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New York Gov. Cuomo moves to erase state emails amid corruption scandal

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to remove all state employee emails that are older than 90 days. This news comes after the arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who took bribes and is the subject of an asbestos lawsuit. Cuomo’s plans have received criticism from Republicans and Democrats in New York’s…


Trouble: Liberals that attacked Republicans for their email troubles cannot defend Hillary Clinton

While she served as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used her personal email address to conduct official State Department business. As a government official, Clinton should have used a government email address and thus would not have been susceptible to violating the Federal Records Act. Judicial Watch’s president Tom Fitton…


Judicial Watch Statement on Hillary Clinton’s Use of Private Email to Conduct Government Business

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding potential criminal violations of law in Hillary Clinton’s conducting official State Department business using a private email account: “The latest news that Hillary Clinton, while serving as Secretary of State, conducted all of her official business on…


Obama threatens immigration and border agents who enforce the law

At an MSNBC-hosted town hall event, President Obama requested for ICE, Border Patrol, and Homeland Security Investigations to abide by his executive amnesty plans. He said all officials in these government entities will be forced to comply with these plans, and believes Congress must pass a law reflecting his plans…


Emails Show State Department Aides Knew Early On Benghazi Attack Had Terror Ties

After filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Pentagon regarding the 2012 Benghazi attacks, Judicial Watch obtained documents revealing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides knew Ansar al-Sharia attacked the U.S. consulate. In addition, they knew Ansar al-Sharia took credit for its actions on social media. Despite all of that,…


Pentagon doc suggests secret U.S. detention facility

There have been claims that the CIA was running an interrogation center at the CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, prior to the 2012 terrorist attacks. These claims assert Libyan militia members were being held at this prison, but a CIA spokesperson has denied these claims. In relation to this, Judicial…


Finally, Suing IRS Over All Those Emails

Judicial Watch filed a new FOIA lawsuit asking for “any and all records related to the destruction of damaged hard drives from IRS employee computers from January 1, 2010, to the present.” This lawsuit focuses on the records of these destroyed hard drives in another JW lawsuit. Meanwhile, the Treasury…


Congress’ Obamacare self-exemption OK, judge rules

D.C. Superior Court judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. recently dismissed Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit challenging Congress’ illegal enrollment in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Dixon stood by the Office of Personnel Management’s ruling, which claims federal law trumps D.C. law on this matter, even though the D.C. government admitted Congress


Judge Dismisses Obamacare Lawsuit Targeting Congressional Health Care

DC Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. dismissed a FOIA lawsuit Judicial Watch filed on behalf of DC resident Kirby Vining regarding Congress’ enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. Although the DC government acknowledged that Congress is not a small business under DC law, it cited a 2013 Office…


Judicial Watch FOIA: State knew Ansar al-Sharia claimed Benghazi attack in first hours

Judicial Watch recently obtained emails from the State Department revealing that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides knew that Ansar al-Sharia caused the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Despite that, Clinton told the American people the attack was caused by a spontaneous riot in response to a YouTube video…

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