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Weekly Update: JW Court Victory on Clinton Emails

A Judge Forces the State Department to Open Up on Clinton Emails Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Sues Justice Department for Clinton Investigation Documents   A Judge Forces the State Department to Open Up on Clinton Emails Way too slowly, but surely, the government is revealing, under our pressure, what…

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Judicial Watch Sues CIA, DOJ and Treasury for Records Related to Intelligence Leaks Regarding Investigation of General Flynn

Asks Court to Order Searches and Production of Records  National Security Agency Refuses to Confirm or Deny Existence of Records  (Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the United States Department of Justice and…

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Judicial Watch Statement on the Firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton today made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for “refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States:” President Trump is to be commended for upholding…

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

This Week: Greatest Transparency Failures Ever; Corruption in New York; When Bill Met Loretta

Greatest Transparency Failures Ever? In one week, thank God, the presidential election will be over. But on one issue there is not a whit of difference between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Both represent the greatest transparency failures in the history of presidential politics. To Clinton watchers, Mrs. Clinton has…

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Judicial Watch: Justice Department Documents Reveal Widespread Use of Fast and Furious Weapons by Major Mexican Drug Cartels – Linked to at least 69 Killings

From December 2012 to March 2016, 94 Fast and Furious weapons were seized; Fast and Furious weapon found in “Chapo” Guzman hideout (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today released Justice Department documents showing that weapons sent from the U.S. into Mexico as part of the Obama administration’s Operation Fast…

IN THE NEWS

Judicial Watch: Lois Lerner, DOJ Officials, and FBI Met to Plan Criminal Charges for Obama Opponents

The Washington Free Beacon reports on the documents released by Judicial Watch which prove that the IRS was working with the Department of Justice not just to harass conservative individuals and groups, but also go after them in court.

IN THE NEWS

The IRS scandal just got even worse

The New York Post editorial board writes about Judicial Watch’s revelations that the IRS wasn’t just seeking to persecute conservative tax-exempt organizations; it was seeking to prosecute them, also.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: New Documents Reveal DOJ, IRS, and FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Department of Justice (DOJ) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents that include an official “DOJ Recap” report detailing an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations for…

THE DOCKET

Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:15-cv-00220)

On April 14, 2015, Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status. The lawsuit was filed in the District…

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Miriam Carey Shooting Provokes Lawsuit Against DOJ

It has been a year and a half since Miriam Carey was shot and killed by Capitol Police on the street near the U.S. Capitol. However, there are still very few answers about what happened that day and why, and Judicial Watch is suing the DOJ to obtain documents relating to the tragedy.

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WND sues Justice Dept. over mom’s ‘murder’

Judicial Watch recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of WorldNetDaily to obtain documents related to the 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Capitol Hill police officers. The Justice Department has failed to be forthcoming with details of the investigation.

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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit on behalf of WND to Obtain Documents Regarding Fatal 2013 Shooting of Miriam Carey Outside U.S. Capitol

Alleges Department of Justice Causing “Irreparable Harm” by Stonewalling (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of WorldNetDaily.com to obtain the release of documents regarding the October 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Secret Service agents and…

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Judicial Watch sponsors panel on Hillary Clinton State Department emails

Judicial Watch recently hosted an expert panel focused on Hillary Clinton’s attempts to subvert federal records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. C-SPAN has comprehensive coverage.

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

ABCs of IRS Mess; Justice Dept. Is Tainted Too

First published in the New York Post, January 29, 2015 At her confirmation hearings Wednesday, Loretta Lynch said she’s only “generally aware” of the Justice Department’s investigation of IRS targeting of conservative groups. As a service for our likely new attorney general, here’s a primer on why so many in…

PRESS RELEASE

New Documents Offer Glimpse into Criminal Investigation of Obama IRS Scandal

Judicial Watch today released new internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel’s office delayed approval of an IRS employee’s meeting with DOJ and FBI investigators into the Obama IRS targeting scandal.


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