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Jury Convicts Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions During Senate Hearing
The Huffington Post ^ | May 3, 2017 | By Ryan J. Reilly

Posted on 05/03/2017 2:32:07 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

A jury convicted a woman on Wednesday who was arrested during a congressional hearing in January after laughing at the claim that now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions had a record of treating Americans equally.

Desiree Fairooz, an activist associated with the organization Code Pink, was found guilty on two counts: one for engaging in “disorderly or disruptive conduct” with the intent to disrupt congressional proceedings and a separate count for parading, demonstrating or picketing.

Tighe Barry and Lenny Bianchi, who pretended to be KKK members supporting Sessions and were tried alongside Fairooz, were convicted on two of three charges. The jury found them not guilty of a disruption count because they took action before the hearing was gaveled in.

Barry, Bianchi and Fairooz are all due back in court in June. Jail time is possible because of the statutes they were convicted under, but probably unlikely. Justice Department attorneys David Stier and Jason Covert declined to comment on their sentencing recommendations.

Bill Miller, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, said the office had no comment on the verdicts.

(Excerpt) Read more at huffingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: codepink
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1 posted on 05/03/2017 2:32:07 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Now, on to Antifa terrorists.


2 posted on 05/03/2017 2:34:21 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not tired of Winning)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Prison aversion therapy in action. I LIKE IT!


3 posted on 05/03/2017 2:34:34 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Good.


4 posted on 05/03/2017 2:34:47 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (Lock her up!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Quick Action with a good result!! Something NEW!! Now WHY hasn’t the leader of Code Pink, Medea Benjamin, been arrested?


5 posted on 05/03/2017 2:35:19 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Gotta give these people jail time and not just 30 days or some other slap on the wrist. Give them 6 months to send a message so the next people who think about doing this will think twice. If they still do it and know they will spend at least 6 months in jail; you at least know they are passionate about their “convictions”.


6 posted on 05/03/2017 2:36:18 PM PDT by Boomer (Stupid is as stupid does and no one does stupid like the left.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Nope

Jail time is possible because of the statutes they were convicted under, but probably unlikely.


7 posted on 05/03/2017 2:36:59 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What a difference having a real man as president makes!

She never would have been arrested, much less convicted, under the Obama Regime.


8 posted on 05/03/2017 2:37:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Boomer

After 30 days if they haven’t been a problem prisoner give them a conditional probation to see if they learned anything.


9 posted on 05/03/2017 2:37:45 PM PDT by Boomer (Stupid is as stupid does and no one does stupid like the left.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bwahahaha


10 posted on 05/03/2017 2:40:00 PM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The black guy got it right, put your gloves on first before handing toxic material.

11 posted on 05/03/2017 2:42:28 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They need to start giving these people serious jail time. Society needs to be civil. We are losing that. There is a time and place for weird antics


12 posted on 05/03/2017 2:45:55 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hope this is true. Maybe it is starting.


13 posted on 05/03/2017 2:58:30 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Way to spin the headline Huffpo.


14 posted on 05/03/2017 3:00:19 PM PDT by Organic Panic (Flinging poo is not a valid argument)
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To: dragnet2

It looks like some dude you’d see panhandling on Telegraph Ave in Beserkeley.


15 posted on 05/03/2017 3:01:08 PM PDT by ssaftler (Better Alt-Right than Ctrl-Left.)
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To: Logical me; null and void

Looks like Jeff just kicked the DOJ switch from ‘obfuscate’ to ‘prosecute’. He had Huma Abedin’s cousins taken down Monday.

Now the RATS don’t know *what* to do. All the deals they tried to negotiate to save their necks might be proving null and void.


16 posted on 05/03/2017 3:02:41 PM PDT by txhurl (BOOM BOOM! - what is it - :)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They really need to start throwing the book at these disruptive crackpots. A minimum of six months, without time served. And if they assault anyone, it should be a felony.


17 posted on 05/03/2017 3:11:29 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Leftists aren't fascists. They are "democratic fascists", a completely different thing.)
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Hahaha. What an absolute loser...and lunatic.


18 posted on 05/03/2017 3:30:29 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation camp?)
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To: txhurl

For what it’s worth, I also read Sessions has announced the DOJ is going after the M-13 gangs on Long Island.


19 posted on 05/03/2017 4:18:02 PM PDT by HotHunt
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndhandrose; 2SterlingConservatives; ...
Aaaaaaand here's Desiree Farooz in a congressional hearing a few years ago, when nothing was done:


20 posted on 05/03/2017 4:34:40 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("We will be one people, under one God, saluting one American flag." --Donald Trump)
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