Judicial Watch • 'Obamacare'

Super Bowl Champs Get $130,000 to Promote Obamacare

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 1:15-cv-00223)

On February 13, 2015, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking “any and all” records concerning contracts and consultancy agreements between the HHS and Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who controversially referenced “the stupidity of the American voter” in describing

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Judicial Watch Sues HHS Over Failure to Produce Jonathan Gruber Contracting and Consulting Records

HHS gave Obamacare architect who ridiculed “the stupidity of the American voter” a sole-source solicitation contract worth $400,000 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on February 13, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking “any and all” records concerning

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JW: ‘Obama administration may have misled and lied about Clinton emails’

Judicial Watch claims the Obama administration deceived it by denying that Hillary Clinton was using a personal email account to conduct official State Department business as Secretary of State. As Judicial Watch’s president Tom Fitton notes, this scandal may have an impact on JW’s pending FOIA requests and lawsuits in relation…

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Obamacare Battle Over Subsidies in Front of Supreme Court Wednesday

Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that is challenging the federal subsidies that have been forced onto states that did not set up exchanges under Obamacare. Thirty-five states did not set up exchanges, and Obamacare could be gutted substantially if the Supreme Court rules…

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Congress’ Obamacare self-exemption OK, judge rules

D.C. Superior Court judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. recently dismissed Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit challenging Congress’ illegal enrollment in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Dixon stood by the Office of Personnel Management’s ruling, which claims federal law trumps D.C. law on this matter, even though the D.C. government admitted Congress

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Judge Dismisses Obamacare Lawsuit Targeting Congressional Health Care

DC Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. dismissed a FOIA lawsuit Judicial Watch filed on behalf of DC resident Kirby Vining regarding Congress’ enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. Although the DC government acknowledged that Congress is not a small business under DC law, it cited a 2013 Office…

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The Obamacare challenge that won’t die

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee chairman Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is continuing his investigation into Congress’ illegal enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. He is waiting for the Exchange Authority and House and Senate officials to provide him with the names of government officials who directed members of Congress…

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Vitter Extends Deadline for Obamacare Documents From D.C., House, Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Chairman of the Small Business Committee, is extending the deadline for Obamacare documents from House and Senate officials, and the DC government, to February 24 after receiving unsatisfactory answers from them. The deadline was initially February 13, but Vitter, who’s investigating why Congress illegally enrolled in the…

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Sen. Vitter plans probe of congressional Obamacare applications full of ‘false information’

The Senate’s Small Business Committee chairman Senator Vitter (R-LA) plans to investigate how Congress illegally enrolled in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Congress’ falsified applications, which say the House and Senate each have 45 employees, and that Congress is a small business, were first obtained by Judicial Watch through a FOIA…

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David Vitter investigates how Congress became a ‘small business’ under Obamacare

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee, is investigating how Congress illegally enrolled in Obamacare’s D.C. Small Business Exchange through falsified applications. To understand how Congress falsely classified itself as a small business, Senator Vitter is requesting for government documents detailing how the D.C.

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Vitter Requests Obamacare Documents From D.C., House and Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), chair of the Senate’s Small Business Committee, is demanding answers on Congress’ illegal enrollment in Obamacare’s DC Small Business Exchange. He is requesting for answers from the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority and House and Senate officials on their role in approving Congress’ falsified healthcare

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Liberal professor admits that Obama is guilty of violating his Oath of Office

Liberal George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley has noted that President Obama has violated his oath of office with his executive actions and admitted that the Justice Department is “at the epicenter of a constitutional crisis.” Turley voted for President Obama but believes he has exceeded the limitations of his authority…

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Another Benghazi Cover-Up

Another Benghazi Cover-Up Obama Administration Violates Obamacare Judicial Watch Exposes Government Cover-Up and Media Hypocrisy Another Benghazi Cover-Up Contrary to what the Obama administration had initially claimed in its public comments, top U.S. diplomatic officials knew the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, was under terrorist attack on September 11,

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

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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Judicial Watch Requests Full Court Review of Challenge to Delay of Obamacare “Employer Mandate”

Judicial Watch announced that it has requested that the full court of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rehear Kawa Orthodontics LLP’s challenge to the Obama administration’s unlawful and unilateral delay of the “employer mandate” provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

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David King, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., (No. 14-114)

On December 24, 2014, Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the IRS and the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury over a decision by the agencies to ignore a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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IRS Scandal Is Back

The Obamacare-IRS Scandal French Terror Attacks Tied To FBI Asset? New Docs:  Top IRS official may have obstructed investigations into the IRS scandal The Obamacare-IRS Scandal There is a lawsuit that could bring President Obama’s federal healthcare crashing down under the weight of its own lawlessness. A few weeks ago,…

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DC Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme Unlawful

In an op-ed for Breitbart, Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, explains how the DC government contradicts itself when it claims it is illegal for members of Congress, their staff, and their spouses and dependents to partake in DC’s Obamacare small business exchange but says they can continue to receive coverage through it. Congress does…

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Congress Implicated In Obamacare Scandal

DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful Attkisson and Judicial Watch Challenge Obama Administration’s Assault on Freedom of Press Republican Political Corruption in Congress and the State House DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful They didn’t fess up willingly. But after we applied the

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What You Need to Know About the Fight to Make Members of Congress Enroll in Obamacare

Yesterday, Judicial Watch updated the American people on the status of its FOIA lawsuit investigating Congress’ illegal involvement in the Obamacare small business exchange. In 2013, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) allowed members of Congress, their staff, their spouses, and their dependents to obtain healthcare coverage through the small business


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