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Judicial Watch Wins Appeal: Court Rules State Department Can Be Required To Ask Attorney General to Recover Clinton Emails — Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a case that would”…http://jwatch.us/7fV95U

Austin Mayor, Feds Colluded as Texas Gov. Sued to Keep Syrian Refugees Out — “After the governor of Texas announced that the state would stop accepting Syrian refugees, the Obama administration went behind his back secretly conferencing with a mayor that offers illegal immigrants sanctuary”…http://jwatch.us/oPJcV3

Cities Launch Legal Defense Fund for Illegal Aliens — “A few days after the Chicago City Council approved a $1.3 million legal defense fund to help illegal immigrants facing deportation, officials in Los Angeles unveiled their version with more than seven times the money. It appears to be a growing trend”…http://jwatch.us/BmSgNj

Rex & The Russian Swamp — “Amid controversy over the extent of Kremlin penetration into the American electoral system (detailed last week in Investigative Bulletin), Donald Trump has doubled down on the Russian connection with his nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to become the”…http://jwatch.us/mVX16V


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DE BLASIO’S INBOX  — Judicial Watch said it filed a formal request for ‘any and all records of communications’ between the two men in June after the mayor said Gaspard was ‘an agent of the city’ along with four other men who act as de Blasio’s informal kitchen cabinet of advisers. Gaspard’s inclusion in that group raised eyebrows because ambassadors are federal employees who are not supposed to be engaged in partisan political activities while they are on the government payroll.”…http://nydn.us/2heGkIs

Sanctuary Cities Raise Legal Defense Funds For Illegal Immigrants — Judicial Watch notes the funds to defend illegal immigrants for violating federal statutes will come from Chicago property tax rebate funds. It should be noted, however, that another Chicago alderman, who represents the city’s South Side, believes the money should go toward communities of color that she represents first.”…http://bit.ly/2i8LpTG

New Win For Judicial Watch via POLITICO — “A three-judge panel of the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously Tuesday that a lower court judge erred when he threw out the cases as moot after the State Department received tens of thousands of emails from Clinton and more from the FBI following the criminal investigation it conducted. Watchdog groups Judicial Watch and Cause of Action filed separate suits in 2015, asking that Secretary of State John Kerry and the head of the National Archives, Archivist David Ferriero, be required to refer the Clinton email issue to the Justice Department to consider filing a civil suit to get missing federal records back.”…http://politi.co/2hr8a4r


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