Judicial Watch • Obama Administration

IGs ask Congress to Help after DOJ Restricts Access to Info

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Obama protects White House insiders, cracks down on low-level leakers

The Obama administration has a history of dealing harshly with those who mishandle classified information — unless the offender resides in the White House inner circle.

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IGs ask Congress to Help after DOJ Restricts Access to Info

Watchdogs assigned to root out fraud and corruption inside federal government agencies encounter so many barriers during their investigations that they’re calling on Congress to pass legislation that will guarantee the access they’re already supposed to have. The cry comes on the heels of a new Justice Department restriction on…

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State Dept. blocked FOIA, congressional requests at Obama’s request dozens of times

State Department officials sent the White House as many as 34 different sets of internal documents that had been requested by Congress or under the Freedom of Information Act so the president’s staff could review them for potentially embarrassing information.

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Obama Providing Extra Million Alien Work Permits Annually

The Obama administration has issued more than 7.4 million work permits to foreign nationals from 2009 – 2014, beyond the approximately one million lawful permanent residents and 700,000 foreign guest workers admitted to the U.S. each year.

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Barack and Valerie’s great Communist Party marriage

[T]he fine work of Judicial Watch, which has obtained by FOIA request the FBI files of three crucial figures who formed Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s most intimate adviser. The three are Jarrett’s father, James Bowman, her father-in-law, Vernon Jarrett, and her grandfather, Robert Rochon Taylor. Judicial Watch has posted these documents online …

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IRS Scandal: It’s Dangerous To Be On Wrong Side Of Obama

It is certainly true that it is politically dangerous to be opposed to the president’s policies. The documents recently released by Judicial Watch show that not only were non-profits determined to be his political enemies targeted for more scrutiny, but lists of those who donated to those groups were used to begin potential audits.

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Barack and Valerie’s Great Communist Party Marriage

Judicial Watch’s work uncovering documents highlighting top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett’s family ties to communism shows some shocking truths about the Obama administration. That the president counts such ideologues as close friends and advisers speaks volumes.

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Obama’s on-air defenders also lobby White House

Conflicts of interest abound in this story. The Obama administration, despite the president’s campaign pledge to reduce lobbyist influence, involved lobbyists in its public relations efforts in return for administration access.

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Sandinista Sympathizer Supports Iran Deal

The Iran nuclear agreement has one more supporter — liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. It’s just one more poorly conceived statement of support by de Blasio for liberal policies.

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Massive Government Overreach: Obama’s AFFH Rule Is Out

The Obama administration is now seeking to remake local neighborhoods across the country based on its own racial and economic preferences. The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule is a gross overreach and violation of state and local authority and must be stopped.

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CDC Official: Obama Worst President Ever

Rush Limbaugh highlights documents obtained and released by Judicial Watch in CDC officials criticize the Obama administration’s allowing into the country illegal immigrants from Central American countries despite significant medical concerns.

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Hillary Emails Reveal Axelrod Knew About Private Account Despite Past Claims [VIDEO]

Another Obama administration official has been caught in a lie about Hillary Clinton’s email accounts. Emails released Tuesday show that David Axelrod, a former senior adviser and campaign manager for Obama, sent emails to Clinton at her secret account even though he stated in June he knew nothing of the account.

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Benghazi night call between Clinton and Obama withheld, documents show

Fox News’ Catherine Herridge reports on Judicial Watch’s recently obtained documents which show that President Obama and Hillary Clinton spoke on the night of the Benghazi attack. The contents of that call, however, are being kept from the American people to protect Obama and Clinton’s political prospects.

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U.S. Spends $250k to Bring “Baseball Cares” to Dominican Republic

Can baseball miraculously improve education, combat domestic violence and child abuse in an impoverished Caribbean island? The U.S. government seems to think so and it’s spending a quarter of a million taxpayer dollars to implement a “Baseball Cares” program in the Dominican Republic. It’s a team effort between Uncle Sam…

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President who orders airlines to reduce emissions blows nearly $900,000 on jet fuel for Earth Day event

Twitchy provides a look at President Obama’s reckless use of taxpayer funds for his Florida speech on global warming, and highlights the hypocrisy of his actions.

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Obama’s Earth Day Flights Cost Taxpayers $866,615

The Washington Free Beacon picks up the story of President Obama’s wasteful use of taxpayer dollars to fly to Florida for a day to deliver a single speech about global warming.

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Obama’s Earth Day Jet-Setting Cost Taxpayers $866,615

The Daily Caller’s Michael Bastasch reports on the documents obtained by Judicial Watch that show President Obama’s Earth Day trip in March cost taxpayers more $866,000 in flight costs alone. Ironic for a president always lecturing the public about cutting energy consumption.

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The Daily 202: As Ex-Im Fight Wraps, Sugar May Become The Right’s Next Litmus Test

The Washington Post reports on Judicial Watch’s revelation that top Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett’s family is full of individuals closely tied to Communism in the 1950s.

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FBI Files Document Communism in Valerie Jarrett’s Family

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files obtained by Judicial Watch reveal that the dad, maternal grandpa and father-in-law of President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, were hardcore Communists under investigation by the U.S. government. Jarrett’s dad, pathologist and geneticist Dr. James Bowman, had extensive ties to Communist associations

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The Obama Presidency – A Cacophony of Corruption

Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton counters the narrative by David Brooks that the Obama administration has been “scandal-free.” Clearly, he writes, basic examination of the administration’s actions makes clear that it has been all too familiar with scandal.


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