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Treasury Dept. Blows Off Order to Recoup $8.1 Mil Wasted on Parties, Gifts, Lunches

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Treasury Dept. Blows Off Order to Recoup $8.1 Mil Wasted on Parties, Gifts, Lunches

A federal housing program that blew $8.1 million on employee outings, parties, lunches and gifts has defied orders to recover the money, asserting that only 1% of the cash was misspent. Barack Obama launched the scandal-plagued program, known as Hardest Hit Fund, to help families hit by the housing crisis…

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State Dept. Claims it Has No Records of its Travel Loans to Refugees Who Need Plane Fare

In response to a Judicial Watch lawsuit, the State Department claims in a legal document that it has no records involving refugee travel loans that the agency gives foreigners overseas to buy plane tickets to fly to the United States. The program is operated by the International Organization for Migration…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Sues for Anti-Israel ‘BDS’ Lobbying Records

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that it filed two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of State for records of communications regarding anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions’ (BDS) groups’ efforts to lobby the Obama administration to…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: Contempt Hearing Monday, August 21, Seeking Information about Laquan McDonald Shooting from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced a hearing will be held on August 21, 2017, regarding an Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Office of the Mayor seeking “all records of communications” concerning the police dash cam videos of the October…

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Media Ignores Fed Lawsuit by Dems Accusing DNC, Wasserman Schultz of Fraud

The mainstream media is conspicuously ignoring a newsworthy class-action lawsuit accusing the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Florida congresswoman—Debbie Wasserman Schultz—who chaired it of fraud for skewing the party’s primaries to benefit Hillary Clinton. The drama is playing out in a south Florida federal court where 150 Democratic voters…

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Sen. Sanders’ Wife Tried Evicting Disabled Group Home Residents after Closing Shady College Deal Under FBI Probe

Amid a deepening federal investigation of Jane Sanders, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ wife, Judicial Watch has obtained records that paint a rather disturbing personal portrait of a heartless spouse—and longtime political advisor—of the Democratic Socialist candidate for president of the United States. During the Obama administration, the FBI began

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JW Investigates if Gov. Christie’s Effort to Extort $300 Mil from Insurance Co. for Addiction Program is Part of Backdoor Deal with Former Chief of Staff

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wants to force the state’s largest health insurance company to dole out $300 million for a drug addiction treatment program for the poor, an egregious cash grab that media outlets call a “shake down” and “extortion.” Judicial Watch has launched an investigation into the Republican…

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In Freeing Illegal Alien Gang Member Obama Judge Says U.S. Violated Rights of Due Process, Family Unity

An Obama-appointed federal judge in Virginia ordered an illegal immigrant member of a violent street gang released from prison because immigration authorities supposedly violated his rights when he entered the U.S. illegally through Mexico. The Honduran teen crossed the Rio Grande during the influx of illegal alien minors a few…

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Border Patrol Ordered to “Negotiate” with Illegal Immigrants in Arizona

Update: Subsequent to Judicial Watch reporting this incident Border Patrol management felt compelled to serve a warrant on the “Samaritan camp,” which agents had been waiting for three days to obtain. Despite President Trump’s pledge to tighten border security Border Patrol agents in one of the nation’s busiest sectors for…

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London Terrorist Fought in Sen. McCain’s Beloved Free Syrian Army

One of the terrorists who carried out the deadly London Bridge attack in England this month fought in an affiliate of Senator John McCain’s beloved Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Libya, supporting the U.S.-backed effort to topple Muammar Gaddafi. His name is Rachid Redouane and, after fighting in the Libyan…

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DHS May Terminate Border Patrol Union Chief for Reporting Corruption, Blasting Open Border Policies

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd is under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for reporting corruption and misconduct in agency management, including a disturbing order issued to officers directing them not to patrol a vulnerable stretch of the northern border with Canada. Judicial Watch has obtained…

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El Paso Sheriff Chief Deputy Ousted for Embezzlement Sacked from Another Police Job

A Texas senior law enforcement official whose corrupt acts Judicial Watch reported to the feds years ago, has been ousted from yet another job. His name is Jesus “Eddie” Campa and back in 2014 federal, state and municipal law enforcement sources told Judicial Watch the top cop was criminally indicted…

IN THE NEWS

United passenger was dragged off the plane with ‘minimal but necessary force,’ officials say

From The Washington Post: Chicago Department of Aviation officers used “minimal but necessary force” when they dragged a passenger off a United Airlines flight earlier this month, according to an incident report. The report from the department describes what the officers say happened April 9, on United Express Flight 3411.…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Receives New Records On United Passenger David Dao Removal Incident – Police Reports, New Video, Audio Files

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today received documents today from the City of Chicago in response to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request for records about the removal of United Airlines passenger David Dao on April 9.  The records are available here. Judicial Watch filed a FOIA on April 11,…

IN THE NEWS

Video: Veteran acquitted of illegally hanging flags at VA office

On April 20, 2017, Judicial Watch defense attorney Robert Patrick Sticht and client Robert L. Rosebrock appeared on “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel to discuss Rosebrock being found not guilty in a California U.S. District Court of violating federal law for displaying two four-by-six inch American flags…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: Court Finds 75-Year-Old Los Angeles Veteran Robert Rosebrock Not Guilty of Federal Crime for Displaying American Flags above Veterans Affairs Fence

‘Now that the court has rightly dismissed the government’s outrageous flag-displaying charges against Mr. Rosebrock, we hope that he and his fellow patriots will be allowed to honor and flag and commemorate their fellow veterans as they deem appropriate.’ – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch…

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Corrupt Fla. Congressman Sued by JW Pays Girlfriend top House Salary

A Florida congressman with a long history of deceit and corruption is in hot water again for giving his girlfriend the maximum taxpayer salary for five consecutive years to work in a field office. Judicial Watch has a lengthy history of exposing the veteran lawmaker’s transgressions and years ago sued…

IN THE NEWS

NOAA Says Temperature Study Docs Protected In FOIA Suit

From Law 360: Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 4:01 PM EDT) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday asked a D.C. federal judge to toss Judicial Watch’s lawsuit alleging NOAA violated a federal information disclosure law by failing to turn over emails related to the measurement of…

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“Leftist Fight Club” at Public Fla. University Promotes Violence Against Republicans

A club at a taxpayer-funded university in Florida advocates violence against political conservatives and trains members in a “leftist fight club” open to everyone but Republicans. The group is called Knights for Socialism and, though there are hundreds like it in college campuses across the country, it appears to be…

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What’s Causing Congress to Call for an Investigation of George Soros

From CBN News: Billionaire George Soros has long been accused of meddling in European politics, and now American lawmakers are demanding answers over reports United States tax dollars are going to help fund some of his liberal causes in the small, conservative country of Macedonia. Seven congressmen want to know…


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