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U.S. Holds “Labor Rights Week” to Protect Mexican Workers

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The Obamas’ Christmas-Hawaii Plane Tickets Will Cost Tax Payers $3.7 Million

Like many families, the Obamas will head home to celebrate the holidays, but odds are their flight will cost slightly more than your typical Christmas airfare.

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Group launches effort to expose secret placement of refugees

A government watchdog agency announced Tuesday it has filed a federal Freedom of Information lawsuit against the Obama administration seeking documents that would shed light on the secretive refugee resettlement program.

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More than 30 Immigrants Admitted to the U.S. Recently Implicated in Terrorism

In advance of the release of Congress’ year-end spending package, the office of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is highlighting some terrorists who were recently granted access to the U.S. through the nation’s immigration system.

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Benghazi intervention was ‘spinning up,’ according to Pentagon

The night of the attacks in Benghazi — I know, I know — the United States had military assets in the region and, according to a freshly unearthed email, those assets were ready to respond. While this development astonishes, probably, no one with a realistic grasp of America’s ability to project military mayhem almost anywhere on the planet at a virtual moment’s

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Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit for Obama Administration Refugee Documents

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records between the U.S. Department of State and voluntary agencies regarding refugees arriving in the United States (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No 1:15-cv-02030)). The…

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White House Confirms Where Obama Will Spend Christmas… And Here’s How Much It’ll Cost Taxpayers

President Obama and the rest of the First Family are set to spend their 2015 Christmas vacation in Hawaii.

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Obama’s New ‘Anti-Islamic State’ Czar Advocated Funding Hamas Government

The Obama administration announced Malley’s appointment two weeks ago. Judicial Watch charged that the announcement was buried “deep in a press briefing delivered at a Paris hotel during the recent climate summit” on November 30.

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Released Email Deepens Mystery Over Fate of Special Forces During Benghazi Attacks

The email may prompt further investigation into decisions made during and immediately after the attack. In particular, the possibility of deploying highly trained Special Forces stationed just a few hours away from Benghazi. Ultimately, those forces were not sent.

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Judicial Watch: New Benghazi Email Shows DOD Offered State Department “Forces that Could Move to Benghazi” Immediately – Specifics Blacked Out in New Document

“They are spinning up as we speak.” U.S. Department of Defense Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7:19 PM (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a new Benghazi email from then-Department of Defense Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash to State Department leadership immediately offering “forces that…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

ISIS Czar a Terrorist Sympathizer Once Fired by Obama for Hamas Ties

A radical foreign policy adviser fired by President Obama years ago for meeting with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas is back as the administration’s new czar in charge of countering the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). The White House downplayed the new appointment by burying it deep…

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Family of American Killed in Benghazi Awaits Promised Funds

Family members of Glen Doherty, a C.I.A. contractor and a former Navy SEAL who was among four Americans killed in the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, said they felt a sense of closure when they were told last December that the agency had finally agreed to pay Mr. Doherty’s death benefits.

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Order Halting Hawaii from Conducting Race-based Election Pending Appeal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today responded to the Supreme Court’s issuance of an injunction halting a race-based “Native Hawaiian-only” election in Hawaii.  In August, Judicial Watch filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the five Hawaiian residents and one Texas resident of Hawaiian descent who oppose the discriminatory election…

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Rep. Blackburn: Office Of Refugee Resettlement Not Being Honest Or Truthful

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) tells Breitbart News that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is “not being truthful, honest and transparent.”

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U.S. Gets Work Discrimination Victims Record $525 Mil in Settlements

Key government agencies—including the Department of Homeland Security—are notorious for perpetual lapses but at least one, the Obama administration’s discrimination police, is earning accolades for going beyond the call of duty even shattering performance records. It’s part of the president’s mission to eradicate discrimination in America’s workforce, especially

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Judicial Watch: State Department Documents Reveal Rushed Approval of Hillary Clinton Memoir, Classified Information Concerns on Book’s Iran Chapter

State Department officials ordered destruction of book draft review copies (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released documents from the Department of State revealing that State Department officials ordered rushed approval of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s manuscript for her memoir Hard Choices.  The documents show a key State…

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Judicial Watch: President Obama’s 2015 Golf and Family Vacation Trips Cost Taxpayers $3,115,688.70 in Travel Expenses Alone

Fifth Palm Springs visit in two years included golf at plush, private 249-acre Porcupine Creek Estate owned by Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that Barack Obama and family had a…

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New Taxpayer Lawsuit Challenges DC’s Expenditure of Taxpayer Funds without Congressional Appropriation

DC’s ‘Budget Autonomy Act’ Violates Federal Law Requiring Congressional Approval (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on November 6, 2015, it sued the Mayor and Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia on behalf of Clarice Feldman, a longtime taxpayer and resident of the District of Columbia,…

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Judicial Watch: Email Reveals Top Aide Huma Abedin Warning State Department Staffer That Hillary Clinton Is “Often Confused”

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released more than 35 pages of emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin revealing that Abedin advised Clinton aide and frequent companion Monica Hanley that it was “very important” to go over phone calls with Clinton because the former Secretary…

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STILL TRACKING $70 MILLION TRIPS

“We have new records from the U.S. Air Force revealing that President Obama and family had a busy 2015, vacationing on the American taxpayers’ dime.

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The pursuit of justice?

“Unfairly targeted” and “disproportionately punished” appear to be the final rallying cry of the Obama administration.


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