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Judicial Watch • Watch: JW President Tom Fitton Testifying before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Watch: JW President Tom Fitton Testifying before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

 

UPDATE: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton speaks at 30:40.

(Washington, DC) – Tom Fitton provided testimony on March 23 at 10:30am ET before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform during a hearing titled “Legislative Proposals for Fostering Transparency.” The committee is chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).  The hearing examined current barriers to accessing public documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), including delays, administrative backlogs and excessive redactions.

Judicial Watch is the nation’s preeminent watchdog group and has filed over 3,000 FOIA requests with the Obama administration. The nonpartisan group has filed nearly 225 FOIA lawsuits against the Obama administration, leading to major revelations in the Benghazi, IRS, and Clinton financial scandals.

Date:               Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time:               9:00 a.m. ET

Location:        2154 Rayburn House Office Building

                        Washington, DC, 20515



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