Conflicts of interest abound in this story. The Obama administration, despite the president’s campaign pledge to reduce lobbyist influence, involved lobbyists in its public relations efforts in return for administration access.
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…
District Court Rules against Secret Service in Judicial Watch’s Lawsuit to Obtain Logs About Jack Abramoff’s White House Visits
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the U.S. Secret Service on September 30th in Judicial Watch’s lawsuit to obtain visitor logs detailing corrupt lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s visits to the White…