Judicial Watch Tipsheet

01-11-17

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TIPS

Airport Shooter Converted to Islam, Identified as Aashiq Hammad Years Before Joining Army — “The Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooter is a Muslim convert who years before joining the U.S. Army took on an Islamic name (Aashiq Hammad), downloaded terrorist propaganda and recorded Islamic religious”…http://jwatch.us/8K2cDM

Federal Judge Orders Homeland Security to Produce “Preservation Requests” for Email Records for Secretary Jeh Johnson, Top DHS Officials — “Judicial Watch announced that a federal court judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to produce this week any “preservation”…http://jwatch.us/78uJ9C

Judicial Watch Seeks Eric Holder Contract Documents from California Legislature — ” Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a records request with the California Legislature Joint Rules Committee seeking to examine legislative records regarding the state’s employment of former Obama U.S.”…http://jwatch.us/3ZECCL

Food-Stamp Recipients Can Order from Amazon, Other Online Retailers — “Food-stamp recipients can use their taxpayer-funded benefit to order online from retailers like Amazon under a new Obama administration initiative that aims to facilitate the shopping experience for rural and urban residents. It”…http://jwatch.us/Dyv8aC

Judicial Watch Continues Fight against Maryland Gerrymandering in US Supreme Court — “Judicial Watch filed a brief in the U. S. Supreme Court in response to Maryland’s attempt to retain its current gerrymandered voter districting plan. Judicial Watch is seeking a decision from the high court that”…http://jwatch.us/DLqRaN

 

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The right choice? — “Tom Fitton, president of the conservative group Judicial Watch, tells Newsweek that Hardiman “seems to be a bright, capable, conservative jurist” with a “compelling backstory” and a “great reputation.” Even with Hardiman’s connections to both political parties, though, Fitton says Democrats likely won’t approve of any Trump nominee. “There will be some Democrats who will vote for a nominee of President Trump,” he says. “[But] the majority of Democrats are evidently going to take the stance that there will be no acceptable nominee.”…http://bit.ly/2ivJkyg

California Cronies  — Judicial Watch filed a records request with the California State Legislature on Monday regarding the recent hiring of former United States Attorney General Eric Holder to help the state resist President-elect Donald Trump. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton called Monday’s “records request” an effort to “expose how California state legislators are wasting tax dollars to take care of another corrupt politician – Eric Holder – under the guise of resisting the rule of law on immigration and other matters.”… http://bit.ly/2jaDIdK


 

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