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Judicial Watch: Trump Administration Air Travel Costs $3.58 Million

Trips Include Travel by Melania Trump and Vice President Pence Obama Family Travel Cost Taxpayers at Least $100,104,459 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and a lawsuit for…


Video: Fusion GPS links to Russians meeting with Trump Jr.

July 14, 2017 – 8:08 – Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss the fallout from Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer and how she got into the U.S.


Video: Who is Judge William Orrick III?

July 13, 2017 – 4:21 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on the Fox News Channel to discuss US District Judge Orrick and two high profile cases – President Trump’s executive order on sanctuary cities and the censoring of videos in a Planned Parenthood case. Watch the…


Video: Investigate Hillary Clinton’s Russian connections?

July 10, 2017 – 6:23 – Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss the Mueller probe, which is investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election and the report that former FBI Director James Comey memos contained classified information. Watch the…


Video: Podesta should be included in Russia probe

July 7,  2017 – 2:40 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel to discuss the Russian ties of John Podesta, the former chairman of the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. Watch the latest video at


Judicial Watch takes EPA to court over social media campaign

The conservative group Judicial Watch is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over failing to hand over documents detailing its use of social media to promote the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. Rule. The group filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the EPA to release internal…


Judicial Watch Sues EPA over Obama Clean Power Claims

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for records concerning the agency’s claim that the Clean Power Plan would prevent thousands of premature deaths by 2030 (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (No.…


It Is Time For Trump To Deep-Six The Deep State

Judicial Watch has also filed a lawsuit against the CIA, the Department of Justice, and the Treasury Department for records on those making illegal leaks stating the following, “There is a deep state, shadow government, in place, a government staffed by recent appointees or hires of Obama. There are lots…


Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice Says She’s a Victim of Racism and Sexism

Former national security adviser and UN ambassador Susan Rice refuses to go quietly into retirement, even though she remains one of the most controversial figures of the Obama Administration. She’s especially bitter that organizations like Judicial Watch continue to look into Rice’s efforts to “unmask” certain Trump transition officials named in foreign…


Fitton: Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at Obama Presidential Library

Judicial Watch performed a massive public service last week. We exposed how key Obama spying scandal documents, including the infamous Susan Rice unmasking records, were moved to the Obama Presidential Library. The National Security Council (NSC) informed us by letter on May 23, 2017, that the materials regarding the unmasking by Obama…


Transfer of Susan Rice unmasking records to Obama library stalls House investigators

Susan Rice’s unmasking of names was the focus of a firestorm barely two months ago. Rice said “I’m not going to sit here and prejudge” whether willing to testify before Congress, but later refused a Senate request to testify voluntarily. The unmasking issue took an unexpected turn when Judicial Watch…


Weekly Update: Obama Advisor Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at the Obama Library

Obama Advisor Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at the Obama Library Judicial Watch Sues for Obama Family Travel and Secret Service Costs President Trump:  Please End the Obstruction on Benghazi Cover-up Documents Supreme Court to Hear Big Case Against Proposed Wisconsin Redistricting   Obama Advisor Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is…


Co. Pays Rastafari Cook $30k to Settle Govt.’s Dreadlock Discrimination Suit

A private business is paying tens of thousands of dollars to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by the Obama administration on behalf of a male cook with long, matted and knotted hair required to practice an “Afrocentric” religion in which followers also smoke marijuana (“the spiritual use of cannabis”). Judicial…


Obama administration records on Trump team ‘unmasking’ withheld from Judicial Watch

A high-level group in the White House is stonewalling attempts by a government watchdog to obtain records about the Obama administration’s so-called unmasking of people on President Trump’s campaign and transition teams, according to Judicial Watch. The government watchdog group told Fox News that the National Security Council, a White…


On Watch: Susan Rice’s Unmasking Documents

Below, is the latest edition of Chris Farrell’s On Watch. On this edition of On Watch, Judicial Watch Director of Investigations Chris Farrell answered questions via Facebook Live regarding efforts to obtain key records related to the Susan Rice unmasking scandal as well as how the unmasking process works behind the scenes. The official On…


Sealing and transfer of Susan Rice records angers House committee investigating ‘unmasking’

House intelligence committee sources say career officials at the National Security Council are slow-walking the delivery of subpoenaed records on former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice’s handling of classified information and the “unmasking” of Trump campaign workers — material from the Russian hacking probe that middle-level NSC managers claim…


Susan Rice Unmasking Docs Sealed in Obama Presidential Library for Next 5 Years

In April, reports emerged that Rice had requested to “unmask” — or unveil the hidden names of — Trump transition officials who were caught up in surveillance of foreign targets. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton explained on “Fox & Friends” that they received a letter informing them that their request…


As Email Probes Continue, Clinton Could Have Security Clearance Revoked

Just when she thought the email scandal was behind her, Hillary Clinton is facing yet another investigation into her handling of classified information—this time by the State Department. According to and Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, a formal inquiry has been opened looking into whether her use of…


Docs That Could Show if Susan Rice ‘Unmasked’ Trump Transition Team Have Fallen Into Obama Library ‘Memory Hole’

Documents that could help explain who outed Trump transition team conversations, announcements, and meetings and then leaked them have been found. That’s the good news. Now the bad news: Those documents are at the currently nonexistent Obama Presidential Library and locked up for five years — unless Congress or the special prosecutor…


Video: Susan Rice unmasking ‘evidence’ off limits for five years?

June 21 – 2:58 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel to discuss the fact that materials regarding the unmasking by Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice of “the identities of any U.S. citizens associated with the Trump presidential campaign or transition…

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