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  • There Remains No Evidence Of Trump-Russia Collusion

    05/24/2017 8:08:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 23, 2017 | Paul Roderick Gregory
    Where is the evidence of President Trump's collusion with Russia? The Wall Street Journal – no particular fan of Trump – characterizes the DOJ charge to Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, as fatally open-ended, vague, and flawed. His instruction lists no federal statutes and invites a fishing expedition into trivial matters. Journalists covering the story appear to disagree on what Mueller is supposed to do: Is he to “oversee the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials” or “investigate possible coordination between President Trump’s associates and Russian officials?” The political feeding frenzy has, to date, brought forth the...
  • Best Buds Mueller and Comey Target Trump

    05/24/2017 1:50:42 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 21 replies
    New Zeal Blog ^ | 5/23/17 | Cliff Kincaid
    The Washington Post, a mouthpiece for Obama holdovers in the CIA and other agencies, reports that “sources” say a current White House official is under investigation as “a significant person of interest” in Russia-gate, but that the sources “would not further identify the official.” This is a case of anonymous officials talking about an anonymous official. Interestingly, the term “person of interest” was used by the FBI against scientist Steven Hatfill in the post-9/11anthrax letters case. He was totally innocent and the Department of Justice paid him $5.8 million in damages. After dismissing Hatfill and several others as suspects, the...
  • Gregg Jarrett: What is Robert Mueller investigating (since collusion is not a crime)?

    05/23/2017 10:47:05 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/23/2017 | Gregg Jarrett
    Robert Mueller is tasked with finding a crime that does not exist in the law. It is a legal impossibility. As special counsel, Mueller can engage in all manner of spectacular jurisprudential gymnastics. However, it will not change the fact that colluding with Russia is not, under America’s criminal codes, a crime. It’s just not there. Maybe it should be. Perhaps someday Congress will pass a law criminalizing such conduct in political campaigns. But for now, there is not a single statute outlawing collaboration with a foreign government in a U.S. presidential election. Or any election, for that matter. Why,...
  • Mueller, Comey have had long, close relationship

    05/22/2017 6:02:27 PM PDT · by Pic7 · 36 replies
    Foxiness.com ^ | 05/18/2017 | Cody Derespina
    The man tasked with investigating possible meddling by Russia in the 2016 presidential election – a probe that will likely encompass President Trump’s recent firing of FBI Director James Comey – once called Comey “one of the finest people I’ve ever met.”
  • Comey to meet privately with Mueller before Senate hearing

    05/22/2017 4:14:36 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 110 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 22, 2017
    Former FBI Director James Comey will speak privately with Robert Mueller, special prosecutor in the Russia probe, prior to testifying in public before the House or the Senate. House Oversight Committee Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said that decision of Comey's means he would delay a hearing he had planned for this week.
  • The Real Constitutional Crisis is the Appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

    05/22/2017 9:21:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 22, 2017 | Jared E. Peterson
    Rod Rosenstein’s appointment of Robert Mueller to investigate wholly unsupported claims of “links and/or coordination between the Russian government and … the campaign of President Donald Trump” poses the most serious threat to American constitutional government and domestic peace since the Civil War. The only reason anyone is still talking about this subject, let alone investigating it pursuant to an order originating at the highest levels of the United States Justice Department, is that the media propaganda arm of the Democratic Party has refused to stop headlining it, despite a total lack of evidence of criminality after continuous investigation for...
  • Robert Mueller Will Save America Like ‘Batman,’ Former FBI Colleague Says

    05/21/2017 12:42:48 PM PDT · by drewh · 100 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 21, 2017 | 12:41pm | Ruth Brown
    Holy congressional probe, Robin! Former FBI chief Robert Mueller is the hero America needs to investigate Russia’s meddling into the 2016 presidential election, his former second-in-charge said Sunday. “A line in New York would be Batman’s back to save Gotham, but I think in this case, Batman is back to save America,” Timothy Murphy told John Catsimatidis during an interview on “The Cats Roundtable.” Murphy served as the agency’s deputy director under Mueller, who was named as a special counsel in the investigation this week, following James Comey’s ouster as FBI director. Murphy insisted any investigation headed by his old...
  • Mueller Must Investigate Everything or It's Worthless

    05/20/2017 5:01:33 AM PDT · by libstripper · 27 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 19, 2017 | Roger Simon
    Robert Mueller's investigation will be incomplete if he does not deal with and resolve the competing narratives about what has transpired. Narrative one is that Donald Trump and/or one or several of his entourage colluded in some manner with the Russians over election 2016. Narrative two is that Democrats and much of the media have not accepted the results of the election and are smearing Trump to drive him from office or seriously wound him to the degree that he will accomplish nothing.
  • THE LEFT’S RECKLESS RUSH TO JUDGMENT ON OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

    05/19/2017 4:37:10 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 5 replies
    FrontPagMagazine.com ^ | May 19, 2017 | Joseph Klein
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller III, a former FBI director, to serve as special counsel overseeing the investigation of alleged ties between Russian officials and President Trump’s campaign. Mr. Rosenstein acted Wednesday evening in Attorney General Jeff Sessions' stead, since Mr. Sessions had recused himself from any involvement in Russian investigation matters. Mr. Sessions did so because of his own contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. while he was advising the Trump campaign. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein briefed senators in a closed meeting on Thursday. Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, said his take-away...
  • Mueller To Ask Congress To Step Back Russia Investigations

    05/19/2017 2:30:30 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies
    thehill.com ^ | May 18, 2017
    Robert Mueller, the newly appointed special counsel in the investigation into Russia, will likely ask the multiple congressional investigations to curtail their public hearings in order to proceed with his own investigation, according to a Thursday New York Times report. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller Wednesday night, about a week after Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey.
  • Gregg Jarrett: Why Robert Mueller should resign as special counsel

    05/19/2017 2:21:18 PM PDT · by Jane Long · 121 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2017 | Gregg Jarrett
    Robert Mueller has a serious conflict of interest that should disqualify him from serving as special counsel. He has had a long and close relationship with someone who will surely become a pivotal witness –James Comey. No one doubts Mueller’s sterling credentials. That is not the issue. He is imminently qualified. The problem arises in his duty to fairly and objectively evaluate the evidence he gathers. How can Americans have confidence in the results if they know the special counsel may harbor a conspicuous bias? They cannot. The conflict inevitably discredits whatever conclusion is reached. It renders the entire investigatory...
  • Political & Media Whore Chaffetz Predictably Quits

    05/19/2017 2:00:27 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 17 replies
    Video at link For those who admire Attorney Klayman, be certain to check his channel for other videos as well. https://www.youtube.com/user/FreedomWatchInc
  • Commentary: Don't underestimate Donald Trump

    05/19/2017 12:53:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | May 19, 2017 | Ronald A. Klain, Special to the Washington Post
    Last October, we were in the midst of debate preparation for Hillary Clinton when news of the "Access Hollywood" tape broke. The senior Clinton team immediately wondered what the event's impact would be. Would there still be a debate two days later? Would Donald Trump show up? Would his running mate, Mike Pence, take his place? How could Trump survive? Trump not only showed up for the St. Louis debate that Sunday, he stood on the stage and told Clinton that if it were up to him she'd "be in jail." Ten days later, Trump insisted at the Las Vegas...
  • After Mueller, Trump Critics Worry: Maybe There’s No Scandal

    05/19/2017 9:59:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The American Interest ^ | May 18, 2017 | Jason Willick
    Eli Lake is right: The DOJ’s appointment of widely-respected former prosecutor Robert Mueller to lead the special inquiry into the Trump campaign’s potential collusion with Russia is a reprieve for a Trump Administration in crisis—a reprieve that it will almost certainly squander, but a reprieve nonetheless. How do we know? Because the responses from Trump’s most dogged critics on the Russia question betray a kind of anxiety about the Mueller appointment—an anxiety that the no-nonsense law enforcement wise man will lower the temperature in Washington without actually uncovering enough damaging material to bring down the President. Take, for example, Josh...
  • Why a special counsel will help Trump for now – but could still be dangerous

    05/19/2017 4:40:46 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2017 | Howard Kurtz
    President Trump doesn’t think much of the naming of a special counsel to take over the Russia probe, even as the choice of Robert Mueller is garnering widespread praise. Trump’s tweet--“the greatest single witch hunt of a politician in American history”—encapsulates his view quite succinctly. He expanded on that in a news conference: “I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt. There was no collusion between myself and my campaign..and the Russians, zero. I think it divides the country.” But in the short term, the hiring of the former FBI director to run the investigation...
  • It’s Not Just The Four Cardinals Who Need An Answer [Catholic Caucus]

    01/12/2017 12:20:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    The Wanderer Press ^ | January 12, 2017 | Joseph Matt
    t seems another prelate has abandoned his post. In an interview on January 8, Gerhard Cardinal Mueller, prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, rejected making any correction of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, effectively joining some of his fellow German cardinals in a slight to Cardinal Burke and his three colleagues. The very title of the congregation which this cardinal heads implies the importance of the office and its crucial role — especially as it relates to the current situation with the four cardinals and the dubia. Cardinal Mueller’s words in this interview are a critical blow...
  • Stockholm Syndrome at the CDF: Has Cardinal Müller Been Compromised? [Catholic Caucus]

    01/11/2017 5:47:04 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | January 11, 2017 | Steve Skojec
    On August 23rd, 1973, four bank workers in Stockholm, Sweden, were taken hostage at gunpoint by Jan-Erik Olsson, a career criminal who was later joined by a friend of his from prison. After six days — during which the captives were treated harshly, terrified, strapped with dynamite, and kept in a vault — the standoff ended and the hostages were released. But then, something strange happened. Dr. Joseph Carver, a clinical psychologist, describes what came next: After their rescue, the hostages exhibited a shocking attitude considering they were threatened, abused, and feared for their lives for over five days. In...
  • Admitting his hands are tied over dubia Card. Müller says CDF could settle the dispute

    12/01/2016 4:13:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    EWTN ^ | December 1, 2016 | Deacon Nick Donnelly
    Cardinal Müller has made his first comments about the four cardinals' dubia and the controversy following Pope Francis's decision not to respond. The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has told Kathpress that the dicastery charged with upholding the Faith of the Church would not be involved in the discussions because it acts and speaks "with the authority of the pope" and "cannot participate in the controversy of opinions." Cardinal Müller further explained that though the dubia were personally addressed to the Holy Father, Pope Francis could commission the CDF to "settle the dispute ad hoc"....
  • Terrorists Once Used Refugee Program to Settle in US

    12/19/2015 8:22:37 PM PST · by Ray76 · 8 replies
    ABC news ^ | Nov 18, 2015 | James Gordon Meek Brian Ross
    Of the 31 states that have declared their opposition to taking in Syrian refugees, one state, Kentucky, has a specific reason to be wary of the background check process: previously two Iraqi refugees who settled in Bowling Green turned out to be al Qaeda-linked terrorists with the blood of American soldiers on their hands, an ABC News investigation found. In the wake of the Kentucky case, the U.S. halted the refugee program for Iraqis for six months, a fact the Obama administration did not disclose to Congress at the time, officials told ABC News in the 2013 investigation.
  • 'Somewhere in a boardroom, they decided to leave our daughter there to be tortured, raped and ultim

    08/24/2016 1:07:41 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 61 replies
    dailymail ^ | 8/24/16 | Khaleda Rahman
    Kayla Mueller died last year after being kept as a sex slave by ISIS Her parents say humanitarian group refused to negotiate for her release Mueller was kidnapped from a Doctors Without Borders vehicle But Doctors Without Borders said they had no obligation to help her 'We can't be in the position of negotiating for people who don't work for us,' Jason Cone, MSF's US executive director said