Gowdy gets DHS to admit it won’t force sanctuary cities to comply with federal law

Elizabeth Potter The Washington Examiner 7/14/2015

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Tuesday got Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to admit that the Obama administration doesn’t want to force state and local governments to comply with federal immigration detention orders.

Gowdy and others grilled Johnson about these orders in a hearing aimed at exploring how an […]

Some of Clinton’s Libya emails said to be withheld from Benghazi Committee

It’s not clear who withheld the correspondence.

Rachael Bade Politico 6/15/2015

House GOP Benghazi investigators have discovered 60 new Libya communications between Sidney Blumenthal and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a congressional source told POLITICO — suggesting that either the State Department or the 2016 Democratic presidential contender withheld correspondence the panel had requested.

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Benghazi chairman defends move to deny funds to State Dept.

Martin Matishak The Hill 6/2/2015

The chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), is endorsing a move to deny some funding to the State Department in order to force the administration to cooperate with the panel’s ongoing investigation.

In a statement Tuesday, Gowdy said the panel’s “overarching preference remains for […]

Clinton emails ignored growing crisis of anti-Western violence in Libya

Byron York The Washington Examiner 5/24/2015

…”It is worth noting,” the State Department report concluded, “that the events above took place against a general backdrop of political violence, assassinations targeting former regime officials, lawlessness, and an overarching absence of central government authority in eastern Libya.”

The unspoken conclusion was that such a level of violence, […]

Judicial Watch: Defense, State Department Documents Reveal Obama Administration Knew that al Qaeda Terrorists Had Planned Benghazi Attack 10 Days in Advance

Administration knew three months before the November 2012 presidential election of ISIS plans to establish a caliphate in Iraq 

Administration knew of arms being shipped from Benghazi to Syria

 

Judicial Watch 5/18/2015

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department […]

Hillary Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin’s emails now face disclosure lawsuit

Stephen Dinan The Washington Times 5/5/2015

The emails of Huma Abedin, the top personal aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, are now facing a disclosure lawsuit after the State Department failed to turn them over in response to an open-records request.

Judicial Watch, a conservative public interest law firm that uses open-records […]