November 09, 2020
In 2017, Judicial Watch uncovered Justice Department records concerning ethics issues related to McCabe’s involvement with his wife’s political campaign. The documents include an email showing Mrs. McCabe was recruited for a Virginia state senate race in February 2015 by then-Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s office. The news that former Secretary of State Clinton used a private email server broke five days later, on March 2, 2015. Five days after that, former Clinton Foundation board member and Democrat party fundraiser, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, met with the McCabes. She announced her candidacy on March 12. Soon afterward, Clinton/McAuliffe-aligned political groups donated nearly $700,000 (40% of the campaign’s total funds) to McCabe’s wife for her campaign.
After a nearly 11 month FOIA battle to obtain documents on Burisma and the Bidens, Judicial Watch has finally received proof of what many have speculated for months: that the Obama State Department knew about the Biden-Burisma connection. Just days before the presidential election, the State Department “finally gave us a briefing memo showing that the Democratic lobbying firm hired by Burisma met with the anti-Trump ambassador, Ambassador Yovanovitch,” Fitton explained on Friday. Read more.
On May 19, Senator Grassley responded and asked for “the declassification of additional information related to the unmasking of Americans around the time of the 2016 election, but also to expand the scope of our request to include information as early as January 2016. Based on our investigation and recent press reports, we are increasingly concerned that the surveillance of U.S. persons affiliated with the Trump campaign began earlier than the opening of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation in late July 2016.”. Read more.
Judicial Watch announced recently that President Tom Fitton’s new book, A Republic Under Assault: The Left’s Ongoing Attack on American Freedom will debut at #12 on the New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction List on November 8. The book will also come in at #14 on the Times’s Combined Print and E-Book Best Sellers List. Additionally, A Republic Under Assault will debut at #2 on Publishers Weekly’s Top Hardcover Frontlist Nonfiction List and #4 on Publishers Weekly’s Overall Best Sellers List on November 2. The book has only been in bookstores nationwide since October 20.Read More.
As Voting Nears End, Battle Intensifies Over Which Ballots Will Count – The New York Times
With the election coming to a close, the Trump and Biden campaigns, voting rights organizations and conservative groups are raising money and dispatching armies of lawyers for what could become a state-by-state, county-by-county legal battle over which ballots will ultimately be counted.
Judicial Watch has released a comparison study of Census Bureau population statistics and state voter registration data to reveal a notable disparity. The watch dog group is now warning of potential voter fraud and “dirty” voter rolls.
Emails obtained by Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation via a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit show that White House coronavirus adviser Anthony Fauci in late January approved of a World Health Organization-sponsored press release supporting China’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.