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‘We Must Fight Them’: Trump Goes After Conservatives of Freedom Caucus

From The New York Times: President Trump declared war on the conservatives of the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday, suggesting Republicans should “fight them” in the 2018 midterm elections if they do not back his agenda. “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on…

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Video: What did Obama officials know and when did they know it?

March 30, 2017 – 6:31 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Hannity” discussing former President Obama’s rule changes, which opened the door for NSA intercepts of Americans to reach political hands. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Fitton Takes Transparency Message to White House

Dear Editor/Broadcaster, As today’s front page story in the New York Times reports, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton yesterday took his strong government transparency message directly to the White House: Thomas Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch — a conservative legal advocacy group that successfully sued the Obama administration for…

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Chaffetz: Trump Admin To Face More Aggressive Oversight From Congress

From The Daily Caller: House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR) Chairman Jason Chaffetz is preparing to press President Donald Trump and top officials in his administration to turn over previously requested documents as early as April, he said during a talk at Judicial Watch Thursday. “As we turn the…

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On Watch: Episode 11 – “Corrupt Weaponizing of Intelligence Collection”

Dear Editor/Broadcaster, Below, you will find the video/transcript for On Watch: Episode 11 – “Corrupt Weaponizing of Intelligence Collection” ***After the On Watch transcript please watch the extremely relevant MSNBC interview with former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Evelyn Farkas regarding the Obama administrations surveillance of the Trump

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U.S. set to slash funds to Dictators-R-Us

From One News Now: According to Foreign Policy magazine, the Trump administration has told the State Department to slash more than 50 percent of the U.S. funding to United Nations programs.   The U.S. spends approximately $10 billion annually on the U.N. which often takes adversarial positions to U.S. interests.

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Video: David Bossie, Tom Fitton react to Nunes surveillance claims

March 24, 2017 – 5:51 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel to discuss President Trump’s surveillance claims. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Video: Is the ‘deep state’ trying to bring down Trump?

March 23, 2017 – 5:36 – Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business to discuss House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) revelations concerning “incidentally collected” communications of the Trump transition team, which produced “dozens” of reports with no foreign intelligence

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GOP Takes Up Russia-Aligned Attack On Soros

From Politico Magazine: A group of congressional Republicans is teaming up with Russia-backed politicians in Eastern Europe with the shared goal of stopping a common enemy: billionaire financier George Soros. Led by Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, the conservative lawmakers have signed on…

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Secret Service asked for $60 million extra for Trump-era travel and protection, documents show

From The Washington Post: The U.S. Secret Service requested $60 million in additional funding for the next year, offering the most precise estimate yet of the escalating costs for travel and protection resulting from the unusually complicated lifestyle of the Trump family, according to internal agency documents reviewed by The…

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

Road Map To The Russian Connection

The headlines out of Monday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing on the Russian connection confirmed what has been widely reported: the FBI is investigating Team Trump’s alleged involvement with Russian government entities during the 2016 election and Mr. Trump’s charge that Barack Obama wiretapped him during the campaign is baseless. Every…

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

The Preet Heat

President Trump sent another shock wave through the legal system Friday with an abrupt Justice Department demand that all forty-six U.S. Attorneys held over from the Obama Administration hand in their resignations immediately. The U.S. Attorney from the storied Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, had good reason to…

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Video: Should James Comey step down?

On March 14, 2017, Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss government corruption. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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New watchdog determined to ferret out Trump administration ‘scandal’

From The Washington Times: A new watchdog organization is up and running, and has an eye trained on President Trump. American Oversight is housed in an office a few blocks north of the White House, and offers this mission statement: “There’s a perfect storm for corruption and scandal brewing in…

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Legal watchdog launches to hound Trump agencies

From USA Today: Concerned by the shortage of government experience and early missteps by Trump administration officials —including President Trump — a group of lawyers is launching a watchdog organization that will seek to track the administration’s ethics and expose potential conflicts, fraud or other wrongdoing.

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TRUMP OFFICIALS FEAR THEY ARE BEING SPIED UPON

From Newsweek: Leaks from the White House seem to indicate a bureaucratic push against President Donald Trump and his administration, some government watchdogs have said. “There is a level of paranoia in the White House, but even paranoids can have real concerns,” Peter Flaherty, president of the National Legal and…

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Thursday TEMS: Duane Patterson, Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton

From Hot Air: Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Facebook page and embedded here and on the show page for those who are not on Facebook. (If it’s muted,…

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7,000 IRS documents may detail Obama-era targeting of tea party groups

From The Washington Times: There are 7,000 previously unacknowledged IRS documents that could contain information about the targeting of tea party groups, the agency has admitted in a court filing. The IRS told of the documents’ existence this week in a court filing responding to a Freedom of Information Act…

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Video: Judicial Watch sues CIA for unclassified 2015 Russia report

From Fox News: Mar. 09, 2017 – 3:29 – Tom Fitton explains on ‘Fox & Friends’ Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

PRESS RELEASE

On Watch: Episode 10 – Special Edition Flynn Scandal a ‘Grave Issue’

Farrell on Fox Provides Revealing Insights Into “Grave” Flynn Electronic Surveillance Scandal Dear On Watch Insider, The interview below with On Watch host Chris Farrell on “Risk and Reward with Deidre Bolton” on the Fox Business Network is so important and dynamic that we wanted to make sure you did not…


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