. But an FBI document dump is a heady reminder that the Trump campaign was not the only one with email problems. The FBI documents touch on the matter of Blackberrys used…

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Fitton: Special Counsel Investigation ‘Should Be Called Off Because of What Comey Did’

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday to discuss allegations that memos from former FBI Director James Comey contained classified information. He also discussed Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s links to Russia. … Pointing out that special counsel Robert Mueller and Comey are

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Report: FBI Documents Show ‘Flawed’ Hillary Clinton Investigation

Newly released documents from the FBI’s criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of highly classified materials highlight a “serious, but flawed investigation hindered by a lack of cooperation,” according to a new report. Some of the 42 pages are marked “grand jury material,” indicating that the FBI considered the investigation serious

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FBI document dump reveals secrets of Clinton probe as new director nominee faces Senate

“We are presuming there are still 13 devices at issue,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, told Fox News. “The new records show how badly the Obama Justice Department and FBI mishandled the Clinton email investigation. They get the equivalent of wiped phones from the Clinton lawyers and do nothing?”…

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Judicial Watch: ‘Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation is Out of Control,’ DOJ ‘Should Shut It Down’

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s alleged collusion with the Trump 2016 campaign and the firing of FBI Director James Comey is “out of control” and should be “shut down” by the Department of Justice, said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. On Twitter, July 2, Fitton said,  “Special Counsel Muller’s investigation…

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Fitton: Mueller’s Russia Probe Out of Control, Should Be Shut Down

Fitton joined “America’s News HQ” to question what’s going on after Mueller’s latest hire of Andrew Goldstein, a former prosecutor who worked under Obama’s US Attorney Preet Bharara in New York. He also noted that several other lawyers hired by Mueller donated to Democrats and it seems that the team is “searching…

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Judicial Watch Pres: Mueller’s Russia Probe ‘Out of Control,’ Should Be Shut Down

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to be shut down. Fitton joined “America’s News HQ” this afternoon to explain after Mueller’s latest hire of Andrew Goldstein, a former prosecutor who worked under Preet Bharara in New York. Fitton questioned who is overseeing

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How Russia Probe Exposes Loretta Lynch for Possible Wrongdoing in Clinton Email Case

The Obama White House postured to explain the meeting. Following the disclosure of the tarmac episode, President Obama’s press secretary, Josh Earnest, felt the need to iterate Obama’s stated commitment to avoiding “political interference” in Justice Department investigations. Judicial Watch raised the possibility of ethical and legal problems for Lynch.

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Weekly Update: JW Pursues Comey Records

JW Pursues Comey Records Judicial Watch Goes to Court to Expose Obama Administration Shakedowns Trump Should Reject New Middle Eastern-North African Racial Census Category   Judicial Watch Pursues Comey Records The Swamp creatures in Washington who gamed the system to appoint a special prosecutor need to be held accountable. Your…

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Judicial Watch: Email Shows Hillary Used BlackBerry Despite Advice of ‘Security Hawks’

From Newsline: A newly released email shows that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knowingly used an unsecure BlackBerry device when she worked in the Obama administration. Judicial Watch obtained the email through a court order. The message shows Clinton saying she was using a non-government BlackBerry despite the recommendations…

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Loretta Lynch’s involvement with Hillary Clinton email investigation: a timeline of events

From WJLA: Former FBI Director James Comey testified on Thursday during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that addressed his firing and the ongoing investigation into collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. During the session, Comey revealed that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s meeting with former President Bill…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

DEA Blasted for Botching Operation, Lying to Coverup Wrongdoing

In the latest scandal to rock the beleaguered Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the agency covered up a series of failed operations in Honduras that killed four innocent civilians—including a 14-year-old boy and two pregnant women—and injured several others. The drug interdiction missions were conducted jointly by the DEA, U.S. State…

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Breitbart News Daily – Tom Fitton – JW Sues for Sally Yates Emails

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Conservative watchdog sues for Yates’s government emails

From The Hill: Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog organization, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to gain access to the emails of the former acting Attorney General Sally Yates. According to the group’s statement, which came the day after Yates testified to a Senate panel about Russian…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Sally Yates’ Emails While She Served as Trump Acting Attorney General

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for emails of former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates from her government account.  The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of…

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Judicial Watch Sues the ATF for Records Related to Attempted Reclassification of AR-15 Ammunition as ‘Armor-Piercing’

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), a component of the Department of Justice, seeking records of communications related to a proposed reclassification that would effectively ban certain types of…

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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Records on Airport Meeting Between Bill Clinton and AG Loretta Lynch

From CNS News: The government watchdog group Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking all records its has on the June 27, 2016 meeting between President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch in her airplane, a meeting that occurred while…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Axing Wasteful EPA Program that Gave Leftist Groups Millions “Racist”

The Trump administration is being accused of racism for cutting a wasteful program that’s given leftist groups tens of millions of dollars to help poor, minority and indigenous communities attain “environmental justice.” The initiative was launched under Barack Obama’s first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief, Lisa Jackson, to help low-income…

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Judicial Watch Sues CIA, DOJ and Treasury for Records Related to Intelligence Leaks Regarding Investigation of General Flynn

Asks Court to Order Searches and Production of Records  National Security Agency Refuses to Confirm or Deny Existence of Records  (Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the United States Department of Justice and…


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