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Michelle Obama: Secret trip to Aspen revealed after motorcade sneaks past wreck

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters went on a taxpayer-funded trip to Aspen, Colorado during Valentine’s Day weekend, while President Obama went to California to play golf, speak at a cyber security summit, and fundraise for the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Since last October, according to Washington Examiner, American taxpayers…


McConnell: Court Ruling Against Obama Amnesty Means Senate Dems Must Stop DHS Obstruction

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently urged Senate Democrats to stop filibustering the House-passed DHS funding bill, which defunds President Obama’s executive amnesty plans. This comes after District Court Judge Hanen’s ruling that decreed these plans to be unconstitutional. Conservative leaders, including Judicial Watch president Tom


DHS Funding Inquiry Could Be Used To Delay Obama’s Executive Amnesty

Judicial Watch recently urged Congress to ask the GAO to investigate the DHS on whether or not they misappropriated taxpayer funds to carry out President Obama’s executive amnesty plans. In the letter, Judicial Watch is asking whether or not U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) misappropriated these funds to establish…


Remember IRS Stonewalling When Filing Your Taxes

Forbes’ Robert W. Wood discusses the latest developments of the IRS scandal as Tax Day approaches. He mentions how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen misled Congress on Lois Lerner’s “missing emails” and how a TIGTA report unveiled them eventually. In addition, he discussed Judicial Watch’s lawsuit against the Department of Justice


Administration memo tells border agents they can release drunk drivers

Judicial Watch recently obtained a memo DHS issued to Customs and Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona sector urging them to release drunk drivers. DHS argues these agents do not have to intervene in state crimes and are least liable for being sued if they do not arrest these drivers. However,…


Judicial Watch Statement on the Potential Violation of Law in President Obama’s Proposed Expansion of DACA

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding potential criminal and civil violations of law in the implementation of President Obama’s executive actions for immigration, which may be in violation of the Antideficiency Act: “Judicial Watch calls upon Congress, its committees, or its members to…


Outrage! IRS workers who evaded paying taxes receive bonuses

About 140 IRS employees who were fired from their jobs for committing tax fraud or carrying out misconduct will be coming back to the IRS. In addition, Judicial Watch has revealed that IRS employees who evaded paying taxes received bonuses. This information comes from the IRS inspector general, who revealed that…


Obama administration won’t release IRS targeting documents

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recently declined The Hill’s FOIA request seeking more than 500 pages of documents pertaining to the IRS scandal. The Hill sought government documents on how conservative groups seeking non-profit status were targeted and scrutinized by the IRS. TIGTA denied the request on the basis of…


Administration stonewalling on releasing IRS docs

The Hill recently had their FOIA request seeking more than 500 pages about the IRS scandal denied by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The Hill appealed their request but TIGTA claimed personal privacy and interagency communication exemptions in response to that. TIGTA included these documents in their May 2013 report, and Judicial


Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Brief In Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Law

Amicus brief argues attacks on election integrity law will “discourage citizen participation” in elections. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in opposition to a lower court ruling…

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