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Judicial Watch takes EPA to court over social media campaign

The conservative group Judicial Watch is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over failing to hand over documents detailing its use of social media to promote the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. Rule. The group filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the EPA to release internal…

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Presidential Travel Costs Taxpayers Dearly

Our presidents are catered to 24/7, and nobody would deny them safety and tools to do their job. However, all too often they seem to be tempted to slip into occasional ostentation, to conflate their personal and political agendas with the duties of their office.  You know it happens —we do…

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Christie projects calm on budget despite impasse over tapping Blue Cross funds

Gov. Christie on Tuesday suggested he was confident the state would pass a budget by its June 30 deadline, even as lawmakers squabble over a controversial proposal to tap reserve funds from the state’s largest health insurance company. Horizon and its allies continued to attack the proposal Tuesday, saying it amounted to…

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It Is Time For Trump To Deep-Six The Deep State

Judicial Watch has also filed a lawsuit against the CIA, the Department of Justice, and the Treasury Department for records on those making illegal leaks stating the following, “There is a deep state, shadow government, in place, a government staffed by recent appointees or hires of Obama. There are lots…

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Did Chris Christie Shake Down an Insurance Company as Part of a Backdoor Deal?

Judicial Watch has begun investigating Governor Chris Christie for a very bizarre turn of events. The Governor has demanded Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, a non-profit insurance company, fork over $300 million from its reserves to a government program. The insurance company has objected because of the financial position it would…

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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice Says She’s a Victim of Racism and Sexism

Former national security adviser and UN ambassador Susan Rice refuses to go quietly into retirement, even though she remains one of the most controversial figures of the Obama Administration. She’s especially bitter that organizations like Judicial Watch continue to look into Rice’s efforts to “unmask” certain Trump transition officials named in foreign…

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Fitton: Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at Obama Presidential Library

Judicial Watch performed a massive public service last week. We exposed how key Obama spying scandal documents, including the infamous Susan Rice unmasking records, were moved to the Obama Presidential Library. The National Security Council (NSC) informed us by letter on May 23, 2017, that the materials regarding the unmasking by Obama…

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Taking Up Trump Travel Ban, High Court Puts Injunctions on Ice

Giving force to pieces of President Donald Trump’s ban on Muslim travel in the United States, the Supreme Court took up the controversial case Monday as its last act before summer recess. Consolidating twin challenges against the executive order, the high court noted that the injunctions put in place against…

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Video: Supreme Court reinstates key parts of Trump’s travel order

June 26, 2017 – 8:34 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Making Money with Charles Payne” on the Fox Business Network discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s travel ban decision. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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Watchdog: Congress using fraudulent applications to get healthcare benefits subsidized by taxpayers

Judicial Watch is asking the Trump administration to end the practice of Congress members and their staff getting, with taxpayer subsidies, health care coverage through the District of Columbia’s small business Obamacare exchange. Judicial Watch said it had previously uncovered false applications filed by the House of Representatives and Senate…

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Transfer of Susan Rice unmasking records to Obama library stalls House investigators

Susan Rice’s unmasking of names was the focus of a firestorm barely two months ago. Rice said “I’m not going to sit here and prejudge” whether willing to testify before Congress, but later refused a Senate request to testify voluntarily. The unmasking issue took an unexpected turn when Judicial Watch…

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U.S. Supreme Court could change the political map of Texas

Critics call that an “efficiency gap,” which can only be explained by partisan gerrymandering. Now before the high court, they hope to find a way to close the gap. Conservative groups argue that there is no way to estimate what each party “should” win in a fair election. The redistricting…

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Obama administration records on Trump team ‘unmasking’ withheld from Judicial Watch

A high-level group in the White House is stonewalling attempts by a government watchdog to obtain records about the Obama administration’s so-called unmasking of people on President Trump’s campaign and transition teams, according to Judicial Watch. The government watchdog group told Fox News that the National Security Council, a White…

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Judge Frees Illegal Immigrant MS-13 Member Because Of ‘Rights Violations’

An Obama-appointed federal judge in Virginia early this month released a Honduran teen who sold drugs, illegally crossed the U.S. border, and was a member of the violent street gang MS-13. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon ordered the 17-year-old to be released because his “rights had been violated” after…

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Sealing and transfer of Susan Rice records angers House committee investigating ‘unmasking’

House intelligence committee sources say career officials at the National Security Council are slow-walking the delivery of subpoenaed records on former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice’s handling of classified information and the “unmasking” of Trump campaign workers — material from the Russian hacking probe that middle-level NSC managers claim…

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Susan Rice Unmasking Docs Sealed in Obama Presidential Library for Next 5 Years

In April, reports emerged that Rice had requested to “unmask” — or unveil the hidden names of — Trump transition officials who were caught up in surveillance of foreign targets. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton explained on “Fox & Friends” that they received a letter informing them that their request…

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As Email Probes Continue, Clinton Could Have Security Clearance Revoked

Just when she thought the email scandal was behind her, Hillary Clinton is facing yet another investigation into her handling of classified information—this time by the State Department. According to FoxNews.com and Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, a formal inquiry has been opened looking into whether her use of…

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Docs That Could Show if Susan Rice ‘Unmasked’ Trump Transition Team Have Fallen Into Obama Library ‘Memory Hole’

Documents that could help explain who outed Trump transition team conversations, announcements, and meetings and then leaked them have been found. That’s the good news. Now the bad news: Those documents are at the currently nonexistent Obama Presidential Library and locked up for five years — unless Congress or the special prosecutor…

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Video: Susan Rice unmasking ‘evidence’ off limits for five years?

June 21 – 2:58 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel to discuss the fact that materials regarding the unmasking by Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice of “the identities of any U.S. citizens associated with the Trump presidential campaign or transition…

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Hillary Clinton’s Security Clearance Could be Revoked as the Email Server Investigation is Reopened

In a development that may provide Donald Trump some reprieve from the various investigations dogging his presidency, the State Department announced that it was conducting an inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s email protocols. According to Fox News, neither Clinton nor her aides have been stripped of their security clearances and are therefore…