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Opinion Journal: Clinton Email Server ‘Recommended’

From Wall Street Journal: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on a new twist in the Democratic presidential nominee’s private server scandal.

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Documents indicate IRS officials knew of Tea Party targeting since 2011

From Fox News: Lois Lerner, who oversaw tax-exempt groups for the IRS, and top IRS official Holly Paz “knew that agents were targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny as early as 2011,” the conservative legal advocacy group said in a release Thursday.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Officials Knew About Tea Party Targeting

From Newsmax: According to the docs obtained by Judicial Watch, Paz, a senior member of the IRS, was informed in the spring of 2011 that agents in Cincinnati had put out “Be On the Look Out” guides to flag “cases using the tea party term.”

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GRILLING UNDER OATH LOOMING FOR HILLARY?

From WND: At a hearing this week on the Judicial Watch request for permission to depose Clinton, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan would not rule out the possibility. Nor would he immediately grant permission. He also noted he might be open to ordering her to answer the questions from Judicial…

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Obama spends $4 million to hype global-warming alarm

From WND: That’s even though the campaign against global warming has morphed into a campaign against “climate change” because there isn’t any more warming, and a new movie charges the entire effort is a “hustle” to redistribute the free world’s wealth.

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Watchdog pushes for Clinton deposition over ‘evolving explanation’

From The Hill: These civil cases are separate from the FBI investigation, which looked at whether she transferred classified information through the unauthorized server. The Department of Justice recently announced that it would not be pressing criminal charges in the matter.

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Private Servers Were ‘Recommended,’ Clinton Says For First Time

From The Daily Caller: Clinton used a private email address and server located in her New York home throughout her tenure as the nation’s chief diplomat. An FBI investigation confirmed that contrary to her previous claims Clinton sent and received highly sensitive classified information on the server and that she…

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Judicial Watch: Depose Hillary Over New Email Server Admission

From Newsmax: In the filing, Judicial Watch lawyer Michael Bekesha argues that “based on her testimony to the Benghazi Select Committee, the statement on her campaign website, and her purported answers to the FBI’s questions, it is nowhere even suggested that Secretary Clinton’s decision to use the clintonemail.com system for…

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Clintons’ IRS chickens come home to roost

From WND: The House Republicans received a reply from Koskinen on Monday, informing them that he has forwarded the information to the IRS Exempt Organizations Program in Dallas, the division of the IRS that regulates the operations of public foundations and charities.

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Judicial Watch: FBI Investigation Documents of IRS Scandal

Reveal Top Washington IRS Officials Knew About Targeting of “Tea Party” Groups Two Years Before Disclosing it to Congress and Public FBI interview with IRS senior official reveals: “he thought the cases were being pulled based upon political affiliations” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 294 pages of new…

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FOIA Reveals Obama’s Trip to Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers Nearly $3 Million

Law Newz: Secret Service and Air Force records obtained by conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch detailed the expenses related to President Barack Obama‘s attendance at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. According to the records, Secret Service charges and flights added up to $2,976,296.20. And that doesn’t even include expenses for…

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Obama’s Trip To Paris For The UN Climate Summit Cost Taxpayers $2.9 Million

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the Air Force through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit showing just how much Obama’s trip to Paris in December 2015 cost taxpayers. The conservative group found Air Force One flew for more than 14 hours…

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Judicial Watch: Obama’s Paris Climate Trip Cost Taxpayers Nearly $3M

From Newsmax: Flight expenses for the Paris meeting were $1,652,124.60, while related Secret Service costs came to $1,324,171.60, including hotel rooms, rental vehicles, air and rail travel, and overtime, according to records obtained by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group in Washington.

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Obama’s Trip to Paris Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers $4,165,068.40

From CNS News: President Obama flew to Paris last year to attend an international conference from November 30 to December 12. Representatives of 195 countries reached the Paris Climate Agreement to address the alleged threat of manmade climate change, which Obama said could “could define the contours of this century…

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President Obama’s one day trip to attend climate change conference in Paris cost taxpayers nearly $3million

From the Daily Mail: The total expenditure for the COP21 World Climate Change Conference in Le Bourget last December was at least $2,976,296.20, as the flight expenses for the president cost $1,652,124.60, according to a report released by Judicial Watch.

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Weiner Gets Hostile When Asked About His Wife Huma Abedin’s Security Clearance

From The Washington Free Beacon: Abedin worked for Clinton at the State Department and has been a part of her private email sever scandal. During a deposition with Judicial Watch, Abedin admitted she became frustrated by the private server due to Clinton’s emails getting stuck in her government secure email…

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Judicial Watch: Obama Attendance at Paris Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers $4,165,068.40

Updated 1:15 pm ET 7/26/2016 Obama Travel Cost Taxpayers over $83 million to Date  (Washington DC)—Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of the Air Force detailing the costs of Obama’s trip to attend the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. …

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Email controversy dogs Clinton to convention

From The Hill: “She cannot admit she lied because doing so admits perjury to Congress,” said Matt Mackowiak, a Republican strategist. While Clinton supporters are treating the furor over her server as a closed case, there is one more potential storm cloud hovering on the horizon: Clinton could still be…

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The Missing Man at the Center of Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal

From The Daily Beast: But Pagliano has remained almost entirely silent in the face of his inquisitors. He has rebuffed congressional requests. When he was ordered to give a deposition to the conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, he declined to answer every question posed to him, invoking his Fifth Amendment…

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Photos show bizarre ways immigrants try to sneak into the US

From Fox News: How will Donald Trump address these unusual tactics?


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