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The Ukraine Connection

In January, Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, met with a most unusual peace envoy: a former mobster and government informant named Felix Sater. They were joined by a third man, Andrii Artemenko, a member of the Ukrainian parliament with alleged ties to organized crime figures. Mr. Artemenko and Mr.…

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Pentagon & Secret Service Slapped With Lawsuits Over Presidential Travel Records

Judicial Watch announced Tuesday that it filed a lawsuit against the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security for travel expense records on former President Barack Obama and his family, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and President Donald Trump. “The government could not care less about giving taxpayers basic information about

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Judicial Watch Urges Trump Administration to Reject New Middle Eastern-North African Racial Census Category

‘The primary effect of the systematic reliance on crude racial categories is to perpetuate misinformation and reinforce irrational beliefs and stereotypes about others.’ – Judicial Watch letter to OMB (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it submitted a comment opposing an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) proposal to…

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Trump v. Mueller

“The President went on to say that if there were some ‘satellite’ associates of his who did something wrong, it would be good to find that out, but that he hadn’t done anything wrong and hoped I would find a way to get it out that we weren’t investigating him.”…

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Mueller Taps Top Criminal Law Expert for Russia Probe

From Newsmax: Special counsel Robert Mueller has tapped top criminal law specialist Michael Dreeben to work on the investigation into possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump with Russian officials, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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Video: Comey’s testimony proved that he is a dirty cop: Christopher Farrell

June 8, 2017 – 6:04 – Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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Video: Tom Fitton on FOX News: ‘Trump was attacked for conveying media reports’ over London Attacks

June 6, 2017 – 48 seconds – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton was a guest host on “Fox News Specialists” on the Fox News Channel where Tom discussed several issues, including media criticism of President Trump’s response to the London terrorist attacks.

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The Kushner Connection

The Russian connection story took another twist Friday with a bombshell Washington Post story that Jared Kushner sought a secret communications channel with the Kremlin. In a Trump Tower meeting with the Russian ambassador in early December, Mr. Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior aide, proposed using Russian diplomatic…

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Evidence unearthed of ‘Deep State’ opposition to Trump

From WND: Washington watchdogs at Judicial Watch say they have uncovered a case that illustrates how the “Deep State,” the federal bureaucrats left from the Obama administration, may be impacting the presidency of Donald Trump. The holdover staffers have been blamed in recent weeks for leaking information to make President Trump look…

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What Is the Washington Post Hiding About Its Jared Kushner Story?

From The Daily Caller: The Washington Post editors refuse to publicly release the smoking gun “anonymous letter” that serves as the foundation of their sensational charge that White House advisor Jared Kushner sought a secret, back-channel to Russian officials. The “anonymous letter” was part of a front-page article claiming the president’s son-in-law…

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Judicial Watch Sues for Records about Obama White House Unmasking of Trump Associates

Lawsuit Seeks Records Sent to Obama WH Official Susan Rice about Russia Collusion, Surveillance, Hacking Investigation, Unmasking (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Security Agency (NSA) for information about Obama National Security…

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The Hydraulic Power Of Money

Many years ago, at the prompting of Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Editor Robert Bartley, I visited Harry Albright, seeking insights into the corrupt, Saudi-dominated Bank of Credit & Commerce International. The former New York state banking superintendent had just been appointed trustee to oversee the sale of First American…

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Escalating probes rattle Trump and his aides

From Politico: President Donald Trump seemed rattled before he left Washington on Friday afternoon, two people who spoke with him last week said, as he wondered aloud how much investigations into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election might damage his presidency.

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On Watch: Episode 15: Time for Extreme Transparency

Dear Editor/Broadcaster, Below, you will find the video/transcript for On Watch: Episode 15: Time for Extreme Transparency​ Transcript: I’m Chris Farrell . . . and this is “On Watch” It’s time for some extreme transparency. You’ve heard President Trump talk about extreme vetting for persons seeking to the enter the US…

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Trump-Russia Probe: Who should be more worried?

May. 18, 2017 – 6:43 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton and RNC National Committeeman Randy Evans on former FBI Director Robert Mueller being named special counsel for Russia-Trump probe Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Comey Memos Need to Be Made Public

From Breitbart: Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday regarding media coverage of the Washington Post story on President Trump’s alleged “leaking or mishandling or sharing classified information,” to which he also responded. Fitton said, “In the end, we need to see what…

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Video: Chaffetz: Special counsel for Russia isn’t needed

May. 17, 2017 – 11:02 – House Oversight Committee chair: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is as fine a choice as you can get for special counsel in Russia probe. But there’s still no evidence of collusion, Dems might exploit probe Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Video: Is the FBI working on behalf of the American public or targeting Trump?

On Wednesday, May 17, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “Making Money with Charles Payne” on the Fox Business Network to discuss the calls for President Trump to direct the Justice Department to release all material related to the alleged Comey memo. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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FBI Is Being Sued For Records About Christopher Steele’s Trump Dossier

From the Daily Caller: Judicial Watch, the government watchdog group, is suing the FBI for records about its contacts with Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled the uncorroborated dossier alleging that Trump advisers colluded with the Russian government during the presidential campaign. The suit seeks all records of…

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Judicial Watch Sues for FBI Records on UK ‘Trump Dossier’

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records of communications and payments between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele and his private firm, Orbis Business Intelligence…


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