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Final tally: President sticks taxpayers with $100M vacation tab

From WND: As a candidate in 2008, then Sen. Barack Obama, R-Ill., vowed he would give up vacations if elected president, in order to completely focus on his job. Fast-forward to the present, and it is now projected Obama will have spent more than $100 million taxpayer dollars on vacations…

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Trump gets green light to go after Hillary’s emails

From WND: A federal appeals court has opened the door for Donald Trump’s U.S. attorney general, which will be Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., if confirmed, to intervene in the case of Hillary Clinton’s use of an unsecured, private computer server in her home for classified information.

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Video: Opinion Journal: A New Clinton Email Probe?

From the Wall Street Journal: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on a federal appeals court ruling against the State Department. Photo credit: Getty Images.

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Report: Latin America Offers A Haven For Jihadis

From the Daily Caller: Translated by watchdog group Judicial Watch on Wednesday, the document states, “Latin America represents an important region for Islamic radicalism because conditions enable the free, almost undetectable, movement of their members throughout the region.”

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Clinton Email Case Back On; Court Says More Could Have Been Done to Turn Over Messages

From LawNewz: Just when you thought that the Hillary Clintonemail saga was over, a new development surfaced on Tuesday by way of a federal appellate judge’s ruling. Judge Stephen Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of conservative groups Judicial Watch and Cause of Action in their lawsuits against…

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Appeals court revives suits over Hillary Clinton emails

From Politico: A federal appeals court has revived a pair of lawsuits seeking to force the federal government to sue former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a quest to try to recover more emails from the private server she used while secretary of state.

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When a president runs a tab

From The Washington Times: Only this same churl would expect President Obama and his family to spend their Christmas holidays at Disneyland, shoot miniature golf and sup at Cracker Barrel, but the Obamas have really put on the dog over the eight years of the Obama era. Our Dave Boyer…

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Sanctuary Cities Raise Legal Defense Funds For Illegal Immigrants

From The Daily Caller: The Chicago City Council approved a $1.3 million legal defense fund to aid illegal immigrants facing deportation last Tuesday. Less than a week later, Los Angeles city officials revealed Wednesday their fund has more than seven times the money of Chicago.

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Conservative group sues city, de Blasio over the mayor’s interactions with South Africa ambassador

From New York Daily News: Judicial Watch Inc. said it filed a formal request for “any and all records of communications” between the two men in June after the mayor said Gaspard was “an agent of the city” along with four other men who act as de Blasio’s informal kitchen…

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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.