Archives for June 2016

Cause of Action Institute Calls for Investigation into Massive Disclosure of IRS Taxpayer Information to DOJ, FBI

Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today called upon Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) J. Russell George to investigate whether IRS employees violated the law by disclosing more than a million pages of confidential information on tax-exempt groups to the FBI and DOJ’s Public Integrity […]

Cause of Action Institute Investigates Federal Censorship of Islamic Terrorism Terminology

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today sent three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for documents surrounding recent instances where federal agencies have decided to censor language dealing with Islamic terrorism in order to keep full information from the public. CoA Institute President and CEO, and […]

Cause of Action Institute Files Opening Brief in Appeal for Clinton Emails

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) and Judicial Watch, Inc. today filed a joint brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia arguing that email records from the private server of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton likely exist and have yet to […]

Cause of Action Institute Investigates Terms of $14 Million Contract Between CFPB and Political Ad Firm

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for information surrounding a recent contract worth an estimated $14 million with GMMB, Inc., a powerful media consulting shop. GMMB, Inc. has produced partisan political ads […]

Sec. Kerry bows to pressure, orders further investigation into video edit after Cause of Action Institute floats criminal referral

In Case You Missed It…   As reported by Washington Examiner: Secretary of State John Kerry has ordered the State Department to re-examine how a video of a 2013 press briefing came to be edited to remove a sensitive discussion about the Iran nuclear agreement. Last week, spokesmen for the […]

Cause of Action Institute Seeks Criminal Investigation Referral for State Department Censorship of Press Briefing Video

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and State Department Inspector General (IG) Steve Linick following confirmation that a yet-to-be named staffer deleted approximately eight minutes from the video record of the Department’s December 2, 2013 press briefing. […]

Cause of Action Institute Seeks Referral for Criminal Investigation for State Department Censorship of Press Briefing Video

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and State Department Inspector General (IG) Steve Linick following confirmation that a yet-to-be named staffer deleted approximately eight minutes from the video record of the Department’s December 2, 2013 press briefing. […]