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Bombshell: Ryan Lizza reports that DOJ fought to conceal warrant from James Rosen
Twitchy ^

Posted on 05/24/2013 1:01:43 PM PDT by Perdogg

Unreal.

In an explosive new bombshell report, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza claims that the Obama administration deliberately kept Fox News reporter James Rosen in the dark about the warrant to search through his personal emails.

Some new info in the leak case that targeted Fox's James Rosen coming shortly...— Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza) May 24, 2013


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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: 0bamaqueer; 1stamendment; abuseofpower; ap; associatedpress; castrate; corruptbastards; doj; firstamendment; fox; freepress; holder; impeachnow; irs; jamesrosen; kenyanbornmuzzie; newyorker; obama; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; ryanlizza; scandal; wiretap
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1 posted on 05/24/2013 1:01:43 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

bttt


2 posted on 05/24/2013 1:03:38 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Perdogg

Are we taking bets as to when Holder will resign?


3 posted on 05/24/2013 1:03:52 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Perdogg

what does this mean for those of us who may be law challenged?


4 posted on 05/24/2013 1:04:28 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Perdogg; All

Fox News needs to stop being Obama Supporter....and sue the Obama Admin.

They look like wusses by talking and doing nothing.

Is that Terrorist-Supporter part owner telling Fox not to sue the First Muzzie


5 posted on 05/24/2013 1:04:42 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Perdogg

I guess the “bombshell” is that the New Yawker is reporting it. We all knew that the thugs that comprise the 0bama regime are nothing but a bunch of low lifes that lie and coverup for their gang leader.


6 posted on 05/24/2013 1:04:51 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Pray THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA will be delivered from the evil unGODly forces)
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To: God luvs America; AuH2ORepublican

It sounds like a fishing expedition.


7 posted on 05/24/2013 1:05:39 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: God luvs America

Me too. Why is this a bombshell?

Has he testified otherwise or something?


8 posted on 05/24/2013 1:06:23 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Perdogg

Some say tip of the iceberg.... My guess is Holder’s been signing the warrants at least daily and well beyond FoxNews.


9 posted on 05/24/2013 1:07:23 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
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To: Perdogg
AMENDMENT IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

These guys are going for a clean sweep over the Bill of Rights. Doing pretty well, but the finish line is at a jail cell door.

10 posted on 05/24/2013 1:08:46 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Perdogg
This is NOT hyperbole :


             

11 posted on 05/24/2013 1:10:00 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Billthedrill

How many tax paid lottery style government pensions does Holder collect when he bails?

I imagine he’ll get enough to buy some island in the Caribbean...


12 posted on 05/24/2013 1:12:18 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Perdogg
"When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt,
but protects the corrupt from you -
you know your nation is doomed."

-Ayn Rand

13 posted on 05/24/2013 1:12:34 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Billthedrill

This is a First Amendment violation (essentially criminalizing normal news-gathering techniques), but likely not a Fourth Amendment violation, as they had a warrant.


14 posted on 05/24/2013 1:13:36 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Perdogg

Bump


15 posted on 05/24/2013 1:14:18 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Perdogg

More like a....

So many bombshells going off, I'm having a hard time finding cover! I'm also having a hard time finding a single foe touched by any of them.

16 posted on 05/24/2013 1:14:59 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Perdogg

the left owes Nixon an apology


17 posted on 05/24/2013 1:15:13 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

They have to serve a warrant. They can write whatever they want and tuck it into their pockets and it doesn’t mean a thing.


18 posted on 05/24/2013 1:17:13 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

As far as I know, they have to serve the warrant on the person who controls the property to be searched. In this case, that was Google.


19 posted on 05/24/2013 1:18:58 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Perdogg

Police State


20 posted on 05/24/2013 1:19:08 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Perdogg

Fox News should issue untraceable throwaway cell phones to its reporters.


21 posted on 05/24/2013 1:19:53 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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22 posted on 05/24/2013 1:22:20 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Perdogg

This really is nothing unusual. This was a judge-issued warrant to search e-mails and tap phones.

When feds do this with mobsters, they never tell the bad guys they were doing it, unless they hit pay dirt and it comes up at trial (the existence of the warrant and what evidence they got as a result).

If they come up with nothing, they do not send out a letter saying, Sorry. Our bad. We snooped for nothing.”

I hate to say it, but nothing to see here.

BUT I am all for lame stream media squawking about anything to make noise on thse scandals.

Hopefully it makes the WH feel embattled. Bunker mentality sets in.


23 posted on 05/24/2013 1:23:25 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Conscience of a Conservative; Billthedrill
"As far as I know, they have to serve the warrant on the person who controls the property to be searched. In this case, that was Google"

"Two Out Of Three Cases Where Google Gives User Data To Government Don't Involve A Warrant
1/23/2013 @ 12:10PM

It may be easier than you think for government entities to demand the private data you’ve stored on Google’s servers. Most of the time, it doesn’t even require a judge’s signature. On Wednesday Google released its semi-annual Transparency Report, its voluntary admission of how many times it removed data from its services or quietly handed users’ information to government agencies in the last six months. Between July and December of 2012, Google says it received 8,438 U.S. government requests for its users’ data and complied to some degree in 88% of those cases. That’s up a remarkable 33% from the 6,321 data requests Google received in the same period the year before, and marks a 70% increase since Google first started issuing its Transparency Reports in 2009. But the new wrinkle in Google’s data is a breakdown of how many of those requests approached Google with a search warrant: Just 22%, according to the company. By contrast, 68% of requests were issued only with a subpoena, which unlike warrants don’t require showing a judge “probable cause”–solid evidence that the data was relevant to a crime. (The other 10% of the requests involved some sort of court order or other miscellaneous process.)"

Continued: http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/01/23/two-out-of-three-cases-where-google-hands-government-user-data-dont-involve-a-warrant/

24 posted on 05/24/2013 1:24:09 PM PDT by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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To: Cowboy Bob; Perdogg
"Are we taking bets as to when Holder will resign?"

Holder, resign?

I would bet on "never."

They are all above the law, starting with the usurper, and nobody is holding them to account.

25 posted on 05/24/2013 1:25:56 PM PDT by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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To: God luvs America
Holder put Rosen on double-secret probation.

-PJ

26 posted on 05/24/2013 1:26:50 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Resign? He should be in prison.


27 posted on 05/24/2013 1:26:59 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Jet Jaguar

Ask the old CIA director what the FBI can find when they start digging. James is lucky he didn’t have any skeletons in his email like the general did.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 1:29:32 PM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: Billthedrill

Note that I’m not saying that what they did here was OK. It wasn’t - it was a clear and egregious act of intimidation against the press. Just that they seem to have *technically* complied with 4th amendment requirements.


29 posted on 05/24/2013 1:33:31 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Cowboy Bob

Are you kidding? On a day when The Prince decides to get right in our faces with the Nuland nomination I seriously doubt he’s going to ask for Holder’s rezzie. In fact, he’ll probably double down and insist that Eric do further damamge to the Constitution. He really is daring us to do something (not saying what)......


30 posted on 05/24/2013 1:34:50 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: Perdogg

How do you conceal the warrant from the supposed perp who it is aimed at??


31 posted on 05/24/2013 1:35:12 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: JimRed

bump


32 posted on 05/24/2013 1:35:39 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sleeping Freeper

33 posted on 05/24/2013 1:36:39 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Perdogg

How would Google have his emails?


34 posted on 05/24/2013 1:37:17 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: Principled
Has he testified otherwise or something?

Yes. Holder testified fairly recently to a congressional committee (House, IIRC) that he had "no knowledge" of anyone in the press being targeted. He had signed the Rosen warrant request himself. I believe that he was testifying under oath at the time. There was an FR thread about this, I'll see if I can find a link to it.

35 posted on 05/24/2013 1:37:18 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Perdogg

So the Obama administration was secretly reading the emails prior to the election? wow...


36 posted on 05/24/2013 1:38:08 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: Perdogg
more from link, sounds like he wanted it open ended, basically fishing

...He argued that disclosure of the search warrant would preclude the government from monitoring the account, should such a step become necessary in the investigation. Machen added that “some investigations are continued for many years because, while the evidence is not yet sufficient to bring charges, it is sufficient to have identified criminal subjects and/or criminal activity serious enough to justify continuation of the investigation.”

Machen insisted the investigation would be compromised if Rosen was informed of the warrant, and also asked the court to order Google not to notify Rosen that the company had handed over Rosen’s e-mails to the government.


37 posted on 05/24/2013 1:39:25 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: SeminoleCounty

“Fox News needs to stop being Obama Supporter....”


Boy that would get a laugh in the news rooms of ABC, SeeBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, PBS, AP, NY/LA Times..., you know those fair and balanced networks/papers.

We should not want another cheerleader even if they were to cheer for our side as we are seeing what happens when any administration gets media cover up 24/7. 100% guarantee you that the GOP would be just as corrupt with similar cover by the MSM.

We should want all media outlets to go after ALL politicians and every level of government. That’s their job which they are no longer doing.


38 posted on 05/24/2013 1:39:40 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: GeronL
How do you conceal the warrant from the supposed perp who it is aimed at??

It's easy when you operate as a self appointed Star Chamber.

39 posted on 05/24/2013 1:41:03 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS

“We have a warrant for youe arrest, but you’ll just have to trust us on that”


40 posted on 05/24/2013 1:42:55 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Eric WithHolder is superglued to the Obama administration because he has evidence Obama is a fraud. Would YOU let him go if you were Obama? LOL


41 posted on 05/24/2013 1:53:51 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Cowboy Bob
"Are we taking bets as to when Holder will resign?",

I'll take 5:30 pm next Friday.

42 posted on 05/24/2013 2:03:14 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Holder isn’t even the tip of the iceberg. This entire apparatus we refer to as the Evil Obama Regime is the most rotten collection of evildoers in history!


43 posted on 05/24/2013 2:04:20 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: cookcounty

Someone posted there are rumors that there are trucks moving stuff for Gov of MA.

I suspect Holder is out fairly soon.


44 posted on 05/24/2013 2:26:19 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: rxsid

“By contrast, 68% of requests were issued only with a subpoena...”

Hmmm. So 50% are conservatives. I wonder who the other 18% are?


45 posted on 05/24/2013 2:42:33 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: RummyChick

When Huffington Post says Holder has to go, maybe Obama will dump him, but he’ll just get a professorship in Chicago and be fine.


46 posted on 05/24/2013 2:43:26 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Perdogg

I just heard on Fox that DOJ wanted to extend the search on his mail even longer.


47 posted on 05/24/2013 2:44:29 PM PDT by mware
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To: opentalk

I see that Machen has a connection to the contempt of congress thing on Holder:

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/05/24/revealed-holder-personally-vetted-rosen-warrant-doj-fought-to-secretly-monitor-rosens-accounts-indefinitely-if-need-be/


48 posted on 05/24/2013 2:47:36 PM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Perdogg

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Opansy has faked and lied and cheated to get thru life and will never change

Today on Fox News Channel’s TV show “THE FIVE” they released the proof today from NBC (Yes - NBC!) that Eric Holder signed the subphoena for the DOJ to grab FNC investigative reporter James Rosen’s phone record and personal emails that an FBI agent lied to a Judge stating Rosen was a criminal co-conspirator in espionage that endangers US national security and is also a “flight risk”.

Yet AG Holder had just a few days before (under sworn oath) said he knew nothing about going after journalists and that he he had never had any part of it. Lying under oath to Congess is a federal felony!

A current existing federal statute firmly states that a civilian employee (like AG Eric Holder) shalll be (not “may” be) subject to a five (5) year prison sentence and a fine if they are proven to have committed that federal felony of using the color (or cover) of government authority to commit that felony.

Now we have proof that US Attorney General Eric Holder attempted to illegally seal the records that the US Department of Justice illegally and unconstitutionally did go after journalists - specifically Fox News investicative reporter James Rosen (and his parents too!)

So AG Eric Holder has finally now sworn under oath that he has committed a federal criminal felony (not just a “civil” infraction of the law) to attack a person or political party.

“I do not recall” can not cut it with the IRS or the FBI or the DOJ. Politicians and bureaucrats work for the American citizens and are subject to the laws of America. They are not above the law and are not immune from the restrictions of the United States Constitution or the laws of the land.

Let us see how B Hussein Opansy II and Eric Holder attempt to deny this and walk away untouched.

The time has finally come to remove those infected and contagious parts that endanger Americans and America.

Doctor you shall cut and remove the cancers now.

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49 posted on 05/24/2013 2:49:19 PM PDT by devolve ( ------- I*ve gotcher magic bullshiite right here 0pansy ---------)
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To: RummyChick

There’s a thread or two on Deval Patrick replacing Holder.


50 posted on 05/24/2013 2:50:39 PM PDT by txhurl
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