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Who’s been drinking at Border Patrol?

Recently, Judicial Watch released parts of an internal memo urging the Border Patrol to not arrest drunk drivers. The Border Patrol has suggested this to its agents so they would not be susceptible to legal liability. In response to this memo, Customs and Border Protection said it was “inappropriately released” to…

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Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers?

Judicial Watch broke the story that Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona, have been told to not detain drunk drivers. In an internal memo, Border Patrol agents are told arresting drunk drivers would result in greater legal liability and that they are not legally required to intervene in a state…

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Watchdog group accuses Roll Commission of ignoring transparency

On behalf of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission regarding their  list of 122,785 Native Hawaiians. This commission seeks to rebuild a Hawaii Nation through this list, which was compiled without the consent of the people who are listed…

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Judicial Watch scores again with new Benghazi documents

Judicial Watch recently obtained 486 pages of heavily redacted documents detailing U.S. Africa Command’s planned, yet delayed, military response to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Chris Farrell, Director of Investigations and Research, said these documents have not been reviewed by the House Select Committee on Benghazi, chaired by Congressman Trey

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Pentagon Benghazi Documents Expose Administration Lies

Judicial Watch recently obtained 486 pages of heavily redacted documents revealing the truth of the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. These pages convey the U.S. Africa Command drafted a response to the attack, calling it “Jukebox Lotus,” and that the U.S. military relied on a photo of Ambassador Christopher Stevens posted on Twitter…

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Six Years in, Obama Finally Focuses on ‘Countering Violent Extremism’

Leaders of  60 countries participated in President Obama’s “Summit on Countering Violent Extremism” last week. However, this summit does not remedy President Obama’s lack of action on national security. President Obama’s 2011 “National Strategy for Counterterrorism,” recent call for economic development in the Arab world, and reluctance to

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Millions spent illegally on Obama amnesty plan; so who is going to prison?

Bureaucrats responsible for carrying out President Obama’s executive amnesty memo could go to jail for violating federal law pertaining to misspent appropriations. This law is known as the Anti-Deficiency Act (31 U.S. Code Sec. 1341), which deems it illegal for government officials to spend taxpayer money that has not been appropriated by…

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The ticking time-bomb for Hillary

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The Obamacare challenge that won’t die

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee chairman Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is continuing his investigation into Congress’ illegal enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. He is waiting for the Exchange Authority and House and Senate officials to provide him with the names of government officials who directed members of Congress…

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The Clinton Foundation Super PAC

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White House accused of ‘stonewalling’ as it refuses to reveal exactly who attended terrorism summit

The White House did not reveal who attended its three-day terrorism summit until yesterday, making it guilty of stonewalling the American people. The attendees included Russian top spy Alexander Bortnikov, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, National Security Adviser to Israel Yossi Cohen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, Deputy Prime

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Not-Great Scott of Florida

Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) failed to appeal a federal appeals court panel ruling stating Florida cannot clean its voter rolls of non-citizens 90 days before a federal election. This overturned District Judge Zloch’s ruling, which claimed Florida has the right to clean its voter rolls. Governor Scott’s critics include Judicial Watch,…

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Pentagon produces Benghazi docs—finally

The Pentagon released nearly 500 pages about the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack to Judicial Watch in response to a FOIA lawsuit JW filed against the Department of Defense. These documents, although heavily redacted, reveal the  U.S. Africa Command Operations Center (AFRICOM) drafted a military response to the attack a day after…

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Judicial Watch: U.S. Military Tied Benghazi Attack to al-Qaeda Allied Terrorists

Judicial Watch obtained nearly 500 pages from the Pentagon unearthing more information about the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. These documents reveal the U.S. military knew the attack was orchestrated by an affiliated al-Qaeda group working to establish an “Islamic State.” They show that the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) drafted orders for a…

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Vitter Extends Deadline for Obamacare Documents From D.C., House, Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Chairman of the Small Business Committee, is extending the deadline for Obamacare documents from House and Senate officials, and the DC government, to February 24 after receiving unsatisfactory answers from them. The deadline was initially February 13, but Vitter, who’s investigating why Congress illegally enrolled in the…

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Hillary rivals silent on foundation conflicts, but not the ethics watchdogs

The Clinton Foundation has received $2 billion from its donors, which include foreign countries. Of great concern is the $48 million Bill Clinton received while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, which raises questions of whether or not ethics agreements were fulfilled. Judicial Watch analyzed and disclosed the State Department’s 215 ethics

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Obama’s Amnesty Spending May Defy Judge’s Injunction, Federal Antideficiency Act

Yesterday, President Obama announced the Department of Homeland Security will not continue to process executive amnesty applications but will continue to spend taxpayer money processing all of the corresponding paperwork. According to Judge Hanen’s injunction, the DHS is barred from extending DACA and implementing DAPA. Recently, Judicial Watch

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Michelle Obama: Secret trip to Aspen revealed after motorcade sneaks past wreck

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters went on a taxpayer-funded trip to Aspen, Colorado during Valentine’s Day weekend, while President Obama went to California to play golf, speak at a cyber security summit, and fundraise for the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Since last October, according to Washington Examiner, American taxpayers…

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McConnell: Court Ruling Against Obama Amnesty Means Senate Dems Must Stop DHS Obstruction

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently urged Senate Democrats to stop filibustering the House-passed DHS funding bill, which defunds President Obama’s executive amnesty plans. This comes after District Court Judge Hanen’s ruling that decreed these plans to be unconstitutional. Conservative leaders, including Judicial Watch president Tom



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