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  • 6 examples of Jeff Sessions' cowardice

    10/21/2017 2:04:38 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 43 replies
    WND ^ | 10/20/2017 | Larry Klayman
    Exclusive: Larry Klayman flays Trump's AG for allowing corruption to continue at DOJ! As I chronicle in my autobiography, “Whores: Why and How I Came To Fight the Establishment!” I was once a proud trial lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Indeed, as a young 27-year-old attorney in the Reagan DOJ, I was on the trial team that eventually broke up the AT&T monopoly, creating needed and innovative competition in the telecommunications industry. During my time at Justice, I worked closely with special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the investigative arm...
  • In Case You Missed It: Robert Mueller Was FBI Director During The Russia Uranium Investigation

    10/20/2017 7:26:01 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 40 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 20 Oct 2017 | Larry O'Connor
    Is it time for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to recuse himself from his investigation into Russian activities in the 2016 presidential election? Lost in much of the discussion over this week’s developments in the growing Russia/Uranium/Clinton scandal is the fact that none other than Mueller was the FBI Director during this investigation. And that investigation is under serious scrutiny. Under Attorney General Eric Holder, the FBI informant at the center of the probe was prohibited from revealing any of the details of the investigation to members of Congress because of a non-disclosure agreement that has been characterized as unusual by...
  • Sessions refuses to lift gag order on informant in Clinton-Russia probe

    10/20/2017 9:24:44 AM PDT · by Kalamata · 113 replies
    Fox Business ^ | October 20, 2017 | Lou Dobbs
    Sessions refuses to lift gag order on informant in Clinton-Russia probe.
  • Grassley wants 'gag order' lifted for FBI informant allegedly 'threatened' by Obama DOJ

    10/19/2017 2:30:59 PM PDT · by ptsal · 66 replies
    A top Senate Republican is calling for the Justice Department to lift an apparent “gag order” on an FBI informant who reportedly helped the U.S. uncover a corruption and bribery scheme by Russian nuclear officials but allegedly was “threatened” by the Obama administration to stay quiet. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is focusing on the informant amid scrutiny of the 2010 approval of a controversial uranium deal with a Russian company. He’s raising questions about potential “conflicts of interest” for Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration, and especially wants to know whether the committee that approved the deal...
  • WTH? Attorney General Sessions Says Rosenstein Can Investigate HIMSELF in Uranium One Criminal Probe

    10/18/2017 6:42:51 PM PDT · by FreeReign · 114 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 18 2017 | Jim Hoft
    On Wednesday Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) asked Attorney General Sessions if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be allowed to investigate himself regarding new information on the Hillary Clinton Uranium One scandal. Attorney General Sessions said it was up to him.
  • Push is on to disbar James Comey after Clinton scandal

    10/18/2017 5:36:45 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 77 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 18 Oct 17 | Stephen Dinan
    Ty Clevenger filed the grievance in New York, where Mr. Comey was a former U.S. attorney and is licensed to practice law. Mr. Clevenger said Mr. Comey’s testimony to Congress that he did not predetermine the outcome of the FBI’s probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is belied by revelations this week that he in fact started drafting an exoneration months before even speaking with Mrs. Clinton. “Insofar as Mr. Comey gave materially false testimony to Congress, it appears that he violated Rules 1.0(w), 3.3(a)(1), and 8.4 of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct,” Mr. Clevenger...
  • Sessions: ‘Significance’ of Comey Error On Clinton Case Not ‘Fully Understood’ [VIDEO]

    10/18/2017 5:07:40 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 99 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/18/2017 | Amber Athey
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said during a Senate hearing Wednesday that the errors former FBI director James Comey made in the Hillary Clinton case are still not “fully understood.” Sessions justified the firing of Director Comey during his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and asserted that the errors Comey made in the Clinton case were far more devastating than people realize. “Sen. [Dianne] Feinstein, I don’t think it’s been fully understood the significance of the error that Mr. Comey made on the Clinton matter,” Sessions said. “I don’t think I’ve heard of a situation in which a...
  • Sessions: Justice Will Review Concerns About Russian Payments to Clintons...

    10/18/2017 1:01:15 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 109 replies
    FREE BEACON ^ | October 18, 2017 | Susan Crabtree
    FULL TITLE:Sessions: Justice Will Review Concerns About Russian Payments to Clintons Before Uranium Deal with Putin Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to confirm or deny whether or not the Justice Department is investigating if Russian payments to the Clintons improperly influenced a decision by the Obama administration to approve a Russian takeover of a U.S. uranium mine. In response to questioning by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) during a Wednesday Judiciary Committee hearing, Sessions said only that the Justice Department would "take such actions as is appropriate." "Mr. Chairman, we will hear your concerns. The Department of Justice will take...
  • Sessions clashes with Franken over Russia claim: 'Give me a break'

    10/18/2017 1:50:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 18, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions publicly and repeatedly clashed with Democratic Sen. Al Franken on Wednesday after being pressed over the accuracy of past testimony regarding his communications with the Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. In one of several testy exchanges Sessions had with Democratic senators during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Franken, D-Minn., grilled the attorney general and suggested his explanations have changed. “The goal post has been moved. First it was ‘I did not have communications with Russians’ – which was not true. Then it was ‘I never met with Russians to discuss any political campaign’ –...
  • Sessions Said "working hard to maintain discipline"

    10/18/2017 11:13:35 AM PDT · by AJFavish · 48 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | 10/18/2017 | Allan J. Favish
    At about 40 minutes into the video: Grassley: Reports suggest that the Clinton Foundation received millions of dollars from interested parties in the transaction. Bill Clinton received $500,000 for a speech in Moscow, June 2010, from the Russian Government aligned bank, the same month that Russia began the uranium acquisition process. This pattern raises serious concerns about improper political influence, and the process by the previous, the Clintons during the Obama Administration. Has the Justice Department fully investigated whether the Russians compromised the Obama Administration’s decisions to smooth the way for transactions, and if not, why not? Sessions: We are...

    10/18/2017 10:45:31 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 28 replies
    Self ^ | 10/18/2017 | Dick Bachert
    Merriam-Webster defines “Comity” as a friendly social atmosphere : social harmony; a loose widespread community based on common social institutions. Sounds benign, doesn't it? Based on recent events in Washington, DC., IT IS ANYTHING BUT BENIGN! IT SIGNALS THE END OF AMERICA. Let me explain. With some, mainly partisan, exceptions, comity describes the pleasant, non-confrontational & collegial relationships between 100 senators and 435 representatives as they conduct OUR business. I guess we should be pleased that we no longer have those folks dueling over their disagreements. One such cost Alexander Hamilton his life at the hands of Aaron Burr in...
  • Senate Judiciary opens probe into Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery case

    10/18/2017 4:10:51 AM PDT · by smileyface · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/17/17 11:38 PM EDT | John Solomon
    Senate Judiciary opens probe into Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery case © Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee has launched a full-scale probe into a Russian nuclear bribery case, demanding several federal agencies disclose whether they knew the FBI had uncovered the corruption before the Obama administration in 2010 approved a controversial uranium deal with Moscow. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee chairman, gets his first chance to raise the issue in public on Wednesday when he questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an oversight hearing. Though the hearing was scheduled for other purposes, aides said they expected Grassley to ask...
  • What's up with Jeff Sessions?

    10/16/2017 2:43:21 PM PDT · by Signalman · 114 replies
    youtube ^ | 10/15/2017 | The Still Report
    Judge Jeanine Pirro interviews Congressman Ron DeSantis (R). Very interesting information at the end of this short video re: Imran Awan and Debbie Wasserman Schultz. DeSantis said Awan, while residing in Pakistan, was transferring "terrabytes" of information to Pakistan! He also said that Awan's wife is going to be testifying against him in the criminal case against him.
  • DOJ issues 'last chance' warning to sanctuary cities

    10/12/2017 6:50:57 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10-12-2017 | Fox News
    The Justice Department on Thursday delivered a “last chance” warning to cities suspected of having "sanctuary" policies to drop their resistance to federal immigration officials. In a notice reviewed by Fox News, the DOJ announced that five jurisdictions “have preliminarily been found to have laws, policies, or practices that may violate” a key federal statute concerning cooperation with federal immigration officials. They are: Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia and Cook County, Ill. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a written statement that sanctuary cities “adopt the view that the protection of criminal aliens is more important than the...
  • U.S. Confronts China Over Suspected Cyberattack as Fugitive Guo Wengui Appears in Washington

    10/06/2017 9:40:35 PM PDT · by RohanKapoor · 2 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 6, 2017 | By Cezary Podkul, Kate O’Keeffe and Aruna Viswanatha
    WASHINGTON—A suspected Chinese cyberattack on the website of a prominent Washington think tank drew a complaint from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week in a meeting with top Chinese government officials. The website of the Hudson Institute crashed earlier this week, shortly before the organization was scheduled to host an event with Guo Wengui, a fugitive Chinese businessman and political dissident who has alleged corruption within China’s leadership. The Institute had several days earlier detected a Shanghai-based attack aimed at shutting down access to its website, according to a spokesman. The spokesman said the attack was foiled, and he...
  • Georgetown law professors will take a knee outside Jeff Sessions' speech

    09/26/2017 10:41:05 AM PDT · by detective · 57 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Sept 26, 2017 | Anna Giaritelli
    Georgetown University Law Center professors plan to take a knee outside of the campus auditorium where Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak Tuesday.
  • Jeff Sessions’ New Chief Of Staff: Mueller’s Russia Probe Could Be A ‘Witch Hunt’

    09/25/2017 12:11:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 22, 2017 | Ryan J. Reilly
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed as his chief of staff a former federal prosecutor who has written that the special counsel investigation into the Trump administration could be turning into a “witch hunt.” Matthew Whitaker, a former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Iowa during the George W. Bush administration, has been appointed as Sessions’ chief of staff, a Justice Department spokesman said Friday. Whitaker, a CNN legal commentator, wrote last month that President Donald Trump was “absolutely correct” when he said it was a “violation” for special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate the Trump family’s finances. “Mueller...
  • Has The Legal Authority Of The United Nations Surpassed That Of The United States Congress?

    09/23/2017 7:22:30 AM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    In March of 2012, Senator Jeff Sessions had a shocking exchange with Leon Panetta, Obama’s CIA Director. In the exchange caught on video, you can see General Kelly, the current White House Chief of Staff, sitting smugly behind Panetta. I find it very revealing that Kelly is present at this controversial time during the Obama administration, and now he is guarding President Donald Trump as White House Chief of Staff. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s declaration before the Senate Armed Services Committee that the President should not consult the Congress but look to the globalist power of NATO and the...
  • U.S. Jeff Sessions' New Chief Of Staff: Mueller's Russia Probe Could Be A 'Witch Hunt'

    09/23/2017 7:25:45 AM PDT · by DrDude · 54 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 9/22/17 | Ryan J. Reilly,
    Matthew Whitaker has been appointed Chief of Staff for Jeff Sessions, AG. He will be working with Rod Rosenstein to determine if Muellers investigation is a Witch Hunt. Whitaker worked for CNN. What will we see from this development? Why did Sessions wait until 9/22/17 to appoint a Chief of Staff?
  • Manafort Calls On DOJ To Release His Intercepted Communications With Foreigners

    09/19/2017 7:16:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/19/2017 | Chuck Ross
    Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is calling on the Justice Department to release transcripts of any intercepted communications he may have had with foreigners. Manafort, a longtime Republican political consultant, also called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate the leak of details of secret surveillance warrants obtained by U.S. investigators. “Mr. Manafort requests that the Department of Justice release any intercepts involving him and any non-Americans so interested parties can come to the same conclusion as the DOJ — there is nothing there,” Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said in a statement. On Monday, CNN reported that investigators...