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Islamic terror cells shift from Mideast to U.S.-Mexican border

From WND: According to the JW report, cartel informants have told law enforcement that “they are only waiting for the order and the times to carry out a simultaneous attack in the different ports of entry or cities of the United States of America.” Drug cartels have a working “agreement”…

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Judicial Watch Goes After ‘Another Corrupt Politician — Eric Holder’

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch’s filing targets “all contracts between the California Legislature and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling,” in addition to “all communications between the California Legislature and former U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling about the…

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Judicial Watch Seeks Eric Holder Contract Documents from California Legislature

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a records request with the California Legislature Joint Rules Committee seeking to examine legislative records regarding the state’s employment of former Obama U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.: All contracts between the California Legislature and former U.S. Attorney General Eric…

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Judicial Watch Continues Fight against Maryland Gerrymandering in US Supreme Court

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch filed a brief in the U. S. Supreme Court in response to Maryland’s attempt to retain its current gerrymandered voter districting plan.  Judicial Watch is seeking a decision from the high court that would reverse a Maryland district court decision.  The filing was the latest…

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Fight still looms over House ethics watchdog

From USA Today: Republican leaders have pledged to hash out a bipartisan agreement by August to address lawmakers’ concerns about the activities of the Office of Congressional Ethics. The House Ethics Committee, which has an equal number of Democratic and Republican lawmakers, will oversee the plan.

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On Watch: Episode 2 New Details About Mexican Heroin Cartels’ Invasion of America

“Chris Farrell’s On Watch” Vodcast: The Islamist Terrorist – Mexican Drug Cartel Nexus: Hezbollah Counterfeiting Operation with Sinaloa Cartel Protection in Juárez, MX (Washington, DC) – Last month, we sent you a Fox News op-ed by Judicial Watch Director of Research and Investigations Chris Farrell revealing some shocking information about…

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A brief history of the House GOP’s failed ethics ploy

From CNN: On the eve of the 115th Congress, as Republicans prepared for the first time in a decade to assume almost unfettered control of the federal government, the House GOP voted in a closed-door meeting to decimate the chamber’s independent nonpartisan oversight office.

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Obama’s Travel Cost Taxpayers More Than $96 Million

From The Washington Free Beacon: Michelle Obama took her daughters to ski in Aspen in February 2016, spending $222,875.58 in travel costs alone. This did not include costs for accommodations, meals, rental cars, ski lift tickets, or attendant costs for U.S. Secret Service personnel. The First Lady also took her daughters to Morocco,…

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House Republicans Humiliated; Reverse Plans to Gut House Ethics Oversight

From Breitbart: “The American people will see this latest push to undermine congressional ethics enforcement as shady and corrupt,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement. “The full House should seriously consider whether it wants to bear the brunt of public outrage and go through with the rule…

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The Latest: House adopts new rules package along party lines

From the Associated Press: The Republican-led House has adopted, largely along party lines, its rules package for the 115th Congress, with Democrats protesting a provision that includes fines for members who use electronic devices to take pictures or video from the House floor.


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