Judicial Watch • Obama Administration

What Court Order? DHS Rushing Amnesty Contracts at “Full-Throttle Pace”

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Weather Underground bomber unmasked — as city schoolteacher

Ronald Fliegelman was a member of the terrorist group the Weather Underground, and he was also a New York schoolteacher for decades.

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Judicial Watch Files 5th Lawsuit Seeking Bergdahl Report

Judicial Watch announced Wednesday it filed its fifth Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Obama administration seeking information regarding prisoner exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. That information will likely show that the Obama administration knew Bergdahl was a deserter soon after his capture.

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‘Most Transparent’ White House Dumps FOIA Regulations for Itself

The White House recently deleted FOIA regulations for its Office of Administration, citing a 2009 appeals court ruling in support of that change. The ruling stated that CREW, which was suing for access to White House emails from the Bush administration, could not obtain them because the office is FOIA-exempt. However,…

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Millions spent illegally on Obama amnesty plan; so who is going to prison?

Bureaucrats responsible for carrying out President Obama’s executive amnesty memo could go to jail for violating federal law pertaining to misspent appropriations. This law is known as the Anti-Deficiency Act (31 U.S. Code Sec. 1341), which deems it illegal for government officials to spend taxpayer money that has not been appropriated by…

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What Court Order? DHS Rushing Amnesty Contracts at “Full-Throttle Pace”

UPDATE: Hours after Judicial Watch posted this story, the government cancelled the Request For Proposal (RFP). Though a federal court has blocked President Obama’s amnesty order the administration continues working behind the scenes to quickly award multi-million-dollar contracts to firms that can expeditiously process millions of illegal immigrants, a

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Will U.S. Senate Pick Amnesty Over National Security?

Americans are on the verge of learning if their new Republican-majority Congress will decide to renege on its constitutional obligation by choosing President Obama’s lawless amnesty over national security. It’s a contentious issue involving funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In mid -January, the U.S. House of Representatives…

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Gitmo’s Worst Terrorists Skype as Part of “Humane Treatment”

In the latest of many fringe benefits extended to the world’s most dangerous terrorists the Obama administration is allowing Guantanamo Bay prisoners—including a senior Al Qaeda operative—to speak with family via video chats similar to Skype. The captives are “high-value” detainees locked up in a special top-security wing of the…

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Critics question SEC approval of Irvine marijuana company as ‘green light’ to ‘break federal law’

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved Irvine-based medical marijuana company Terra Tech Corp.’s plans to build its operations in Nevada. This is the first time the federal government has approved such activity for a company in this industry, thus setting a precedent. Judicial Watch covered this news as well…

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SEC Ignores Federal Law, Lets Marijuana Biz Offer Stocks

The United States government is helping a California-based company perpetrate a crime by letting it offer public stocks in its marijuana business, even though the drug’s cultivation and sale are both illegal under federal law. As unbelievable as it may seem, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the government…

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Conservatives Ask New Congress to End Obama’s Abuse of Power

Demanding action on the rule of law, conservative leaders around the United States have issued a decree ordering the new Republican-led Congress to stop President Obama’s “fundamental transformation of America” and put an end to his abuse of power. Published this month, the seven-page mandate also calls for an end…

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Freed Gitmo Captive Opens ISIS Base in Afghanistan

As President Obama frees droves of terrorists—including five Yemenis this week—from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo news reports confirm that a Gitmo alum who once led a Taliban unit has established the first Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) base in Afghanistan. His name is Mullah Abdul Rauf…

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Mayor Blasts Fellow Muslims Who Hate Freedom: Pack Your Bags and F*** Off

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Moroccan-born mayor of a Dutch city delivered a compelling message on live television to fellow Muslims who don’t appreciate the “freedoms” of living in the west: “Pack your bags and f*** off.” A British newspaper reports the story this week…

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Obama’s drug-sentencing quagmire

President Obama’s plan to commute sentences of nonviolent drug offenders sentenced for cocaine-related crimes is not only inefficient and convoluted, but also heavily biased due to the involvement of politically-charged advocacy groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). According to the plan, prisoners must apply for sentence commutations

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U.S. Spent $65 Mil to Help Afghan Women Escape Repression, No Clue if it Helped

In the latest of many scandals involving U.S. aid for Afghan social issues, tens of millions of American taxpayer dollars have been wasted on programs to supposedly assist women in the Islamic country escape repression yet we have no idea if it’s made a difference because there’s no accountability or…

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Documents Show $200,383 in Taxpayer Expenses for Obama’s Denver Fundraising Trip

Including transportation and security, total cost for the July fundraiser totaled $896,277.80 in taxpayer expenses (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security revealing that expenditures for security provided to President Obama on his fundraising visit to Denver, Colorado, on…

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Oops! U.S. Offers $5 Mil Reward for Al Qaeda Terrorist it Released From Gitmo

Years after liberating an Al Qaeda operative from the military prison at Guantanamo, the United States government has put him on a global terrorist list and offered a $5 million reward for information on his whereabouts. The unbelievable story comes as President Obama frees more and more terrorists—including four to…

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President Obama Rewards Media Matters with a Political Nomination

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HHS Violates ACORN Funding Ban to Pay for Obamacare Navigators

Despite a 5-year-old congressional ban on federal funding for the notably corrupt Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), Judicial Watch has obtained documents that show a chunk of taxpayer money went to an affiliate serving as an Obamacare “navigator.” The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) violated…

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Obama Admits: ‘I Just Took an Action to Change the Law’

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‘Sleep in his own bed’ cost taxpayers $295K

From a FOIA request,  Judicial Watch uncovered that American taxpayers were billed $1,539,402.10 for President Obama’s travel expenses during Labor Day weekend this year. The expenses entailed flights for fundraising trips to Westchester, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island, a round-trip flight from D.C. to Westchester, New York, for a wedding, and a


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