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CFPB’s spending spree on high-priced classes

Judicial Watch recently obtained documents showing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has not curbed its spending on high-priced classes.  Records obtained on July 3, 2013 responsive to a June 4, 2013 records request show that the agency is shopping for in-house Harvard-style “leadership” classes for its General Counsel Meredith…

DOJ sends secret “peacekeepers” where Trayvon Martin was killed

Judicial Watch, Inc.  on April 24, 2012 launched an investigation into the Trayvon Martin case based on reports that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had sent a secret team of “peacekeepers” to Sanflord, Florida, where Martin was shot on February 26, 2012 after wandering in a gated community after…

CFPB Amassing Data

Judicial Watch has obtained documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which reveal the agency has spent millions to track — down to the neighborhood level — the financial activity of unwitting Americans without their permission.  “[B]ig data is the cutting…

Illegal Aliens Urged to Enter the Labor Force Without Work Authorization

Judicial Watch yesterday obtained, through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, documents showing that, as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Hilda Solis drew a press gaggle when she visited illegal aliens in Maryland last spring and urged them to assert their “federal rights.”  Judicial Watch’s investigation…

HHS division responsible for cancer treatment cuts pays outlandish bonuses

Records uncovered from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) show that the division blaming cancer treatment curtailment on sequester paid more than $100,000 in bonuses to four of its top earners during the last two fiscal years.  Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Judicial Watch,…

CFPB Colludes with Left-Leaning Media to Keep Regulatory Secrets

Judicial Watch on April 22, 2013 received a last installment of documents from the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) responsive to an October 19, 2011 request for records filed pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552.  The request sought documentary evidence of Consumer Financial Protection…

DACA Investigation

Recent documents obtained by Judicial Watch, Inc., pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, show that U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) went on a spending binge and created abandoned ordinary background check procedures in order to keep up with the flood of amnesty applications…

Exorbitant Rental Car Expenses at Guantanamo Bay Naval Air Station

Judicial Watch, Inc. has obtained from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) documents revealing that the Obama administration has spent more than a half million dollars in taxpayer funds on car rentals at Guantanamo Bay Naval Air Station since 2009, including seven instances costing Americans more than $5,000 and 11…

Documents Responsive To Judicial Watch’s FOIA Request Seeking Records of the FBI’s Counterterrorism Training Material Review

On March 8, 2012 Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the FBI in response to reports that the FBI met with “various Islamist and militant Arab groups” to remove “more than 1000 presentations and curricula on Islam from FBI offices around the country that was…

Taxpayers fronting amnesty program?

La Raza President Janet Murguia testified on April 22, 2013 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that the 11 million illegal immigrants  in the United States would like to learn English.  However, she said the cost of filing for amnesty is prohibitive.  That said, if illegals must spend all their…


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