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  • GORE-LICKED: Kushner’s Lawyer Calls It Quits As Russia Probe Heats Up

    07/16/2017 5:20:52 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 65 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 14 2017 | Kevin Daley
    Jared Kushner’s personal counsel, Jamie Gorelick, said Friday that she is no longer representing the president’s son-in-law and senior aide on Russia-related inquiries. Abbe Lowell, an attorney at Gorelick’s firm, will take charge of Kushner’s legal team. “As you may recall, and as we have stated, once Bob Mueller and three of our partners left the firm to form the Special Counsel’s Office [at the Department of Justice], we advised Mr. Kushner to get independent legal advice whether to continue with us as counsel,” Gorelick told the National Law Journal. “As [a] result of this process, Abbe is now responsible...
  • Kushner’s Lawyer is Part of the Fight Against Trump Immigration Policies ( Jamie Gorelick )

    08/08/2017 9:06:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Law Newz ^ | August 8th, 2017 | Ronn Blitzer
    The City of Chicago is engaged in a legal battle against the Trump administration over the Justice Department’s policies towards sanctuary cities, and they’ve hired a firm that’s quite familiar with the President. Well, his family, anyway. The city is being represented by the law firm WilmerHale, with one of the attorneys on the case being Jamie Gorelick. Yup, the same Gorelick who up until recently was representing Jared Kushner in the Russia investigation, and still serves as his counsel (and Ivanka Trump‘s) for issues including security clearance and ethics compliance. Gorelick also served as Deputy Attorney General under President...
  • Mueller legal team approaching size of entire US Attorney’s Office for Rhode Island

    06/27/2017 3:29:39 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 58 replies
    legalinsurection.com ^ | 6/23/17 | William A. Jacobson
    When Robert Mueller was first appointed Special Counsel, I thought, given his generally good reputation, that this might be a streamlined process with fewer leaks, focused on either proving or disproving allegations of Russian interference. But I did acknowledge, for example in this radio interview, that there was a risk that in the wrong hands the powers vested under the Order appointing Mueller could be abused: “He will have the authority to investigate and the authority to prosecute any crimes that he finds, and the scope of what he’s investigating under the order is fairly broad, it’s anything related to...
  • The FBI and Southern Poverty Law Center knew in advance about the Oklahoma City bombing

    12/16/2015 8:23:13 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 69 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/16/15 | Doug Book
    In a January 5th 1996 teletype to select FBI field offices, FBI Director Louis Freeh revealed that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the far-left group founded by civil rights lawyer Morris Dees, had an informant living in Elohim City, a white supremacist compound whose inhabitants have been closely linked to the Oklahoma City bombing. The Freeh teletype also revealed that Tim McVeigh, executed in 2001 for the murder of 168 people in Oklahoma City, had telephoned Elohim City asking that German national Andreas Strassmeir provide more assistance in completing the bomb which devastated the Alfred P. Murrah building. The...
  • D.C. Is a Swamp, ‘Washington Post’ Story Confirms

    06/18/2017 9:37:22 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 30 replies
    freebeacon ^ | June 16, 2017 | Matthew Continetti June 16, 2017
    Jamie Gorelick is a Democratic super-lawyer and former Clinton Justice Department official who made millions of dollars underwriting subprime mortgages at Fannie Mae before leaving the taxpayer-backed mortgage securities firm in 2003. Now she is a partner at WilmerHale, where lawyers charge up to $1,250 an hour and her corner office provides, according to the Washington Post, a "breathtaking" view of the capital. A graduate of Harvard (magna cum laude) and Harvard Law School (cum laude), the 67-year-old Gorelick is a credentialed member of the Washington establishment, of the cognitive elite, even, some might say, of the Deep State. Or...
  • Is Jared Kushner under criminal investigation for Russia ties?

    05/20/2017 6:42:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/20/2017 | Ed Straker
    It seems that Jared Kushner is under investigation for his alleged ties to Russia. Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has reportedly been identified as a "person of interest" in the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign. Yashar Ali, a contributor to New York magazine said on Twitter: "It's Jared Kushner. Have confirmed this with four people. I'm not speculating." Whom was Kushner meeting with? Kushner ... has acknowledged that he met with the head of a Russian development bank, Vnesheconombank, which has been under U.S. sanctions since July 2014. The president's son-in-law initially omitted contacts with foreign leaders from a national...
  • SOS Ivanka! Can 'first daughter' save Paris climate deal?(Barf alert)

    05/11/2017 2:24:46 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 22 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11th May 2017 | Matt McGrath
    Among the diplomats meeting here in Bonn, there's a recognition that the person who's really key to the future progress of climate talks is not in Germany but in the White House some 6,500km (4,000 miles) away. It's not you Mr Trump, it's your official first daughter! One delegate here trilled: "What are we going to do about Ivanka?" He wasn't alone. In most of the conversations I've had here in Bonn, one name is mentioned with a nodding mixture of reverence and hope. For rich and poor countries, she's seen by many as the best bet for keeping the...
  • Ivanka Trump to Head Review of U.S. Role in Paris Climate Change Agreement

    05/08/2017 9:13:21 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 183 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/7/17 | Penny Starr
    Ivanka Trump has been tapped by her father, President Donald Trump, to review the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Change agreement, signed by former President Barack Obama as an executive agreement in 2015 without congressional approval, the Associated Press is reporting. The agreement requires countries to cut greenhouse emissions on a country-by-country basis, with Obama committing the U.S. to reduce carbon emissions by at least 26 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. The U.S. is expected to have a representative at the United Nations’ climate change meeting in Bonn, Germany, next week but Trump’s advisers — including daughter...
  • Jared Kushner left a lot off his financial disclosure

    05/03/2017 5:51:54 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 39 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 05/02/17 | Lia Eustachewich
    Jared Kushner failed to disclose his ownership of a real estate startup linked to Goldman Sachs and George Soros, according to a report Tuesday. Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser, didn’t note on his government financial disclosure form that he is a part-owner of real estate finance firm Cadre, which matches investors with real estate projects, the Wall Street Journal reported. Cadre’s other investors include Goldman Sachs, billionaire and top Democratic donor Soros and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Kushner also didn’t disclose at least $1 billion in loans from more than 20 lenders, as well as various properties and...
  • Why did Trump betray us? (Why things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington)

    05/03/2017 4:21:31 AM PDT · by vannrox · 169 replies
    Economic Collapse Blog ^ | 5MAY17 | Michael Snyder
    Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog,Why do things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington? It seems like for decades many of us have been trying to change the direction of this country by engaging in the political process.  But no matter how hard we try, the downward spiral of our nation just continues to accelerate.  Just look at this latest spending deal.  Even though the American people gave the Republicans control of the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives, this deal very closely resembles “an Obama administration-era budget”.  It...
  • TIME FOR TRUMP TO CALL A RALLY TO SHUT DOWN DC AND CONFRONT THE GOP

    05/02/2017 6:35:59 PM PDT · by stockpirate · 116 replies
    VANITY, ALL IS VANITY ^ | 5/2/17 | Stockpirate
    It is time for Trump to summon from the four corners of the republic for his supporters to converge on DC and shut down the government until the lyin republicans relent.
  • Report: Jared Kushner Didn’t Disclose Business Dealings With George Soros

    05/02/2017 1:14:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05/02/2017 | Peter Hasson
    Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner didn’t include his ownership in a real-estate finance company that makes him business partners with George Soros when filing financial disclosure forms. ... Kushner also failed to disclose loans totaling $1 billion from more than 20 lenders. ... Kushner, who is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka, wasn’t open about his business dealings with Soros — a left-wing billionaire funding activists fiercely opposed to the president’s agenda — is unlikely to go over well with Trump’s base. ... Kushner’s ownership stake in real-estate startup Cadre makes him business parters with Soros, Peter Thiel and other...
  • Ivanka Trump's West Wing Agenda

    05/02/2017 7:28:14 AM PDT · by 4Runner · 44 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 2, 2017 | JODI KANTOR, RACHEL ABRAMS and MAGGIE HABERMAN
    “There’s a lot I don’t know about how government works and how things get done, but I feel I know enough now that I can be much more proactive about the type of change and reform that I’d like to see happen,” she said. [snip] In interviews last week, she said she intended to act as a moderating force in an administration swept into office by nationalist sentiment. Other officials added that she had weighed in on topics including climate, deportation, education and refugee policy.
  • Joy Reid’s “Conservative Commentator” Wants Ivanka and Jared to Push Trump Left

    04/22/2017 11:03:05 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As we’ve documented, Joy Reid has a habit of shutting down conservatives on her MSNBC show who say things she doesn’t like. So today, Reid invited on her kind of conservative. . . . But what really put the lie to the notion that Haglund is a “conservative commentator” was this line from her: “Ivanka and Jared are more moderate. I hope they would use that influence [on Trump] a little bit more.” So Reid’s idea of a “conservative” is someone who wants to see President Trump pushed to the left. Got it!View the video here.
  • Notorious Jamie Gorelick is on Amazon's Board of Directors! [Vanity - Freeper Research]

    04/17/2017 1:04:09 PM PDT · by Enchante · 29 replies
    Wikipedia ^ | April 2017 | Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon.com Board of directors As of February 2016, the board of directors is: Jeff Bezos, President, CEO and Chairman Tom Alberg, Managing partner, Madrona Venture Group John Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California Bing Gordon, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Jamie Gorelick, partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Judy McGrath, former CEO, MTV Networks Alain Monié, CEO, Ingram Micro Jon Rubinstein, former Chairman and CEO, Palm, Inc. Thomas O. Ryder, former Chairman and CEO, Reader's Digest Association Patty Stonesifer, President and CEO, Martha's Table Wendell P. Weeks, Chairman, President and...
  • Bannon, Kushner reportedly meet, 'smooth' differences, amid reports of feud

    04/08/2017 9:22:35 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 115 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 8, 2017 | Serafin Gómez
    Top White House advisers Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner purportedly met Friday to “smooth things over,” amid continuing reports about high-level, Trump administration turmoil. The meeting took place at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago south Florida estate and was led by White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, who with Bannon was told by the president on Thursday to “work this out.” The White House is trying to downplay and dismiss reports about infight, as Trump attempts to capitalize on his efforts this week on Syria and the Senate on Friday confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch, the president’s Supreme Court nominee, to the...
  • Politico Absolves Gorelick for Instituting the Wall

    04/03/2017 8:18:57 AM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 3, 2017 | Jack Cashill
    In something of a puff piece, Politico’s Annie Karni largely exonerates Democratic attorney Jamie Gorelick of the seemingly unpardonable sin of representing Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner as they work their way through federal conflict of interest laws. Karni thinks she gets it, “Gorelick sees herself as part of a time-honored Washington tradition of well-respected lawyers representing clients from the opposite party,” “I don’t pass my clients through a 100 percent values alignment litmus test,” confirms Gorelick. “If people want to come to me and get good, principled, ethical advice, and they want to follow it, then I will...
  • Where are answers to the 9/11 commission hoax?

    10/14/2005 9:28:01 PM PDT · by infocats · 14 replies · 808+ views
    TheReporter.com ^ | 10/14/2005 | Sally Chaney, Fairfield
    Americans were told the 9/11 Commission looking into the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, was to recommend changes in policy and law to protect us from future terrorist attacks. So why was the commission used as a partisan attack vehicle? And why did they ignore, hide and not print a single word of possibly the most important information released to them by the small, highly classified Pentagon intelligence unit called Able Danger? Did President Bill Clinton's deputy attorney, Jaime Gorelick, really think the U.S. military would allow this information to be ignored again? Was Gorelick too busy yelling insults at...
  • Ivanka's lawyer, a Democrat, defends herself[Jamie Gorelick]

    03/27/2017 1:59:02 PM PDT · by Theoria · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | 24 March 2017 | Annie Karni
    Jamie Gorelick, a veteran of President Bill Clinton's Justice Department and a Hillary Clinton supporter, explains why she's working for Trump's daughter now. Attorney Jamie Gorelick had just finished vetting potential Cabinet secretaries for Hillary Clinton — and raising money for the failed 2016 Democratic nominee — when Jared Kushner called her last year, seeking legal counsel. Gorelick, who served as deputy attorney general under President Bill Clinton and a former member of the 9/11 Commission, was recommended to Kushner by former News Corp. executive Joel Klein, who now serves as chief strategy officer at Oscar, the health insurance company...
  • White House Defends Giving Ivanka Trump West Wing Office, Top Security Clearance

    03/22/2017 1:21:49 PM PDT · by drewh · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1 hour ago | Max Greenwood
    White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday defended the decision to give Ivanka Trump an office in the West Wing, saying that the first daughter is going "above and beyond" to comply with ethics standards. “Ivanka has decided to go above and beyond and act in certain ways to ensure she complies with certain rules, by maintaining the federal records act, getting a security clearance so that if she’s privy to any information that is classified, she has to abide by the same rules and regulations about being in room, how it’s handled, et cetera,” Spicer said during his...