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Mills, State Department oppose video release in Judicial Watch Clinton email case

Lawyers for the State Department and former Hillary Clinton aide Cheryl Mills are opposing a conservative group’s move to unseal videos of depositions taken in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit relating to Clinton’s use of a private email account.

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‘People Don’t Understand How Hard This Is’

From LifeZette: That was the case with Michelle Obama’s appearance on Oprah’s CBS prime-time special Monday night. The nation’s outgoing first lady confirmed she has no plans to run for office — although the Left crowned her its most effective surrogate during Hillary Clinton’s disastrous White House bid.

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Judicial Watch Wants Sessions to Root Evil Out of DOJ

From The Daily Beast: The group, Judicial Watch, caused rolling problems for Hillary Clinton’s campaign because it was—in the view of Clinton allies—simultaneously incredibly fringy and incredibly effective. But they don’t think Clinton’s loss is necessarily a win for good governance.

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Mills, State Department oppose video release in Clinton email case

From Politico: Attorneys for State, former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and her former deputy Huma Abedin are urging U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan not to disturb a prior order barring publication of videos of the depositions taken in the case brought by watchdog group Judicial Watch. Transcripts…

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Obama and family arrive in Hawaii for final taxpayer-funded vacation

From the Washington Examiner: Obama descended the steps of Air Force One at 10:45 p.m. HST at a tropical 70-degree temperature, according to press pool reports. Gov. David Ige, D-Hawaii; Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell; Sen. Brian Schatz, R-Hawaii; and Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command were on…

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Muhammad Ali’s FBI File Released After Conservative Group’s Lawsuit

From LawNewz: The Ali documents, which primarily concern Ali’s dealings with the Nation of Islam, were first distributed to Judicial Watch on November 21st before being added to the FBI’s website late Thursday. According to the most recent status report filed in the case, another batch from his file should be released around…

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Liberals cribbing from conservatives’ playbook to attack Trump

From Politico: “The post-election scramble to build a liberal version of Judicial Watch is underway. The working theory: if you can’t beat ’em, copy ’em. Activists and donors on the left looking to avenge Hillary Clinton’s loss have zeroed in on how the conservative watchdog peppered the Democratic nominee with…

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Liberals cribbing from conservatives’ playbook to attack Trump

From Politico: Activists and donors on the left looking to avenge Hillary Clinton’s loss have zeroed in on how the conservative watchdog peppered the Democratic nominee with lawsuits over her use of a private email server and managed to drag out the damaging story through much of the election year.…

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DHS Gave Somalis Sensitive Info In Airport ‘Community Engagement Tours’

From The Daily Caller: The briefings Somali groups received were so sensitive that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) redacted 14 sections of the 31 pages Judicial Watch received under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on the basis that releasing the information could risk law enforcement operations, known as…

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Obama On Russian Hacking: ‘We Need To Take Action. And We Will’

From npr: In an interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep that is airing Friday on Morning Edition, Obama said, “I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections … we need to take action. And we will — at a time…

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Chris Farrell Reveals Shocking New Details About Mexican Heroin Cartels’ Invasion of America

Mexican drug cartels are the “other” terrorist threat to America. Militant Islamists have the goal of destroying the United States. Mexican drug cartels are now accomplishing that mission – from within, every day, in virtually every community across this country.

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How Trump Can Avoid the Ethical Tar Pit

From the New York Times: Over the years, Judicial Watch has called out many White House conflicts of interest. We fought in court against President Bill Clinton’s taking money to pay his legal bills through a legal-defense fund. During the George W. Bush administration, we questioned the propriety of his…

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Obama Admin: Requiring Employees in US Speak English Is Discriminatory

From Townhall: Two years ago, the administration laid the foundation for the new measures by suing a private American business for discriminating against Hispanic and Asian employees because they didn’t speak English on the job. The case involved a Green Bay Wisconsin metal and plastic manufacturer that fired a group…

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Sanctuary cities: The costs to taxpayers

From Fox News: Judicial Watch acquired information indicating soaring crime rates in San Francisco since availing itself as a Sanctuary City, turning a blind eye to federal code and violating Constitutional principles. Other cities followed suit.

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The other terror threat: ISIS wants to destroy the US, this group already is

From Fox News: ISIS only dreams of exacting the human casualties the Mexican cartels achieve, despite decades of the “War on Drugs.”  The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) estimates heroin-related overdose deaths increased 244 percent between 2007 and 2013. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimated nearly 1,000,000

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Final Tally on Obama’s 2015 Family Vacation to Hawaii Is Out. And the Cost to Taxpayers Is Astronomical…

From the Independent Review Journal: Already, Trump has made one significant announcement about how he intends to cut taxpayers’ costs on presidential travel. After being criticized for first saying he’s putting the nix on a $4 billion contract with Boeing to develop new Air Force One planes, he has since stated that…

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Sincerest Liberal Flattery for a Conservative Watchdog

From Bloomberg: So guess what Democratic activists, led by a prominent Clintonite, are doing? Creating their own version of Judicial Watch to take on Donald Trump. You can’t miss the irony of liberals copying something they’ve loudly deplored. Still, their plan could provide an effective counter to the president-elect’s aversion…

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Sincerest Liberal Flattery for a Conservative Watchdog

From Bloomberg: “Nobody on the conservative side has hounded Democrats, especially the Clintons, as relentlessly as the self-styled anti-corruption watchdog group Judicial Watch. It has loosed avalanches of lawsuitssince its founding in 1994, most recently playing a major role in Hillary Clinton’s e-mail controversy. Even its enemies acknowledge its

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Judge Nap: ‘Obama’s first political scandal may turn out to also be his last political scandal’

From BIZPAC Review: Judicial Watch is suing the Department of Justice for the notes of FBI interviews (known as 302’s) with Obama related to the agency’s criminal investigation of Blagojevich. In 2011, Blagojevich was convicted on a dozen corruption charges for trying to sell Obama’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder. Blagojevich…

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Judicial Watch asks judge to release videos in Clinton email case

A conservative group that played a key role in legal battles over access to Hillary Clinton’s emails is asking a federal judge to release videos of depositions top Clinton aides and other State Department officials gave in connection with the litigation over her use of a private email server as secretary of state.