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(RAT) State Sen. Yee arms trafficking, corruption case "entrapment" suggested
Times Herald Online ^ | 4/01/14 | Josh Richman, Aaron Kinney

Posted on 04/01/2014 2:31:37 AM PDT by Libloather

SAN FRANCISCO -- State Sen. Leland Yee, accused of trafficking in illegal weapons and fraud, could have been pushed into brokering an arms deal, his attorney said Monday.

It was only toward the end of a three-year investigation that federal undercover agents pushed hard for Yee to set up an arms deal, said Yee's attorney, Paul DeMeester, after a morning federal court hearing to discuss which of Yee's assets will be used to guarantee his $500,000 bond.

"Entrapment is always a defense you can consider, but we have to look at all the evidence," DeMeester said after the brief hearing. Yee was in court but did not comment before, during or after the hearing.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesheraldonline.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arms; corruption; entrapment; lelandyee; terrorcells; terrorism; traitor; treason; yee
Didn't hear about it? It was in all the papers.

State Senator Leland Yee makes brief court appearance

1 posted on 04/01/2014 2:31:38 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Is he married to Paula DeMissus?


2 posted on 04/01/2014 2:33:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Libloather

Let’s see... entrapment as in, “Hey, want to buy some bootleg DVDs?” or entrapment as in, “Hey, want to sell me $2.5 million in military weapons imported from Al Qaida in the Philippines?”


3 posted on 04/01/2014 2:45:45 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: Libloather

Won’t work. They tried entrapment in Abscam too


4 posted on 04/01/2014 2:52:51 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Libloather

Senator Yee isn’t subject to “peasant law”...


5 posted on 04/01/2014 3:01:20 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Libloather; All
yeah..he (Yell)/the Washington Establishment et.al.; are
working furiously, to "rehab" his/their "soiled" reputations.
if he had been in the GOP/society, the prison's
doors would've closed already.

6 posted on 04/01/2014 3:04:09 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Libloather

When the rat is caught in the trap, that is all it can claim, except mental incapacity. Audio and video recordings with U/C agent testimony leaves the rat with very little wiggle room.


7 posted on 04/01/2014 4:13:15 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: Libloather; Grampa Dave; sickoflibs; ken5050; GOPJ; justiceseeker93; TADSLOS; AuntB; ...
WILL THE "ENTRAPMENT" NEVER CEASE? The Feds even "entrapped" the unfortunate Yee into taking bribes to cast aye votes. A Chronicle newspaper investigation comparing Democrat Yee's legislative votes and his campaign donations; the comparison showed donations might have influenced many of Democrat Yee's votes in the state Legislature.

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Those nasty Feds "entrapped" poor Dummycrat Yee into saying horrid things.......As a 2011 Democrat mayoral candidate, Democrat Yee boasted that "there's tremendous opportunity at the local level" (for a corrupt Democrat to pocket shady money) ... "because whoever's gonna be the mayor controls everything."

SFGATE.COM EXCERPT Democrat Yee aggressively campaigned in the 2011 San Francisco mayor's race...he blasted interim Mayor Ed Lee as beholden to City Hall power brokers with "selfish interests" and vowed to "throw them out" if elected.

At the same time, Democrat Yee was brandishing his liberal bona fides, touting his "tolerance and compassion," he was allegedly soliciting cash from an undercover FBI agent posing as a real estate developer who had already illegally funneled $11,000 to Yee's campaign.

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FOREGONE CONCLUSION Self-serving Democrat Yee was driven by greed ... willing to skirt campaign finance laws, collect cash for meetings, trade political favors for donations, and even facilitated an international arms deal, pocketing a $2.5 million bribe from connections he established w/ Muslim terrorists.

Calculated, self-serving Democrat Yee was a "public servant" who served himself exclusively. Yee is the paradigm "compassionate Democrat liberal"....bleating about being "for his fellow man" and conniving to make a buck on it.

8 posted on 04/01/2014 4:14:58 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

The way our judicial system has been wrecked by liberal judges, Lee will more than likely “walk” on technicalities. Stay tuned.


9 posted on 04/01/2014 4:20:59 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Libloather

I never understood “entrapment”. All you have to do is say, “NO”, and walk away.


10 posted on 04/01/2014 4:42:44 AM PDT by carriage_hill (,)
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To: Progov
GOVERNMENT FOR SALE: CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DEMOCRAT PARTY OFFICE--- ASK FOR LELAND YEE Scumbag Democrat Yee conferred government legitimacy on Shrimp Boy Chow's "Ghee Kung Tong" criminal enterprise; Yee used government power and resources to issue an official state proclamation honoring the group.

The SF/GATE reports Democrat Yee took Chow's $6,800.....and used government resources and tax dollars----to officially "honor" the "Chinese brotherhood organization" that his arms trafficking co-conspirator Shrimp Boy Chow had allegedly turned into a criminal enterprise.

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DI/FI SUCKS UP Taking her cues from a fellow Scumocrat, US Senator Dianne Feinstein "Honored" Raymond Chow---a criminal conspiring to commit anarchy. Clearly, Shrimp Boy Chow had something Sen Feinstein needed.

IS DI/FI'S HUBBY THAT SMART? Di's hubby made millions doing deals in China. Did M/M Di/Fi get any help from Yee? From Shrimp Boy Chow? Intros to helpful Chinese officials....for a fee?

TRADING INTEL FOR CHINESE CONNECTIONS? As Head of the Senate Intel Committee--Di/Fi gets valuable ntl security info---which can be sold for very high prices in the global market.

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Just before the Yee scandal broke, Sen Di/Fi---Senate Intel Committee head---whined about the CIA looking through her computers and taking documents. In light of the Yee scandal, this has more resonance now than when she began her whining. Seems Di knows how to get ahead of a scandal.

Just wondering. Did Di use her access to valuable US security data improperly? Is hubby cutting new deals w/ the Chi/Coms? Hubby made millions in China deals in past years. How'd he do that?

11 posted on 04/01/2014 4:43:34 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Libloather

Will 0Bunghole pardon Yee ...in the future?


12 posted on 04/01/2014 4:44:54 AM PDT by dennisw (Lenovo)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Oh Yee of little faith.....

It might be worth a shot, better than mental defectiveness


13 posted on 04/01/2014 4:48:18 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: ponygirl
Entrapment, as in

THAT kind of entrapment.

http://www.calnewsroom.com/2014/03/28/10-quotes-from-fbi-affidavit-uncle-leland-yee-ca-anti-gun-gun-runner/#sthash.jR69IZdF.dpuf

14 posted on 04/01/2014 5:13:15 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Libloather

Must be the NRA, the same NRA that endorses Harry Reid.


15 posted on 04/01/2014 5:54:42 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Take out the trash)
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To: Libloather

Flight risk.


16 posted on 04/01/2014 6:02:35 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Libloather; All

“[Yee’s attorney] declined to say whether he thought Yee could beat the charges, or to comment on how Yee is feeling. A lurid 137-page FBI affidavit says Yee, 65, traded official favors for money and repeatedly met face to face with an undercover agent to smuggle automatic weapons into the country; he’s accused of accepting a $5,000 campaign contribution as part of those talks.”

For anyone who’s interested, here’s a link to the affidavit. It’s fun reading.

http://media.nbcbayarea.com/documents/complaint_affidavit_14-70421-nc.pdf


17 posted on 04/01/2014 6:37:54 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Wonderful things those recordings. Let the jury hear them all.


18 posted on 04/01/2014 9:50:02 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: Libloather

Yee but not Weaver?


19 posted on 04/01/2014 12:17:47 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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