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Judicial Watch: Former NIH Director Francis Collins Emails Reveal British Physicians and Scientists Group Recommended Ivermectin for Preventions and Treatment of COVID-19
Judicial Watch announced recently that it received 254 pages of records from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this included emails of then-Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Francis Collins regarding a British group’s recommendations on the use of Ivermectin to prevent and treat COVID-19.
Arizona County Sees 377% Surge in Human Smuggling, 610% Hike in Fentanyl Under Biden
The situation along the southwest border has deteriorated so badly under President Joe Biden that in the last two years an Arizona county about an hour drive from Mexico has seen a breathtaking 377% increase in human smuggling and trafficking incidents and a shocking 610% rise in fentanyl pills seized by local law enforcement officers. Closer to the southern border a small Arizona town a stone’s throw from Los Algodones, Mexico saw three times its population cross into its municipality illegally last year, overwhelming the city’s only hospital.
Judicial Watch: Justice Department Records Show Special Counsel Durham’s FY 2022 Budget over $8.5 Million
Judicial Watch announced today that after 16 months, it has finally received 3 pages of budget records from the U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning the operations of the Office of Special Counsel John Durham that show its fiscal year 2022 budget was over $8.5 million.
U.S. Gives Central America $260 Mil in Humanitarian Aid in Failed Effort to Curb “Irregular Migration”
In a fruitless effort to curb “irregular migration” from Central America the Biden administration is sending the region hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian funding with the unlikely goal that the money will improve life enough to deter its citizens from coming to the United States illegally. So far, the plan has failed miserably. Uncle Sam’s hefty checks have not stopped mobs from three targeted countries known as the northern triangle—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—from migrating to the U.S. via the southwest border.
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Watchdog: 1.2 Million Inactive Voters Removed from Los Angeles Voter Rolls
More than 1.2 million registrants have been removed from the voter rolls in Los Angeles County, California, since 2022 as part of a settlement agreement with Judicial Watch, according to the watchdog group.
Judicial Watch: Federal Court Hearing Scheduled in Lawsuit Seeking Details of Meeting Between DOJ Lawyers and AP Reporters Regarding Trump Associate Paul Manafort
Judicial Watch recently announced that a court hearing will be held before U.S. District Court Carl J. Nichols on Thursday, March 9, 2023, in the Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records of a meeting set up by then-Chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section Andrew Weissmann between the DOJ, FBI and reporters from The Associated Press (AP), in which Weissmann allegedly provided guidance to reporters investigating Paul Manafort, and which may have led to the raid of Manafort’s storage locker
Judicial Watch Sues DHS for Records on Election Censorship
“The Elon Musk ‘Twitter Files’ are the tip of the iceberg, as the federal government ran a massive, secret censorship op against the American people,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “That the DHS is hiding these censorship records in violation of FOIA law shows the agency still has something to hide.”