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Finally, Suing IRS Over All Those Emails

Judicial Watch filed a new FOIA lawsuit asking for “any and all records related to the destruction of damaged hard drives from IRS employee computers from January 1, 2010, to the present.” This lawsuit focuses on the records of these destroyed hard drives in another JW lawsuit. Meanwhile, the Treasury…

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Congress’ Obamacare self-exemption OK, judge rules

D.C. Superior Court judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. recently dismissed Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit challenging Congress’ illegal enrollment in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Dixon stood by the Office of Personnel Management’s ruling, which claims federal law trumps D.C. law on this matter, even though the D.C. government admitted Congress

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Judge Dismisses Obamacare Lawsuit Targeting Congressional Health Care

DC Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. dismissed a FOIA lawsuit Judicial Watch filed on behalf of DC resident Kirby Vining regarding Congress’ enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. Although the DC government acknowledged that Congress is not a small business under DC law, it cited a 2013 Office…

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Judicial Watch FOIA: State knew Ansar al-Sharia claimed Benghazi attack in first hours

Judicial Watch recently obtained emails from the State Department revealing that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides knew that Ansar al-Sharia caused the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Despite that, Clinton told the American people the attack was caused by a spontaneous riot in response to a YouTube video…

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Emails prove Hillary ‘terror’ lie in Benghazi

After filing a FOIA lawsuit against the State Department regarding the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, Judicial Watch received a trove of emails that reveal then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides knew the attack was caused by a group affiliated with al Qaeda. Despite being informed of this,…

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Hillary Clinton’s Top Aides Knew from First Minutes that Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, E-mails Disclose

Judicial Watch recently obtained email exchanges showing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aides knew who caused the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Despite this, Clinton proceeded to blame the attack on the Benghazi compound on a YouTube video criticizing Islam. In fact, Cheryl Mills, Clinton’s then-Chief of Staff, advised State…

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Judicial Watch president talks ‘smoking gun’ emails on Benghazi

From a FOIA lawsuit filed against the State Department, Judicial Watch obtained new documents showing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s advisors knew of the terrorist attack on the Benghazi consulate in 2012. That knowledge came from email exchanges among them obtained by Judicial Watch. Despite that, Clinton issued a fallacious…

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Foreign donation slipped Clinton vetting process

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Bubba’s buckraking points to more problems for Hillary

Bill Clinton’s speeches made during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State have been the subject of much discussion recently. A speech Clinton would have made in Shanghai, which would have been funded through the charity of hedge fund manager Kai Jiang’s wife, is receiving the most scrutiny. Judicial Watch and Washington

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Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

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Hillary’s State Department OK’d Bill’s big-money speeches

When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, the State Department easily approved speeches Bill Clinton ultimately gave around the world. However, one speech that he planned to give in China received additional scrutiny from the department since the Chinese government was going to make money off of it or fund…

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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…