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DOJ Admits Fast & Furious Docs Should Be Released Under FOIA After Indefinitely Delaying JW’s Suit

WEEKLY UPDATE

JW Forces Holder Out?

On Thursday, September 25, Eric Holder announced that he would step down as Attorney General of the United States. If you are a regular reader of the Weekly Update, you know that since the day he was appointed to office, Judicial Watch has battled day in and day out to prevent Holder from continuing to corrupt the Department of Justice (DOJ). And, in fact, in

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Judicial Watch Statement regarding Eric Holder’s Retirement

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today about the pending retirement of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder…

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Federal Court Denies DOJ Motion for Delay, Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents List to Judicial Watch by October 22

Judicial Watch announced today that on September 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that by October 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must submit a “Vaughn index” listing Fast and Furious materials Judicial Watch sought in its June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit

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Obama Administration Plays Race Card in Ferguson

Innocent minorities in Ferguson are suffering the effects of violence because law enforcement is following Eric Holder’s ideological and racially political approach to policing, as opposed to the public interest model of police protecting lives and property.

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Federal Court Orders Obama Administration to Release Fast and Furious Information

Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) must turn over to the organization a “Vaughn index” of all requested Operation Fast and Furious materials from the June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit.

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

DOJ Admits Fast & Furious Docs Should Be Released Under FOIA After Indefinitely Delaying JW’s Suit

Can a federal agency trying to cover up wrongdoing lawfully withhold documents under executive privilege—reserved for the president of the United States—when the records don’t even involve the commander-in-chief? That’s the question being argued before a federal court in Washington D.C. and the ruling could have a widespread impact on…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

JW Sues DOJ for Records of Holder Contempt Settlement Talks

Judicial Watch has sued the “most transparent administration” in history for details of Attorney General Eric Holder’s efforts to settle contempt charges filed against him for refusing to give Congress documents related to a scandalous gunrunning experiment that let Mexican drug traffickers obtain U.S.-sold weapons. The goal behind this disastrous…

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JW Sues over Fast and Furious Stonewall: Seeks Docs about DOJ’s Legal Fight over Holder Contempt of Congress Citation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 5, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking access to all records of communications between DOJ and House Committee…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: Founding Fathers Extremists?

Obama DOD: Mainstream Conservative Views “Extremist”
Department of Justice Sues Texas over Voter ID Law
Judicial Watch Considers Obamacare Challenge

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: Eric Holder’s Luxury Travel

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing AG Holder’s Travel Expenses Exceeded $4 Million in Four Years
Judicial Watch Goes to Court to End Los Angeles Illegal Immigration Sanctuary Policy
Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Guest List from bin Laden Assault Awards Ceremony Where Panetta Revealed “Top Secret” DOD Information

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Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing AG Holder Travel Expenses Exceeded $4 Million in Four Years

Taxpayer-funded personal travel expenses alone totaled nearly $700,000 from March 2009 to August 2012 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Department of Justice (DOJ) revealing that between March 27, 2009, and August 24, 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder accrued $4,263,704.01 in total…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Holder Vows Solidarity With Latino Leftists: “Uno Para Todos, Todos Para Uno.”

On the same week that the U.S. House of Representatives found him in criminal contempt, the nation’s embattled Attorney General professed solidarity with a radical leftist Latino group, proudly celebrating its socialist mission of “uno para todos, todos para uno” (all for one and one for all). It wasn’t enough…

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Al Qaeda Defense Atty. No. 3 At Obama DOJ

In a scary development, a major Obama fundraiser who defended a convicted al Qaeda terrorist will become the third highest ranking official at the Department of Justice (DOJ), which, ironically, is charged with defending the interests of the United States. Northern California lawyer Tony West has been named Assistant Attorney…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Hard Times: DOJ Cuts Conference Spending By $14 Mil

How considerate of the Justice Department to finally cut back on the extravagant work conferences that stick it to U.S. taxpayers with exorbitant tabs for overpriced food, beverages and fancy party planners.Heads turned a few weeks ago when a Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General probe revealed that the bloated…

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$83 Mil To Give Convicts Second Chance

In what could be viewed as a waste of taxpayer resources during a financial crisis, Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has distributed $83 million in “second chance” grants to ensure that prison inmates become “productive, law-abiding citizens” upon completing their sentence.It’s part of an innovative plan devised last year by…


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