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Judicial Watch: Justice Department Discloses No FISA Court Hearings Held on Carter Page Warrants


Judicial Watch: Obama NSC Advisor Susan Rice’s Unmasking Material is at Obama Library

Records Sought by Judicial Watch May Remain Closed to the Public for Five Years (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that the National Security Council (NSC) on May 23, 2017, informed it by letter that the materials regarding the unmasking by Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice of “the…


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,…


Judicial Watch to Broadcast a Special Presentation: ‘House Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz to address Government Oversight Challenges’

Broadcast Available on Facebook Live and at Judicial (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it will host a March 30 presentation by U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:  “Government Oversight Challenges.” Date: Thursday, March 30 Time: 2-3 pm ET *Location: Judicial…


Obama Spent Record $36 Million Fighting FOIA Suits

Former President Obama’s administration spent a record-shattering $36.2 million on legal costs beating back Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, according to an analysis from the Associated Press.


Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton to Testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

UPDATE: This hearing has been rescheduled until further notice. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch has announced that President Tom Fitton will provide testimony on March 15 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing titled “Legislative Proposals for Fostering Transparency.” The committee is chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz…


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…


Major JW Court Victory

Federal Court Grants Judicial Watch Discovery on Clinton Email Issue History Comes Full Circle as Judicial Watch Releases New Document in Whitewater Criminal Corruption Case against Hillary Clinton Air Force Academy Celebrates Witchcraft and Voodoo While Demeaning Christianity Federal Court Grants Judicial Watch Discovery on Clinton Email Issue Your


Judicial Watch Statement on IG Report Confirming FOIA Violations by Hillary Clinton and Obama State Department

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the report released today by the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding the Hillary Clinton email scandal and the mishandling of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…


Scathing IG Report On Hillary Email Account Puts David Brock In A Bind

A damning report from the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General about the agency’s improper handling of public records requests for information on Hillary Clinton’s email account has put David Brock, one of the former secretary of state’s most dogged supporters, in an awkward position.


New Obama vacation costs uncovered; They now exceed $70 million

As Barack, Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama, family, friends, pets and staff enjoy their half-month-long Hawaiian vacation, the Secret Service finally complied with a court order to release some Obama vacation expenses from two years ago.


Obama administration blocks Washington Times FOIA request on Syria chemical weapons

The Obama administration is blocking The Washington Times from obtaining detailed information about Syria’s extensive chemical weapons arsenal, which was used to kill thousands of innocents and changed the course of the country’s savage 4-year-old civil war.


Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Records of Hillary Clinton’s Training on Handling Classified Information

Federal law requires that “Department of State employees with original or derivative classification authority for national security information must complete training on proper classification marking” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on October 16, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department…


State Dept. blocked FOIA, congressional requests at Obama’s request dozens of times

State Department officials sent the White House as many as 34 different sets of internal documents that had been requested by Congress or under the Freedom of Information Act so the president’s staff could review them for potentially embarrassing information.


Fed Up With FOIA

In recent weeks, a trifecta of powerful federal judges, each acting independently, has blasted the Obama Administration’s FOIA delays. It is never good to anger a federal judge. Angering three over the same issue is unprecedented.


IRS, State Department balk at transparency

Throughout President Barack Obama’s supposed “most transparent administration in history,” we’ve been reminded time and time again just how hostile the federal government can be to transparency, particularly when partisan political considerations are at play … .

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