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Judicial Watch: Unsealed Depositions of Former Obama IRS Officials Lerner and Paz Detail Knowledge of Tea Party Targeting

Judicial Watch announced recently that it received previously sealed court documents, including depositions of IRS officials Lois Lerner, the former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Holly Paz, her top aide and former IRS director of Office of Rulings and Agreements, which show that they knew most Tea Party organizations were legally entitled to tax-exempt status in the run up to the Obama reelection in 2012.

Judicial Watch: Documents Show Boston’s Targeting of COVID Policy Protestors Outside Mayor’s Home

On January 15, 2022, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu began a program, B Together, which required people to “show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter certain indoor spaces … including indoor dining, fitness, and entertainment venues.” Protests began outside of her home shortly thereafter. The Boston City Council then passed an ordinance that prohibited – and enforced with civil fines – protests outside residences during certain hours.

Record Amounts of Fentanyl Entering the U.S. Via Mexio, 323% Spike in one Border Region

American federal agents have seized more than 10,500 pounds of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl along the Mexican border this fiscal year with one U.S. border region seeing an astounding 323% increase in the last three years. The most recent Customs and Border Protection (CBP) figures also show that more than 148,000 pounds of methamphetamine, 54,000 pounds of cocaine, and 1,500 pounds of heroin have also been seized this fiscal year which ends in September.

Judicial Watch: Massachusetts School District Settles Civil Rights Lawsuit with Football Coach Fired for Objecting to Critical Race Theory in Daughter’s Class

“This a remarkable victory for Coach Flynn, as his federal civil rights lawsuit resulted in the Dedham School District admitting that he was absolutely right to be concerned about the district’s introducing a new, controversial CRT-style curriculum without parental notice or involvement,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “And, Coach Flynn also appreciates that the teachers will no longer be able to use virtual learning to push Black Lives Matter symbols. It shouldn’t have taken a federal civil rights lawsuit for the school district to do the right thing. We hope other school officials take note they must treat parental curriculum concerns with respect and avoid radical indoctrination of children.”

 

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Legal Newsline: HHS sued over employment, financial disclosure records involving employment of Dr. Fauci’s wife

Judicial Watch sued the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after it failed to respond to an April 8 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from OpenTheBooks.com to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) requesting records regarding Fauci’s wife Christine Grady, who is chief of the Department of Bioethics.

The New York Post: Biden takes heat for spending 40 percent of his days in office ‘on vacation’

First son Hunter Biden, who is under federal investigation for possible tax fraud, money laundering and lobbying violations in connection to his foreign business dealings, often travels with his father after repeatedly introducing his dad to associates during his vice presidency.

Tom Fitton, president of conservative transparency group Judicial Watch, said, “One would hope that President Biden is working when he is on ‘vacation’ in Delaware, [but] the unwillingness of the White House to disclose his official visitors at Delaware suggests that there is something to hide — including that Biden is completely checked out from his job when away from the White House.”

Fox News: Hillary Clinton blasted for ‘astonishingly false’ Twitter thread claiming she had ‘zero’ classified emails

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced backlash on Tuesday for claiming investigations proved she had “zero” classified emails on her private server.

Several Twitter users attacked this thread as “astonishingly false” for ignoring a 2018 Department of Justice inspector general’s report that revealed “81 email chains containing approximately 193 individual emails” were “classified from the CONFIDENTIAL to TOP SECRET levels at the time.”

“Fact check: Astonishingly false,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton tweeted.

 

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