Following shameful debacles involving Secret Service agents getting drunk and hiring prostitutes during foreign travel details a federal audit is recommending that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) develop a policy for off-duty conduct abroad. The Secret Service inspired the probe but many other DHS agencies—including Customs and Border Protection…
Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama’s 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $316,698.03, Taxpayers Paid Over $8 Million for 17-Day Vacation
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it recently received expense records from the Department of Homeland Security revealing that Secret Service expenses for the Obama family vacation to Honolulu during December 2013-January 2014 cost taxpayers at least $316,698.03. These new expenses bring the total for the Hawaii Christmas…
Was an unarmed mother trapped, unable to escape and posing no threat, when federal officers unleashed a deadly barrage of 18 bullets – striking her dead in front of her toddler?
Judicial Watch Marshalls Massive Legal Effort in Clinton Email Scandal Obama Secret Service Violates Privacy Act in Retaliatory Move against Republican Oversight Chairman Obama Administration Gives Residency and Asylum to 1,519 Foreigners Who Committed Terrorism “While Under Duress” Judicial Watch Marshalls Massive Legal Effort in Clinton Email Scandal Success
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Paul Bedard reports on Judicial Watch’s efforts to get answers about Bill Clinton’s trips with Jeffrey Epstein, trips on which he was accompanied by Secret Service personnel.
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Judicial Watch Files FOIA to Learn More About Bill Clinton’s Trips on the ‘Lolita Express’ to ‘Orgy Island’
PJ Media reports on Judicial Watch’s FOIA request seeking documents related to Bill Clinton’s relationship with disgraced friend Jeffrey Epstein, specifically records of trips Clinton took with Epstein.
Judicial Watch has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service that shed light into a scandalous operation in which agents were covertly redeployed from the White House compound to protect a close friend of the agency’s director during a dispute with a neighbor. The friend, Lisa Chopey, was also the…
Including transportation and security, total cost for the July fundraiser totaled $896,277.80 in taxpayer expenses (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security revealing that expenditures for security provided to President Obama on his fundraising visit to Denver, Colorado, on…
Judicial Watch Obtains Records Revealing $937,487.94 in Security Expenses for Obamas’ 2013 Vacations to Honolulu and Aspen
Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing the security costs for the Obama Family’s 2013 vacation in Honolulu and Martha’s Vineyard, and the flight cost for the First Lady’s 2014 ski trip to Aspen, CO, came to $972,450.24 in taxpayer-paid vacation expenses.
Judicial Watch Sues Secret Service, Defense Department for Records Detailing Use of Government Funds for President’s, First Lady’s Lavish Trips throughout 2013 Costly Michelle Obama outings to Ireland and England; vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard; among trips being questioned in FOIA lawsuit (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch,…
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Rules White House visitor logs off-limits to the America People (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which found that U.S. Secret Service’s White…
Judicial Watch has taken the lead in exposing the true costs of the Obamas’ personal luxury travel. Using investigations and lawsuits under the Freedom of Information Act, JW exposed the evident waste of taxpayer dollars for Obama family vacations to Spain, South Africa, Aspen, and Mexico. Currently under investigation are…
Michelle Obama’s Family Ski Trip to Aspen, Colorado Cost Taxpayers at Least $83 Thousand Say Records Obtained by Judicial Watch
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained records from the United States Air Force and the United States Secret Service detailing Michelle Obama’s February 2012 President’s Day weekend ski vacation to Aspen, Colorado, with her two…
Keeping with the Obama family’s penchant for costly vacations, the president’s 13-year-old daughter enjoyed spring break in a country plagued by so much violence that the State Department has issued travel warnings to discourage Americans from going there. But, unlike regular Americans or college spring breakers, Malia Obama and her…
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Secret Service for denying Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for access to Obama White House visitor logs from January 20 to August 10, 2009. The…