Judicial Watch • Obama Administration

House Investigator Follows JW’s Lead, Subpoenas Benghazi Docs

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VA Gives Gitmo Terrorists Better Medical Care Than U.S. Veterans

As the nation prepares to commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, a Pentagon insider reveals that Al Qaeda terrorist jailed at Guantanamo get better medical treatment than our own veterans. As disgraceful as this may seem, it’s not at all far-fetched considering the…

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Judicial Watch Files Suit against Office of Special Counsel over White House Scandal Stonewall

Judicial Watch alleges that in 2009 then-White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and then-deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina, on behalf of the Obama administration, both used their position and influence as highly placed federal employees to affect the outcome of federal elections – in direct violation of the Hatch Act.

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DOJ Admits Fast & Furious Docs Should Be Released Under FOIA After Indefinitely Delaying JW’s Suit

Can a federal agency trying to cover up wrongdoing lawfully withhold documents under executive privilege—reserved for the president of the United States—when the records don’t even involve the commander-in-chief? That’s the question being argued before a federal court in Washington D.C. and the ruling could have a widespread impact on…

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Obama’s HUD Pick Misused Agency Funds for Low-Income Housing as Mayor

President Obama’s choice to head the scandal-plagued Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) misspent that agency’s funds—allocated to improve low-rent properties—as mayor of San Antonio, according to a federal audit. Nevertheless if the president has his way, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro may soon be in charge of the…

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The full scale of the ObamaCare launch disaster is revealed

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Watchdog: Julián Castro’s San Antonio misused HUD money

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Drunk Illegal Alien Who Killed Cop Qualified for Obama Amnesty

The drunk driver who killed a veteran Arizona police officer in a head-on freeway collision this month is an illegal immigrant with a criminal history that nevertheless qualified for amnesty under President Obama’s broad plan. Why else would he be free to drive U.S. highways and work off the books…

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Judicial Watch Obtains 106-Page HHS Document Revealing Scope of Obamacare Rollout Disaster

Judicial Watch released a 106-page document obtained on May 1 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), revealing that on its first full day of operation, October 1, 2013, Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov received only one enrollment and on the second day of Healthcare.gov operation, 48% of registrations failed.

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DOJ Can Shield How it Singled Out Gay Staffers to Showcase at LGBT Law Conf.

A federal court has ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) can keep secret a controversial process in which agency officials tried to identify gay employees so they could appear as props at a Gay and Lesbian legal conference featuring Attorney General Eric Holder as the keynote speaker. The plan…

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Weekly Update: JW Busts Open IRS Scandal

Following on our tremendous Benghazi success, Judicial Watch uncovered stunning new documents detailing the extent to which the Obama IRS improperly targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status. And the news media is finally starting to stand up and take notice.

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Obama Devotes $2 Bil to Make Federal Buildings Energy Efficient

It’s bad enough that American taxpayers have been repeatedly fleeced by President Obama’s many failed “green” projects, now the commander-in-chief is dedicating an extra $2 billion—on top of $2 billion already dispersed in 2011—to make federal buildings in the United States energy efficient. It’s a necessary expense to protect the…

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Ted Cruz: Obama Setting a Dangerous Precedent

Sen. Ted Cruz recently released a list of 76 “lawless” actions executed by President Obama – several of which highlight the work of Judicial Watch. In the opening of his report, Cruz sets forth his hypothesis: “Of all the troubling aspects of the Obama presidency, none is more dangerous than…

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Judicial Watch Sues Office of the Director of National Intelligence over Adviser’s Controversial China Ties

Judicial Watch announced today that on April 24, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to obtain records regarding the activities of Theodore H. Moran (Judicial Watch v Office of the Director of National Intelligence (No. 1:14-cv-00719)).

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U.S. Pours Millions Into Failing Black Colleges, Breaks New Student Loan Rules

The federal government violates its own student loan rules and wastes hundreds of millions of dollars to subsidize perpetually failing black colleges, including the alma mater of pop star Michael Jackson’s criminally-convicted doctor, a Judicial Watch investigation has found. The institutions are known as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)…

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Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents revealing that its handling of Tea Party applications was directed out of the agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC. The documents also show extensive pressure on the IRS by Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) to shut down conservative-leaning tax-exempt organizations.

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Thad Cochran’s Executive Assistant Accompanied Him to 42 Countries on 33 Taxpayer-Funded Trips

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Judicial Watch Sues Department of Navy for “Stonewalling” FOIA Request for FOIA Procedures

Judicial Watch announced today that on April 22, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the United States Department of the Navy seeking information about procedures for answering FOIA requests.

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Boehner on Benghazi Committee: ‘I Don’t Want Theater, I Don’t Want a Sideshow’

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U.S. Frees 36,007 Illegal Aliens With Serious Criminal Convictions

Besides implementing a flagrant amnesty plan that defies Congress and the rule of law, the Obama administration freed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants convicted of violent and serious crimes last year, according to the government’s own records. The crimes committed by illegal aliens released from federal custody include homicide,…

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Weekly Update: Exclusive Benghazi Update

Last week in the Weekly Update we reported to you that in our continuing efforts to pierce the Obama Benghazi cover-up we had finally found the smoking gun – and started an uproar. On Tuesday, April 29, we released 41 new Benghazi-related State Department documents, and the major media immediately began wall-to-wall coverage that led to a special House Select


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