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  • BREAKING: Supreme Court rejects challenges to silencer laws.

    06/10/2019 7:46:24 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 91 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/10/2019 | Ariane de Vogue
    The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request to take up a challenge to a federal law requiring the registration of some firearms including silencers. Challengers in the case believe the Second Amendment protects such firearm accessories. An appeals court had held that a silencer is not a "bearable" arm protected by the Constitution. The case comes as a silencer was used during the recent Virginia Beach massacre and President Donald Trump suggested he'd look into restrictions on gun silencers. The Trump administration had also urged the court not to take up the issue. The order was issued without comment...
  • Admission by Nadler threatens Democrats' effort to drag William Barr before federal judge

    05/12/2019 8:36:17 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 67 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 12, 2019 | By Jeff Mordock
    As Democrats push forward with a plan to haul Attorney General William Barr before a federal judge for contempt of Congress, a stunning admission by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler could torpedo that case, legal experts say. The House Judiciary Committee last week took the first step toward holding Mr. Barr in contempt for defying a Congressional subpoena demanding special counsel Robert Mueller’s “full unredacted” report along with all the supporting evidence. Republicans say he even rejected an amendment that sought to carve grand jury information out of the subpoena, issued in March. But Mr. Nadler now says he...
  • F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

    01/11/2019 5:34:14 PM PST · by springwater13 · 194 replies
    In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests, according to former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation. The inquiry carried explosive implications. Counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security. Agents also sought to determine whether Mr. Trump was knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence. The investigation the F.B.I. opened into Mr....
  • Latest House results confirm 2018 wasn't a blue wave. It was a blue tsunami.

    12/08/2018 7:42:22 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 102 replies
    CNN ^ | December 6, 2018 | Harry Enten
    The final votes are being counted from the 2018 election. They confirm that the Democrats crushed Republicans. Let's start in the seat count. Republican Rep. David Valadao of California's 21st District conceded on Thursday to Democrat T.J. Cox. Cox's victory combined with other election results means that Democrats have picked up a net gain of 40 seats. As has oft been repeated, this is the largest Democratic House gain since 1974. It's a larger gain than Democrats had in the wave elections of both 1982 and 2006. We can go back even further and see how unusual it is that...
  • Entire US Election System in Question: Fraudulent and Suspicious Activities Reported Nation-wide

    11/09/2018 11:02:45 AM PST · by bitt · 68 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 11/9/2018 | Jim Hoft
    With voter fraud and integrity issues in Florida, Arizona and across the nation – the entire US election system requires review and repairs. Yesterday we found out that voter ballots in Florida’s Democrat led Broward County were being transferred between vehicles and loaded on a rental van during the election. Every day new votes are added to Democrat candidates in close races nation wide. Florida, Arizona and Montana all had tight senate races with Republicans holding the lead on election night and then just like that, days later, Democrats miraculously pull out victories. Dan Bongino commented that in Florida there...
  • Tim Kaine: Trump Is "Clearly Panicked" About Mueller Probe

    04/10/2018 7:34:14 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 45 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 4-10-2018 | Tim Hains
    On Tuesday's 'Morning Joe' on MSNBC, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine warned that Democrats would view any attempt by the president to fire Robert Mueller or signal plans to issue pardons "as the president pushing the nation into a constitutional crisis." (snip) BRZEZINSKI: So the president calls this a witch hunt. He says they didn't find anything. And he really was quite defensive yesterday about -- that this was a sad situation and he's not sure whether or not Mueller will be fired. Are you concerned that this investigation could be thwarted? KAINE: Yes. I think the president is clearly panicked....
  • Thomas Friedman: Obama, Bush Will Have to Team Up Against Trump to End a Constitutional Crisis

    04/03/2018 11:57:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 121 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 3, 2018 | Jeff Poor
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman speculated the Mueller special counsel probe will result in some sort of finding that will lead to a “constitutional crisis.” That according to Friedman will lead to former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama having to step and prevent a constitutional crisis.
  • The Coming Collusion Bloodbath

    03/17/2018 11:08:39 PM PDT · by lowbuck · 210 replies
    Townhall ^ | 18 March 2018 | Kevin McCullough
    There was collusion in the election of 2016. It involved Russians, a British ex-spy, law firms, FBI agents, DOJ attorneys, an FBI director that prejudged evidence, an Attorney General that had an unethical meeting with the spouse of a target, FISA warrants obtained on faulty information that stemmed from political sources, a Deputy Director whose wife received monetary support in an election, an FBI director who lied to Congress, an FBI Deputy Director who lied to the Justice Department’s Inspector General, loads of classified materials that were mishandled and criminally passed to those without clearances, and partisan hacks spearheading inquiries...
  • Charlie Daniels: America Is in the Middle of a Full-Blown Constitutional Crisis

    02/08/2018 10:19:40 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 8, 2018 | Charlie Daniels
    Charlie Daniels It’s been over a year since the election that totally amazed America. To those who voted for Donald Trump it was a refreshing miracle, as the “rust belt,” the much-maligned coal miners, those who were tired of watching ISIS grow stronger, those who hated the fact that America had a president who refused to even identify our sworn blood enemy by its proper name, had finally had their voices heard. The fruits of their votes are reaching fruition as the economy sizzles, their burdensome taxes have been modified, their 401Ks are prospering, new jobs and old companies...
  • Scarborough: Fox News “Fomenting Constitutional Crisis” that “Could Lead to Violence”

    12/18/2017 4:28:45 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 74 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough prefaced his statement by saying that he’d stayed away from criticizing Fox News, but then proceeded to unload—big time—on his network’s competitor: “Fox News, they are fomenting a constitutional crisis by suggesting to people watching Fox News in Middle America that somebody is attempting a coup: a coup against our government . . . What they are doing could lead to violence, and what they are doing is about as deeply irresponsible as anything I’ve ever seen.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Joy Reid Guest: Trump ‘Pushing Nation to Constitutional Crisis of Unprecedented Magnitude’

    01/08/2017 3:57:34 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 52 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Appearing on Joy Reid’s MSNBC show, intelligence and national security commentator Malcolm Nance said this morning that Donald Trump is “pushing this nation to a constitutional crisis of unprecedented magnitude.” Nance accused Trump of working “in the interest of a hostile nation and supporting, to a certain extent, a hostile intelligence service.” Nance was reacting to Trump’s reluctance to give a full-throated acceptance of the views of the US intelligence community regarding Russian hacking. Nance predicted that Trump will attempt a cover-up and will “gut” the intelligence agencies. View the video here.
  • HOLY CRAP! Smoking Gun on Benghazi?!

    11/07/2016 1:13:59 PM PST · by Ancesthntr · 83 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | November 7, 2016 | Karl Denninger
    What?! "An obscure private firm hired by the State Department over internal objections to protect U.S. diplomats in Benghazi just months before the American ambassador and three others were killed was staffed with hastily recruited locals with terror ties who helped carry out the attack,...."
  • Congressman says Republican lawmakers have their own set of Anthony Weiner's 650,000 emails

    11/06/2016 11:28:00 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 109 replies
    An Iowa Congressman claimed on Sunday that Republicans on Capitol Hill have copies of the 650,000 emails the FBI recovered from a computer belonging to Anthony Weiner. 'The good thing is, Congress has preserved them for our access,' Iowa Rep. Steve King said before a Donald Trump rally in Sioux City. 'So the Weiner leaks, the WikiLeaks, you name your leaks, we've got our hands on all of them – 650,000 emails.' King also suggested that the number of emails related to the FBI investigation may be larger than 650,000. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3910766/We-ve-got-hands-Congressman-says-Republican-lawmakers-set-Anthony-Weiner-s-650-000-emails.html#ixzz4PG6SQciZ Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail...
  • DC Attorney: FBI Agents Working To Expose Top DOJ Officials (they're 'going to sink that place')

    11/03/2016 8:52:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 103 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 3, 2016 | Kerry Picket
    Agents within the Federal Bureau of Investigation want to take down the personnel at the top of the Justice Department, according to a former D.C. based U.S. Justice attorney. "Just think of the FBI as the Vietcong. That's what they are. They are digging tunnels under the Justice Department. They are going to sink that place," Washington attorney Joe DiGenova told The Daily Caller Thursday. [Snip] FBI agents pushed forward, against the wishes of the Justice Department and without the support of bureau leadership, to investigate the Clinton Foundation, according to a Wall Street Journal report. As a result of...
  • Will a Hillary Clinton Presidency Trigger a Constitutional Crisis? (Spoiler alert: yep)

    11/03/2016 10:11:13 PM PDT · by dayglored · 15 replies
    IN Homeland Security ^ | Nov 3, 2016 | John Ubaldi
    With all the twists and turns this presidential race has seen, nothing compares to the political bombshell that went off last Friday. In a letter to Congress, FBI Director James Comey announced that the Bureau had re-opened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.The decision came after emails possibly pertinent to the investigation were found on a computer belonging to former N.Y. Congressman Anthony Weiner. Weiner’s estranged wife, Huma Abedin, is a close Clinton advisor.The investigation of Weiner’s laptop stemmed from his alleged exchange of sexually explicit text messages with a 15-year-old girl. In the process, FBI agents discovered...
  • IN RED ON DRUDGE: STATE EMAILS FOUND ON WEINER LAPTOP

    11/03/2016 4:12:24 PM PDT · by cdnerds · 177 replies
    CBSNEWS ^ | www.cbsnews.com
    The FBI has found emails related to Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state on the laptop belonging to the estranged husband of Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner, according to a U.S. official. These emails, CBS News’ Andres Triay reports, are not duplicates of emails found on Secretary Clinton’s private server. At this point, however, it remains to be seen whether these emails are significant to the FBI’s investigation into Clinton. It is also not known how many relevant emails there are.
  • Gregg Jarrett: An "avalanche of evidence" may now bury Hillary (Good read)

    11/03/2016 2:08:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 150 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 3, 2016 | Gregg Jarrett
    Americans who lived through the nightmares of both the Watergate and Lewinsky scandals recall vividly how every day seemed to produce new evidence of wrongdoing. The drip, drip of deceptions and lies finally overflowed into a cascading pool of criminality and disgust. The first scandal culminated in Articles of Impeachment. The other an impeachment trial. Is America now hurtling toward the same political abyss? It looks like it. So, fasten your seat belts and brace for impact. Sources tell Fox News’s Bret Baier that the FBI has uncovered an “avalanche of evidence” in the Clinton Foundation investigation. Agents are “actively...
  • Impeachment Already on The Table If Hillary is Elected

    11/03/2016 10:01:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    As a number of FBI investigations into Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server and the Clinton Foundation continue, with indictments likely looming due to overwhelming evidence, the Republican controlled House is already putting impeachment on the table should Clinton win the White House next Tuesday. Yesterday during an interview on Fox News, Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul explained the process. "If the investigation goes forward and it looks like an indictment is pending, at that point in time under the Constitution, the House of Representatives would engage in an impeachment trial. It would go to the Senate and impeachment proceedings...
  • Meltdown at Justice

    10/31/2016 6:30:02 PM PDT · by knak · 56 replies
    wsj ^ | 10/31/16 | wsj
    Attorney General Lynch abdicated her duty in the Clinton probes. Fewer than three of 10 Americans trust government to do the right thing always or most of the time, Gallup reports, and the years since 2007 are “the longest period of low trust in government in more than 50 years.” The details emerging about the multiple investigations into Hillary Clinton explain a lot about this ebbing public confidence in institutions such as the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. *** Start with Attorney General Loretta Lynch. A cavalcade of former Justice heavyweights are now assailing FBI director James Comey...
  • Resignation letters piling up from disaffected FBI agents [trunc]

    10/30/2016 11:36:36 AM PDT · by justlurking · 132 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 2016-10-30 | Ed Klein
    James Comey's decision to revive the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server and her handling of classified material came after he could no longer resist mounting pressure by mutinous agents in the FBI, including some of his top deputies, according to a source close to the embattled FBI director. 'The atmosphere at the FBI has been toxic ever since Jim announced last July that he wouldn't recommend an indictment against Hillary,' said the source, a close friend who has known Comey for nearly two decades, shares family outings with him, and accompanies him to Catholic mass every week. 'Some people,...