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  • One Angry Man – Joe diGenova Skewers Goodlatte, Gowdy, McCarthy, Ryan and Rosenstein

    11/19/2018 12:41:15 PM PST · by detective · 36 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 19, 201 | Sundance
    Former federal prosecutor Joe diGenova appears on WMAL radio for a discussion of the joint house committee issuing subpoenas for Loretta Lynch, James Comey and Sally Yates. diGenova brings up a good point, what happens if they just simply refuse to comply? Answer: Nothing. From diGenova’s perspective it’s chaff and countermeasures. In this interview a fired-up diGenova strongly lambasts Bob Goodlatte, Trey Gowdy, Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy for enabling a highly political Rod Rosenstein and Robert Mueller to cover-up the institutional corruption within the DOJ and FBI.
  • Democratic senators sue to block Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general

    11/19/2018 9:42:51 AM PST · by jazusamo · 91 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 19, 2018 | Alex Pappas
    Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Whitaker was appointed by Trump to lead the Justice Department after Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced out of the role earlier this month. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono filed the complaint against Whitaker in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Monday. All three issues fiery statements. “Installing Matthew Whitaker so flagrantly defies constitutional law that any viewer of School House Rock...
  • Weekly Update: Court Orders Clinton to Answer Email Questions

    11/17/2018 8:53:07 AM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 16, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Federal Court Orders Hillary Clinton to Answer Additional Email Questions Under Oath Our Team Is Back in South Florida Monitoring the Election Recount DOJ Charges Hotel with Discrimination for Not Hiring an Immigrant Federal Court Orders Hillary Clinton to Answer Additional Email Questions Under Oath Apparently, no one in the federal bureaucracies cares to fully investigate Hillary Clinton’s email misconduct, but we are doing it, and we’re making progress. This week U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that within 30 days Clinton must answer under oath two additional questions about her controversial email system. In 2016, she...
  • Attorney petitions Supreme Court to declare Rod Rosenstein acting attorney general

    11/16/2018 8:15:01 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 78 replies
    cNN ^ | 11-16-2018 | Jessica Schneider
    In a highly unusual move, lawyer Tom Goldstein asked the US Supreme Court on Friday evening to declare Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as the acting attorney general, instead of Matthew Whitaker who currently holds the job. Goldstein also represented Maryland's Attorney General in a similar court filing at the district court level earlier this week. Goldstein's motion was filed in connection with a gun rights case that is before the Supreme Court as a petition for a writ of certiorari, meaning the nine Justices will meet in conference at a date still to be determined to decide whether to...
  • JUST IN: President Trump Finishes Written Responses to Mueller’s Questions

    11/16/2018 10:47:00 AM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 49 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    President Trump told the White House press pool on Friday that his legal team finished written responses for Robert Mueller’s questions, but that they have yet to submit them to the Special Counsel. The President’s written responses to Mueller will reportedly be about alleged ‘Russian collusion,’ not ‘obstruction of justice.’
  • Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal inadvertently in court filing

    11/15/2018 9:30:54 PM PST · by bitt · 57 replies
    WAPO ^ | 11/15/2018 | Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a recently unsealed court filing — a development that could significantly advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets. The disclosure came in a filing in a case unrelated to Assange. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kellen S. Dwyer, urging a judge to keep the matter sealed, wrote that “due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been charged.”...
  • Grassley rejects calls to probe Sessions ouster at DOJ

    11/15/2018 9:21:59 AM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 15, 2018 | Alex Swoyer, Stephen Dinan
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley brushed aside demands to hold a hearing on the ouster of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the designation of Matthew Whitaker as his acting replacement, saying Thursday that the law appears to have been followed. Mr. Grassley also said it was “ironic” that Democrats are now intent on defending Mr. Sessions, who they excoriated for the nearly two years he was in office. The Iowa Republican said he’s confident President Trump followed the Vacancies Reform Act in naming Mr. Whitaker, who was not in a Senate-confirmed position but who, according to the...
  • DoJ Rules That Bump Fire Stocks Are Now Machine Guns, Fall Under NFA Regulation

    11/15/2018 8:06:39 AM PST · by Simon Green · 77 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 11/15/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    “The Department of Justice is issuing a rulemaking that would interpret the statutory definition of machine gun in the National Firearms Act of 1934 and Gun Control Act of 1968 to clarify whether certain devices, commonly known as bump-fire stocks, fall within that definition.” That’s the intro (or “abstract”) to the DoJ’s newly issued public rule following their re-examination of the classification of bump fire stocks. This, of course, was done after last year’s Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting in which 58 people were killed and hundreds more were injured. That was the only crime in which a bump fire...
  • Trump: Mueller investigation a 'total mess,' 'screaming and shouting,' 'threatening' witnesses

    11/15/2018 7:50:23 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 106 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 15, 2018 07:45 AM | Katelyn Caralle
    President Trump on Thursday accused special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of "screaming and shouting" at people and "threatening" them in an effort to find evidence that Trump colluded with Russia. Trump, who had been silent about Mueller on Twitter for the last few weeks and was thought to be preparing written answers to his team, said investigation is now a "total mess." “The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess,” Trump said Twitter. “They have found no collusion and have gone absolutely nuts. They are screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come...
  • Matthew Whitaker Can Legally Serve as Acting AGl, JD Says

    11/14/2018 7:34:51 AM PST · by CaptainK · 140 replies
    WSJl ^ | 11/14/2018 | Sadie Gurman
    Trump’s DOJ says Whitaker can serve in acting role without Senate confirmation. Matthew Whitaker can properly serve as acting attorney general without Senate confirmation, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion released Wednesday, though the document is unlikely to end the debate over Mr. Whitaker’s installation as the country’s top law-enforcement officer.
  • DOJ To Release Opinion Detailing How Acting AG Appointment Is Legal

    11/13/2018 4:27:56 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | Nov 13, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The Department of Justice is expected to release an opinion detailing how Whitaker’s appointment is legal
  • State of Maryland Files Legal Objection to President Trump’s Appointment of Matthew Whitaker

    11/13/2018 6:55:51 AM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 13, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title: Here We Go… State of Maryland Files Legal Objection to President Trump’s Appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General The Deep State is absolutely terrified of President Trump’s appointment to Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker. Today the state of Maryland announced their legal action into the constitutionality of Whitaker’s appointment. The Deep State must have him removed to continue the Mueller witch hunt. Maryland and the deep state are trying to get DAG Rod Rosenstein appointed as Acting Attorney General – The state seeks a preliminary injunction that prevents the federal government from responding to the suit...
  • Weekly Update: New Awan Bros Dem IT Suit

    11/10/2018 9:18:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 9, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Clean House at Justice Department Major New Lawsuit on Awan Brothers Democratic IT Scandal Judicial Watch Sues for Docs on Influence Peddling Scandal At Energy Department Government Warning: Narco-Terrorism will Worsen Under New Leftist Leader Clean House at Justice Department Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned , bringing an end to his controversial tenure as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. He advanced some significant policy advances for the rule of law, but made a terrible mistake in recusing himself needlessly from the so-called Russia investigation. This led to the abusive, unconstitutional Mueller special counsel investigation of President Trump....
  • Senate Dems discussing lawsuit challenging Whitaker appointment

    11/09/2018 11:50:22 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/09/18 | Jordain Carney
    Senate Democrats are privately mulling legal action to challenge President Trump's decision to appoint Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General. A Democratic aide told The Hill discussions about a potential lawsuit, which would argue Whitaker’s appointment violated the Senate's "advise and consent" role, were in the "beginning stages" and were still being researched. "We are actively thinking about what a possible legal challenge would look like in this case," the aide added. The potential lawsuit, which was first reported by The Daily Beast, comes after Trump ousted Jeff Sessions as attorney general and appointed Whitaker, who was Sessions's chief of...
  • Acting AG Tells Dems To Shove It: No Recusal From Russia Probe

    11/08/2018 8:34:03 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 31 replies ^ | Nov 08, 2018
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday said that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. "Given his previous comments advocating defunding and imposing limitations on the Mueller investigation, Mr. Whitaker should recuse himself from its oversight for the duration of his time as acting attorney general," Schumer said in a statement on Wednesday. […] Well, despite recusal calls, Whitaker is pretty much telling the Democrats to shove it, with his associates telling The Washington Post that he has no plans to do so: Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has no...
  • Judicial Watch Statement on Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    11/08/2018 3:15:52 PM PST · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 8, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, bringing an end to his controversial tenure as the nation’s top law enforcement officer: I hope transparency and rooting out corruption and abuse becomes the focus of any new Attorney General. President Trump has been terribly victimized by Justice Department and FBI corruption. The Justice Department was a black hole in terms of transparency. It covered up institutional misconduct and, unbelievably, went out of its way to defend misconduct by Hillary Clinton and other Obama administration officials. Now...
  • DOJ and DHS Issue New Asylum Rule

    11/08/2018 2:22:30 PM PST · by Covenantor · 55 replies
    Department of Justice ^ | Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs
    DOJ and DHS Issue New Asylum Rule Applies President’s authority to suspend entry to asylum Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today announced an Interim Final Rule declaring that those aliens who contravene a presidential suspension or limitation on entry into the United States through the southern border with Mexico issued under section 212(f) or 215(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) will be rendered ineligible for asylum. The Acting Attorney General and the Secretary issued the following joint statement: “Consistent with our immigration laws, the President has the broad authority to...
  • Could Papadopoulos Blow the Russia Hoax Wide Open?

    11/08/2018 11:33:52 AM PST · by detective · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 8, 2018 | Mark Wauck
    Dan Bongino recently conducted a fascinating interview with George Papadopoulos. The most convenient way to digest the interview is at Jeff Carlson's blog, which has a link to the interview on Bongino's radio show as well as a full transcript of the interview. What emerges from the interview is, in my view, convincing evidence that Papadopoulos was, in Chuck Ross's words, the target of an "FBI sting." Actually, that characterization doesn't even go far enough. What seems clear at this point is that the FBI -- representing the US Government and as an agency of the Department of Justice --...
  • BREAKING: Rosenstein Cancels Scheduled Speech For Tomorrow Following White House Meeting

    11/07/2018 7:12:46 PM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 93 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 7, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Following WH meeting today: DAG Rod Rosenstein has canceled a speech scheduled for Thursday in San Francisco, the Aspen Institute says. Rosenstein was scheduled to speak to the organization’s cybersecurity summit. The institute says it wasn’t given a reason for the cancelation
  • Jeff Sessions Resigns [if you want to discuss Q, do it on the Q conspiracy thread or not at all]

    11/07/2018 11:46:02 AM PST · by Raebie · 567 replies
    Breaking now