Category Archives: National News

New Documents Shed Light on One of the NSA’s Most Powerful Tools

The ACLU is releasing several key documents about Executive Order 12333 that they obtained from the government in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that was filed (along with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School) just before the first revelations of Edward Snowden. Other National News FBI Informant Testifies: Moscow Routed Millions To Clinton Foundation In […]

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New Documents Show FBI Kept Channels Open to Al-Aulaqi Despite Terrorist Designation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 900 pages of newly released internal documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicating there may have been a serious rift between the agency’s 9/11 Commission Task Force (Task Force) and the National Commission on Terrorism (Commission) in tracking the activities of U.S.-born al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Aulaqi. Additionally, […]

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Federal Court Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents List by October 22

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced on September 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that by October 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must submit a “Vaughn index” listing Fast and Furious materials Judicial Watch sought in its June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. […]

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FBI Reports Mass Shootings Are Up But Are They?

If you’ve looked at the news for September 24, 2014 you’ll see reports like: F.B.I. Confirms a Sharp Rise in Mass Shootings Since 2000 – New York Times FBI Releases Report Examining Mass Shootings – ABC News FBI Study Finds Mass Shootings On The Rise, Often End Before Police Can Respond – Huffington Post FBI: Mass Shootings Are on The […]

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McCaul Statement on House Passage of H.Res. 644

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, today released the following statement regarding the passage of H.Res. 644, which condemns the Obama administration’s failure to comply with the law when releasing five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Qatar: Share This Article

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New Court Case Could Doom Obamacare

Many people remember the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) being passed in 2010.  Some people have been for it and others have been against it.  However, regardless of how you view it, a new court case working its way through the court system and most likely to end up at the Supreme Court could spell big trouble for the menacingly […]

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