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  • J'accuse — The New Yorker Is Trying to Silence Me

    07/18/2019 12:59:21 PM PDT · by MAGA_patriot · 30 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 7/18/2019 | Alan M. Dershowitz
    I recently learned, from a source close to The New Yorker magazine, that its editor, David Remnick, has commissioned a hit piece against me for the explicit purpose of silencing my defense of President Trump, Prime Minister Netanyahu, and the State of Israel. Remnick despises Trump and Netanyahu, and is well known for his strong anti-Israel bias. Remnick explicitly told people that I must be silenced because mine has been the most persuasive voice in favor of what Remnick feels pose dangers to values he holds dear, and that he will use the credibility of The New Yorker to accomplish...
  • 'I would try to get a better deal': Alan Dershowitz DEFENDS former client Jeffrey Epstein

    07/10/2019 12:07:31 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 10, 2019 | Chris Spago
    Dershowitz DEFENDS former client Jeffrey Epstein and says he wishes the convicted pedophile had got a lighter sentence in addition to non-prosecution promise Alan Dershowitz said that he still believes Jeffrey Epstein is innocent and never saw the convicted pedophile commit any crime with an underage female 'I would try to get a better deal,' said Dershowitz of the 13-month sentence which was served out at a barracks and allowed Epstein to leave for work Dershowitz said in the interview that he never saw Epstein commit any crime with a minor female The lawyer claimed Epstein's wealth worked against him...
  • Alan Dershowitz Breaks Silence on Epstein Indictment:

    07/09/2019 2:24:30 PM PDT · by ncfool · 66 replies
    Mediaite web site ^ | July 9, 2019 | Mediaite- Joe Piscopo radio show
    Alan Dershowitz is speaking out for the first time since Jeffrey Epstein‘s indictment. The legal scholar — who was reportedly ticketed to appear on Hannity Monday night, but was not seen — broke his silence Tuesday morning on local radio in New York. Speaking with host Joe Piscopo, Dershowitz highlighted his top-line takeaway from the Epstein indictment. “The indictment itself is fairly bare bones,” he said. “From my point of view, the important thing is that it doesn’t mention me.” Dershowitz has been accused of participating in Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking operation. Virginia Giuffre, who is suing Dershowitz for defamation,...
  • The Jeffrey Epstein Case Is Like Nothing I’ve Seen Before

    07/09/2019 2:47:59 PM PDT · by Lurking Libertarian · 25 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 9, 2019 | Ken White
    Jeffrey Epstein is accustomed to having an entourage meet his private jet at the airport; he’s just not used to it being made up of FBI agents. Last Saturday, the billionaire and registered sex offender returned from a trip to Paris only to be arrested. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, famously aggressive in pursuing high-profile prosecutions, charged Epstein last week with child sex trafficking in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1591. These new charges represent the Department of Justice’s attempt to redeem a reputation soiled by the extremely questionable plea deal...
  • Epstein Arrest Is a Worry for Donald Trump

    07/08/2019 7:29:04 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 108 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 8 July 2019 | Timothy L. O'Brien
    Way down the article, the author squeezes this in: Brown’s stories took note of the extensive network of political, business and legal allies assembled by Epstein over the years and questioned the extent to which that network may have protected him or helped cushion his fall. It included: A former president, Bill Clinton; the U.K.’s Prince Andrew; powerhouse attorneys such as Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr, and Roy Black; and business contacts such as Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of the late publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell, and Leslie Wexner, the owner of retailer Victoria’s Secret. Several years ago, Gawker published a copy of...
  • Alan Dershowitz: Dems will regret calling Mueller to testify, are 'shooting themselves in foot'

    06/25/2019 11:10:53 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 25 2019 | Charles Creitz
    Democrats will regret issuing a subpoena to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who agreed to testify later this summer, according to Alan Dershowitz. Mueller cannot refuse to answer questions from Republicans not covered by "privilege," Dershowitz claimed on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle." "I'm trying to stop them from shooting themselves in the foot," he said.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Refuses Invitation to Visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    06/23/2019 5:19:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 June 2019 | Joel B. Pollak
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) refused Sunday to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp, after a Jewish group had invited her to tour that camp and others this summer to educate herself about the facts of the Holocaust. Last Monday evening, Ocasio-Cortez compared detention facilities for illegal aliens caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border to “concentration camps,” adding the phrase “never again,” which commonly refers to the Nazi Holocaust. The remark drew outrage and criticism, even from fellow Democrats. Nevertheless, Ocasio-Cortez doubled down, first claiming that she had not been referring to Nazi Germany, then drawing parallels to the U.S. internment of Japanese-Americans...
  • Alan Dershowitz: Trump 'perfectly entitled to invoke executive privilege'

    06/19/2019 11:15:20 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 19 2019 | Charles Creitz
    President Trump is within his rights to invoke executive privilege, including when it comes to former White House communications director Hope Hicks, according to Alan Dershowitz. Congressional lawmakers often claim presidents are not "above the law" in many of these cases, but Congress itself is also not "above the law," Dershowitz told host Laura Ingraham on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle." "Each branch of the government has a form of executive privilege," Dershowitz said Wednesday night. "The president is perfectly entitled to invoke executive privilege. If they think it goes too far ... let the courts decide.
  • Congratulations, dems. You've made an iron clad case against hillary clinton and the DNC

    06/14/2019 8:33:42 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 39 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-14-19 | DrJohn
    Yesterday I wrote that Trump had goaded democrats and Pelosi into doing what he wanted, i.e. ban foreign foreign opposition research. He has repeatedly said that what happened to him should never happen to another President. But there's more and the left still doesn't get it and I need to spell it out even more clearly. Trump has baited the left into making all kinds of caustic remarks and they have swallowed the lure. Analysis of this Trump clip consumed most of the hour with O’Donnell interviewing several guests, including MSNBC contributor Jennifer Rubin, who went on an angry tirade...
  • Alan Dershowitz: Nancy Pelosi should be 'ashamed of herself'

    06/06/2019 11:02:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 06 2019 | Victor Garcia
    Famed Harvard law professor and attorney Alan Dershowitz said Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be "ashamed of herself" for reportedly saying she wanted to see President Trump in prison. Dershowitz also defended the president's right to fight back. "I have to tell you, as a liberal Democrat, I'm appalled at Nancy Pelosi. The idea of her weaponizing the criminal justice system -- and calling for the imprisonment of the president of the United States without him being charged with any crime, without him being charged with any impeachable offense -- it's just outrageous," Dershowitz said on Fox News'...
  • Dershowitz

    06/14/2019 5:02:44 AM PDT · by Bonemaker · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/13/2019 | Joseph A, Wolfsohn
    Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he would back former Vice President Joe Biden over President Trump if the two were facing off in the general election next year. During an interview on SiriusXM, Dershowitz told "The Dan Abrams Show" that when it comes to his vote in 2020, he will evaluate the "totality" of Trump's record in office and how a Democratic nominee like Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, would "present a real dilemma" for him.
  • Alan Dershowitz: 'The Mueller Report Should Never Have Been Written'

    06/12/2019 5:12:34 AM PDT · by blam · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-12-2019 | Charles Creditzj
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation should never have been written, according to Alan Dershowitz. The Constitution does not explicitly provide for special counsels or special prosecutors, Dershowitz said Tuesday on "The Ingraham Angle." He added such offices are "inconsistent" with the founding document, adding that there wasn't a pretense for the several-hundred-page conclusion to the investigation into President Trump. Dershowitz also claimed Democrats have no legal right to have Mueller testify before them. "Prosecutors have a right to say only one thing: We have concluded there's no evidence sufficient to charge the president with Russian collusion...
  • Dershowitz: If Mueller Knew He Couldn't Indict The President, Why Did We Have A Special Counsel?

    06/06/2019 4:32:08 PM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 2, 2019 | Tim Hains
    In an interview with FOX News Channel's "MediaBuzz" host Howard Kurtz, professor emeritus at Harvard Law School Alan Dershowitz weighed in on the conclusion of the Mueller investigation and wondered if Mueller "knew he could not indict a sitting president under Justice Department regulations," "why did we have a special counsel at all?" HOWARD KURTZ, FOX NEWS: Joining us now is Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard Law professor who wrote the introduction to the Mueller report, the final report of the special counsel into Donald Trump, Russia, and collusion. Let me ask how the media have covered Robert Mueller, especially in...
  • Dershowitz: Corrupt Mueller probe should be ‘the death knell’ for special counsels

    06/02/2019 5:45:42 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 31 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 6/2/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz, who wrote the introduction for the final Mueller Report that the former special counsel turned into the Justice Department following the “Russian collusion” witch hunt designed to depose POTUS Donald Trump, said Friday it’s time for Congress to get rid of the position altogether. In an appearance on Fox News’ Laura Ingraham program, Dershowitz agreed with Attorney General William Barr’s statement that Mueller “should have come to a conclusion” regarding whether or not the president actually obstructed justice — a preposterous allegation in the first place, given his intense cooperation with Mueller’s probe.
  • Dershowitz: Supreme Court could overrule an unconstitutional impeachment

    06/01/2019 1:57:41 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 146 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/31/19 04:08 PM EDT | Alan Dershowitz
    Donald John TrumpOcasio-Cortez returns to bartending in support of tipped workers: 'Still got it!' Trade wars have cost stock market trillion: Deutsche Bank analysis Dollar stores warn they will have to raise prices over tariffs MORE has said that if the House were to impeach him despite his not having committed “high crimes and misdemeanors,” he might seek review of such an unconstitutional action in the Supreme Court. On April 24, he tweeted that if “the partisan Dems ever tried to Impeach, I would first head to the U.S. Supreme Court. Not only are there no 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors,'...
  • Newt Gingrich: Mueller tries desperately to continue bogus Russia collusion narrative against Trump

    06/01/2019 10:40:11 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 1, 2019 | Newt Gingrich
    Now-former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is trying to have it both ways. When Mueller told reporters Wednesday that “if we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said that,” he overstepped his bounds as a prosecutor. Mueller was insinuating that President Trump has not been exonerated of wrongdoing, while refusing to explicitly declare the president guilty of any crime. As Alan Dershowitz noted in The Hill, FBI Director James Comey was “universally criticized” for attempting a similar political dance during the Hillary Clinton email investigation. At the time, Comey had said that there...
  • Robert Mueller's Obstruction Of Justice

    05/31/2019 10:41:38 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-31-19 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The irony was that Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn was charged with and plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI. By his own standards Robert Mueller was guilty of making “false statements” in his parting gift to Democrat impeachment seekers. He was not, however, under legal oath which is maybe why Democrats did not want him to be questioned by Congress in a hearing beforehand. Mueller has had to walk back his lie about Office of Legal Counsel policy kept him from indicting a sitting president. In his alleged “farewell” address, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller managed to channel...
  • Dershowitz Hits Mueller For Putting ‘His Elbow’ ‘On The Scale Of Justice’

    05/29/2019 7:57:25 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 102 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/29/2019 | Mike Brest
    Deshowitz took exception with this statement in his piece, “Dershowitz: Shame on Robert Mueller for exceeding his role.” He began by saying that what Mueller said Wednesday “is worse than the statement made by then FBI Director James Comey regarding Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign,” regarding the recklessness with which she handled classified material. “He went beyond the conclusion of his report and gave a political gift to Democrats in Congress who are seeking to institute impeachment proceedings against President Trump,” Dershowitz wrote. “By implying that President Trump might have committed obstruction of justice, Mueller effectively invited Democrats...
  • Mueller Just Proved His Entire Operation Was A Political Hit Job That Trampled The Rule Of Law

    05/29/2019 12:11:48 PM PDT · by be-baw · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 29, 2019 | Sean Davis
    At a hastily arranged Wednesday press conference, Special Counsel Robert Mueller proved that he was never interested in justice or the rule of law. If there were any doubts about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s political intentions, his unprecedented press conference on Wednesday should put them all to rest. As he made abundantly clear during his doddering reading of a prepared statement that repeatedly contradicted itself, Mueller had no interest in the equal application of the rule of law. He gave the game, and his nakedly political intentions, away repeatedly throughout his statement. ... According to Mueller and his team, charged...
  • Trying To Make Sense of The Mueller Report Pre-Sale Book Release on Amazon. Available March 26

    03/08/2019 12:16:19 PM PST · by Be Careful · 23 replies
    The Mueller Report, written by Mueller himself with a forward by Alan Dershowitz, a seeming Trump ally (perhaps) is now on pre-sale via Amazon. How can this be? Legally, the report must first be submitted to Barr, who will then decide what will or will not be released to Congress/Public?.....I have been trying make sense of this for many days.....and the only logical conclusion I can come to is that the Mueller Investigation really may be one of the largest sting operations in our history.....I hope I am correct.