Judicial Watch: Federal Court Hearing on Awan Brothers, Congressional Democrat IT Scandal

Former Democrat IT staffer Imran Awan allegedly leaked secret data from House offices to a secret server and Dropbox.com (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that a federal court ordered a hearing for Friday, December 13, 2019, on the Congressional Democrat IT (information technology) scandal involving the Awan brothers. The hearing was ordered in … Read moreJudicial Watch: Federal Court Hearing on Awan Brothers, Congressional Democrat IT Scandal

Judicial Watch Statement on FISA Application Report

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding today’s Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General report: Today’s IG report on the Russiagate FISA abuse provides abundant evidence that the FBI and DOJ massively violated the law in order to obtain the Carter Page spy warrants targeting President Trump. … Read moreJudicial Watch Statement on FISA Application Report

Judicial Watch: Court Rejects FBI Effort to Keep Secret Records about FBI-Clinton Lawyer Meeting on Russia

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg denied a Justice Department effort to block the release of any communications between former FBI General Counsel James Baker and Michael Sussmann, a Perkins Coie law partner and former DOJ attorney, who reportedly met with Baker to share information targeting Donald … Read moreJudicial Watch: Court Rejects FBI Effort to Keep Secret Records about FBI-Clinton Lawyer Meeting on Russia

Judicial Watch Sues for Documents Related to Former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s Alleged Intervention with Ukraine Prosecutor

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the State Department seeking documents related to a reported “untouchables list” given in late 2016 by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch to Ukraine Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko. Lutsenko recently told The New York Times that … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues for Documents Related to Former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s Alleged Intervention with Ukraine Prosecutor

Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Emails, Texts of Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

Seeks All Atkinson Communications Regarding Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Anthony Weiner, Twenty-Fifth Amendment and/or Presidential Impeachment, Including Emails and Text Messages with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and His Staff (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Emails, Texts of Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

Judicial Watch: FBI Uncovers New Clinton Emails

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a court filing that reveals the FBI found more Clinton emails it recently turned over to the State Department for review. In the November 15, 2019 filing, the State Department informs the court that the FBI located additional Clinton emails that potentially had not been previously released: [T]he Federal Bureau of … Read moreJudicial Watch: FBI Uncovers New Clinton Emails

Judicial Watch: FBI Uncovers New Clinton Emails

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a court filing that reveals the FBI found more Clinton emails it recently turned over to the State Department for review. In the November 15, 2019 filing, the State Department informs the court that the FBI located additional Clinton emails that potentially had not been previously released: [T]he … Read moreJudicial Watch: FBI Uncovers New Clinton Emails

Judicial Watch Sues for Documents on Census Plan to Hire Foreign Nationals

In early August, Census told U.S. News & World Report, it was ‘actively working through flexibilities’ to see if it could hire alien workers (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce for U.S. Census Bureau records concerning the agency’s … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues for Documents on Census Plan to Hire Foreign Nationals

Judicial Watch Obtains Strzok-Page Emails Showing FBI’s Special Accommodation of Clinton Email Witnesses

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it received 35 pages of records of communications between former FBI official Peter Strzok and former FBI attorney Lisa Page that show the attorney representing three of Hillary Clinton’s aides met with senior FBI officials. Two March 2016 emails show then-FBI General Counsel James Baker and then-FBI Deputy … Read moreJudicial Watch Obtains Strzok-Page Emails Showing FBI’s Special Accommodation of Clinton Email Witnesses

Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department Over ‘Missing’ Strzok-Page Text Messages Deleted by Mueller Special Counsel

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for text message records of former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page believed to be in the possession of the office of Special Counsel Robert Muller and for other special counsel … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues Justice Department Over ‘Missing’ Strzok-Page Text Messages Deleted by Mueller Special Counsel

Judicial Watch Obtains Strzok-Page Emails Disputing Hillary Clinton’s Claim That She ‘Never Received nor Sent Any Material That Was Marked Classified’

Emails Show Comey Had ‘Strong Desire’ to Wrap Up Investigation in June 2016 – Before Hillary Clinton Testified (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it received from the U.S. Department of Justice 119 pages of records obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) revealing that, after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statement … Read moreJudicial Watch Obtains Strzok-Page Emails Disputing Hillary Clinton’s Claim That She ‘Never Received nor Sent Any Material That Was Marked Classified’

Judicial Watch Sues for Documents on Obama/UN Effort to Undermine Elected Government in Guatemala

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the State Department for communications among U.S. and Guatemalan officials regarding the of International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG, its acronym in Spanish). Judicial Watch filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues for Documents on Obama/UN Effort to Undermine Elected Government in Guatemala

Judicial Watch: White House Visitor Logs Detail Meetings of Eric Ciaramella

Logs Also Show DNC Contractor Who Allegedly Worked with Ukraine to Investigate Trump/Manafort Visited Obama White House 27 times (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today analysis of Obama-era White House visitor logs that detail meetings of controversial CIA employee Eric Ciaramella, who had been assigned to the White House. Ciaramella reportedly was detailed to … Read moreJudicial Watch: White House Visitor Logs Detail Meetings of Eric Ciaramella

JW INVESTIGATES IF OUSTED UKRAINE AMBASSADOR ORDERED STATE DEPT. TO MONITOR JOURNALISTS, TRUMP ALLIES

Judicial Watch is investigating if prominent conservative figures, journalists and persons with ties to President Donald Trump were unlawfully monitored by the State Department in Ukraine at the request of ousted U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, an Obama appointee. Yovanovitch testified “in secret” to the House impeachment inquiry against Trump on Friday, October 11, 2019. Her … Read moreJW INVESTIGATES IF OUSTED UKRAINE AMBASSADOR ORDERED STATE DEPT. TO MONITOR JOURNALISTS, TRUMP ALLIES

Judicial Watch Statement on House Resolution Vote

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the House impeachment resolution vote: Today’s vote endorses an abusive process that rolls over the rights of President Trump and undermines the rule of law. This was no impeachment resolution – it was a coup resolution. This coup attack was corruptly formed … Read moreJudicial Watch Statement on House Resolution Vote

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama State Department Official in Contact with Russian Embassy ‘Political Chief’ One Month Before Trump Inauguration

Documents also reveal State Department officials continued use of unsecure BlackBerrys to transmit classified material long after Clinton email scandal revelations (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released eight pages of State Department documents revealing that on December 23, 2016, 28 days before the inauguration of President Donald Trump, … Read moreJudicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama State Department Official in Contact with Russian Embassy ‘Political Chief’ One Month Before Trump Inauguration

Judicial Watch: Documents Show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Took Abortion Talking Points Directly from Planned Parenthood; Senior Staff Member Used Planned Parenthood Email Address

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released 115 pages of documents from the Office of the Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam that show he received abortion talking points directly from Planned Parenthood and that one of the Lt. Governor’s senior staff members used an email address associated with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia. These documents were … Read moreJudicial Watch: Documents Show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Took Abortion Talking Points Directly from Planned Parenthood; Senior Staff Member Used Planned Parenthood Email Address

Judicial Watch: Documents Show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Took Abortion Talking Points Directly from Planned Parenthood

Updated 4:05 pm 10/30/19 (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released 115 pages of documents from the Office of the Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam that show he received abortion talking points directly from Planned Parenthood. These documents were obtained as a result of two separate Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The February 1, … Read moreJudicial Watch: Documents Show Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Took Abortion Talking Points Directly from Planned Parenthood

Judicial Watch Obtains Records Showing Contact Between Peter Strzok, Bruce Ohr That DOJ Claimed It Couldn’t Find

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it received through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit 13 pages out of 42 responsive pages of communications between former FBI official Peter Strzok and DOJ official Bruce Ohr that the DOJ claimed previously it could not find. Judicial Watch obtained the documents in an April 2019 … Read moreJudicial Watch Obtains Records Showing Contact Between Peter Strzok, Bruce Ohr That DOJ Claimed It Couldn’t Find

Judicial Watch: AP Reporters Gave DOJ/FBI Ukraine Info and Code to Private Locker of Paul Manafort in Apparent Effort to Push Criminal Prosecution

Andrew Weissmann organized off-the-record DOJ/FBI meeting with AP to exchange ‘clarification’ and ‘assistance’ in their investigation for details on former Trump Campaign Director Paul Manafort (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released two productions of heavily redacted FBI documents – 28 pages and 38 pages – about an April 11, 2017, “off-the-record” meeting set up … Read moreJudicial Watch: AP Reporters Gave DOJ/FBI Ukraine Info and Code to Private Locker of Paul Manafort in Apparent Effort to Push Criminal Prosecution

Judicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton Email Cover-Up

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Clinton emails on the Benghazi controversy that had been covered up for years and would have exposed Hillary Clinton’s email account if they had been released when the State Department first uncovered them in 2014. The long withheld email, clearly responsive to Judicial Watch’s lawsuit seeking records … Read moreJudicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton Email Cover-Up

Judicial Watch Files Two New Lawsuits Seeking Records of How CFIUS Investments by Ukraine, China Firms Tied to Hunter Biden

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the State and Treasury Departments seeking documents related to consideration by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) of investments in the U.S. by two companies tied to Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden – Ukraine’s Burisma … Read moreJudicial Watch Files Two New Lawsuits Seeking Records of How CFIUS Investments by Ukraine, China Firms Tied to Hunter Biden

Judicial Watch Fights in Court to Depose Hillary Clinton

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that a federal court will soon rule on whether Hillary Clinton and her top aide can be questioned under oath by Judicial Watch lawyers about the email and Benghazi controversies. The court has already granted additional discovery to Judicial Watch and is now considering Clinton’s objections, filed on September … Read moreJudicial Watch Fights in Court to Depose Hillary Clinton

Judicial Watch: DOJ Docs Show Rosenstein Advising Mueller ‘the Boss’ Doesn’t Know About Their Communications

Rosenstein docs also show ‘off the record’ leaks to 60 Minutes, The New York Times and The Washington Post around and on the date of Mueller’s appointment.   (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch released 145 pages of Rod Rosenstein’s communications that include a one-line email from Rod Rosenstein to Robert Mueller stating, “The boss and his … Read moreJudicial Watch: DOJ Docs Show Rosenstein Advising Mueller ‘the Boss’ Doesn’t Know About Their Communications

Judicial Watch Court Victory: Ruling Strikes Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that a federal judge had enjoined a California law requiring presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns. The injunction had been requested by Judicial Watch, President Trump, and other challengers to the law.   California’s Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act (“SB 27”) requires presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns for the past five years for public posting on the internet. Candidates who … Read moreJudicial Watch Court Victory: Ruling Strikes Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

Judicial Watch: Court Forces Release of Clinton Wikileaks Discussion Email that Confirms State Department Knew about Her Email Account

‘She guards it pretty closely’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that the State Department provided a previously hidden email which shows that top State Department officials used and were aware of Hillary Clinton’s email account. On December 24, 2010, Daniel Baer, an Obama State Department deputy assistant secretary of state, writes to Michael Posner, a then-assistant … Read moreJudicial Watch: Court Forces Release of Clinton Wikileaks Discussion Email that Confirms State Department Knew about Her Email Account

Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Records on Firing of Biden-Ukraine Prosecutor

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for records about the firing of Ukraine’s top prosecutor after then-Vice President Joe Biden threated to withhold aid. The lawsuit was filed yesterday against the U.S. Department of State (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:19-cv-02893)). The suit was filed after … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues State Department for Records on Firing of Biden-Ukraine Prosecutor

Judicial Watch: McCabe Memo Details How DOJ’s Rosenstein Proposed Wearing a Wire into Oval Office to Record President Trump

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it obtained a two-page memo, dated May 16, 2017, by then-Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe detailing how then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed wearing a wire into the Oval Office “to collect additional evidence on the president’s true intentions.” McCabe writes that Rosenstein said he thought it was possible because “he … Read moreJudicial Watch: McCabe Memo Details How DOJ’s Rosenstein Proposed Wearing a Wire into Oval Office to Record President Trump

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Electronic Communication that Initiated Counterintelligence Investigation of President Trump’s 2016 Campaign

One month after the House Intelligence Committee received a copy of the Electronic Communication (EC) Judicial Watch seeks, it announced, ‘We have found no evidence of collusion, coordination, or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians’  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues DOJ for Electronic Communication that Initiated Counterintelligence Investigation of President Trump’s 2016 Campaign

Judicial Watch Statement on Ruling Striking Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the preliminary injunction granted at the request of Judicial Watch, President Trump, and other challengers to a new California law that attempted to require presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns: California politicians, in their zeal to attack President Trump, passed a law … Read moreJudicial Watch Statement on Ruling Striking Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

Judicial Watch Requests Ethics Investigation of Whether Rep. Ilhan Omar Improperly Used Campaign Funds

Original Complaint Demanded Investigation of Substantial Evidence of Marriage, Immigration, and Tax Fraud (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it hand-delivered a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Office of Congressional Ethics calling for further investigation of Rep. Ilhan Omar over new allegations that her alleged lover, Tim Mynett, received nearly $230,000 from her campaign … Read moreJudicial Watch Requests Ethics Investigation of Whether Rep. Ilhan Omar Improperly Used Campaign Funds

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Extensive Relationship Between Dossier Author Steele and Top Obama State Department Officials

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 146 pages of State Department documents revealing that former British spy and dossier author Christopher Steele had an extensive and close working relationship dating back to May of 2014 with high-ranking Obama State Department officials. The documents obtained by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information … Read moreJudicial Watch: Documents Reveal Extensive Relationship Between Dossier Author Steele and Top Obama State Department Officials

Judicial Watch Sues for Records of FBI Special Agent Who Helped Circulate the Clinton-Funded Dossier

Bruce Ohr testified that Christopher Steele provided two of his dossier reports to FBI Legal Attaché in Rome, Special Agent Michael Gaeta (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) for records about FBI Special Agent Michael Gaeta, who was the Legal … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues for Records of FBI Special Agent Who Helped Circulate the Clinton-Funded Dossier

Judicial Watch Sues for Documents on Deleted Bruce and Nellie Ohr Emails

Records search prompted by earlier Judicial Watch discovery of Nellie Ohr email declaring that she was ‘deleting now’ emails from Bruce Ohr’s official DOJ email account  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues for Documents on Deleted Bruce and Nellie Ohr Emails

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Docs On FBI/CIA Informant in Trump Organization

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice seeking all records of communications, including FBI 302 interview reports and offer agreements between former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office and Felix Sater, a former Trump organization official who was recently confirmed to be an informant … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues DOJ for Docs On FBI/CIA Informant in Trump Organization

Judicial Watch: Records Show DOJ Effort to Craft Response to Reports on Rosenstein Wearing Wire, Invoking 25th Amendment

‘Thanks! Hopefully we are being successful, and the reporters are having difficulty finding anybody to comment about things’ – Rod Rosenstein (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 14 pages of records from the Department of Justice showing officials’ efforts in responding to media inquiries centering on talks within the DOJ/FBI allegedly invoking the 25th Amendment to “remove” President Donald … Read moreJudicial Watch: Records Show DOJ Effort to Craft Response to Reports on Rosenstein Wearing Wire, Invoking 25th Amendment

Judicial Watch Announces a One America News Special Edition of ‘On Watch with Chris Farrell’ and an Expert Panel

To be aired at 5 pm ET Saturday and Sunday across the One America News Network (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today a special edition of “On Watch with Chris Farrell” with an expert panel will be broadcast on the One America News Network on both Saturday and Sunday at 5 pm ET. This week’s … Read moreJudicial Watch Announces a One America News Special Edition of ‘On Watch with Chris Farrell’ and an Expert Panel

Judicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Last-Minute Efforts by Obama State Department to Undermine President Trump

Emails show Hillary Clinton’s supporters’ efforts to get classified documents and raw intelligence on alleged Russia involvement in 2016 election to Capitol Hill before Trump inauguration (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 90 pages of heavily redacted U.S. Department of State documents showing Obama State Department officials’ efforts to disseminate classified information to multiple U.S. Senators immediately prior to … Read moreJudicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Last-Minute Efforts by Obama State Department to Undermine President Trump

Judicial Watch: Federal Judge Criticizes State and Justice Departments on Clinton Email Cover-Up

‘There is no FOIA exemption for political expedience, nor is there one for bureaucratic incompetence.’  ‘The court thinks Judicial Watch ought to shake this tree.’  ‘The good cause continues from whether or not State was acting in good faith, and I’ll tell you everything they’ve discovered in this period raises serious questions about what the … Read moreJudicial Watch: Federal Judge Criticizes State and Justice Departments on Clinton Email Cover-Up

Judicial Watch Sues Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax for Documents on Rape Allegations

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax and his office for documents about rape allegations against Fairfax (Judicial Watch et al. v. Justin E. Fairfax et al. (No. 2019 11833)).  Judicial Watch sought the records in June 2019 but the Lt. … Read moreJudicial Watch Sues Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax for Documents on Rape Allegations