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Administration memo tells border agents they can release drunk drivers

Judicial Watch recently obtained a memo DHS issued to Customs and Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona sector urging them to release drunk drivers. DHS argues these agents do not have to intervene in state crimes and are least liable for being sued if they do not arrest these drivers. However,…


Judicial Watch Statement on the Potential Violation of Law in President Obama’s Proposed Expansion of DACA

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding potential criminal and civil violations of law in the implementation of President Obama’s executive actions for immigration, which may be in violation of the Antideficiency Act: “Judicial Watch calls upon Congress, its committees, or its members to…


Outrage! IRS workers who evaded paying taxes receive bonuses

About 140 IRS employees who were fired from their jobs for committing tax fraud or carrying out misconduct will be coming back to the IRS. In addition, Judicial Watch has revealed that IRS employees who evaded paying taxes received bonuses. This information comes from the IRS inspector general, who revealed that…


Obama administration won’t release IRS targeting documents

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recently declined The Hill’s FOIA request seeking more than 500 pages of documents pertaining to the IRS scandal. The Hill sought government documents on how conservative groups seeking non-profit status were targeted and scrutinized by the IRS. TIGTA denied the request on the basis of…


Administration stonewalling on releasing IRS docs

The Hill recently had their FOIA request seeking more than 500 pages about the IRS scandal denied by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The Hill appealed their request but TIGTA claimed personal privacy and interagency communication exemptions in response to that. TIGTA included these documents in their May 2013 report, and Judicial


Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Brief In Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Law

Amicus brief argues attacks on election integrity law will “discourage citizen participation” in elections. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in opposition to a lower court ruling…


New Documents Offer Glimpse into Criminal Investigation of Obama IRS Scandal

Judicial Watch today released new internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel’s office delayed approval of an IRS employee’s meeting with DOJ and FBI investigators into the Obama IRS targeting scandal.


Sen. Vitter plans probe of congressional Obamacare applications full of ‘false information’

The Senate’s Small Business Committee chairman Senator Vitter (R-LA) plans to investigate how Congress illegally enrolled in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Congress’ falsified applications, which say the House and Senate each have 45 employees, and that Congress is a small business, were first obtained by Judicial Watch through a FOIA…


David Vitter investigates how Congress became a ‘small business’ under Obamacare

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee, is investigating how Congress illegally enrolled in Obamacare’s D.C. Small Business Exchange through falsified applications. To understand how Congress falsely classified itself as a small business, Senator Vitter is requesting for government documents detailing how the D.C.


Trey Gowdy’s secret tapes focus on Hillary’s Islamic adventure

Trey Gowdy’s Select Committee on Benghazi is investigating newly released audiotapes revealing communications between the Department of Defense and Muammar Gaddafi’s son about Hillary Clinton’s involvement in the 2011 US mission to invade Libya. According to the tapes, an intermediary who corresponded with Gaddafi’s son alleges Hillary

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