May 29, 2023

Controversial judicial pick asks Biden to withdraw after failing to win Dem support

Several Democrats on the Judiciary Committee were resisting supporting Michael Delaney, shown in 2src13, when he served as an attorney general. | Jim Cole/AP Photo Appellate court nominee Michael Delaney asked President Joe Biden to withdraw his nomination Thursday, a rare failure of a judicial nominee with Democrats controlling the Senate and White House. Several

Feinstein’s return fails to unstick controversial judicial nominee

Dianne Feinstein showed up late to a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday, missing the panel’s first votes on judges since her heavily scrutinized return and causing a bit of a jumble as senators shuffled the agenda to accommodate her. And despite Democrats’ growing irritation during the 89-year-old senator’s absence over the need to delay certain

Tom Cotton: Republicans Should Not Help Democrats Confirm Biden’s Radical Judicial Nominees

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) wrote on Saturday that Republicans should not help Democrats confirm President Joe Biden’s radical judges by allowing a “temporary” replacement to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on the Judiciary Committee. Feinstein has faced calls to resign as she has continued her indefinite absence, which led the California Democrat to ask Senate Majority

White House pulls its punches over GOP judicial nomination blockade

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said she would not return the so-called blue slip on district court nominee Scott Colom. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Senate Republicans have once more told Joe Biden to pound sand on one of his judicial nominees and, so far, the White House is going with restraint as its response. Biden aides

Israel’s Consul General in New York, Where Judges Are Elected, Resigns to Protest Netanyahu’s Judicial Reform

Ambassador Asaf Zamir, Israel’s Consul General to New York, resigned Sunday in protest at the Israeli government’s ongoing judicial reforms, following the firing of Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant earlier that day. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayhu fired Gallant after the latter gave an unauthorized speech calling for his own government to stop the judicial reforms.

Biden Lectures Netanyahu on Judicial Reform –Packing Commission

President Joe Biden has warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against pursuing judicial reform — after his own administration considered a radical proposal to pack the Supreme Court with liberal justices. The Times of Israel reports that Biden “raised his concerns with the judicial overhaul being advanced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government during a

Dems’ real midterm prize: Command of the judicial wars

And it’s not hard to distill the political stakes of holding on to the Senate’s confirmation power, given recent history. “We have something like 80 federal vacancies — more coming. To leave those judicial seats vacant is to really challenge the Republican message in this campaign that they’re all for law and order,” Judiciary Committee…

President Biden Releases His First Batch Of Judicial Nominees

March 30, 2021 9:38 AM ET President Joe Biden released the first judicial nominations of his presidency Tuesday, nominating 11 candidates to federal appeals and district courts. “This trailblazing slate of nominees draws from the very best and brightest minds of the American legal profession. Each is deeply qualified and prepared to deliver justice faithfully…

Judicial Watch: Firing of Peter Strzok is a Body Blow to Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel.

Disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok was finally fired Monday morning after months of revelations showing he held, and potentially acted on, an extreme anti-Trump bias during his time at the Bureau. The FBI has fired Agent Peter Strzok, who helped lead the bureau’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election until officials discovered he had been […]

President Trump Just Broke a Judicial Record.

Andrew Oldham was confirmed this week to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. With that, President Trump has now broken a record for the number of confirmed judges by the end of a president’s second year in office. Oldham makes it 24. The previous record had been President George H. W. Bush’s 22 appeals court […]

Judicial Watch: Newly Uncovered Strzok Email Suggests Decision Not to Prosecute Hillary Clinton Made in April 2016.

On Thursday, conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained 16 new FBI documents relating to the Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting. In the latest batch of newly uncovered docs is an email from Trump-hating FBI agent Peter Strzok suggesting the decision to exonerate Hillary Clinton from her criminal email investigation was made in April of 2016. As previously reported, […]

Judicial Watch Finds New Classified Emails, Others Confirm Collusion Between State Department and Clinton Foundation.

Government watchdog Judicial Watch has found a series of new emails belonging to former Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that contain classified information. They were stored on her unsecured server. Further, they show collusion between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department. Out of 281 pages of new emails, ten contain classified information and “appear […]

Judicial Watch Expert Panel: “Deep State Update”

Judicial Watch hosted a special educational panel on Tuesday, April 24 to discuss “The Deep State Update.” The expert panelists included Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Vince Coglianese, Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, Michael Bekesha, and Tom Fitton. 

Judicial Watch: Obama State Dept. Gave Soros $9 Million to Support ‘Socialist-Communist’ Activities in Albania.

Billionaire investor George Soros. (Sean Dempsey/PA Wire URN:34840135) The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2016 sent $9 million in U.S. taxpayer funds to a Soros-backed group which used the money to fund far-left political activities in Albania, newly released documents show. Important Judicial Watch obtained docs revealing […]

FBI Has Now ‘Lost’ McCabe’s Texts, DOJ Not Handing Over Texts

During an interview with Judge Jeanine, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton dropped the bombshell that the FBI hasn’t turned over any of Director Andrew McCabe’s texts and they’re presumably “lost”.  The FBI’s and DOJ’s suspicious behavior continues. Dr. Sebastian Gorka was interviewed this morning about McCabe Texts DOJ is not handing over.  Watch the video: […]

New Justice Department Records Show Strong Support by Mueller Deputy Andrew Weissmann, Other Top DOJ Officials for Yates’ Refusal to Enforce President Trump Travel Ban

‘I am so proud. And in awe. Thank you so much. All my deepest respects’ – Andrew Weissmann, then-Chief of Justice Department Criminal Fraud Section (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released two productions (335 pages and 44 pages) of Justice Department (DOJ) documents showing strong support by top DOJ officials for former Acting Attorney […]

Judicial Watch Releases New Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Docs – FBI Fiercely Worked to Hide Meeting From Public

President of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton taunted the Deep State Tuesday when he announced ‘the cover-up begins to end’ as new Clinton-Lynch tarmac docs are set to be released Thursday. The FBI was stalling the release of the documents all day. Judicial Watch just released 29 pages of Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting docs which were previously […]

Judicial Watch Discovers New Classified Hillary Clinton Emails Showing More Pay-To-Play.

Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch discovered new classified emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showing more pay-to-play. Judicial Watch reports: On January 6, 2012, Clinton can be seen “expediting” a citizenship request so the requestor can get a government job in policy or law enforcement: I am told by Citizenship and Immigration (CIS) caseworkers […]

Three Lessons Learned from the Judicial Brawl over Trump’s Immigration Order

Lesson number one: never take a knife to a gun fight. Lesson number two is that every Trump initiative on immigration will be a gunfight, not a walk in the park. And, unfortunately, lesson number three is that there are a large number of “so-called judges” who will be strapped and ready to bushwhack the […]

JUDICIAL TYRANNY: 5 Biggest Legal Stupidities In The Ninth Circuit’s Decision To Stop Trump’s Executive Order.

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ absurd ruling against President Trump’s immigration and refugee executive order contains a bevy of legal problems. It’s not just a bad political ruling, though it is – it’s bad law. Here are five of the biggest problems with the ruling: 1. States Suffer “Concrete and Particularized Injury” If Aliens […]

Judicial Watch: New Documents Show Clinton Conflicts of Interest

Unsigned Memo Contains ‘Private Sector Opportunities’ for Bill Clinton in Haiti Memo from Clinton Foundation to State Department Lists nearly 200 Then-Current and Former Heads of State to be Invited to 2009 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it has received 508 pages of documents in response to a […]

Judge Rules Hillary Must Answer Judicial Watch’s Email Questions

A federal judge ruled Friday that Hillary Clinton and one other former State Department official must answer questions posed by Judicial Watch in its ongoing email lawsuit against the federal government. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled that Clinton must answer questions submitted in writing and not in a deposition interview. But John Bentel, […]

Judicial Watch Seeks Testimony of Hillary Clinton

First the good news, the FBI/Justice Department cover-up won’t derail Judicial Watch’s independent effort to get at the truth about the Clinton email scandal. In fact, a few hours ago we submitted to a federal court judge  a request for permission to depose former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. We also asked permission to depose the […]

Now Judicial Watch points investigators at Lynch

The fallout from Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s private, off-the-record meeting with ex-President Bill Clinton in an airplane at the Phoenix airport is expanding, with Washington watchdog Judicial Watch now asking the Department of Justice inspector general to investigate and reveal the results. “Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s meeting with Bill Clinton severely undermined the already low […]

Judicial Watch: DHS Quietly Releasing Vanloads of Illegal Aliens Into the United States

While the nation focuses on the 2016 Republican and Democrat presidential campaigns, the Obama administration has been continuing its lawless policies on the Mexican border. Judicial Watch reports that the Department of Homeland Security has been “quietly transporting” illegal aliens from the border to Phoenix and letting them go without processing or issuing court appearance documents. […]

Judicial Watch Reveals More Benghazi, Clinton Foundation Corruption

This has been an important week in our continuing investigation of Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state.  We are uncovering critical links between her official duties and the private interests of her family’s foundation. The 276 pages of internal State Department documents we released this week reveal that within two days of the deadly terrorist […]

Big Trouble for Hillary: Federal Judge Grants ‘Judicial Watch’ Discovery on Emails – VIDEO

A federal judge has granted Judicial Watch’s motion for discovery into whether the State Department and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deliberately thwarted the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for six years. The Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit was seeking records about the controversial employment status of Huma Abedin, former deputy chief of staff to Clinton. According […]

Judicial Watch: State Department Finds New Records in Clinton FOIA Litigation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced last week that the Obama State Department recently found “thousands” of new records from Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State. According to information provided to Judicial Watch by various Justice Department attorneys, the new documents appear be “working” records in electronic format located on both “shared” and “individual” […]

Judicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Hillary Clinton Email Gap

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released newly obtained Department of State documents showing a nearly five-month total gap in the emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided to return to the State Department late last year. The documents also show that one key State Department official did not want a written record of […]

Kim Davis vs. Judicial Tyranny

“If the law supposes that, the law is a ass — a idiot.” Charles Dickens gave that line to Mr. Bumble in “Oliver Twist.” And it sums up the judgment of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis about the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, which said the 14th Amendment guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry. Davis […]

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