Biden Border Crisis Lawsuit, Covid Booster Cover-Up, and more!
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“This booster shot cover-up shows the FDA is politicized and corrupt,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “The American people have a right to know about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines – especially given that officials in the FDA seem to have objected to the agency’s recommendations about the vaccines.”
Judicial Watch announced that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit alongside CatholicVote Civic Action for records of communication between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with Catholic organizations near the Texas border that were aiding illegal immigrants.
A COVID-19 test developed by a Korean company with a $10.3 million infusion from the U.S. government is so flawed at least one state stopped using it after just a few weeks and a third-world country flagged it as defective months ago. In late September, the rapid antigen tests received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test individuals suspected by healthcare providers of being infected and by the end of December the authorization was expanded to include asymptomatic individuals.
Congress exempts itself from the Freedom of Information Act. Judicial Watch, therefore, brought its lawsuit under the common law right of access to public records. In opposing the broad assertion of secrecy, Judicial Watch details Supreme Court and other precedent that upholds the public’s right to know what “their government is up to…”
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Center for Medical Progress founder David Daleiden, along with watchdog group Judicial Watch, brought national attention to the university’s GUDMAP research, which identified the Pitt biospecimen core as the source of its tissue. Pitt itself has acknowledged that UPMC provides tissue for its biospecimen core and houses several of the tissue bank’s locations.
Judicial Watch has challenged an attempt by the U.S. Capitol Police to block the conservative watchdog group’s lawsuit to obtain videos and emails from the Jan. 6 riot.
The organization is seeking records related to the security of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, communications between USCP and federal law enforcement, and all video footage from inside the Capitol between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m., when the riot took place.
President Joe Biden faced backlash on Thursday after he announced that he would replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer with someone in-part based on their race and their sex.
Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch: “Breaking: @Potus officially commits to racial and sex discrimination in Supreme Court pick. The Senate cannot abide in this.”