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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…


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


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.


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…


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…


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…


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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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


SHAMEFUL! Feds Prosecuting Vietnam-Era Vet For Putting Flags On VA Fence

From The American Spectator: The federal government is prosecuting a Vietnam-era vet for displaying two four by six inch American flags outside a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence in Los Angeles on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. Robert L. Rosebrock, 74, is facing up to six months in prison, according to…


74-Year-Old Veteran Fights Charges for Taking Photos, Placing Flags at VA Center Fence

From LawNewz: Robert Rosebrock is a 74-year-old U.S. military veteran who has his share of grievances with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Not least of them is the fact that VA Police arrested him for placing two small American flags on the fence of Los Angeles National Veterans Park, and…


Judicial Watch Fight for 74-Year Old Veteran Prosecuted for Memorial Day ‘Posting’ of American Flags on Veterans Affairs Center Fence Continues

Rosebrock moves to dismiss charges on First Amendment grounds and to suppress statements made without Miranda warnings (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a series of motions alleging constitutional and other legal deficiencies in the extraordinary prosecution of its client, Robert L. Rosebrock, a Vietnam-era veteran who…


Government Watchdog Questions Sessions’ Need for Recusal From Russian Probe

From The Daily Signal: Some government ethics experts contend the recusal wasn’t necessary—at least not from a probe of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He should only recuse himself from an illegal leak investigation that he was a victim of, said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch,…


GOP wants to eliminate shadowy DOJ slush fund bankrolling leftist groups

From Fox News: The Obama administration funneled billions of dollars to activist organizations through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme, according to congressional investigators. “It’s clear partisan politics played a role in the illicit actions that were made,” Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, told Fox News. “The DOJ is the…


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 (see picture below)? The absurd case was initiated under President Obama, but is set to go to trial in…

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