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Judicial Watch: New Homeland Security Documents Reveal Sanctuary Cities Denied 284 ICE Detainers in Three Months, Released Illegal Aliens Charged with Assaults, Drug and Weapons Violations

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released two new productions of documents (45 pages and 680 pages) from the Department of Homeland Security revealing that hundreds of counties across the U.S. denied Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) detainer requests for criminal illegal aliens in the first quarter of fiscal year…


Judicial Watch: Court Overrules Trump Administration Objections & Will Review State Department Clinton-Petraeus Emails

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that a federal judge will personally review, in camera, unredacted copies of emails between then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and General David Petraeus. In taking these steps, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the Trump State Department’s argument…


Video Review: A Discussion on the Wasserman Schultz/Awan Brothers IT Scandal with Key Congressional House Members

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton says House leadership of both parties and Justice Department are failing to sufficiently investigate the scandal (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch yesterday participated in a special highly-revealing discussion between House representatives and experts regarding the Wasserman Schultz/Awan Brothers/IT scandal. As you may already


Conservative Lawmakers: Imran Awan Scandal ‘Cries Out’ for House Investigation

Conservative lawmakers held an unofficial meeting Tuesday on the scandal surrounding Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s (D-FL) former IT aide Imran Awan amid fears of a major security breach, with one lawmaker saying it “cries out” for a House probe. … At the hearing, Fitton was asked about the worst-case scenario for…


Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Mueller Russian Special Counsel Budget

Mueller’s Budget Under Wraps (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning the budget and administrative records of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. (Judicial Watch v.…


Cruz, Lee Warn Trump Not to Tap Former Clinton Aide as Ambassador to Colombia

The GOP senators’ concerns about MacManus’s time serving as one of Clinton’s closest aides stems from reports that he was one of three of her aides who knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack within minutes of it happening. Emails obtained by Judicial Watch from the State Department through a Freedom of…


Watchdog Group Sues to Learn How Much $ Spent on Mueller Probe

On Thursday, conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch says it sued the Department of Justice to find out how much money is being spent on Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Specifically, they want 1) the budget Mueller or his staff submitted, covering the day he…


IRS part of $5 million push to pressure uninsured Americans to buy Obamacare

The Internal Revenue Service released documents on Monday showing it was involved in a $5 million push to pressure uninsured Americans to buy Obamacare coverage during the Obama Administration, according to the watchdog group Judicial Watch. “So now we have more evidence of more Obama IRS abuses targeting innocent Americans – all in…


What does Obamacare have in common with gun control?

If your policy is so good, why does it need to be mandatory? This is the question people have been asking about Obamacare since its inception. The question bears even more relevance today, as new documents uncovered by Judicial Watch reveal that the IRS spent $5 million of taxpayer money trying to…


IRS Spent $5 Million Coaxing Americans to Buy Obamacare

Judicial Watch has recovered documents showing the IRS spent $5 million on notices to taxpayers urging them to purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The documents reveal that the IRS coordinated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team in an effort to coax Americans…

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