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Weekly Update: JW Takes on Obama IRS

In short: The Obama IRS wants to kill the conservative movement with paperwork and regulation. These new IRS rules violate the law and could, through First Amendment-killing paperwork, freeze millions of patriotic volunteers, from both sides of the political divide. President Obama and his administration ought to start obeying the law rather than rewriting it.


Fed Agency Takes Nearly 4 Years to Probe Refinery Blast

Almost four years after a deadly explosion at an oil refinery in Washington State, the federal agency responsible for investigating the accident has finally issued a draft report calling for “inherently safer equipment materials.” Even for a bloated U.S. government that repeatedly demonstrates its inefficiency, the years-long delay may seem…


JW & AEF File Amicus Curiae Brief Challenging HUD

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief Challenging HUD Disparate Impact Racial Regulation   Brief argues HUD regulation “attempts to further enshrine the intellectually impoverished concept of race into law”   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF)…


U.S. to Grant Immigrants Who Give Terrorists “Limited” Support Asylum

As if President Obama’s backdoor amnesty weren’t bad enough, the administration just issued an official order allowing the U.S. to take in once-banned refugees and asylum seekers who have provided “limited material support” to terrorists. With the stroke of a few pens—those belonging to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and…


Judicial Watch to OMB ‘Withdraw New Anti-Tea Party IRS Regs’

Judicial Watch Accuses IRS of Flouting Federal Rules:  Asks Office of Management and Budget to Direct Treasury Department to Withdraw New IRS Anti-Tea Party Regs   Proposed new IRS definition will be “substantial burden” to more than 100,000 non-profit organizations, could “turn-off”volunteers from civic engagement   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch…


Obama Administration Withholds Key Benghazi Emails

Obama Administration Withholds Key Benghazi Emails  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama administration was seeking to withhold key emails about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, indicating what it terms “a continued cover-up of the deadly scandal.” The documents, released in December, include multiple…


GOP Senator Apologizes for McCain Tantrum at Syrian Christian Leader Meeting

Hell-bent on arming opposition forces in Syria—despite strong evidence that they’re run by Islamic terrorists—John McCain displayed behavior unbecoming of a United States Senator during a recent meeting with Syrian Christian leaders touring Capitol Hill. The delegation of Syrian clergy came to Washington to raise awareness among lawmakers of the…


Report sheds light on ex-CIA deputy director’s role in Benghazi talking points


8th Circuit Says USDA Can’t Keep Hiding Food Stamp Data

The Obama administration’s efforts to keep secret information about its scandal-plagued food-stamp program received a major blow from a federal appellate court that’s ruled the government can’t hide how much money businesses make by accepting the welfare payments. In the last few years Judicial Watch has reported extensively on the…


Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today its newest team member, investigative journalist Micah Morrison. As a senior writer and, later, chief investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal editorial page from 1993 to 2002, Morrison led the investigations of the Clinton administration. He also reported on union corruption, Indian…


Elected Despotism

January 31, 2014 State of the Union? Code Red! On Tuesday night, January 28, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address. After experiencing the shenanigans over the last five years, nothing said in the speech surprised me. I saw the same defiance and arrogance – the same disregard…


“Islamically Permissible” Food Demanded for Muslim Prison Inmates

Should Americans pay the extra cost of providing Muslim prison inmates with special meals prepared according to Islamic law? The federal government does it and so do a few states, but not Florida and a U.S.-based terrorist front group is demanding a change. It’s one of those only-in-America stories that…


JW Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Obamacare Attack on Religious Freedom

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Obamacare Attack on Religious Freedom Brief argues Obama HHS contraceptive mandate is ‘unprecedented grab for power’ violates Restoration of Religious Freedom Act (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed an amicus curiae brief with the United…


JW Sues Secret Service for Records of First Lady’s Lavish Trips

Judicial Watch Sues Secret Service, Defense Department for Records Detailing Use of Government Funds for President’s, First Lady’s Lavish Trips throughout 2013   Costly Michelle Obama outings to Ireland and England; vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard; among trips being questioned in FOIA lawsuit   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch,…


GOP Amnesty Plan Ignores Will of Republican Voters

With the midterm elections looming, House Republicans are discounting their constituents’ wishes by crafting a measure to give illegal immigrants legal status, a chance at permanent U.S. residency and even American citizenship. The unbelievable plan was confirmed by GOP leadership on national television this week and reiterated in a mainstream…


U.S. Secretly Shipping Weapons to Syria

Though it’s been well documented that opposition forces in Syria are mostly run by Islamic terrorists—mainly Al Qaeda—Congress has secretly approved U.S. weapons flow to what officials describe as “moderate” Syrian rebel factions. The problem with this is that there are no “moderate” rebel forces in Syria, according to a…


ICE Data Shows Mexicans Get Special Treatment

The Obama administration is selectively enforcing immigration laws depending on the gender of the illegal alien and which country he or she is from, according to new government data that shows Mexicans are getting special treatment. Obtained by a nonprofit university group dedicated to researching the U.S. government, the records…


Air Obama Costs Taxpayers

Judicial Watch Continues Challenge against Obama Lawlessness
Obama, Biden Presidents’ Day Weekend Vacations Cost Taxpayers $295,437 According to Records Obtained by Judicial Watch
McDonnell, Christie in Hot Water


U.S. Senator Helped Ecuadorian Fugitives Convicted of Stealing Millions

Recently embroiled in an underage prostitute scandal and a number of corruption schemes, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee—New Jersey Democrat Robert Menendez—is again under federal investigation for helping a pair of South American fugitives whose relatives donated big bucks to the senator. It’s like a never-ending saga…


Federal Probe Into New Jersey Sen. Menendez Is Widening

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