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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…


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…


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…


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


Judicial Watch Obtains 695 Pages of Obama IRS Scandal Documents – Records Not Produced in Initial Congressional Investigation

First Batch of Records from 7,000-Page Cache Uncovered Last Month (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 695 pages of new documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that contain admissions by IRS officials that the agency used “inappropriate political labels” to screen the tax-exempt applications of conservative organizations.  Other…


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…


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…


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.


Federal Court Hearing Tuesday, April 4, in Clinton Email Case, Judicial Watch Seeking Answers on Abedin/Weiner Laptop Emails

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch today announced a hearing will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, regarding Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails that were sent or received during her tenure from February 2, 2009, to January 31, 2013, as…


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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