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IGs form front line of war on waste and fraud, but weak links remain


House Intelligence report fails to address key facts, questions in Benghazi scandal

The House Intelligence Committee recently released a report on the Benghazi scandal. Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch, said the report informed the American people, for the first time, that our government knew weapons were moving from Libya to Syria. Read the latest statements from Judicial Watch on the Benghazi scandal here. Judicial Watch will continue


IRS Sued for Monitoring U.S. Churches

Judicial Watch recently filed a FOIA lawsuit against the IRS, seeking records of communications between the IRS and Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) regarding the agency’s monitoring of churches and other tax-exempt organizations for allegedly illegal political activity. According to Judicial Watch, the IRS targeted 99 churches, assuming they


‘Sleep in his own bed’ cost taxpayers $295K

From a FOIA request,  Judicial Watch uncovered that American taxpayers were billed $1,539,402.10 for President Obama’s travel expenses during Labor Day weekend this year. The expenses entailed flights for fundraising trips to Westchester, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island, a round-trip flight from D.C. to Westchester, New York, for a wedding, and a


‘Any Way We Can Fix Fox?’ Attkisson Exposes DOJ Fast & Furious Emails

Thanks to a court order, Judicial Watch received 10,112 Fast and Furious documents from the DOJ, which comprise of 42,000 pages. These documents were released due to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request and subsequent FOIA lawsuit, and reveal how seasoned reporter Sharyl Attkisson was slammed by the White House and the DOJ for…


CIA gathered intelligence on weapons to Syria: Benghazi report

A House Intelligence Committee report revealed the Benghazi terrorist attack was incited by Al Qaeda affiliates, and weapons were moved from Libya to Syria. Through a FOIA lawsuit, Judicial Watch uncovered Benghazi documents that revealed the White House purposefully misled the American people on the Benghazi terrorist attack with deceptive talking points. Read


Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in Support of Texas Disparate Impact Appeal

Brief argues that lower court’s interpretation of Fair Housing Act would further enshrine “the intellectually impoverished concept of race into law” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in…


Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service for Records about IRS Monitoring of Churches

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 6, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” relating to the agency’s “monitoring of churches and other tax exempt religious organizations” for alleged political activity.


Emails show Obama administration targeted reporter over her coverage of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ scandal

Judicial Watch received 10,112 Fast and Furious documents from the DOJ, which comprise of 42,000 pages, after Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request and subsequent FOIA lawsuit. These documents reveal Sharyl Attkisson was targeted by the Obama administration for uncovering Operation Fast and Furious. Read Judicial Watch’s press release on this…


Judicial Watch Statement on Release of Enormous Trove of DOJ Fast and Furious Documents

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch

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