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  • Defense lawyers seek detention at home for Jeffrey Epstein

    07/11/2019 10:05:36 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jly 11,2019 | Larry Neumeister
    NEW YORK — Financier Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers, seeking bail for their client, said Thursday that he feared a “toxic political climate” might cause federal prosecutors to scrap a deal he made with them over a decade ago and charge him again with sexual abuse charges involving underage girls. The lawyers recommended house arrest and electronic monitoring for Epstein as they countered what they described as a “drastic demand” by prosecutors that he be detained until trial on charges that he engaged in sex trafficking with dozens of underage girls in Florida and New York from 2002 to 2005. Epstein ,...
  • Cynics Wonder If Democrat Jeffrey Epstein Will Really Face Justice

    07/09/2019 12:37:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush ^ | July 9, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Man, oh, man, the cynicism is alive and well. I understand it. I understand it. Cynicism may, in fact, make common sense. Snerdley walked in today, “You don’t really think anything is gonna happen to this Epstein guy, do you?” I said, “I don’t know. They seem pretty serious about getting him.” “Come on, Rush, the guy’s a Democrat. It’s the #MeToo movement.” And I said, “Yeah, and look there’s Harvey Weinstein out there.” And Snerdley said, “Yeah, Harvey Weinstein’s still roaming the prairies. Nothing’s really happened to Weinstein yet except a bunch of stuff in the media.” understand...
  • James Comey’s daughter named to Jeffrey Epstein prosecution team

    07/08/2019 11:26:27 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 82 replies
    Wash Exam ^ | 7/8/19 | Jerry Dunleavey
    The Justice Department team that is leading the prosecution of alleged child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein includes the daughter of former FBI Director James Comey. Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, said at a press conference Monday that Maurene Comey is part of the public corruption unit handling the case against the well-connected and wealthy businessman. Maurene Comey, an assistant U.S. attorney, was named alongside Alex Rossmiller and Alison Moe as the prosecutors assisting Berman with the case. James Comey, who was fired as FBI director in 2017 by President Trump, had been a...
  • Epstein Case .. Maurene Comey, Daughter of Fired FBI Director James Comey -- Pussy Hat March

    07/07/2019 7:00:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 7, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Prosecutor in 2019 Epstein Case Is Maurene Comey, Daughter of Fired FBI Director James Comey -- Who Participated in 2017 Pussy Hat March. ( Full title). ... A team of federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York, along with some in the public corruption unit, have been assigned to the case. Maurene Comey, the daughter of former FBI director James Comey, is one of the prosecutors, ... Maurene Comey is a Assistant US Attorney in New York state. Maurene Comey has been an assistant US attorney in the SDNY office since 2015. ... Maurene Comey with her mother...
  • What Barr Should Declassify: Release the secret inspector-general report

    07/03/2019 6:44:46 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 2, 2019 | Holman W. Jenkins
    Finally America has its George Smiley, the fictional master spy from the John le Carré novels. Smiley knew the importance of a spy agency being willing to get to the bottom of its own major cock-ups. Attorney General William Barr has been given power by Donald Trump to declassify classified material. He told CBS that stories offered by the FBI about its investigation of the Trump campaign don’t “hang together.” The same could be said for a more consequential enigma of the 2016 election, concerning the alleged Russian intelligence that lay behind the FBI’s intervention in the Hillary Clinton email...
  • Comey Hid ‘CLINTON EMAILS’ Binder In His Office Safe and Had Hillary’s Backup Email Device

    06/25/2019 9:04:30 PM PDT · by bitt · 54 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 6/25/2019 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    Former FBI director James Comey had a white binder marked “Clinton Emails” in his office on May 16, 2017, a few days after he was fired, as the Department of Justice was trying to get back the items in Comey’s office safe. The State Department and FBI also possessed a “Datto” backup email device for Hillary Clinton’s private email server, which a judge ordered released. Michael Bekesha, who waged the Datto case for Judicial Watch, tells Big League Politics that the State Department is “still processing the FBI investigative file,” even though Datto contents were ordered released by last September....
  • Gowdy: Mysterious Evidence 'Changed My Perspective' on Mueller Probe

    06/24/2019 2:20:52 PM PDT · by McQ444 · 57 replies
    NN ^ | 06-24-19 | Daniel Newton
    <p>Former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) was originally in support of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but according to a revealing interview with Fox News, his perspective changed when he came across mysterious evidence.Speaking to Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on "Sunday Morning Futures," Gowdy said the evidence in question is FBI transcripts of conversations concerning Trump campaign associate George Papadopoulos and FBI informants."Some of us have seen transcripts of those conversations. And I was supportive of Mueller. I was supportive of the idea to initiate, to investigate what Russia did," Gowdy said.</p>
  • Judicial Watch: New Strzok-Page Emails Reveal FBI Efforts to Muddle Comey Testimony on Clinton Email

    06/20/2019 10:45:42 PM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies
    JUDICIAL WATCH ^ | 6/20/2019 | ADMIN
    Judicial Watch announced today it received 345 pages of records from the Department of Justice that show FBI top officials scrambling to write a letter to Congress to supplement then-Director James Comey’s Senate testimony in an apparent attempt to muddle his message. Judicial Watch obtained the records through a January 2018 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed after the DOJ failed respond to a December 4, 2017 FOIA request (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:18-cv-00154)). Judicial Watch is seeking all communications between FBI official Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page. The emails were released in...
  • State Department identifies 23 violations, 'multiple security incidents' concerning Clinton emails

    06/17/2019 3:38:19 PM PDT · by outofsalt · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/17/2019 | Gregg Re, Catherine Herridge | Fox News
    "The State Department revealed Monday that it has identified "multiple security incidents" involving current or former employees' handling of Hillary Clinton's emails, and that 23 "violations" and seven "infractions" have been issued as part of the department's ongoing investigation." "Taylor also noted that disciplinary consequences were pending." ""In every instance in which the Department found an individual to be culpable of a valid security violation or three or more infractions, the Department forwarded the outcome to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security's Office of Personnel Security and Suitability (DS/PSS), to be placed in the individuals' official security file," Taylor wrote. "All...
  • Schiff Calls Two FBI Witnesses to Testify Next Week in Open Hearing About Mueller’s Report

    06/07/2019 11:06:43 PM PDT · by boatbums · 38 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 7, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    The House Intelligence Committee, chaired by ‘Pencil Neck’ Adam Schiff will hold an open hearing next Wednesday on the counterintelligence implications of Mueller’s garbage report. The House Intel Committee announced in a press release Friday: As part of a series of open hearings on the Mueller Report, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9:00 am, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will hold an open hearing — “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Counterintelligence Implications of Volume 1.” The Committee will hear testimony from Stephanie Douglas and Robert Anderson, both former Executive Assistant Directors of the National Security Branch of...
  • Meadows predicts DOJ inspector general FISA abuse report will be late due to new developments

    06/09/2019 1:38:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/09/19 | Jerry Dunleavy
    **SNIP** Rep. Mark Meadows told "Sunday Morning Futures" host Maria Bartiromo that he is "not as optimistic now" after Attorney General William Barr said he anticipated Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s investigation to be complete by early June. Horowitz and his team have been investigating alleged FISA abuse by the Justice Department and the FBI since March 2018. The inquiry includes a focus on the FBI’s handling of the unverified dossier compiled by British ex-spy Christopher Steele and its extensive use in the FBI's FISA applications and renewals to target former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Barr said in April that...
  • James Comey Should Be Worried About His Own Conspiracy Theory Track Record

    06/02/2019 7:40:16 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 24 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 6/2/2019 | Adriana Cohen
    Paging james Comey - It's time to stop tweeting and lawyer up instead. Take this beauty he tweeted on Saturday: "Bill Barr on CBS offers no facts. The AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories. He should gather facts and show them. That is what justice is about." This is the same formet FBI director who - with his co-conspirators at the highest echelons at the Department of Justice and Democratic lawmakers ****bent on derailing the Trump administration - peddled the fact-free Russian "Collusion" Conspiracy. ...
  • How much did the FBI rely on a discredited Trump-Russia dossier? Barr intends to find out

    06/02/2019 6:24:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 2, 2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    The public knows that the FBI relied extensively on the Democratic Party-financed dossier, whose list of anti-Trump allegations influenced the bureau’s overall attitude toward the candidate and eventual president. Now, Attorney General William Barr has made it clear he wants to know more: Just how far did the discredited dossier take the FBI into the depths of a nearly three-year Trump investigation? “What were the standards that were applied? What was the evidence?” Mr. Barr told CBS News, adding that his focus is not on the rank-and-file but on senior FBI leaders. Dossier writer Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence...
  • GOP takes aim at Comey, Brennan

    06/01/2019 3:23:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/01/19 | Olivia Beavers
    Republicans are targeting former FBI Director James Comey and former CIA Director John Brennan as they seek to bring more attention to what they say was an unfair investigation of President Trump launched in the Obama administration. The effort to spotlight the intelligence officials comes as Democratic calls to impeach President Trump rise in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public remarks about his investigation. The White House says the real controversy is the investigation of Trump that preceded Mueller's probe, an argument Democrats contend is just a conspiracy theory peddled in order to distract from his presidential...
  • James Comey rips William Barr for 'echoing conspiracy theories'

    06/01/2019 2:08:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/01/19 | Daniel Chaitin
    Former FBI Director James Comey slammed Attorney General William Barr for "echoing conspiracy theories" in an interview on CBS. "Bill Barr on CBS offers no facts. An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories. He should gather facts and show them. That is what Justice is about," Comey tweeted on Saturday. Barr spoke with CBS News after special counsel Robert Mueller delivered a roughly nine-minute statement about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. In that interview, Barr contradicted the reasoning Mueller gave about why he did not make a determination on the question of whether President Trump...
  • JW Panel ‘Investigating the Investigators’ [Weekly Update]

    06/01/2019 9:41:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 31, 2019 | Tom Fitton
    Watch Our Expert Panel Discussion: ‘Investigating the Investigators’ Hillary Clinton was Warned Twice against Using Unsecure BlackBerrys and Personal Emails U.S. Government Wastes Billions on ‘Fragmented, Overlapping or Duplicative’ Programs Watch Our Expert Panel Discussion: ‘Investigating the Investigators’ I moderated a Judicial Watch panel of experts this week to probing into the targeting of President Trump and the attacks on our Republican form of government through the illicit use of the spy agencies. The panel also discussed the corruption at the FBI, corrupt handling of the Clinton email investigation, the Obama administration’s hand in the Russia investigation hoax, the...
  • Hillary Clinton was 'ecstatic' when Trump fired Comey, new book says

    05/30/2019 5:09:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has opposed virtually everything President Trump has done since he took office, but she apparently cheered at his firing of FBI Director James Comey according to a new book. In the volume, "We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement," author Ryan Grim, the Washington bureau chief of The Intercept, interviewed people in Clinton's inner circle, including former spokesman Brian Fallon. Grim said Clinton was "ecstatic" when news of the Comey move broke. “She had spent the winter and spring poring over survey...
  • Mueller screwed this up as badly as did Comey

    05/30/2019 4:08:14 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 21 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-30-19 | DrJohn
    In his brief address Robert Mueller said he would say no more about his work as a Special Prosecutor Special Counsel Robert Mueller vowed Wednesday to never speak again about the Russia investigation in a press conference on Wednesday announcing his resignation. “Now, I hope and expect this to be the only time that I will speak to you in this manner. I am making that decision myself. No one has told me whether I can or should testify or speak further about this matter,” he said. He did not explain why he did not want to discuss the investigation again, but...
  • Comey Denies FBI Spied on Trump Campaign, Calls It ‘Conspiracy’ Amid Multiple Probes

    05/29/2019 11:18:13 AM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 May 2019 | KRISTINA WONG
    Former FBI Director James Comey wrote an op-ed on Tuesday denying the FBI ever spied on President Trump’s campaign in 2016 and claiming it was “just good people trying to figure out what was true, under unprecedented circumstances.” Comey wrote in the Washington Post: But go ahead, investigate the investigators, if you must. When those investigations are over, they will find the work was done appropriately and focused only on discerning the truth of very serious allegations. There was no corruption. There was no treason. There was no attempted coup. Those are lies, and dumb lies at that. There were...
  • Trey Gowdy slams 'wannabe senator' Adam Schiff for opposing declassification of Russia probe...

    05/29/2019 9:33:01 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Full title: Trey Gowdy slams 'wannabe senator' Adam Schiff for opposing declassification of Russia probe documentsFormer Republican congressman Trey Gowdy slammed the media and Rep. Adam Schiff as “an overtly ambitious partisan wannabe senator from California” for protesting Attorney General Bill Barr’s move to declassify documents related to the probe of the Trump campaign. Gowdy reacted during a Wednesday appearance on “Fox & Friends” to Schiff calling Barr’s move “un-American,” despite once calling on President Obama to declassify Russia-related documents because “Trump won't.” “Here's the thing, Schiff is an overtly ambitious partisan wannabe senator from California. So your expectations should...