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How Russia Probe Exposes Loretta Lynch for Possible Wrongdoing in Clinton Email Case

The Obama White House postured to explain the meeting. Following the disclosure of the tarmac episode, President Obama’s press secretary, Josh Earnest, felt the need to iterate Obama’s stated commitment to avoiding “political interference” in Justice Department investigations. Judicial Watch raised the possibility of ethical and legal problems for Lynch.

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The Supreme Court Term: No Big Blockbusters, but Plenty of Work

Almost on cue, the court granted a hearing to a case that challenges whether Wisconsin Republicans, after seizing power in 2010, went too far in using computer models to redraw legislative districts and lock in power for themselves. The case stems from a ruling in which a lower court ruled…

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Hey, Journalists: Obama Policy Diverted Settlement Cash to Soros-Funded Groups

Judicial Watch recently filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice after uncovering evidence it forced companies to give money to left-wing nonprofits during the Obama administration — nonprofits which also received millions from billionaire George Soros and other liberal foundations. “When big banks are sued by the government for…

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Susan Rice’s great unmasking escape: National Security Council records sent to Obama Library

It seems ages ago, but was just a couple of months ago that controversy swirled around former National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s “unmasking” of names from classified intelligence reports. Now there is a new twist. Those White House unmasking records have been removed … to the Obama Library in Chicago,…

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Government Watchdog Files Lawsuit Against Justice Department for Release of ‘Comey Memos’

Government watchdog Judicial Watch announced on Friday it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice regarding notes former FBI Director James Comey said he took following meetings and conversations with President Donald Trump. The notes have been referred in the media as “the Comey…

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Judicial Watch announces major lawsuit against DOJ — and it involves James Comey

Government watchdog group Judicial Watch announced on Friday a new lawsuit against the Department of Justice that involves former FBI Director James Comey. In a statement, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton called it a “scandal” that his organization has to sue the government in order to secure the release of…

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Video: Judicial Watch seeks documents unlawfully removed by Comey

June 18, 2017 – 3:23 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel to discussing Judicial Watch’s efforts to see to it that the FBI recovers former director Comey’s memos that were both leaked to the media and unlawful removed. Watch the latest video at…

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Judicial Watch seeking documents ‘unlawfully removed’ by Comey

From Fox News: Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch is calling on Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to recover and release federal records and memos it claims were “unlawfully” removed by former Director James Comey, threatening the FBI with a lawsuit should the bureau not comply. Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch,…

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Video: Should Americans be skeptical about stories from anonymous sources?

June 16, 2017 – 3:20 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Risk and Reward with Deirdre Bolton” on the Fox Business Network discussing Judicial Watch’s letter, which demands the FBI recover records unlawfully removed by former FBI Director James Comey. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

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To Defend Trump, the GOP Is Becoming a Party Bill Clinton Would Love

The National Review: Before there was Donald Trump, there was another charismatic presidential candidate who led his party out of the White House wilderness. A political miracle worker all his own, he resurrected himself from the political grave so many times that one of his nicknames was “The Comeback Kid.”

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Video: How should Trump deal with the deep state?

Last night, June 14, 2017, Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on the Fox Business Network to discuss the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, Senator Sessions, the congressional baseball practice shooting, and the Democrats’ determination to keep talking about Russia.…

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MONTGOMERY BOARD OF ELECTIONS RESPONDS TO JUDICIAL WATCH CLAIMS

From Montgomery County Media: Government watchdog Judicial Watch claimed in April that Montgomery County had not done enough to clean out its voter rolls. The D.C.-based organization based the claim on a surprising statistic: the county Board of Elections has more registered voters than the U.S. census has voting-age adults…

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Trump sees Comey’s testimony as ‘complete vindication’ — and his fans agree

But to Trump, many Republicans and a broad constellation of surrogates and conservative media outlets, the takeaway is much different: exoneration.

“Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication,” the president tweeted early on the morning after Comey’s testimony.

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Mueller Taps Top Criminal Law Expert for Russia Probe

From Newsmax: Special counsel Robert Mueller has tapped top criminal law specialist Michael Dreeben to work on the investigation into possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump with Russian officials, The Washington Post reported Friday.

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Judicial Watch Cites New Evidence Clinton Knowingly Used Unsecure Device After Being Warned

From CNS News: The legal watchdog group Judicial Watch on Thursday submitted new evidence to a U.S. District Court showing that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used an unsecure Blackberry phone after being warned of the risk of doing so by “security hawks.” The newly released Clinton email was…

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Judicial Watch: Email Shows Hillary Used BlackBerry Despite Advice of ‘Security Hawks’

From Newsline: A newly released email shows that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knowingly used an unsecure BlackBerry device when she worked in the Obama administration. Judicial Watch obtained the email through a court order. The message shows Clinton saying she was using a non-government BlackBerry despite the recommendations…

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Loretta Lynch’s involvement with Hillary Clinton email investigation: a timeline of events

From WJLA: Former FBI Director James Comey testified on Thursday during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that addressed his firing and the ongoing investigation into collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. During the session, Comey revealed that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s meeting with former President Bill…

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Judicial Watch Sues For Records on Failed $7 Billion School Grants Program Under Obama

From CNS News: Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on June 5 to obtain records from the Department of Education after the department reported the Obama administration’s $7 billion School Improvement Grants (SIG) program had “no significant impacts on math and reading test scores, high school…

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New Documents: Hillary Clinton Ignored ‘Security Hawks’ to Use ‘Highly Vulnerable’ BlackBerry

From the Washington Free Beacon: Hillary Clinton went against the advice of security experts by continuing to use an unsecured BlackBerry smartphone while serving as secretary of state, new documents reveal. Clinton was made aware that “unclassified BlackBerry is highly vulnerable in any setting,” but nevertheless persisted in using her phone,…

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The Six Most Important Revelations from the Comey Hearing

From Breitbart: Trump supporters, swamp dwellers, and Americans from all walks of life had their eyes glued to coverage of the testimony by former FBI Director James Comey to the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. The hearing was treated like a major sporting event by D.C. locals, who lined up…