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Fitton: Judge Slams State/DOJ on Clinton Email Cover-Up

Judicial Watch just released the transcript of a major court hearing (held last week) in which U.S. District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth granted significant new discovery to us on the Clinton email issue (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State.

Attorney Cheryl Mills (L) listens as former Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 22, 2015. Clinton took the stand Thursday to defend her role in responding to deadly attacks on the US …

Obama Extends Somali ‘Protected Status’ Before Exit

In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March 2017.

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Trump’s SCOTUS List Gives America Clear Choice

WASHINGTON—Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump took a big step toward rallying GOP conservatives around his candidacy with his list of potential Supreme Court picks, a who’s-who list of legal conservatives which draws a sharp contrast to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats.

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Senate Judiciary Committee: No Hearings on Obama SCOTUS Nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. — All eleven Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee — including Chairman Chuck Grassley — have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, informing the Kentucky Senator that the committee will not hold any hearings on President Barack Obama’s forthcoming nominee to take the seat left open by Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, center, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the majority whip, left, and Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., right, confer before a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Senate Republicans, most notably Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are facing a high-stakes political showdown …

Elite FBI Surveillance Teams Track 48 High-Risk Islamic State Suspects In U.S.

It was a bombshell development last month when FBI Director James Comey estimated his agency was running over 900 active investigations against suspected ISIS operatives in the United States. On Friday, Fox News reported that at least 48 of those suspects are so high-risk that the FBI has deployed its elite Mobile Surveillance Teams to keep track of them.

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Obama’s Plan to Surrender Internet Control May Be Unconstitutional

One of the worst of Barack Obama’s many bad ideas is surrendering control of Internet domains to a shadowy multi-national organization, a move undertaken largely out of embarrassment over Edward Snowden’s exposure of NSA surveillance techniques. Under Article IV, Section 3 of the Constitution, only Congress has the authority to transfer control of such government property, so Obama’s attempt to give it away to foreign bodies without congressional consent would be unconstitutional.

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DEA Agents Admit to Sex Parties and Prostitutes Hired by Drug Cartels

Agents of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have admitted to attending “sex parties” with prostitutes that were hired by drug cartels while on assignment in Columbia. The admission came during an investigation by the Department of Justice that began after a 2012 prostitution scandal in Columbia was uncovered that involved agents of the United States Secret Service.

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