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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…

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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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IRS involved in $5 million push to press Americans to buy ObamaCare

The Internal Revenue Service was involved in a $5 million push to pressure Americans to buy Obamacare coverage, according to documents obtained from the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Under former president Obama, the Department of Health and Human Services and the White House’s Behavioral Sciences Team created a $5 million program to…

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Fitton: Judicial Watch Battles Trump DOJ Attorneys for Hillary Clinton Scandal Documents

A three-judge panel heard oral argument in our appeal (No. 16-5366) regarding our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking the draft indictments of Hillary Clinton over what is popularly known as the Whitewater scandal. The National Archives confirmed that draft indictments of Clinton exist but refused to release the records. The draft indictments…

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IRS Involved in $5 Million Push to Pressure Americans to Buy Obamacare

According to Judicial Watch, the Department of Health and Human Services can only send a notification to individuals of what their options are, and the agency may have overstepped this by threatening individuals with penalty fees. “The penalty for not having any health-coverage or an exemption in 2017 will be…

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Judicial Watch: Obama’s IRS Spent $5m Pressuring Americans to Buy ObamaCare

Judicial Watch has obtained via FOIA documents showing that the Obama IRS spent $5 million in taxpayer money to pressure otherwise compliant Americans into buying ObamaCare. The Obama administration apparently weaponized the IRS, arguably the most-feared government agency, by engaging in psy-ops against Americans. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton had…

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Editorial: Tom Price travel abuse: This Price was wrong

The issue of government officials, elected and appointed, abusing travel privileges is an old one. In 2007, the Government Accountability Office reported that federal employees wasted at least $146 million over a one-year period on business and first-class airline tickets, in some cases simply because they felt entitled to the…

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Court to Probe Clinton Private Email Use Over Objections of Trump Administration

A federal court has agreed to review newly unearthed private emails sent by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton via her home-brewed server, despite objections from the Trump administration’s State and Justice Departments, according to a watchdog organization. The emails have been redacted up to this point and could provide…

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America’s Unelected ‘Deep State’ Pushes Hidden Agenda, Says Panel

A group of career politicians often referred to as the “deep state” or the “permanent government” is pushing an agenda that goes against the Constitution and U.S. law, while also selectively leaking information to manipulate public perception. These were among the claims from experts speaking on a Sept. 15 panel hosted by…

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Police chief finalist in Colorado eliminated because he supported enforcing immigration laws

A finalist for police chief of Colorado’s fourth largest city was eliminated from consideration after city officials learned of two news stories where the candidate was quoted as supporting Arizona’s immigration control law, a government watchdog group said. Steve Henry, a former chief deputy for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office…

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Judicial Watch fights for buried draft indictiments of Hillary Clinton. Here’s why it matters…

Judicial Watch is making a stand to uncover why Hillary Clinton is “such a reviled figure” in America. The conservative watchdog group is arguing a case before a federal appeals court Friday to unseal draft indictments of Clinton from the Whitewater scandal of the 1990s. “Long before Benghazi, long before emails and clever Clinton Foundation shakedowns,…

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As Evidence of Election Fraud Emerges, the Media Wants to Keep You in the Dark

If you have no idea what happened at the second meeting of President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in New Hampshire on Sept. 12, I’m not surprised. Though a horde of reporters attended the meeting, almost all of the media stories that emerged from it simply repeated the…

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Why Mueller’s actions could be constitutionally suspect

The intricacies and intrigues in the Russia investigation continued to unspool on Wednesday, when it came to light that special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigated Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, as reported by Fox News. In May, Rosenstein penned a memo criticizing then-FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the investigation…

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Push to unseal the draft Whitewater indictment against Hillary Clinton gets court date

A federal appeals court will hear a case brought by Judicial Watch on Friday to make public draft indictments of Hillary Clinton from the Whitewater scandal in the 1990s. Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group that files Freedom of Information Act requests, wants copies of the documents that the National…

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We Might Finally Get to See the Draft Indictment Against Hillary Clinton

We are one step closer to possibly getting a look at a draft indictment against Hillary Clinton that was written up during the Whitewater scandal. On Friday, The United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit will hear oral arguments over a Freedom of Information Act request asking for The National Archives…

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Fitton: Clinton Emails Reveal Additional Mishandling of Classified Information

We continue to accumulate details of the communications abuses in the Hillary Clinton State Department, but after you read the following report pause and consider the big picture. For four years the inner workings of her department were porous to prying eyes. Is it just a coincidence that Hillary Clinton’s…

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What Happened in Clinton Emails

Hillary Clinton devotes one chapter of What Happened to her use of a private email setup to conduct the official business of the United States. Jack Shafer suffered through it to spare others the pain. His account is posted at Politico under the headline “Hillary Clinton is sorry, not sorry.” As I read the…

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Newly Released Emails Show Hillary Invited Putin To Clinton Foundation Event

Hillary Clinton likes to talk a tough game about Russian President Vladimir Putin — but that didn’t stop her from inviting him and other top Russian officials to a Clinton Foundation gala right after she became Secretary of State. Clinton Foundation director of foreign policy Amitabh Desai sent dozens of…

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Here’s more evidence Team Hillary tried to destroy

Something else happened the week of Hillary Clinton’s book launch: the release of more “lost” emails that further highlight her corrupt ways. The watchdogs at Judicial Watch shared 1,600 fresh emails released thanks to their Freedom of Information lawsuits — missives that Clinton & Co. failed to turn over from her…

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DACA Background Checks Abandoned by Obama Administration, Government Insider Claims

Obama administration officials rubber-stamped DACA applications for so-called “Dreamers” without conducting background checks that would generally be standard in immigration screening. That is the prior contention of legal watchdog Judicial Watch, based on government documents it previously obtained through a Freedom of Information request. A former official with