Judicial Watch Tipsheet

02-08-17

Top Stories

TIPS

JW Obtains Eric Holder Contract Documents from California Legislature Regarding Law Firm’s Work in Developing ‘Legal Strategies’ Against Trump Administration — “Judicial Watch announced today that on January 12, 2017, it obtained records from the California Legislature Joint Rules”…http://jwatch.us/GVePau

Federal Court Hearing on FBI Clinton Records – Agency Wants Up to Two Years to Turn Over 35 Records — “Judicial Watch today announced a hearing will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2017, regarding Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking records held by the”…http://jwatch.us/sxnMtt

New State Department Records Reveal Clinton Aide Abedin Secured State Dept. Lunch Invitation for Major Clinton Foundation Donor — “Judicial Watch released 549 pages of new State Department records, including previously unreleased email exchanges in which Hillary Clinton top aide”…http://jwatch.us/HifNjB

DHS IG Who Let Obama Defy Court Rulings Against Illegal Amnesty Acts Probes Trump Muslim Order — “The Obama-appointed inspector general who looked the other way when his boss enacted illegal amnesty programs and ignored federal court injunctions blocking them has launched an”…http://jwatch.us/SrsNx6

Judicial Watch Pursues California Supreme Court Challenge to University of California In-State Tuition Benefits for Illegal Aliens — “Federal immigration law requires that a state law providing benefits to illegal aliens must “affirmatively” provide for such eligibility. In 2011 the California State Legislature”…http://jwatch.us/vk6PKE

 

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Media Coverage

Winter White House — “Judicial Watch, the conservative nonprofit that tracked Obama’s travel, told POLITICO that it plans to file a Freedom of Information Act request for a full accounting of Trump’s travel costs for the weekend getaway. “I hope he reflects on the costs of doing that and sees if there’s any savings to be achieved,” said Tom Fitton, president of the group. “He should check out Camp David and see if he can make better use of that.” He added there are “real costs of going back and forth,” as Trump has said he plans to do regularly throughout his presidency …”http://politi.co/2kZpvVi

Turning a blind eye?  — “Special Order 40 prohibited officers from initiating contact with anyone for the sole purpose of learning their immigration status and ruled out arrests for violation of U.S. immigration law. Its purpose was to build trust so that fear of deportation would not dissuade immigrants who were crime victims or witnesses from cooperating with police. Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group, filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court seeking an order to prevent the LAPD from enforcing the policy…” http://lat.ms/2jUzTgP

Clinton Emails Show Huma Abedin Assisting Clinton Foundation Donor — “New State Department emails obtained by Judicial Watch show that top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin was asked by one of the Clinton Foundation’s most controversial donors to secure an invitation to an Obama administration State Dinner. In 2014, Chatwal pled guilty to felony charges in the United States for illegally funneling nearly $200,000 in campaign money to federal candidates. Chatwal was brought up on conspiracy and witness tampering charges in addition to the charges for illegal contributions…”http://bit.ly/2ll4UH6

 


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