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The Judicial Watch News Publication from Judicial Watch
MAY 2019
VOLUME ISSUE News PublicationWWW.JUDICIALWATCH.ORG
from Judicial Watch Uncovers Records Bruce Ohr
Contacts With Fusion GPS And Steele
See RECORDS page
VICTORIA JONES/PA WIRE
Judicial Watch received 339 pages heavily redacted records from the U.S. Department Justice that reveal former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce
Ohr remained regular contact with former British
spy and Fusion GPS contractor Christopher Steele
after Steele was terminated the FBI November
2016 for revealing the media his position FBI
confidential informant.
The records show that Ohr served go-between
for Steele passing along information his
colleagues matters relating Steele activities.
Ohr also set meetings with Steele, regularly talked PHOTO/PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS
Ohr repeatedly thanked Steele for updates and assured Steele would pass this [information] along colleagues
Former Associate Deputy Attorney
General Bruce Ohr
Christopher Steele Files Complaint Over Rep. Schiff
Contacts With Simpson And Cohen PHOTO/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE
Judicial Watch filed official complaint March
11, 2019 with the Office Congressional Ethics about
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) controversial communications and contacts with two congressional witnesses:
Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS and Michael Cohen,
President Trump former personal lawyer.
The complaint asks that Rep. Schiff, who the new
chairman the House Intelligence Committee,
investigated connection with recent revelations that met with Simpson Aspen, Colorado, July 2018
and that and his staff coordinated with Michael
Cohen Cohen recent testimony congressional
committees. Cohen testimony alleged false
several important respects.
Judicial Watch filed ethics complaint April
13, 2018 against Rep. Schiff and Rep. Jackie Speier
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
See COMPLAINT page
Message from
the President
Court Report
U.S. Supreme Court
Corruption
Chronicles
Government
Uncovered the Media
Cover Story
Records
From page him the telephone and provided
him assistance dealing with
situations Steele was confronting with
the media.
Judicial Watch obtained the records through March 2018 Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit
filed after the Justice Department
failed respond December 2017
request (Judicial Watch U.S. Department Justice (No. 1:18-cv-00490)).
The lawsuit seeks:
All records contact communication, including but not limited emails, text messages, and instant chats between Bruce Ohr and
any the following individuals/
entities: former British intelligence
officer Christopher Steele; owner Fusion GPS Glenn Simpson;
and any other employees representatives Fusion GPS.
All travel requests, authorizations
and expense reports for Bruce Ohr.
All calendar entries for Bruce
Ohr.
The emails between Bruce Ohr
and Steele were heavily redacted, including some the dates they were
sent and received. Friday, July 29, 2016, Steele
emails Bruce Ohr about meeting
that include Bruce wife Nellie
Ohr, who then worked for Fusion
GPS, the Mayflower Hotel:
Steele: Dear Bruce,
Just let you know shall short notice business
from this till Saturday eve,
staying the Mayflower Hotel.
you are town would good meet up, perhaps for breakfast
tomorrow morn? Happy see
Nellie too she for it. Please
let know. Best, Chris
Ohr: Dear Chris The Verdict
MAY 2019
The anti-Trump Russia
investigation, now run
Robert Mueller, has been
thoroughly compromised
this insider corruption. Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
Judicial Watch conservative,
non-partisan American educational
foundation that promotes transparency,
accountability and integrity
government, politics and the law.
Judicial Watch advocates high standards ethics and morality America
public life and seeks ensure that
public officials not abuse the powers
entrusted them the American people.
Judicial Watch Board Directors
Chris Farrell, Tom Fitton, Paul Orfanedes
Editor
Carter Clews
Editorial Assistant
Janice Rurup
Nice hear from you! Nellie and would for breakfast tomorrow and can come into town.
What would good time for
you? Bruce
Senior Writer
Dr. Larry Hunter
Circulation Director
John Albertella
Direct Response Marketing Manager
Ariana Azizkeya
Steele: Thanks Bruce.
Graphic Design Consultant
Jeanne Minnix the Mayflower Hotel,
Conn Ave 0900 should
work but confirm the time for
definite this eve may. Looking
forward seeing you. Chris
Production and Traffic Manager
Tim Wathen
Public Affairs Director
Jill Farrell
Member Services (888) 593-8442
Fax (202) 646-5199
Ohr: Sounds good, but won
let you pay for breakfast! wait
for your confirmation time.
Bruce
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Steele: Let 0900 then. See
you the lobby. Chris
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and questions
Editor, The Judicial Watch Verdict
c/o info@judicialwatch.org
Ohr: Very good. See you 900. Saturday, July 30, 2016, Steele
sends his thanks Bruce Ohr for the
meeting:
Great see you and Nellie this
morning Bruce. Let keep touch the substantive issues/s. Glenn
[Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn
Simpson] happy speak
you this would help. Best,
Chris Friday, September 16, 2016,
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May 2019 Vol.
Issue
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Judicial Watch Sues Department Justice
For Declassification Documents
Seeks documents effort roll back Trump decision declassify Russia probe documents
JUDICIAL WATCH Tom Fitton top-ranking official Justice, was key conduit between anti-Trump
dossier author Christopher Steele and
the FBI.
Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit
here Washington, D.C., after the
Justice Department failed respond our September 18, 2018 FOIA
request for: curious how the Deep State
may subverting key decision
President Trump declassify documents about the Russiagate hoax.
are curious that filed Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit February against the Justice
Department for records about the
agency involvement persuading
President Trump defer his September 2018 decision declassify Justice
Department documents related the
Russia investigation.
Judicial Watch lawsuit also seeks
Justice Department official Bruce
Ohr records communications
around the time Trump declassification announcement. Ohr, once
Any and all records regarding,
concerning, related the proposed declassification certain
Department Justice records
ordered President Trump
September 17, 2018. The request
includes, but not limited to, any
and all related records communication sent addressed any
official, employee, representative the Department Justice.
Any and all emails other records communication sent
addressed DOJ official Bruce Ohr
between September 16, 2018 and
September 18, 2018. September 17, 2018, President
President Trump
tweet concerning the
declassification
various documents
the Russia probe have little doubt
the Deep State DOJ
improperly trying cover FISA abuse and other
Russia hoax documents that
President Trump initially
ordered declassified.
Trump ordered the Office the
Director National Intelligence
(ODNI) and the Justice Department
declassify certain documents related
the investigation possible meddling Russia the 2016 election. The
documents included FBI reports
interviews with Ohr; pages
application for renewed surveillance
warrant against Carter Page; and all
FBI reports interviews prepared
connection with all other applications surveil Page. Also included are
text messages Ohr, former FBI
agent Peter Strzok, former FBI lawyer
Lisa Page, former FBI Director James
Comey and former FBI Deputy
Director Andrew McCabe.
White House spokeswoman Sarah
Sanders said that Trump ordered the
documents released the request number committees Congress,
and for reasons transparency.
But then, September 21, 2018,
President Trump tweeted: met with the DOJ concerning the
declassification various UNREDACTED documents. They agreed release them but stated that
doing may have perceived negative impact the Russia probe.
Also, key Allies called ask not
release.
See MESSAGE page
www.JudicialWatch.org
Cover Story
Records
From page
Steele and Ohr begin planning
meeting the Capital Hilton:
Steele: Dear Bruce,
P.S. don think have date
cell landline phone numbers for
you. Grateful you could send
them.
Ohr: Chris would great see you
DC. out town Sept 1921 but should here the rest
the time. numbers are office
202 307 2510 and cell [Redacted]
Let know what works best for
you.
Steele: Dear Bruce, have now arrived and staying the Capital Hilton,
1101 16th Street NW. don know client-related programme yet
but keen meet with you.
Might provisionally say breakfast Friday morn even tomorrow morn necessary? Look
forward hearing back from you.
Best, Chris
Chris Understood.
can certainly give you
FBI contact becomes
necessary. Bruce Ohr email Christopher
Steele, January 31, 2017 The Verdict
MAY 2019
WIKIPEDIA hope you are well. probably going visit Washington
again the next couple weeks business mutual interest. would like see you again
person and therefore coordinate
diaries. when are you planning town please? Thanks and
Best, Chris
U.S. Department State headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Ohr: Chris
Would tomorrow for breakfast
still work for you? calendar
pretty good tomorrow morning,
not good Friday. early
breakfast Friday, say am?, would
work too. Should come your
hotel? Bruce
Steele: Thanks Bruce.
0800 Friday would still better for me, the hotel. More useful all think, after scheduled meetings tomorrow. Thanks,
Chris
Ohr: Chris
Perfect. see you Friday your
hotel am. Bruce
Bruce Ohr December 2016,
phone log shows called Glenn
Simpson for meeting tomorrow
Bruce Ohr December 13, 2016,
phone log shows spoke with
Glenn Simpson the day before and
received some more news. The log
also lists [Deputy Attorney General]
Rod Rosenstein 5:48 pm. exchange beginning December
11, 2016, between Bruce Ohr and
Simpson shows them discussing Daily Beast and Think Progress
article and setting phone call
between them.
The documents obtained Judicial Watch show string encrypted
text messages from January November 2017, well after the FBI had
terminated Steele, discussing possible new point contact should Ohr
leave the Justice Department; series appointments for phone calls; and
assurance that Ohr shared information with his colleagues. January 31, 2017, messages are
exchanged between Bruce Ohr and
Steele regarding fired acting Attorney
General Sally Yates:
Steele: doubtless sad and crazy day for you re-SY [Sally Yates].
Just wanted check you are OK,
still situ and able help locally discussed, along with your
Bureau colleagues, with our guy
the need arises? Many Thanks and
Best Always,
Ohr: Bruce: Yes, crazy day.
still here and able help discussed. let you know that
Changes. Thanks!
Steele: Thanks. You have sympathy and support. you end
out though, really need another
(Bureau?) contact point/number
who briefed. can allow our
See RECORDS page
Message from the President
Message
From page follow-on tweet, President
Trump said:
Therefore, the Inspector General
has been asked review these
documents expedited basis. believe will move quickly
this (and hopefully other things
which looking at). the end can always declassify proves
necessary. Speed very important and everyone!
The documents have not yet been
declassified.
The Telegraph reported that
the British spy agency MI6 had urged
Trump not declassify the documents. have little doubt the Deep State
Justice Department improperly trying cover FISA abuse and other
Russia-hoax documents that President
Trump initially ordered declassified.
President Trump should immediately
declassify these documents order
expose any other abuses the Justice
Department and FBI. Regardless,
Judicial Watch will continue press
for the truth through the courts the
ongoing Deep State scandal.
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Records
From page
guy forced back home. would disastrous all round,
though his position right now
looks stable. million thanks.
Ohr: Bruce: Understood. can
certainly give you FBI contact becomes necessary. March 2017, Senator
Grassley wrote letter former
FBI Director Comey regarding FBI
payments Steele. March 2017, messages are
exchanged between Steel and Bruce
Ohr about the Grassley letter:
Steele: Would possible
speak later today please?
very concerned the Grassley
letter and possible implications
for our operations and our sources. need some reassurance.
Many thanks
Ohr: Bruce: Sure Would 1:30 today, time, work?
Steele: Yes thanks would
know you appreciate why are
concerned.
Ohr: Bruce: course.
Ohr: Bruce: Skype app acting up. Can use the
Whatapp [sic] voice call?
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Records
From page
Ohr: Bruce: think skype
working now you want call
me. PHOTO/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE
Steele: Thanks for that, old friend.
Please fight our cause and keep touch. Really fundamental issues stake here. Very Best
Ohr: Bruce: Likewise, hang
there! exchange beginning March
18, 2017 tells apprehension regarding James Comey scheduled March
20, 2017 testimony before Congress
and hopes that important firewalls
will hold
Steele: Hi! Just wondering you
had any news? Obviously
bit apprehensive given Comey
scheduled appearance Congress Monday. Hoping that
important firewalls will hold.
Many thanks.
Ohr: Bruce: Sorry, new news. believe earlier information still accurate. will let you
know immediately there any
change.
Beginning March 24, 2017, following Comey testimony, Ohr and
Steele discuss our response
Steele: Bruce, understand approach from the Senate
Intelligence Committee
imminent. would like discuss
this and our response with you the next couple days possible. Please let know when
might suit? Many thanks and Best,
Chris
Ohr: can chat this weekend you are available. Would sometime Sunday work for you?
pretty open.
Steele: Thanks Bruce. Let speak The Verdict
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Former FBI Director James Comey Sunday eve time, maybe
1400 1500 EST that works for
you? Best
Ohr: 1400 east coast time
Sunday will work. Thanks and
talk with you then. March 30, 2017, Steele writes Bruce Ohr about concerns with
Senate Intelligence Committee leaks:
Steele: Bruce, any news? The
Senate Intel Committee leaking
like sieve [Redacted] Hopefully
speak soon. Best, Chris
Ohr: Chris, news this
end, aside from what reading the papers. Just amazing.
[Redacted] Let know you
would like talk. May several messages are exchanged regarding scheduling calls
ending May 15, 2017, with Bruce
Ohr confirming that spoke with
the FBI and will update Steele:
Ohr: Thanks again. chatted with colleagues and can give you
update when you have minute. July 16, 2017, Steele asks
Bruce Ohr pass information,
and Ohr agrees:
Steele: Bruce, hope you
enjoying the summer. [Redacted]
Please pass this appropriate.
Crazy week over there just past!
Best, Chris
Ohr: Bruce: Chris, good
hear from you. Hope all well. will pass this along colleagues. Thanks! October 26, 2017, Steele says very concerned about documents the FBI intends turn over
Congress about work and relationship with them
Steele: Bruce. Can have
word tomorrow please? Just seen story the media about the
Bureau handing over docs Congress about work and relationship with them. Very concerned
about this. Peoples live may
engangered [sic]. [Redacted]
Thanks, Chris October 30, 2017, Steele
writes that spoke Simpson
about information discussed with
Bruce Ohr:
See RECORDS page
Cover Story
Complaint
From page
(D-CA) for improperly confirming
classified information violation
House rules but the committee has
yet take any public action the
complaint.
Rep. Schiff has ethics problem, stated Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton. His and his staff irregular communications with anti-Trump
witnesses reflect poorly the credibility the House and its committees
investigations. has long been apparent that Rep. Schiff can trusted lead the Intelligence Committee, hope that Democrats the Ethics
Committee stop protecting Mr. Schiff
and take action.
The latest Judicial Watch ethics
complaint reprinted below (footnotes omitted):
Dear Chairman Skaggs,
Judicial Watch non-profit,
non-partisan educational foundation, which promotes transparency, accountability and integrity government and fidelity the
rule law. regularly monitor
congressional ethics issues part our anti-corruption mission.
This letter serves our official
complaint the Office Congressional Ethics (OCE) concerning the activities Rep. Adam
Schiff. Rep. Schiff appears have
violated House Code Official
Conduct, Rule 23, clauses and inappropriately communicating
with witnesses. Clauses and
provide: Member, Delegate, Resident
Commissioner, officer, employee the House shall behave
all times manner that shall
reflect creditably the House. Member, Delegate, Resident
Commissioner, officer, employee the House shall adhere the spirit and the letter the
Rules the House and the
rules duly constituted committees thereof.
Rep. Adam Schiff attended the Aspen Security Forum conference
July 2018, which was also attended Glenn Simpson, the founder
the firm Fusion GPS. Press reports
have detailed evidence meeting
and discussion between Rep. Schiff
and Glenn Simpson the July
2018 Aspen Security Forum.
noted The Hill newspaper: the time the encounter,
Simpson was important witness the House Intelligence Committee probe who had given sworn
testimony about alleged, but still
unproven, collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Fusion GPS the political opposition research firm involved
procuring unverified information
claiming the Trump presidential
campaign had colluded with
Russia, among other things. That
Fusion GPS-supplied information
was the basis upon which the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI)
obtained Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) surveillance
warrants against Trump campaign
volunteer Carter Page.
Mr. Simpson leadership Fusion
GPS and his centrality events resulted his having testify before
congressional committees their
staffs. Specifically, Mr. Simpson
testified before the House Intelligence Committee, which Rep.
Schiff was the ranking Democratic
member, October 16, 2018
approximately three (3) months
after the Aspen Security Forum. PHOTO/PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS note that following revelations 2017 that Rep. Devin Nunes
had informed President Trump
that U.S. intelligence agencies
had been engaging incidental
collection his campaign
communications, Rep. Schiff
demanded that Rep. Nunes,
then chairman the House
Intelligence Committee, recuse
himself from any investigations
involving alleged Trump collusion
with Russia. Indeed, Rep. Schiff
wrote the following Twitter:
This not recommendation
Glenn Simpson, co-founder the research firm Fusion GPS
See COMPLAINT page
www.JudicialWatch.org
Cover Story
Records
From page
Steele: Bruce, having spoken with
Glenn [Simpson] London today, now understand and appreciate
what you were talking about
Saturday. Love and Best Wishes
you, Nellie and all the family.
Steele: Dear Bruce, hope you
and the family are well. been
another tough week here under
the media spotlight and with legal
pressures bearing down us. presuming [redacted]. Also, remain the dark what
has been briefed Congress about
us, our assets and previous work. know you understand the importance all this and have done
your very best support us, but would grateful you could
continue [redacted]. Sincere
thanks for everything you are
doing and hope speak you
again soon. Best, Chris
Ohr: Chris, thanks for reaching
out. understand the difficulties
and uncertainty you are experiencing. [redacted]. Let plan talk
early the week Bruce
Steele: Bruce, there any
chance could have catch-up
Whatsapp call this eve GMT, maybe around 1500 with you? Otherwise tomorrow eve GMT? Many
thanks, Chris
JOSEPH SOHM SHUTTERSTOCK.COM November 18, 2017, Steele and
Ohr plan discuss difficulties and
uncertainty via WhatsApp:
Hillary Clinton
Nellie Ohr sent numerous emails and
reports Bruce Ohr and other Justice
Department officials Russia issues.
These smoking gun documents
show that Christopher Steele,
Hillary Clinton operative and antiTrump foreign national, secretly
worked hand-in-glove with the
Justice Department its illicit
targeting President Trump, said
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
These documents leave doubt
that for more than year after the
FBI fired Christopher Steele for
leaking, and for some months
after Donald Trump was sworn
president, Bruce Ohr continued
act go-between for Steele with
the FBI and Justice Department.
The anti-Trump Russia investigation,
now run Robert Mueller, has been
thoroughly compromised this
insider corruption.
Judicial Watch earlier released 412
pages documents about FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act)
warrants targeting Carter Page, who
had been Trump campaign adviser,
which seem confirm the FBI and
the Justice Department misled the
courts withholding the material information that Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC were behind the
intelligence used persuade the
courts approve the FISA warrants
that targeted the Trump team.
Judicial Watch uncovered that
the Justice Department admitted court filing that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court held
hearings the FISA spy warrant
applications targeting Carter Page,
former Trump campaign part-time
adviser who was the subject four
controversial FISA warrants.
Judicial Watch also uncovered documents showing that Steele was cut
off Confidential Human Source
(CHS) after disclosed his relationship with the FBI third party. The
documents show least FBI payments Steele 2016 and document
that was admonished for unknown
reasons February 2016.
Was this issue the Verdict passed along you? Want your own copy each month?
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Ohr: Bruce: will call you then.
The documents also show that News Publication from Judicial The Verdict
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Former Associate Deputy Attorney
General Bruce Ohr
Christopher Steele
Judicial Watch filed official complaint
11, 2019 with the Office Congressional March
Ethics about
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) controversial
communications and contacts with two congressional
witnesses:
Glenn Simpson Fusion GPS and
Michael Cohen,
President Trump former personal lawyer.
The complaint asks that Rep. Schiff,
who the new
chairman the House Intelligence
Committee,
investigated connection with recent
revelations that met with Simpson Aspen, Colorado, July 2018
and that and his staff coordinated
with Michael
Cohen Cohen recent testimony congressional
committees. Cohen testimony alleged false
several important respects.
Judicial Watch filed ethics complaint April
13, 2018 against Rep. Schiff and Rep.
Jackie Speier
See COMPLAINT page
Message from
the President
Court Report
U.S. Supreme Court
Corruption
Chronicles
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Uncovered the Media
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See RECORDS page Files Complaint Over Rep. Schiff
Contacts With Simpson And Cohe
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
MAY 2019
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Ohr repeatedly thanked Steele
for would pass this [information] updates and assured Steele
along colleagues
Judicial Watch received 339 pages
heavily redacted records from the U.S. Department Justice that reveal former Associate Deputy Attorney
General Bruce
Ohr remained regular contact with
former
spy and Fusion GPS contractor Christopher British
Steele
after Steele was terminated the FBI November
2016 for revealing the media his
position FBI
confidential informant.
The records show that Ohr served go-between
for Steele passing along information his
colleagues matters relating Steele activities.
Ohr also set meetings with Steele,
regularly talked
The Judicial Watch Verdict
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Contacts With Fusion GPS And Ohr
Steele PHOTO/PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS
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Ohr: Chris have meeting
ending 1500 today that might
spill over few minutes. Would
1515 work for you?
Cover Story
Complaint
From page PHOTO/MANUEL BALCE CENETA make lightly ... But much
the same way that the attorney
general [Jeff Sessions] was forced recuse himself from the Russia investigation after failing
inform the Senate his meetings
with Russian officials, believe the
public cannot have the necessary
confidence that matters involving the president campaign
transition team can objectively
investigated overseen the
chairman.
Then-Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
concurred with Rep. Schiff call for
Mr. Nunes recuse himself.
The July 2018 contacts between
Rep. Schiff and Mr. Simpson create, minimum, the appearance impropriety. result Rep.
Schiff previously undisclosed,
private discussions with Mr. Simpson, the public confidence Mr.
Schiff ability objectively and
impartially carry out his duties committee chair the House
Permanent Select Committee
Intelligence have been gravely
damaged.
Further, Rep. Schiff contacts with
Mr. Michael Cohen should also
scrutinized the same light the
Simpson contacts. Journalists have
reported:
President Trump former personal
attorney Michael Cohen told House
investigators this week that staff for
Intelligence Committee Chairman
Adam Schiff, D-Calif., traveled New York least four times
meet with him for over hours
immediately before last month
high-profile public testimony,
according two sources familiar
with the matter Republicans
question whether the meetings
amounted coaching witness.
The sources said the sessions
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi California
covered slew topics addressed
during the public hearing before the
oversight committee including
the National Enquirer Catch
and Kill policy, American Media
CEO David Pecker and the
alleged undervaluing President
Trump assets.
Again, Rep. Schiff conduct
creates the appearance unethical collusion and synchronization efforts that calls into question
whether Cohen testimony was
legitimate congressional hearing
well-rehearsed political theatre.
During Mr. Cohen congressional
testimony, was questioned
Rep. Mike Turner concerning the
number, nature and subject his
[Cohen contacts with the House
Permanent Select Committee Intelligence. Rep. Jim Jordan
pressed Cohen the subject
subsequent questioning. Cohen
hesitantly acknowledged that
had spoken with Schiff about
topics that were going raised the upcoming hearing. pattern conduct the part Rep. Schiff these matters
would exponentially increase the
gravity the prejudice and harm the public confidence the
institution the House Representatives.
Rep. Schiff conduct and contacts
with witnesses must treated
with the same gravity that Reps.
Schiff and Pelosi accorded Rep.
Nunes actions. Rep. Nunes
recused himself for time from
certain oversight responsibilities
with respect the Russia-Trump
investigations. the least, Rep. Schiff and his
staff communications with Glenn
Simpson and Michael Cohen
undermine the credibility the
House and its committee proceedings, especially given Mr.
Cohen subsequent alleged false
testimony. call upon the OCE investigate Rep. Schiff and his previously
undisclosed, inappropriate contact
with key witnesses congressional investigation over which that
Member holds significant sway.
Thank you for your attention.
***
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Judicial Watch
Court Report Files Supreme Court Brief Seeking
Inclusion Census Citizenship Question
Judicial Watch joined with the
Allied Educational Foundation
(AEF) February filing
amici curiae brief the United
States Supreme Court, urging
overturn lower-court ruling blocking the secretary commerce from
adding question about citizenship the 2020 census. The brief argues
that including citizenship question
would help Judicial Watch and the
government make sure only eligible
citizens are the voting rolls:
Adding citizenship question the decennial census would
generate massive amount
new data concerning the numbers citizens and noncitizens U.S.
states and counties. quibble
about potential limitations the
data that would collected
miss the point. cannot the
case that are somehow better
U.S. Supreme Court
off with less information. The
mountain new data generated the decennial census question
will assist private litigants and
the Department Justice their
efforts enforce the National
Voter Registration Act (NVRA).
Indeed, this data will overcome
limitations identified federal
court concerning the current data citizenship.
The brief also joins the Trump
Commerce Department arguing that the lower
court overstepped its
bounds blocking the
secretary commerce
decision about what
include:
[A] determination about
what include
census questionnaire committed agency
discretion and unreviewable under the Administrative Procedures
Act (APA) [and] court
determining whether
JW/AEF Supreme Court
amicus brief The Verdict MAY
MAY2019
2019
Leftists hate the idea the
American people knowing
more about the number
foreign nationals present
the United States, which
why they oppose census
question about citizenship. Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
agency action arbitrary and capricious under the APA may not
substitute its judgment for that
the agency.
This Judicial Watch/AEF filing
comes the case U.S. Department
Commerce, al. State New York,
al. (18-966), which emergency
appeal the Supreme Court. The
Trump administration defending the
Secretary Commerce Wilbur Ross
decision add citizenship question the 2020 census questionnaire.
Leftists hate the idea the
American people knowing more
about the number foreign nationals present the United States,
which why they oppose census
question about citizenship, said
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
The Supreme Court should reject
the lower court judicial power grab
that would unlawfully restrict the
Trump administration from getting
more information about the residents the United States.
Court Report
Judicial Watch Sues For Coup Documents
Judicial Watch filed Freedom Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit
against the U.S. Department Justice February for all records communication former FBI
Deputy Director Andrew McCabe,
the Office the Attorney General
Jeff Sessions the Office Deputy
Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
discussing the 25th Amendment
presidential fitness. Additionally, the
lawsuit seeks all recordings made any official the office the
attorney general deputy attorney
general meetings the executive
office the president vice president.
The suit was filed after the Justice
Department failed respond
three separate FOIA requests dated
September 21, 2018 (Judicial Watch
U.S. Department Justice (No. 1:19cv-00388)). The lawsuit seeks all
written and audio/visual records
any Justice Department/FBI discussions regarding the 25th Amendment
and plans secretly record President Trump the Oval Office. February 14, 2019, former
Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe
stated interview with CBS that
there were conversations about the
possibility removing Trump under
the 25th Amendment and confirming that Deputy Attorney General
Rod Rosenstein had offered wear
wire around the president.
After President Trump fired thenFBI Director James Comey, reportedly top Justice Department officials
discussed whether recruit cabinet
members invoke the 25th Amendment remove President Trump
from office.
President Trump recently tweeted:
The biggest abuse power and
corruption scandal our history, and much worse than
thought. Andrew McCabe (FBI)
admitted plotting coup (government overthrow) when was
serving the FBI, before was
fired for lying leaking. was reported September
President Trump Tweet concerning Justice Department coup attempt PHOTO/JACQUELYN MARTIN
Top FBI and Justice officials considered scheme remove
President Trump, discussed recording meetings with him
Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe
This effort overthrow
President Trump
fundamental threat our
constitutional republic, Judicial Watch will
everything can the courts expose everything possible
about this lawlessness. Judicial Watch President
Tom Fitton
2018 that Deputy Attorney General
Rod Rosenstein suggested that
secretly record President Trump
the White House effort invoke the 25th Amendment and have
President Trump removed. Judicial
Watch immediate follow-up FOIA
requests were ignored. surprise that are facing immense cover-up senior FBI
and Justice Department leadership
discussions pursue seditious
coup against President Trump, stated
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
This effort overthrow President
Trump fundamental threat our
constitutional republic, Judicial
Watch will everything can the
courts expose everything possible
about this lawlessness.
www.JudicialWatch.org
Corruption
Chronicles the request scandalplagued Democratic senator tried for
bribery and corruption, the head
the government international media
networks abusing his office
punish employees behind broadcast critical leftwing billionaire
George Soros. U.S. Agency for Global
Media (USAGM) Chief John Lansing, Obama appointee, utilizing Stalinist techniques retaliate
against the journalists and producers
involved the Spanish-language
segment that aired May 2018
Television Mart and was available
for months online. Eight reporters
and editors the taxpayer-funded
media outlet have been fired, and
Lansing has ordered review
all content address patterns
unethical, unprofessional, biased,
sub-standard journalism. employee the Miami, Florida-based Mart headquarters said Miami Herald report, The environment that has been created the
upper hierarchy the Agency for
Global Media repressive. People
write with fear. Adjectives are
longer used.
Television Mart and its radio
counterpart operate under the
Office Cuba Broadcasting (OCB)
and comprise one the USAGM
five international multimedia networks. The others are Voice
America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/
Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free
Asia and Middle East Broadcasting.
The media outlets receive about $685
million year from American taxpayers and reportedly reach 345 million
people worldwide languages. The Verdict
MAY 2019 PHOTO/FRANCOIS MORI
U.S. Government Media Network Fires
Journalists Over Report Critical Soros
George Soros, founder and chairman the Open Society Foundations
The global media agency was created counter disinformation spread
oppressive regimes abroad. The USAGM website states that its mission inform, engage and connect
people around the world support freedom and democracy. Television and Radio Mart were created
promote freedom and democracy
providing the people Cuba with
objective news and information programming.
The environment that has
been created the upper
hierarchy the Agency for
Global Media repressive.
People write with fear.
Television Mart employee
The Soros broadcast focused his
efforts cripple sovereign governments Latin America. Judicial
Watch was cited source because
investigated State Department funding Soros groups Colombia and
published report Soros initiatives advance radical globalist
agenda Guatemala. Judicial Watch
also released special report documenting the financial and staffing
nexus between Soros Open Society
Foundations (OSF) and the U.S. government. that document, Judicial
Watch connects the dots between
U.S.-funded entities and OSF affiliates further the Hungarian-born
philanthropist agenda seeking
destabilize legitimate governments,
erase national borders, target conservative politicians, finance civil
unrest, subvert institutions higher
education and orchestrate refugee
See SOROS page
Corruption Chronicles
Soros
From page
that Soros has emerged leading
boogeyman the right.
Menendez, who serves the
Senate Foreign Relations Committee
despite his sordid history, blocked
President Trump nomination last
year replace Lansing USAGM
chief. few years ago, Menendez
was charged with federal bribery
and corruption stemming from his
relationship with crooked South
Florida eye doctor who lavished him
with cash, gifts and trips exchange
for political favors. The eye doctor,
Salomon Melgen, got convicted
stealing $73 million from Medicare
and was sentenced years
prison. Menendez got off because
jurors were unable reach verdict, and his trial ended mistrial.
His colleagues the Senate Ethics
Committee determined that the
veteran lawmaker not only violated
Senate rules but also federal law and
applicable standards conduct. public letter admonition, the
committee writes that over six-year
period Menendez knowingly and repeatedly accepted gifts significant
value from Melgen violation
Senate rules and federal law. Addi- PHOTO/ALEX BRANDON PHOTO/FRANCOIS MORI
crises for political gain. few years
ago, Judicial Watch exposed scheme which the U.S. government spent
millions dollars destabilize the
democratically elected, center-right
government Macedonia colluding with Soros OSF.
More than five months after the
Spanish-language Soros broadcast
aired Television Mart the segment caught the eye disgraced New
Jersey Senator Bob Menendez.
October 31, 2018 letter Lansing,
the senator orders immediate
investigation into the Soros broadcast well audit patterns
unethical and unprofessional reporting OCB. Menendez also smears
Judicial Watch, stating that the Soros
segment had credible sourcing and occasionally cites only
fringe website. Lansing uses similar
language mainstream newspaper
article about the recent Mart firings
over the Soros video: The person
developing the Soros story was using
Judicial Watch source understand the story was not only
poorly sourced, relied heavily
one less-than-credible source, Lansing says the article, which states
Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) far back 2007, Menendez
was investigated federal
grand jury for illegally
steering lobbying business
his former chief staff Kay
LiCausi, with whom was
also romantically linked.
tionally, while accepting these gifts,
you used your position Member the Senate advance Dr. Melgen
personal and business interests, the
committee writes.
Menendez has been embroiled
other corruption schemes throughout his political career and Judicial Watch has served credible
source uncovering them. far
back 2007, Menendez was investigated federal grand jury for illegally steering lobbying business
his former chief staff Kay LiCausi,
with whom was also romantically
linked. just few years, her firm
reported $1.3 million business
with nearly $300,000 coming from
New Jersey medical center that was
later awarded government funding
thanks push from her former
boss and lover. 2010, Menendez and his
colleague corruption, New Jersey
Democrat Frank Lautenberg, allocated million for public walkway
and park space adjacent upscale
waterfront condos built developer whose executives donated generously their political campaigns.
Perhaps not coincidentally, the developer Washington, D.C., lobbyist
was longtime senior aide Menendez. The senator was also embroiled hooker scandal the Dominican
Republic with his incarcerated eye
doctor pal, and hired illegal
immigrant sex offender work his
Senate office.
www.JudicialWatch.org
Corruption Chronicles
Represented extremist
nonprofit that lists conservative
organizations catalog hate
groups, seven illegal immigrants
detained workplace raid
are suing the federal agents that
arrested them, claiming that they
were racially profiled for being
Latino. federal court complaint
filed February their pro bono
attorneys the Southern Poverty
Law Center (SPLC), the illegal
aliens assert that Immigration
and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
agents violated their constitutional
rights against illegal seizures and
equal protection under the Fourth
and Fifth Amendments the U.S.
Constitution.
The raid occurred last spring slaughterhouse and meatpacking
plant small rural town called
Bean Station East Tennessee.
Agents from ICE and the Internal
Revenue Service (IRS) raided
the facility part lengthy
investigation into the owner multimillion-dollar tax evasion and fraud
scheme. About 100 illegal aliens
were arrested, most them from
Guatemala and Mexico, and some
had been previously deported from
the United States more than once. least people were deported
immediately, some were released and
others faced federal state charges,
according local news report
following the raid.
The owner the business,
James Brantley, eventually pled
guilty multiple federal crimes,
including tax fraud, wire fraud and
employment unauthorized illegal
aliens. The feds say avoided
paying nearly $1.3 million taxes hiring least 150 illegal aliens
and paying them off the books
cash. The scheme began 1988 and
continued through 2018 when
got busted. Brantley had reported The Verdict
MAY 2019 PHOTO/STEVE HELBER
Illegal Aliens Arrested Workplace Raid
Sue Fed Agents For Racial Profiling
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surround and detain person during raid.
the IRS that had only wageearning employees, according
the Department Justice. avoid
Federal Insurance Contributions
Act (FICA) tax obligations,
unemployment insurance premiums,
unemployment tax and workers
compensation insurance premiums paid illegal immigrants cash rate $8-$10 per hour.
The feds said was criminal
investigation from day one, not
simply immigration-enforcement
action many open-borders
activists alleged. Tax fraud
outrage hard-working Americans
directly harmed when criminals
The SPLC, Obamatied leftist group whose
research was used
gunman plan act terrorism against
conservative organization,
has the lead the case.
cheat their obligation society
failing pay their fair share, and the
employment illegal workers also
poses serious threat public safety the use fraudulent identity
documents exposes Americans
potential identity theft and other
financial harm, said the special
agent from ICE Homeland Security
Investigations who led the probe.
Leftist groups went ballistic,
asserting that illegal immigrants
were victims whose rights were
violated the federal government.
Outraged, the SPLC called the
largest workplace immigration
raid since the George Bush
administration. What happened
April 2018 was law enforcement
overreach, plain and simple, said
the group senior supervising
attorney, Meredith Stewart:
We, nation, have shared
set ideals, rooted the Bill
Rights: have right free racial profiling and unlawful
arrests. are not willing
uphold those ideals for everyone
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Corruption Chronicles
Aliens
From page this country, then are all
risk losing our rights. the complaint, SPLC attorneys
write that the federal officers
conspired plan and execute the
forceful and prolonged seizure
the meatpacking plant Latino
workforce solely the basis their
actual apparent race ethnicity. gunman received
25-year prison sentence for
carrying out the politicallymotivated shooting the
Family Research Council
(FRC) headquarters after
admitting that learned
about the FRC from the SPLC
hate map.
The defendants are nine ICE
agents who are accused using
brutal and excessive force without
any provocation. They cursed,
shoved and punched workers,
according the SPLC complaint. Tennessee group that helping the case says the lawsuit
addresses the brutality the workers
faced the hands agents. The
nonprofit, Tennessee Immigrant and
Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC)
claims the workplace raid was
unconscionable abuse power
with human costs.
The SPLC, Obama-tied leftist
group whose research was used
gunman plan act terrorism
against conservative organization,
has the lead the case. few years
ago, gunman received 25-year
prison sentence for carrying out the
politically-motivated shooting
the Family Research Council (FRC)
headquarters after admitting that
learned about the FRC from the SPLC
hate map. Prosecutors called
act terrorism and recommended
45-year sentence.
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DREAMSTIME
Government
Money sustain the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
continuously flowed into the government coffers via special security
fee collected from every passenger,
yet Congress didn release the funds
during the shutdown. Known the
September Security Fee, air carriers collect $5.60 per one-way trip
and $11.20 per round trip help
fund the TSA. The Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) reports average daily air passenger flow 2.6
million, which translates into $14.5
million per day TSA fees. That
amounts more than $507 million
collected during the 35-day government shutdown, yet the agency
51,000 employees didn get paid,
igniting onslaught hardship
stories the media.
What happened the money?
Why didn Congress release even
though House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
claims, Our nation leaders have
greater responsibility than ensuring
the safety and security the American people
Stop the annual practice diverting the [TSA]
passenger security fee
revenue. Airline official
Sharon Pinkerton, testifying
before the House Homeland
Security Committee The Verdict
MAY 2019
JAMES MARTIN SHUTTERSTOCK.COM
Billions TSA 9/11 Security Fees
Diverted Congress For Other Causes
Travelers wait the long security lines Jacksonville International airport.
The truth is, Congress has for
years diverted billions dollars September security fees and
used the money for other causes not
related air security. This predates
the recent government shutdown
and indicates where the safety and
security the American people sits the congressional list priorities. 2001, the TSA fee was $2.50
per passenger, but Congress increased the current $5.60
2013 and restructured the payment
plan that around $13 billion the
TSA fees would deficit reduction and other government sectors.
Under the revamp, created the
Bipartisan Budget Act 2013, the
revenue collected from passengers
gets deposited the general fund the U.S. Treasury, and chunk
the money used for other matters.
The original statute enacted after the
worst terrorist attack American
soil specifically required that the
revenue from the passenger security
fee dedicated providing civil
aviation security services. The Budget Act amended require that portion money, $12.63 billion
generated over years, deposited the general fund offsetting
receipts for the Federal budget.
Redirecting passenger security
fees naturally caused ruckus the
airline industry, which has repeatedly demanded that Congress stop
the practice. Using the TSA budget
for functions not related aviation
security has caused multitude problems, including excessive
screening lines and failure
align TSA staff and equipment with
passenger volumes location,
according the industry trade
organization, Airlines for America
(A4A). letter U.S. senator,
the group president writes that
Congress wants take constructive
See FEES page
Government Uncovered
Fees
From page
JAMES MARTIN SHUTTERSTOCK.COM
and well-justified action, would
immediately put the diverted billions, paid airline passengers,
where belongs. congressional
testimony last summer, the group
senior vice president revealed that
2017 alone, special taxes airlines
and their customers totaled over $24
billion more than $66 million
per day. Stop the annual practice diverting passenger security fee
revenue, the airline official, Sharon
Pinkerton, told the House Homeland
Security Committee. the TSA, created after the 2001
terrorist attacks, were properly
funded, perhaps would better
equipped meet its critical mission handle unexpected events
such government shutdown.
The agency charged with securing transportation adequately
screening luggage and passengers
and properly vetting foreign flight
students. Instead, best known
for its shameful security lapses and
efforts cover them up.
For nearly decade, Judicial
Watch has reported extensively
and uncovered records involving
the TSA serious transgressions and
failure adequately fulfill its mission. This includes missing guns
and bombs during covert exercises
known red team tests TSA
agents literally sleeping the job;
stealing from passengers; the failure properly screen luggage; and
number other violations that have
For nearly decade,
Judicial Watch has reported
extensively and uncovered
records involving the TSA
serious transgressions and
failure adequately fulfill
its mission.
risked the nation safety.
Records obtained Judicial
Watch few years ago show hundreds badges that allow agents
access secure areas airports went
missing along with uniforms and
other devices used control entry.
Just few months ago, bipartisan
congressional investigation found
that persistent misconduct TSA
managers often goes unpunished,
and whistleblowers who report
well airport safety risks are penalized senior officials.
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Government Uncovered Evicts Groups That Help Vets;
Non-Veteran Groups Stay
The Los Angeles Veterans Affairs
(VA) facility that illegally rents its
sprawling grounds institutions
that don serve veterans just evicted
several groups dedicated veterans, including nonprofit that for
decades has comforted dying vets
and another that helps those who
are disabled. While the gave the
volunteer organizations the boot
without offering explanation,
continues housing parking lot for
nearby upscale shops, university
baseball stadium, dog park for the
professional dog walkers affluent
residents and athletic fields for
fancy prep school. marks the latest several
scandals involving the misuse
this property, where top official
pleaded guilty multiple felonies
last year for taking bribes from
parking-lot operator that defrauded
the agency out millions. February, least five established nonprofits dedicated providing veterans
with therapeutic activities, counseling and other valuable survival skills
have been evicted while private businesses that don benefit vets remain.
The Jewish War Veterans among
the organizations that just got kicked
out along with Twilight Brigade, the
Disabled American Veterans, Vet-toVet and the Association for Parrot
C.A.R.E., which provides therapeutic
activities for vets its parrot sanctuary. local newspaper reported
Judicial Watch for years
has investigated, sued
and obtained government
documents involving the illegal use this
parcel. The Verdict
MAY 2019
Judicial Watch client Robert Rosebrock
the latest travesty the Southern
California February but Judicial Watch for years has investigated, sued and obtained government
documents involving the illegal
use this parcel.
The 338-acre property West
Los Angeles, which includes the
National Veterans Park and Veterans
Home, was deeded the federal
government 1888 for the specific purpose caring for disabled
veterans. Thousands disabled
veterans once lived the grounds,
which also had churches, theaters,
library and post office. the 1960s
and 1970s, the quietly closed the
facilities, according the American
Legion, and ousted mentally disabled veterans. recent years, the
property has been used for many
causes unrelated veterans. Among
them stadium for the University California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
baseball team, athletic complex
for nearby private high school,
laundry facilities for local hotel,
storage and maintenance production sets for 20th Century Fox
Television, the Brentwood Theatre,
soccer practice and match fields for
private girls soccer club, dog park
and farmers market.
For nearly decade, group
called the Old Veterans Guard has
filed complaints against rampant
corruption the Los Angeles campus, specifically for abusing and
misappropriating property. The
group assembled weekly and
Memorial Day protest the
failure make full use the facility benefit veterans, particularly those
who are homeless. The government
retaliated sending police
harass and intimidate them weekly
rallies. One the group leaders, elderly Army vet named Robert
Rosebrock, got criminally charged
for posting pair four-by-six-inch
American flags the outside fence the Los Angeles Memorial
Day 2016. The fence part the
Great Lawn Gate and marks the
entrance the Los Angeles National Veterans Park. Judicial Watch
represented Rosebrock the federal
case, which was tried U.S. District Court for the Central District California. The court eventually
ruled that Rosebrock was not guilty violating federal law for displaying
the flags above the fence.
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FBI scrambled respond
Hillary Clinton lawyer amid Weiner
laptop review, newly released
emails show
Fox News
February 11, 2019
Newly released internal FBI
emails showed the agency highest-ranking officials scrambling
answer Hillary Clinton lawyer the days prior the 2016 presidential election, the same day
then-FBI Director James Comey sent bombshell letter Congress announcing new review hundreds thousands potentially classified
emails found former Rep. Anthony Weiner laptop.
The trove documents turned
over the FBI, response
lawsuit the transparency group
Judicial Watch, also included discussions former FBI lawyer Lisa Page
concerning potential quid pro quo
between the State Department and
the FBI which the FBI would
agree effectively hide the fact
that Clinton email was classified exchange for more legal attach
positions that would benefit the FBI
abroad, and allow them send more
agents countries where the FBI
access ordinarily restricted.
Team Hillary wanted ASAP call
with FBI after Comey reopened
email probe
New York Post
February 12, 2019
Hours after then-FBI Director
James Comey informed Congress
October 2016 that would reopen
the investigation into Hillary Clinton
emails, her lawyer sent email
the department general counsel
seeking call ASAP, according
new report. The email from Clinton
Host David Atman (filling for Lou Dobbs) and Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton
lawyer David Kendall FBI general
counsel James Baker came less than
two weeks before Election Day after
Comey restarted investigation
shut down July.
***
Baker then wrote top FBI
officials, including Comey, Peter
Strzok and Lisa Page, that Kendall
said our letter was tantalizingly
ambiguous and made statements that
were inchoate and highly ominous
such that what had done was
worse than transparency because
allows people make whatever they
want out the letter the prejudice Secretary Clinton, according
emails obtained Judicial Watch.
Lindsey Graham calls
new champion FISA abuse
investigation Daniel Chaitin
Washington Examiner
March 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee
Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC),
reignited the investigation into alleged
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
abuse Thursday, demanding from
the Justice Department wide array
documentation related the surveillance Carter Page and other members the 2016 Trump campaign.
***
Further compounding concerns Trump-aligned critics was how
the FISC didn hold any hearings
the applications targeting Page,
disclosed Freedom Information Act lawsuit Judicial Watch.
However, bevy legal experts,
some whom were anti-Trump,
argued that the norm for there
not any hearings.
Days After Comey Firing,
McCabe Team Re-Engaged Fired
Dossier Author
Real Clear Politics
Investigative Report Paul
Sperry
March 2019
Two days after then-Acting FBI
Director Andrew McCabe formally
put President Trump under criminal
investigation May 2017, bureau
officials reached out the author the controversial Steele dossier
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for more information, even though they had fired him for
misconduct six months earlier.
***
Judicial Watch, government watchdog group, does
not believe McCabe had the factual and legal grounds
target the president, and pressing the Justice Department release the ECs and other records detailing the legal
justification for the FBI momentous investigations.
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton maintains that
McCabe targeting Trump without proper evidence was abuse power, and may also have been illegal.
Judicial Watch sued the police and other agency
officials for violating Rosebrock and his fellow protestors constitutional rights. Judicial Watch has also sued
the twice for documents related the nonveteran use the Los Angeles facility and obtained records that show
the paid private businesses hundreds thousands
dollars reimburse them for terminating unlawful lease
agreements. 2011 lawsuit accusing the misusing the Los
Angeles grounds and illegally leasing the land forced the
agency make changes. part settlement, the
announced that would dedicate the West L.A. campus serving veterans need by, among other things,
designing plan help end homelessness among the
county veterans. The legal settlement also compelled
the terminate leases with private businesses that
were never supposed there the first place. The
records obtained Judicial Watch reveal that the
paid Twentieth Century Fox Television $435,000 and
construction company building illegal amphitheater the north side the grounds $287,318. The television studio used 72,160 square feet land for parking, storage and maintenance production sets.
Just few months ago, federal audit exposed rampant fraud and corruption involving the illicit land-sharing agreements made crooked officials Los Angeles. Judicial Watch launched investigation into the
deals and has three Freedom Information Act (FOIA)
requests pending.
Everyone Knows There Russia Collusion,
Mueller Zombie Investigation
CNS News
March 13, 2019
Tom Fitton, president the government watchdog
group Judicial Watch, said recent interview that
everyone Washington, D.C., knows there Russia
collusion with the 2016 Trump campaign, and they
known for least year. added that because
there evidence collusion, Special Counsel Robert
Mueller probe effectively zombie investigation dead but keeps wandering around.
During interview with The Epoch Times the
Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Fitton
was asked, far can tell correct wrong
there really evidence [of collusion], there
nothing substantiate any this activity justify any this activity. Earns Nationwide Media Coverage
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