Skip to content

Judicial Watch • Recommended News

Recommended News

RECOMMENDED NEWS

A major study finding that voter ID laws hurt minorities isn’t standing up well under scrutiny

From Vox: It was supposed to be the study that proved voter ID laws are not just discriminatory but can also have a big impact on elections. And it was picked up widely, with outlets including ThinkProgress and the Washington Post reporting that the study found voter ID laws hurt…

IN THE NEWS

Trump’s State Department Refuses to Look for Hillary Clinton’s Emails

From Fox News: Judicial Watch was hoping that “Team Trump” would also mean team transparency. But the conservative watchdog group was disappointed Monday after State Department lawyers were still insisting — even under their new President Trump-appointed leadership — that they have no intention of trying to find any potential…

IN THE NEWS

Video: Should James Comey step down?

On March 14, 2017, Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss government corruption. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

IN THE NEWS

New watchdog determined to ferret out Trump administration ‘scandal’

From The Washington Times: A new watchdog organization is up and running, and has an eye trained on President Trump. American Oversight is housed in an office a few blocks north of the White House, and offers this mission statement: “There’s a perfect storm for corruption and scandal brewing in…

IN THE NEWS

Fire the IRS chief already, Mr. President

From the New York Post: Why is IRS Commissioner John Koskinen still in office? A growing number of Capitol Hill Republicans want to know — and they have good reason to be troubled. When he took over in 2013, Koskinen was supposed to “fix” the IRS — and in particular…

IN THE NEWS

Legal watchdog launches to hound Trump agencies

From USA Today: Concerned by the shortage of government experience and early missteps by Trump administration officials —including President Trump — a group of lawyers is launching a watchdog organization that will seek to track the administration’s ethics and expose potential conflicts, fraud or other wrongdoing.

IN THE NEWS

Superstar reporter goes public with Obama’s creepy spying on her

From WND: The woman who is perhaps the nation’s top investigative journalist is fighting back against Big Brother. Sharyl Attkisson shared with WND a detailed and harrowing description of what it was like to experience a reality straight out of Orwell: The reporter claims she was spied on by the…

IN THE NEWS

Time to clean house and end corruption at the IRS

From The Hill: The sordid story of IRS corruption and political dirty tricks during the Obama years is widely known thanks to numerous documents and emails forced out of the government under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). As it turns out, however, there may be much more to come.…

IN THE NEWS

TRUMP OFFICIALS FEAR THEY ARE BEING SPIED UPON

From Newsweek: Leaks from the White House seem to indicate a bureaucratic push against President Donald Trump and his administration, some government watchdogs have said. “There is a level of paranoia in the White House, but even paranoids can have real concerns,” Peter Flaherty, president of the National Legal and…

IN THE NEWS

What’s Causing Congress to Call for an Investigation of George Soros

From CBN News: Billionaire George Soros has long been accused of meddling in European politics, and now American lawmakers are demanding answers over reports United States tax dollars are going to help fund some of his liberal causes in the small, conservative country of Macedonia. Seven congressmen want to know…

IN THE NEWS

EXPERTS: OBAMA BLOCKED US FROM VOTE-FRAUD DATA

From WND: With his call for Vice President Mike Pence to lead an investigation of vote fraud, President Trump has not given up on documenting his much-maligned claim that more than 3 million illegal-alien voters cost him the nationwide popular vote last November. Amid vehement objection and ridicule from the…

IN THE NEWS

Thursday TEMS: Duane Patterson, Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton

From Hot Air: Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Facebook page and embedded here and on the show page for those who are not on Facebook. (If it’s muted,…

IN THE NEWS

7,000 IRS documents may detail Obama-era targeting of tea party groups

From The Washington Times: There are 7,000 previously unacknowledged IRS documents that could contain information about the targeting of tea party groups, the agency has admitted in a court filing. The IRS told of the documents’ existence this week in a court filing responding to a Freedom of Information Act…

IN THE NEWS

Video: Judicial Watch sues CIA for unclassified 2015 Russia report

From Fox News: Mar. 09, 2017 – 3:29 – Tom Fitton explains on ‘Fox & Friends’ Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

IN THE NEWS

Trump allies look to turn tables on Dems, media

From The Hill: President Trump’s conservative allies are trying to turn the tables on Democrats and the media over the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump’s defenders once claimed that the president was the subject of a witch hunt driven by unsubstantiated rumors of ties between the…

IN THE NEWS

IRS has 7,000 unreleased documents related to conservative and Tea Party targeting

From The Washington Examiner: The IRS has told a federal court that they’ve recently identified almost 7,000 more documents that could contain information on how the agency targeted the tax-exempt applications of Tea Party organizations or other conservative political groups starting back in 2010, according to a court document. But…

IN THE NEWS

IRS Is Fine With A Little Fraud, Rejects GAO Recommendation

From The Daily Caller: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials shot down a congressional watchdog’s plea to improve the federal tax agency’s monitoring system to prevent paying fraudsters tax returns, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report. GAO officials urged the IRS to beef up oversight of tax returns after…

IN THE NEWS

Watchdog sues for records related to Flynn conversations with Russian ambassador

From the Washington Times: A conservative watchdog group sued the federal government Monday in pursuit of records related to its probe of conversations involving President Trump’s former national security adviser, retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michel Flynn, and Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak. Judicial Watch filed suit…

IN THE NEWS

Judicial Watch sues CIA for unclassified report on Russia

From the Washington Examiner: The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is suing the CIA, demanding access to an unclassified report that assessed the scope of Russia’s interference in foreign elections. Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request last December and is arguing that the document should have already…

IN THE NEWS

Obama’s Top Adviser Valerie Jarrett: Her Dad, Maternal Grandpa, and Father-in-Law Were ‘Hardcore Communists’

From CNS News: FBI files obtained by the government watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal that the father, maternal grandfather, and father-in-law of President Barack Obama’s closest adviser, Valerie Jarrett, “were hardcore Communists under investiagtion by the U.S. government.” Valerie Jarrett, who served as President Obama’s senior adviser