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ATF sued over plan to ban popular AR-15 ammo

From WND: A government watchdog agency has filed a federal Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives seeking records related to a proposed rule change that would ban certain types of AR-15 ammunition. The ATF backed off its February 2015 proposal to revise…

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Tax cheat: IRS releases a few of the 7,000 documents it has withheld since 2013

From the World Tribune: IRS officials admitted the agency used “inappropriate political labels” in screening tax-exempt applications of Tea Party and other conservative groups, newly released documents show. Also among 695 pages of new documents obtained by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit were records indicating the…

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Eleven States Threatened With Lawsuits If No Action Taken To Clean Voter Rolls

From The Daily Caller: Watchdog group Judicial Watch (JW) sent out warning letters Monday to 11 states with counties in where the registered voters outnumbers voting-age citizens,  as calculated by the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011-2015 American Community Survey. According to the letters, this is “strong circumstantial evidence that these ……

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Judicial Watch Files Suit Seeking ATF Records on Attempted Ammo Ban

From The Washington Free Beacon: The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch filed suit in federal court on Monday seeking communications records related to the Obama administration’s attempt to ban a popular kind of AR-15 ammunition in 2015. The suit, Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice, was filed in the…

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Judicial Watch Obtains 204 ICE Illegal Alien ‘Detainer Requests’ Denied by Travis County Sheriff

From CNS News: The government watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained 204 illegal alien “detainer requests” from ICE that were denied by the sheriff’s office in Travis County, Texas, and which included detainers for aliens charged with multiple crimes, including 58 DWIs, 34 acts of violence, 14 burglaries, drug possession and…

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Drug Smuggling Tunnels Skyrocketed After U.S. Tightened Border Security

From The Daily Caller: President Donald Trump’s proposed wall won’t stop Mexican cartels from smuggling drugs into the U.S. through illegal tunnels, which increased significantly after a border fence was built and security was considerably tightened. “Illegal tunneling activity on the southwest border of the United States represents a significant and…

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IRS sued again, this time for distributing taxpayers’ info

From WND: The Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act case seeks to force the IRS and the Department of Health and Human Services to reveal records about their sharing of private taxpayer information under Obamacare. Even though Obamacare is expected to be repealed by the new Republican Congress, until that…

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Did the Obama White House Collude with a Politically Motivated Scientist?

From the National Review: Following allegations of impropriety over the handling of a controversial climate change report, a government watchdog group now wants to know whether there was any collaboration between the report’s lead author and a key Obama adviser. On March 27, Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit seeking “all…

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Did the Obama White House Collude with a Politically Motivated Scientist?

From the National Review: The FOIA specifically requests correspondence between Tom Karl, the former head of the climate-data program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and John Holdren, the director of Obama’s Office of Science and Technology Policy. Holdren is from that species of Baby Boomer global catastrophists…

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Ronald Reagan warned us

From The Washington Times: Ronald Reagan warned Americans that freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. America is one generation removed from the late President Reagan’s term in office, and freedom now teeters on the brink of extinction. Freedom will go extinct in America if the Democrats…

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Judicial Watch: Sanctuary policy protected criminal illegal immigrants in Austin, Texas

From the Washington Examiner: The “sanctuary” policy implemented by the sheriff in Austin, Texas, has helped keep illegal aliens charged with robbery, violent acts and threats of terrorism from being apprehended by federal immigration officers, according to the watchdog group Judicial Watch. A so-called sanctuary policy is a decision not…

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The half-baked lies of Susan Rice

From The Washington Times: Most reasonable observers believed or at least hoped that the nation would finally be spared having to listen to the Clinton and Obama administrations’ go-to liar after last November’s election. In the normal course of events, National Security Advisor Susan Rice would have simply packed her…

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New Travis Co Sheriff denied ICE detainers for 58 DUI offenders and 146 others, records show

From Houston Chronicle: The  incoming Travis County Sheriff in February denied at least 204 detention requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement that dated back to 2016 and 2017. Those requests involved 58 people convicted of driving while intoxicated and 34 convicted of assorted acts of violence, including family violence and…

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Potential legal fallout for President Obama, Susan Rice

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel to discuss the reports Susan Rice ordered Trump associates to be “unmasked.” Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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How Flynn could get immunity

From The Hill: Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn is seeking immunity from the House and Senate Intelligence committees before he testifies on what he knows regarding links between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Legal analyst Michael Bekesha of Judicial Watch spoke with The Hill for a primer…

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Release Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails Won’t Be Finished Until October 2020

From the Daily Caller: A federal attorney said Tuesday that officials at the Department of State and other agencies can’t make the remaining 100,000 unreleased Hillary Clinton emails public for 42 months, or until October 2020. Justice Department attorney Jennie Kneedler told U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg Tuesday…

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Chaffetz Vows to Continue Pursuit of Obama-era Corruption

One America’s John Hines spoke to Judicial Watch, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) about their continuing efforts to unearth Obama-era corruption.

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Former US Attorney: Susan Rice Ordered Spy Agencies To Produce ‘Detailed Spreadsheets’ Involving Trump

From The Daily Caller: Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice ordered U.S. spy agencies to produce “detailed spreadsheets” of legal phone calls involving Donald Trump and his aides when he was running for president, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova. “What was produced by the intelligence…

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IRS chief is unexpected survivor in Trump era

From The Hill: One of Republicans’ least favorite Obama administration officials remains in his position: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Some Republicans lawmakers have asked President Trump to ask for Koskinen’s resignation. The commissioner’s term expires in November, but he has said he would step aside sooner if asked by the…

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‘We Must Fight Them’: Trump Goes After Conservatives of Freedom Caucus

From The New York Times: President Trump declared war on the conservatives of the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday, suggesting Republicans should “fight them” in the 2018 midterm elections if they do not back his agenda. “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on…