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Judicial Watch Sues Department of Defense to Obtain ‘Initial Report’ Of U.S. Army’s Review of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Disappearance

Judicial Watch announced today that on February 11, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to obtain records related to the “initial report” of the U.S. Army’s review of the disappearance of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


Judicial Watch: Department of Homeland Security Allowed to Work on Obamacare’s

Records Suggest White House Pressure Led to Possible Privacy Breaches in Advertising Push (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained new documents from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) worked with HHS on security for…


Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: ‘Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal’

(Washington, DC) – In response to revelations about the secret email accounts used by Hillary Clinton and other top State Department officials to conduct official government business, Judicial Watch announced it will host an educational panel discussion:  “Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal.” Panelists include Joseph E. diGenova, former U.S. Attorney, independent


Judicial Watch: Homeland Security Releases 165,900 Illegals

Judicial Watch recently released 76 pages it received from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from a FOIA lawsuit it filed that reveal the department released 165,900 criminal illegal aliens. In addition, these pages show that some local laws have barred federal immigration officials from enforcing immigration laws and note that 872,900 non-detained…


New Investigation of Obamacare Architect

Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Human and Health Services (HHS) to obtain records about Jonathan Gruber’s consultancy and contract agreements with the department. Gruber received a $400,000 contract from HHS, and at least $4 million from the federal government since 2000. This lawsuit comes as…


Obama scrambles to limit Hillary Clinton email scandal damage

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has tainted 160 FOIA requests Judicial Watch filed. In addition, it has spurred Judicial Watch to reopen a FOIA lawsuit regarding Huma Abedin’s email communications at the State Department since the State Department did not search emails on Clinton’s private server. The department claimed it could…


Fast and Furious Cover-up Rewarded in Appointment of New ATF Director

Todd Jones resigned from his post as ATF Director last week, which resulted in Thomas Brandon, formerly the agency’s Deputy Director, being assigned Acting Director. Brandon is known for covering up the Fast and Furious scandal by not firing anybody who was responsible for it. Meanwhile, Judicial Watch has pending FOIA…


Judicial Watch: 165,900 Criminal Aliens Into US Population Through April 2014

According to 76 pages the DHS released to Judicial Watch following its FOIA lawsuit, the DHS released 165,900 criminal illegal aliens from detention facilities since April 2014. Their crimes consist of homicides, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults, and kidnappings. Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit after the DHS failed to respond to its FOIA…


Judicial Watch Files Amicus Brief Opposing DOJ’s Attempt to Block Ruling that Would Postpone Immigration Action in Fifth Circuit

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit opposing the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) “emergency” motion to allow President Obama’s unilateral “executive actions” on illegal immigration to go forward (State of Texas, et al., v. United States,…


The FBI and CIA: What’s a FOIA?

Of all federal agencies, the FBI and CIA are least likely to respond to FOIA requests. In fact, Judicial Watch has filed hundreds of FOIA requests with these agencies but few have been answered. One FOIA request Judicial Watch filed with the FBI about U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy resulted in the release of 900 pages,…

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