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Clinton, McCain Got Illegal Cash From Indicted Jordanian

A Jordanian businessman with ties to a major Republican fundraiser has been indicted for making tens of thousand of dollars in illegal contributions to Florida’s governor and three presidential candidates, including Hillary Clinton. In a six-count federal grand jury indictment Ala’a al-Ali, who lives in the Dominican Republic, is charged with conspiracy and making illegal contributions to the 2008 presidential campaigns of Arizona Senator John McCain, former New…

Clinton Budget Guru In More Trouble

Years after disgracefully resigning amid scandal, federal regulators have charged Bill Clinton’s budget director for manipulating earnings to increase his hefty bonus when he headed the giant government-sponsored mortgage company Fannie Mae. Franklin Raines submitted misleading and inaccurate accounting statements and inaccurate capital reports that enabled him to grow Fannie Mae in an unsafe and unsound manner, according to the 153-page notice of charges filed by the Office of…

White House Uses Clinton Defense

A Congressional oversight committee is investigating a secret electronic mail system for high-ranking White House officials that could violate a federal act requiring preservation and subsequent public disclosure of all official government business. The communication system is operated by the Republican National Committee and, ironically, White House officials insist that it is appropriate because it was modeled after a system created and used by Bill Clinton and his…

Clinton Judge Blocks Florida Voter ID Law

…names and many blacks favor nontraditional names or spellings. Those factors put the two groups at greater risk of error when their names are matched against the federal database, according to the group that challenged the law, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Appointed to the federal bench by Bill Clinton, Judge Mickle agreed in his ruling that…

Clinton Judge Blocks Law To Curb Illegal Immigration

…apartment in the city. The judge, Sam Lindsay, was appointed to the federal bench in 1998 by Bill Clinton. It was a historic appointment because Lindsay was the first black federal judge in Northern Texas. The pro illegal immigration group (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) that demanded blocking the Farmers Branch law rejoiced at the ruling, saying that it sends a clear message that…

Clinton State Dept. Blew $18.5 Mil to Renovate Unused Afghan Jail

While this doesn’t compare to the Benghazi terrorist attacks, here’s yet another State Department scandal that occurred under Hillary Clinton; the agency blew $18.5 million to renovate a prison in Afghanistan that remains unfinished and unused years after the U.S.-funded work began. It gets better; the State Department officer overseeing the multi-million-dollar boondoggle was corrupt and convicted for accepting bribes from an agency contractor, according to a scathing report…

Clinton Donor Tied To Mexican Drug Trade

An influential Democratic donor who has given Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign the federal limit and has been indicted for illegally practicing law, had his offices raided by authorities who say he launders money for Mexican drug cartels. Renowned in ritzy Corpus Christi circles, Mauricio Celis has for years been one of Texas’ most generous Democratic donors, but the millionaire businessman has been the center of an ongoing criminal…

Clinton Judge Strikes Hazleton Illegal Alien Law

The nation’s first federal trial to decide whether local governments can act to curb illegal immigration ended with a Clinton-appointed judge striking down a northeastern Pennsylvania city’s law as unconstitutional. The nine-day bench trial began months ago and featured a face off between Latino rights groups and Hazleton Pennsylvania officials defending their right to rid their quaint little city of violent illegal immigrants in the wake of federal…

JW’s “Ten Most Corrupt Politicians” of 2008

…Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY): Let’s start with the fact that Hillary Clinton is constitutionally ineligible to serve as Secretary of State in the Obama administration. According to the Ineligibility Clause of the United States Constitution, no member of Congress can be appointed to an office that has benefited from a salary increase during the time that Senator or Representative served in Congress. A January 2008 Executive Order signed…

Gowdy’s Game Plan

…Independent Panel on Best Practices convened after the Benghazi attacks—three middle-aged white guys from the State Department. Could anything be more boring? Across the land—or at least across Washington—the disappointment among star-spangled partisans on both sides of the aisle was palpable. No Crazytown thunderbolts from wild-eyed conservatives? No discussion of Hillary Clinton, stand down, or arms supplies to Syria? Privately, the Right grumbled that Gowdy was in over his head….

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2006

…to conspiracy, fraud and a host of other charges on January 3, 2006, and was sent to prison in November to serve a five-year, 10-month sentence for defrauding banks of $23 million in Florida in 2000. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) — In January 2006, Hillary Clinton’s fundraising operation was fined $35,000 by the Federal Election Commission for failing to accurately report more than $700,000 in contributions to Clinton’s Senate 2000…

Obama Administration Tells Federal Court Privacy Act Does Not Apply to White House

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the Obama administration argued in a recent court filing that the Privacy Act does not apply to the Executive Office of the President (EOP). This court filing came in a Judicial Watch lawsuit filed in 1996 against the Clinton White House related to a scandal known as “Filegate,” where the Clinton White House obtained…

More Trouble In Obama’s Cabinet

The day after an Obama cabinet pick gets exposed for enacting legislation to benefit one of her politically famous husband’s benefactors, another withdrew under investigation for giving a shady company a lucrative state contract after it donated big bucks to his political action committee.  The two separate incidents mark the latest of several scandals to come out of Barack Obama’s supposedly smooth transition camp. First, Hillary Clinton’s hometown newspaper…

$90 Mil Later U.S. Failed to Build Enough Housing in Haiti

…summer a federal audit revealed that hundreds of millions of dollars have gone to wasteful projects on the island with the single largest chunk—$170.3 million—going to a failed port and power plant adventure heavily promoted by Bill and Hillary Clinton. The Clinton-backed power and port venture is the biggest and most expensive failure mentioned in the probe, which was ordered by a Florida congresswoman who confirmed a “troubling lack of…

So Long and Thanks for All the Reports

The office of the Independent Counsel has been shut down but its juicy and scathing reports from the Bill Clinton administration will always be around. Prompted by the Watergate affair, the Independent Counsel was a judicially appointed investigator created by the 1978 Ethics in Government Act. The idea was to avoid a conflict of interest if the executive branch investigated its own officials. The office was quite busy when…



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