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ABCs of IRS Mess; Justice Dept. Is Tainted Too

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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…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

CDC Official Calls Obama Worst President, Amateur, Marxist After Influx of Illegal Alien Minors

Following the influx of illegal immigrant minors from Central America, an official at the federal agency charged with protecting public health describes Barack Obama as “the worst pres we have ever had,” an “amateur” and “Marxist,” according to internal emails obtained by Judicial Watch. JW got the records as part…

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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…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

What Court Order? DHS Rushing Amnesty Contracts at “Full-Throttle Pace”

UPDATE: Hours after Judicial Watch posted this story, the government cancelled the Request For Proposal (RFP). Though a federal court has blocked President Obama’s amnesty order the administration continues working behind the scenes to quickly award multi-million-dollar contracts to firms that can expeditiously process millions of illegal immigrants, a

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

HUD Director Changed Policies to Help Her Leftwing Group

Despite President Obama’s strict ban on hiring lobbyists, a cabinet-level agency violated regulations—and conflict-of-interest rules—by employing one to run a key policy division while still directing a nonprofit that benefits from the government agency’s decisions. Her name is Debra Gross and for years she headed a crucial policy office at…

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Freed Gitmo Captive Opens ISIS Base in Afghanistan

As President Obama frees droves of terrorists—including five Yemenis this week—from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo news reports confirm that a Gitmo alum who once led a Taliban unit has established the first Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) base in Afghanistan. His name is Mullah Abdul Rauf…

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Documents Show $200,383 in Taxpayer Expenses for Obama’s Denver Fundraising Trip

Including transportation and security, total cost for the July fundraiser totaled $896,277.80 in taxpayer expenses (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security revealing that expenditures for security provided to President Obama on his fundraising visit to Denver, Colorado, on…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Release of Enormous Trove of DOJ Fast and Furious Documents

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch

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Judicial Watch Sues Federal Communications Commission for Records About “Critical Information Needs” Plan To Question Newsmen, Monitor Blogs

Judicial Watch announced today that on October 16, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeking “any and all records” relating to a controversial FCC “Critical Information Needs” (CIN) pilot study of how news media make editorial decisions on the stories they cover.

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

Czar Klain: No Way To Run a Republic

On Friday, addressing mounting concerns about a medical crisis in the U.S., President Obama named the noted epidemiologist Dr. Ronald Klain as the country’s “Ebola czar.” Dr. Klain…. Oh, sorry, that didn’t happen. The new Ebola czar is not an expert in infectious diseases, or in public health, or even…

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Judicial Watch Obtains Records Revealing $937,487.94 in Security Expenses for Obamas’ 2013 Vacations to Honolulu and Aspen

Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing the security costs for the Obama Family’s 2013 vacation in Honolulu and Martha’s Vineyard, and the flight cost for the First Lady’s 2014 ski trip to Aspen, CO, came to $972,450.24 in taxpayer-paid vacation expenses.

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U.S. Gives Russia Free Military Equipment Used By Army, Marines

Behind closed doors the U.S. government is giving Russia free military equipment—also used to train American troops—even after President Obama announced punitive sanctions against Moscow and, more importantly, a suspension in military engagement over the invasion and occupation of Ukraine. The secret operation was exposed this week by members of…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Court Ruling on the Secret Service’s White House Visitor Logs

U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Rules White House visitor logs off-limits to the America People (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which found that U.S. Secret Service’s White…

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JW Details Ambitious Investigative Agenda for 113th Congress

America’s Largest Government Watchdog Calls on Congress to Clean up Corruption and Restore Rule of Law to Washington, DC (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released its list of investigative priorities for the new 113th Congress. The investigative agenda, which is being independently pursued by Judicial Watch, is a wide-ranging…

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First Family Vacations

Judicial Watch has taken the lead in exposing the true costs of the Obamas’ personal luxury travel.   Using investigations and lawsuits under the Freedom of Information Act, JW exposed the evident waste of taxpayer dollars for Obama  family vacations to Spain, South Africa, Aspen, and Mexico.  Currently under investigation are…


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