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FBI called complicit in Justice Department’s exoneration of IRS official Lois Lerner

The FBI’s damage-control role discouraged the Justice Department from prosecuting former IRS official Lois Lerner in the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups, a watchdog group said. The decision not to reopen the Lerner investigation “comes as no surprise considering that the FBI collaborated with the IRS and is unlikely…


Judicial Watch Statement on Justice Department’s Decision Not to Charge Lois Lerner in IRS Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the  Department of Justice’s decision not to bring charges against Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS, whose own emails place her at the heart of the politicization of the IRS for the…


Judicial Watch: Court Hearing on Monday, September 11, Regarding Taxpayer Lawsuit over San Francisco’s Sanctuary Policy

Lawsuit Involves Federal Authority over Immigration Policy (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced a court hearing will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017, before Judge Harold A. Kahn regarding Judicial Watch’s taxpayer lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) to prevent the use…


Judicial Watch Announces an Expert Special Panel Presentation: ‘Exposing the Deep State’

Panel will be shot live in studio with a nationwide HD feed (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it is hosting special educational panel on Friday, September 15, 2017, from 2 to 3 pm ET to discuss “Exposing the Deep State.”  The expert panelists currently include: Dr. Sebastian…


New documents trigger questions about special treatment for Congress under Obamacare

The application that members of Congress and their aides were asked to fill out in November 2013 for health insurance had them attest to several questions they could not answer accurately, according to documents from the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority obtained by Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act. They…


Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit on behalf of Daily Caller News Foundation for Comey Memos

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of the Daily Caller News Foundation against the U.S. Department of Justice seeking memoranda allegedly written by former FBI Director James Comey regarding his discussions with President Donald Trump and Trump’s…


Judicial Watch Statement on Trump Administration Decision to End Obama Era Illegal Alien Amnesty Program

‘President Trump’s decision helps restore the rule of law and constitutional governance’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s formal announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “Judicial Watch applauds the Trump administration’s decision to


Trump’s decision to end DACA has plenty of support

Mark Spencer is with the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch. He said it was only a matter of time before the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was abolished because the executive order was unconstitutional. Spencer believes what the president did was both smart and generous. “Smart in the sense – Congress do…


Fitton: Judge Forces the State Department to Open Up on Clinton Emails

Way too slowly, but surely, the government is revealing, under our pressure, what it knows about Hillary Clinton’s scandalous misuse of email. Last week United States District Judge James E. Boasberg ruled that the Department of State must make public a FBI declaration detailing its efforts to retrieve the former secretary of…


Conservatives React to DACA Decision

Conservatives across the country are reacting to President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and their views are mixed. Roughly 800,000 people have benefited from the program, which allows people who illegally came to the United States as children with their parents to stay…

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