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  • IG: McCabe Used Strzokís Mistress To Bypass Chain Of Command To Monitor Clinton Probe

    06/17/2018 9:29:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    Daily Caller News ^ | 06/17/2018 | Luke Rosiak
    Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe used Peter Strzokís mistress, Lisa Page, to get information on the FBI probe into investigation of Clintonís private server. McCabe used Page to ďcircumvented the official chain of commandĒ. Other bureau officials took issue with the decision. Then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe tasked the mistress of lead agent Peter Strzok to stay appraised of the probe into Hillary Clintonís private server ó a decision that other bureau officials took issue with at the time, according to the Department of Justice Inspector Generalís bombshell report. McCabe was supposed to be insulated from the probe by two...
  • Earth to Jeff Sessions...

    05/04/2018 6:52:49 AM PDT · by Avalon Memories · 69 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/4/2018 | Michael E. Young
    It is staggering to witness the Justice Department go off the rails and barrel toward a showdown with our president over innuendo and manufactured misdeeds. From the beginning of the special counsel appointment and despite Jeff Sessions's recusal, I felt confident that Trump and Sessions had a behind-the-scenes plan to navigate this quagmire. Ridiculous was the notion that Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, was not fully in his camp in light of the glaring double standards of justice demonstrated at every point from before the election to present day. I expected the A.G. to pursue other completely legitimate avenues that...
  • Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

    04/24/2018 11:42:22 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | 24/4/18 | Chris Strohm
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided against recusing himself from the investigation into President Donald Trumpís personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, but will consider stepping back from specific questions tied to the probe, according to a person familiar with the matter. By contrast, Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election thatís now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a decision that angered Trump and left Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in charge of the inquiry. More from Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trumpís Moscow Nights Sessions, who was a top adviser to Trumpís presidential...
  • Exclusive ó Dershowitz: ĎSessions Should Un-Recuse Himselfí

    04/17/2018 8:40:15 AM PDT · by blam · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-17-2018 | Breitbart
    Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz told Breitbart News Tonight on Monday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should withdraw his recusal from the Department of Justiceís investigation into Trump associates ó at least as far as it considers President Donald Trumpís personal attorney Michael Cohen. Dershowitz offered his remarks during a Monday interview on SiriusXMís Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. Dershowitz said, ďSometimes you should un-recuse yourself, and I think Attorney General Sessions should un-recuse himself when it comes to the New York investigation because itís not part of the Russia investigation. Heís not...
  • WORD FOR THE DAY(2/26/18)Recuse

    02/26/2018 7:24:39 AM PST · by left that other site · 12 replies
    Merriam Webster | 2/26/18
    WORD FOR THE DAY(2/26/18) recuse verb re¬∑cuse \ ri-ňąky√ľz \ ‚Ä® ¬ē ¬† Definition of recuse recused; recusing transitive verb : to disqualify (oneself) as judge in a particular case; broadly : to remove (oneself) from participation to avoid a conflict of interest ¬ó recusal Recent Examples of recuse from the Web ¬ē Quarles had no involvement with the Wells Fargo case because family ties have prompted him to recuse himself from all matters tied to the lender.‚Ä®¬ó laura j. keller and shahien nasiripour, Houston Chronicle, "Fed's Wells Fargo punishment sets precedent for harsher era," 5 Feb. 2018 ¬ē...
  • Federal Judge Recuses Herself From A Second Fusion GPS Case

    12/12/2017 8:50:06 PM PST · by bitt · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/12/2017 | chuck ross
    A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has recused herself from a second case involving Trump dossier firm Fusion GPS. Tanya S. Chutkan, an Obama appointee, recused herself on Monday from a case involving a dispute over subpoenas issued for Fusion GPS, the firm that commissioned the dossier. Aleksej Gubarev, a Russian tech executive accused in the dossier of hacking Democratsí computer systems, has sought to subpoena Fusion GPS records and to depose its employees to find out more about the research firmís work on the dossier. Gubarev is suing BuzzFeed for defamation for publishing the dossier earlier this year. He...
  • ĎAll Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trumpí: New Ed Klein bookE

    11/03/2017 8:02:16 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Oct 29, 2017 | Jennifer Harper
    ĎAll Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trumpí: New Ed Klein book By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times Sunday, October 29, 2017 Monday will be noisy as more details on the Russia collusion probe emerge. But wait. ďAll Out War: The Plot to Destroy TrumpĒ by veteran investigative journalist Edward Klein, also arrives Monday, making a detailed case that the notorious ďdeep stateĒ is indeed up and running against President Trump and his administration. ďIn America, you are entitled to your own opinion. But you are not entitled to overthrow the democratically elected president of the United States and...
  • Sotomayor: Judging brings emotions, but keep them in check

    10/16/2017 3:09:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 16, 2017 5:45 PM EDT
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told college students in New York City that she sometimes feels ďgreat turmoilĒ inside when she is hearing arguments on the bench, but works hard to keep her emotions and personal biases in check. [Ö] ďYou canít do human activity ó and judging is a human activity ó without having human emotions,Ē she told the crowd at the LeFrak Concert Hall. ďThe sense of how you deal with it is to acknowledge it. I look at it, examine it, try to figure out the effect itís having, and then try to adjust my behavior...
  • Attorney General calls for battle with gangs, drugs

    07/18/2017 6:18:04 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 43 replies
    KARE ^ | 18 Jul 17 | John Croman
    In a Twin Cities appearance United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned that violent crimes and drug trafficking is on the rise in the nation, and called on prosecutors to aggressively battle street gangs. Sessions addressed hundreds of prosecutors from across the nation who gathered at the downtown Minneapolis Hilton Hotel for the National Association of District Attorneys annual meeting. "We can never cede a single neighborhood, or a block or a street corner to gangs and thugs," Sessions told the group, citing newspapers stories from Minneapolis. "Much of our rising murder rate is indeed, I am now convinced, a...
  • FBI Says No Need For Top Official To Recuse Himself From Trump-Russia Probe (McCabe)

    04/20/2017 5:27:12 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 19 2017 | Chuck Ross
    A top FBI official whose wife received political donations from an ally of Hillary Clintonís last year does not need to recuse himself from the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation, the bureau said Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee inquired last month about FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeís role on the Trump probe, which is looking into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley had expressed concerns about a potential conflict of interest given that McCabeís wife ran a state campaign in Virginia that received $700,000 from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a close friend of Clintonís. [...
  • Gov. Scott: State Attorney Aramis Ayala Must Recuse Herself

    03/16/2017 9:15:25 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    Rick Scott ^ | 3-16-17 | Rick Scott
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Ė Today Governor Rick Scott released the following statement on State Attorney Aramis Ayalaís decision not to seek the death penalty for Markeith Loyd, who is charged with killing Lt. Debra Clayton of the Orlando Police Department. Governor Scott said, ďI want to be very clear, Lt. Debra Clayton was executed while she was laying on the ground fighting for her life. She was killed by an evil murderer who did not think twice about senselessly ending her life. I completely disagree with State Attorney Ayalaís decision and comments and I am asking her to recuse herself immediately...
  • Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Nothing-Burger

    03/03/2017 4:32:27 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/03/17 | Matthew Vadum
    The AG wonít handle the"election interference" case Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially recused himself yesterday from the nonsensical, possibly even nonexistent, federal probe into claims of Russian interference in the election Ė claims that for all we know were invented by President Trumpís enemies in the intelligence community and the Democratic Party. Despite the oceans of mass media hysteria, there is still no publicly available trustworthy evidence that the Trump campaign somehow colluded with the Russian government last year. Sources in newspaper articles are never identified. There is not a scintilla of proof of improper conduct. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zero....
  • Female Dem Senator secretly met with Reds!

    03/02/2017 11:23:17 AM PST · by 2harddrive · 28 replies
    Folks, here is a Democratic Senator's Tweet that is a LIE! She secretly met with Russian Agents AT LEAST TWICE! Claire McCaskill ‚úĒ @clairecmc I've been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years.No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever. Ambassadors call members of Foreign Rel Com.McCaskill
  • White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to...

    06/11/2016 7:30:10 AM PDT · by blueyon · 23 replies
    BPR BizPac Review ^ | 6/11/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    "White House should have waited to call Trump racist; look who got sued for forcing a judge to recuse herself!" The White House jumped on comments House Speaker Paul Ryan made in order to characterize Donald Trump as a racist. But using the Obama administrationís exact same logic, Obama would also be a racist. Just last year the United States Department of Justice was sued after it forced an immigration judge to recuse herself from ďall immigration cases involving Iranians,Ēaccording to the Daily Caller. Trump has long been critical of U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is hearing a...

    05/03/2015 7:07:16 PM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 23 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | May 1, 2015 | Steven F. Hotze, M.D
  • Surprise! Rick Perry Grand Juror Is Also a Partisan Democrat Activist

    08/20/2014 10:10:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/20/2014 | Bryan Preston
    Tuesday night the Houston Chronicle published a story about the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Those grand jurors who spoke with the Chronicle broke the law to do so, and they knew that they were breaking the law. They claimed that they were speaking to the newspaper to counter Gov. Perry‚Äôs ‚Äúspin‚ÄĚ on the case.That‚Äôs not the job of a grand jury, by the way.One of them is a woman named Rho Chalmers. Chalmers tried to get around her lawbreaking by attempting to build this wall of implausible deniability. Rho Chalmers, who name matches that of...
  • Nothing to See Here! Obama Attended the VP Debate Moderator's Wedding

    10/10/2012 4:05:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | October 10, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH. So let's see. Martha Raddatz, who is going to moderate the vice presidential debate on Thursday night between Paul Ryan and Joe Bite Me, hosted Barack Obama at her wedding. She used to be married to the FCC commissioner, Julius Genachowski. Raddatz, Genachowski, and Obama all went to Harvard. (Who didn't in this regime?) Now ABC's doing everything they can to say, "Oh, it doesn't matter! Nothing to see here. What does that mean?" Well, how about she tell us who she voted for in 2008? And how about she tell us who she's gonna vote for...
  • Five Judges Recuse Themselves in Case Attacking Phill Kline

    05/21/2012 9:06:50 AM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 4 replies
    Lifenews ^ | May 21, 2012 | Jill Stanek
    Only four days after former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline filed a blistering motion asking that two Kansas Supreme Court justices recuse themselves from deciding whether to suspend his law license, the Supremes announced yesterday that FIVE of the seven would be doing so. Their rationale, according to the The Topeka Capital-Journal: The five justices voluntarily stepped aside, citing the Kansas Code of Judicial Conduct rule that requires recusal when a judge ďpreviously presided as a judge over the matter in another court.Ē Without ever mentioning Klineís motion, the five stated it ďwould not be possibleĒ for them to give...
  • Elena Kagan and Question 3

    12/14/2011 10:05:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | December 14, 2011 | Terry Jeffrey
    Considering the debate around President Barack Obama's health care plan and the lawsuits filed against it, then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan's written answers to some of the 13 written questions relating to Obamacare that Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans submitted to her during her Supreme Court confirmation process were remarkably simple and straightforward. "No," she said. That was how she answered question No. 2, which inquired if she had ever been asked her opinion about the merits or underlying legal issues in Florida's lawsuit against Obamacare. That was also the way she answered question No. 3, which asked: "Have you ever been...

    11/28/2011 3:22:38 PM PST · by Signalman · 3 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 11/28/2011 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss why Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan must be recuse herself from the Obamacare case. She was Obamaís legal strategist for defending his health care program! She must step aside!