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Senators blast major union support for amnesty

Senators Cruz (R-TX)  and Sessions (R-AL) criticized the AFL-CIO for claiming President Obama’s executive amnesty would help the American people and our economy. Both emphasized President Obama does not have the authority to give close to 5 million people work authorization. Senator Sessions further addressed executive amnesty at a panel…


Security at US consulate in Benghazi in disarray prior to 2012 attack, emails show

Before the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, security at the US consulate there was in disarray. In addition, the security contractor, Blue Mountain Group, was operating without a license while assigned to protect State Department personnel there. This was the result of a business partnership dissolution between Blue…


Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

Legal Insurrection recently won their FOIA lawsuit they filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia. This lawsuit sought to obtain any records relating to the non-prosecution of David Gregory, who held up a 30-round ammunition magazine on his show on NBC News. Before he showed the magazine on his…


Senator ridicules Obama for not signing amnesty order

On December 8, 2014, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) addressed President Obama’s executive amnesty on a panel at Judicial Watch’s headquarters. He specifically discussed how the president’s executive order on amnesty is unconstitutional and severely undermines our nation; he also pointed out how the president contradicted himself 20 times on this


Court Orders Release of Affidavit in Support of Arrest of David Gregory to Judicial Watch, Legal Insurrection Blog

Judicial Watch today announced a win in court that ordered the District of Columbia to make public the affidavit in support of arrest of NBC’s David Gregory in association with a gun law violation committed in December 2012 on Meet the Press.


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

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