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DOJ’s Fast and Furious Prequel: Failed Grenade-Running Operation


U.S. to Spend $2 Mil on Attorneys for Illegal Alien Minors

As if it weren’t infuriating enough that American taxpayers are being forced to house, feed, medically treat and educate the never-ending influx of illegal immigrant minors, the Obama administration is also doling out millions of dollars to provide them with free legal representation. Unlike the criminal justice system, in immigration…


Open the FBI’s files on the ‘Mosque Incident’ cop slaying

A Judicial Watch investigation has led former members of the NYPD to demand that the FBI “Open the FBI ‘special file room’ and conduct a comprehensive search of all FBI files for information related to the so-called “Harlem Mosque Incident.”


Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit on behalf of WND to Obtain Documents Regarding Fatal 2013 Shooting of Miriam Carey Outside U.S. Capitol

Alleges Department of Justice Causing “Irreparable Harm” by Stonewalling (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of WorldNetDaily.com to obtain the release of documents regarding the October 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Secret Service agents and…


Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Records Regarding Suspicious 2014 New Year’s Day Explosion at Apartment Building in Minneapolis Muslim Neighborhood

Documents already obtained by Judicial Watch raise serious questions about source of explosion, cursory local investigation, barring of ATF agents from investigating (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records regarding its response to


The FBI and CIA: What’s a FOIA?

Of all federal agencies, the FBI and CIA are least likely to respond to FOIA requests. In fact, Judicial Watch has filed hundreds of FOIA requests with these agencies but few have been answered. One FOIA request Judicial Watch filed with the FBI about U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy resulted in the release of 900 pages,…


DOJ Attorneys Tell District Court Amnesty Benefits Are Legal, Temporary — Other Officials Say The Opposite

Judge Andrew Hanen, who ordered an injunction on President Obama’s amnesty plans involving DACA and DAPA benefits, called for the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it has already extended benefits to 100,000 illegal aliens. These benefits were distributed through a DACA extension, yet that extension should not have…


Obama IRS Should Face Justice

IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department Exchanging Terrorists for an Army Deserter? Will Senate Endorse Obama’s Lawlessness? IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department In an interview with Bill O’Reilly of Fox News about a year ago, President Obama said that President Richard Nixon was actually more liberal in his policies…


Obama Administration Refuses to Release Time Records of Key Attorney in IRS Scandal Investigation

Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) is going to extreme lengths to keep from the public the number of hours DOJ Attorney Barbara Bosserman expended on the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative organizations.


Another Benghazi Cover-Up

Another Benghazi Cover-Up Obama Administration Violates Obamacare Judicial Watch Exposes Government Cover-Up and Media Hypocrisy Another Benghazi Cover-Up Contrary to what the Obama administration had initially claimed in its public comments, top U.S. diplomatic officials knew the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, was under terrorist attack on September 11,


Congress Implicated In Obamacare Scandal

DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful Attkisson and Judicial Watch Challenge Obama Administration’s Assault on Freedom of Press Republican Political Corruption in Congress and the State House DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful They didn’t fess up willingly. But after we applied the


Attkisson files lawsuit v. DOJ; What about criminal charges?

Yesterday, news broke Sharyl Attkisson, a well-renowned investigative journalist, filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice with Judicial Watch after she found out her computers were hacked from 2011 to 2013. During that time period, Attkisson was covering the Obama administration’s Benghazi and Fast and Furious scandals. The Justice…


Former CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ for $35 Million

With the help of Judicial Watch, Sharyl Attkisson, a former CBS reporter and investigative journalist, has sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) for $35 million in damages after computer forensic exams showed hackers monitoring her work exposing the Obama administration for its corruption from 2011 to 2013. The DOJ has said…


Belatedly Released and Revealing Fast & Furious Docs

Sharyl Attkisson details the Fast and Furious documents Judicial Watch obtained after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice. Most of the obtained documents are heavily redacted, yet many documents have yet to be released by this executive agency. In addition, reviews of these obtained documents show President Obama had no legitimate basis…


Judicial Watch Obtains Fast and Furious Crime Scene Photos from Phoenix 2013 Gang-Style Assault with Rifle Supplied by Obama Justice Department

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained graphic crime scene photos taken at the site of a 2013 gang-style assault on a Phoenix, AZ, apartment building, including a close-up photo revealing the serial number of the AK-47 rifle used by the assailants.


Sharyl Attkisson and Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No:1:14-cv-01944)

On November 19, 2014, Judicial Watch announced it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent. The request…


Judicial Watch Joins Sharyl Attkisson in Lawsuit against Justice Department to Obtain FBI Records about Attkisson

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 19, 2014, it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent.


Judicial Watch’s Fitton: New Docs Expose Justice in IRS Scandal

A Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit uncovered that the Department of Justice colluded with the IRS to target politically conservative and tea party groups seeking non-profit status. In 2010, the Department of Justice reached out to the IRS to pursue this collusion before the political targeting occurred. Unfortunately, Judicial Watch was…


How Eric Holder spun the ‘Fast and Furious’ scandal to a lapdog media

Sharyl Attkisson discusses Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit that helped release 42,000 pages of government documents detailing the Fast and Furious scandal. From the more than thousand pages she reviewed, she found an email exchange between White House and DOJ press flacks, who chastised her for revealing that former Attorney General Eric Holder…


Congress finds sorting Fast and Furious records ‘like pieces of a puzzle’

Judicial Watch announced that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September…


Judicial Watch Lawsuit Forces Release of DOJ Emails Showing IRS’s Lois Lerner Met with DOJ Officials Just Before 2010 Elections

Judicial Watch today released internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner had been in contact with DOJ officials about the possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt entities two full years before what the IRS conceded was its “absolutely inappropriate” 2012 targeting of the organizations. According to the newly

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