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Judicial Watch Lawsuit Forces Release of DOJ Emails Showing IRS’s Lois Lerner Met with DOJ Officials Just Before 2010 Elections

Judicial Watch today released internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner had been in contact with DOJ officials about the possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt entities two full years before what the IRS conceded was its “absolutely inappropriate” 2012 targeting of the organizations. According to the newly


Why I’m Suing the Justice Dept.: Its Unlawful Freedom of Info. Response

In a detailed article on her website, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson explains why she teamed up with Judicial Watch to sue the Department of Justice. On November 19, 2014, Attkisson filed a FOIA lawsuit against the DOJ with Judicial Watch to acquire “any and all [FBI] records concerned, regarding or…


Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to Address President Obama’s Latest Amnesty Moves

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it will host a presentation by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL):  “Immigration and the Rule of Law.” Special introduction will be given by Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Senator Sessions will discuss the impacts of illegal immigration and the impacts of President Obama’s unilateral “executive…


Amnesty shocker! The secret behind Obama’s ‘order’

In an interview with World Net Daily, Judicial Watch’s president Tom Fitton said DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson’s memo on President Obama’s executive amnesty demands for non-appropriated taxpayer money to be spent and seeks to exercise prosecutorial discretion rather than change rules. In addition, he suggested a criminal investigation should take


Bad things happen to whistleblowers when watchdogs become attack dogs

Terrance Peterson, who complained to the Inspector General about unsanitary conditions at a VA hospital in Wilmington, DE, faced whistleblower retaliation from the VA. In response, Chris Farrell, Director of Research and Investigation at Judicial Watch, commented that many whisteblowers are ostracized and referred to psychiatric counseling. Judicial Watch will


Documents: Obama Administration Paid Baptist Family Services Over $182 Million to House Illegal Aliens

Recently, Judicial Watch uncovered that the HHS has paid $186,129,786 to the Baptist Children and Family Services for the care of illegal alien children for four months. This taxpayer money went to BCFS facilities in Fort Sill, OK, and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Read more about  Judicial Watch’s work uncovering…


Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid Baptist Children and Family Services $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of Illegal Alien Children

Judicial Watch announced today that on September 9, 2014, it received documents from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that the Obama administration paid Baptist Children and Family Services (BCFS) $182,129,786 to provide “basic shelter care” to 2,400 “unaccompanied alien children” (UAC) for four months in 2014.


Report: Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studios targeted by terrorists in 2009

Judicial Watch uncovered that Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studios and the “Sears Tower” (renamed Willis Tower) were the targets of a terrorist truck-bomb plot in 2009. The alleged bomb plotters are Emad Karakrah and Hector Pedroza Huerta, who planned to use a U-Haul-style trailer to carry out their proposed terrorist attacks. Read more about


IGs form front line of war on waste and fraud, but weak links remain


Obama Admits: ‘I Just Took an Action to Change the Law’

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