Judicial Watch Obtains Records Revealing $937,487.94 in Security Expenses for Obamas’ 2013 Vacations to Honolulu and Aspen
Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing the security costs for the Obama Family’s 2013 vacation in Honolulu and Martha’s Vineyard, and the flight cost for the First Lady’s 2014 ski trip to Aspen, CO, came to $972,450.24 in taxpayer-paid vacation expenses.
Judicial Watch Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Utah Amendment 3 Defining Marriage as Between a Man and Woman
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on September 4, 2014, it filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of Utah’s constitutional Amendment 3, defining marriage as consisting “only of the legal union between a man and a woman.”
Judicial Watch Sues Department of Homeland Security for Records Relating to ICE 2013 Release of 36,000 Criminal Aliens
Judicial Watch announced today on July 21, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain records relating to the release by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of 36,000 criminal aliens in 2013.
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 900 pages of newly released internal documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicating there may have been a serious rift between the agency’s 9/11 Commission Task Force (Task Force) and the National Commission on Terrorism (Commission) in tracking the activities of U.S.-born al-Qaeda leader
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today about the pending retirement of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder…
Judicial Watch announced today that on September 17, 2014, it filed an amicus curiae brief, on its own behalf and on behalf of the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) and Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill, with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit asking the Court to uphold a District Court denial of a motion for a preliminary injunction to
Federal Court Denies DOJ Motion for Delay, Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents List to Judicial Watch by October 22
Judicial Watch announced today that on September 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that by October 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must submit a “Vaughn index” listing Fast and Furious materials Judicial Watch sought in its June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit.
Obama July Political Fundraising Trips to Denver, New York City Cost Taxpayers $1,159,823.50 in Flight Expenses Alone
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained U.S. Department of Air Force Headquarters Air Mobility Command records detailing expenditures of $1,159,823.50 by President Obama in flight costs alone for his July 2014 fundraising trips to Denver, Colorado, and New York, New York.
Citing IRS Wrongdoing, Judicial Watch Asks Federal Court to Permit Discovery to Find ‘Missing’ Emails in IRS Abuse Scandal
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Motion for Limited Discovery in its Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in order to force the agency to comply with federal court orders to produce information about how “lost and/or destroyed” IRS…
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today on the Select Committee on Benghazi, which will have its first hearing today, Wednesday, September 17, at 10 a.m. on the implementation of the State Department’s Benghazi Accountability Review Board (ARB) recommendations.