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Judicial Watch Status Conference in the Case Covering the IRS Targeting Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces that a hearing is to be held in the District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, April 28, 2016, regarding Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit seeking documents about the Obama IRS’ targeting and harassment of Tea Party and conservative opponents of President Obama…

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Major Court Ruling on Clinton Emails

A Second Federal Court Grants Discovery in Clinton Email Case Judicial Watch Finds Hillary Clinton Email Withheld from State Department The Obamas’ Honolulu Vacation Cost Taxpayers $3.6 million in Flight Expenses A Second Federal Court Grants Discovery in Clinton Email Case Last month we reported to you that U.S. District…

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Obama Golfs On Your Dime

Barack Obama – $10 Million Travel Man Healthcare.Gov Fail Barack Obama – $10 Million Travel Man Imagine being able to jet off to golf weekend getaways on a whim. I don’t even golf but of course it would be nice to be able get out of dodge to avoid the…

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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit against Defense Department for Congressional Travel Records

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records concerning travel costs for members of Congress.  The lawsuit includes records about official congressional delegation travel (CODEL), which often use Air Force…

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How Much Did Obama Hawaii Trip Cost You?

Obama Family Vacation Breaks the Bank at Taxpayer Expense Judicial Watch Files for Contempt in Supreme Court against State of Hawaii Judicial Watch Comes to the Rescue of Congress in Climate Change Scandal Obama Family Vacation Breaks the Bank at Taxpayer Expense I hope your Christmas and holiday season has…

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New Obama vacation costs uncovered; They now exceed $70 million

As Barack, Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama, family, friends, pets and staff enjoy their half-month-long Hawaiian vacation, the Secret Service finally complied with a court order to release some Obama vacation expenses from two years ago.

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Mele Kalikimaka: Taxpayer’s gift to Obama is $470,000 a day Hawaiian vacation

The first family’s Christmas vacation to Hawaii two years ago cost over $8 million, giving an indication of the price of their current 17-day winter break, according to federal documents provided to the taxpayer watchdog group Judicial Watch.

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Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama’s 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $316,698.03, Taxpayers Paid Over $8 Million for 17-Day Vacation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it recently received expense records from the Department of Homeland Security revealing that Secret Service expenses for the Obama family vacation to Honolulu during December 2013-January 2014 cost taxpayers at least $316,698.03.  These new expenses bring the total for the Hawaii Christmas…

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The $70m cost of Uber Force One: Price of private flights for Obama and family to go to Broadway, skiing, golf, golf, and golf revealed

Barack Obama’s eighth consecutive Christmas vacation to Hawaii starts Friday just as a new report shows the total cost of his vacations has now exceeded $70 million to U.S. taxpayers.

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How Much Did Obama Spend Jet-Setting?

Judicial Watch Proves Clinton Knowingly Lied about Benghazi Obama Travel Cost Taxpayers $3.1 Million (Trips for Golf, NY Family Trip, and Martha’s Vineyard Vacation) Judicial Watch Proves Clinton Knowingly Lied about Benghazi The infamous al Qaeda terrorist attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, took place on the…

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Clinton Approved Illegal Government Job?

Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Employment at State Department Flouted the Law Obama Jet Setting Racks Up Nearly $70 Million Tab for Taxpayers The Real Benghazi Story Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Employment at State Department Flouted the Law Judicial Watch reported last month that State Department documents indicate that former Secretary…

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Judicial Watch’s Inaugural Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit to Focus Attention on Corruption of Obama Administration Judicial Watch Files Suit to Obtain Records on Justice Department’s Legal Reversal on Internet Gambling and Expose Eric Holder’s Conflicts of Interest Michelle Obama’s Taxpayer-Funded Travel Junket to U.K., Italy Costs $240,497.67 in Flight Expenses State Department Did Not Provide…

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Records Reveal Michelle Obama June Trip to UK, Italy Cost Taxpayers $240,495.67 in Flight Expenses Alone

First Lady, daughters, and mother spent week touring London, England; Milan, Venice, and Vicenza, Italy   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 5, 2015, it obtained flight expense records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that Michelle Obama’s June 2015 trip to the…

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Taxpayers Hit Hard With Michelle Obama’s China Trip!

Judicial Watch released new documents showing that the Obama’s family trip to China last year cost taxpayers more than $360,000 in air expenses. This figure equaled more than 225 times what the average American family spends on a week-long vacation every year.

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Illegal Alien Crime Crisis

Obama Illegal Alien Criminal Release Exposed By JW Michelle Obama’s 2014 China Junket Costs Taxpayers Plenty What is Obama’s New Financial Bureaucracy Hiding? Obama Illegal Alien Criminal Release Exposed By JW Sanctuary cities are only part of the problem behind the deadly illegal alien crisis.  Barack Obama’s administration has instituted…

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$360,000 to fly Michelle Obama, daughters, mom, to China

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters recently spent more than $350,000 in air expenses alone for a luxury trip to China. That cost represents more than 225 times what the average American family spends on a weeklong vacation.

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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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Judicial Watch: Air Force Records Show Obama’s Single-Day Earth Day Trip to Florida Everglades Cost Taxpayers $866,615.40 in Flight Expenses Alone

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that President Obama’s April 22, 2015, Earth Day trip to give a global warming speech in the Florida Everglades cost taxpayers $866,615.40 in flight expenses alone. Though billed as an opportunity for…


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