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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 7/2-Wednesday 7/3/2019 Newsdump Edition

    07/03/2019 4:07:11 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/2/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    There will be no citizenship question in the 2020 census. That decision made by the Trump Administration Tuesday with a statement issued by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross..... The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General is out with a report saying there is "dangerous overcrowding" at border patrol detention facilities in..... Word from France that the doctor in charge of mentally disabled patient Vincent Lambert's treatment at the University Hospital in Reims has decided to begin his starvation death..... A princess married to the Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum of Dubai, rule of one of the United Arab Emirates, is...
  • Medic testifies that he, not Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, was responsible for ISIS fighter's death

    06/20/2019 11:20:05 AM PDT · by Freeport · 142 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2019-06-20 | Greg Norman
    A medic testifying in the trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher – who is accused of killing an injured ISIS prisoner of war in Iraq – has shockingly testified Thursday that he is the one who killed the militant, not Gallagher. The medic told a court at Naval Base San Diego that he killed the fighter by asphyxiation. He also testified that Gallagher stabbed the fighter, but did not kill him. Gallagher, 40, has pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder and aggravated assault charges stemming from the alleged killing of a wounded ISIS fighter and alleged instances of firing sniper...
  • Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case

    06/03/2019 5:49:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 3, 2019 | Julie Watson, Brian Melley AP
    A military judge on Monday took the rare step of removing a prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Capt. Aaron Rugh ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from the case of Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying on their emails, according to the ruling. ~snip~ Rugh has not yet ruled on whether to dismiss murder and attempted murder counts against Gallagher.
  • Citing prosecutor misconduct, defense urges judge to drop charges against Navy SEAL charged with...

    06/01/2019 8:31:42 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    San Diego Union Trib ^ | May 31, 2019 | Andrew Dyer
    Full title: Citing prosecutor misconduct, defense urges judge to drop charges against Navy SEAL charged with murderDefense attorneys for a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes argued Friday that military prosecutors’ actions amounted to misconduct so egregious that all the charges against their client, Chief Special Operator Edward R. Gallagher, should be dismissed. The judge in the case, while agreeing prosecutors violated Gallagher’s rights, did not immediately rule on their motion. Gallagher is charged with killing a wounded ISIS fighter in Iraq in 2017 after providing medical care. Other charges he faces are related to fellow SEALs’ statements that he...
  • Judge orders release of Navy SEAL accused of war crimes pending trial

    05/31/2019 7:24:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    San Diego Union Trib ^ | May 30, 2019 | Andrew Dyer
    Full title: Lawyers defending accused SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher alleged prosecutors spied on them, and at least one reporter, via software attached to emails.A San Diego-based Navy SEAL charged with war crimes — including premeditated murder — was ordered released from pretrial restriction at Navy Base San Diego Thursday because the judge said prosecutors interfered with his defense counsel and caused delays in his trial. The delays are due to a Navy Criminal Investigative Service investigation into media leaks in the case. The judge said the release was a partial remedy. According to court testimony, Cmdr. Chris Czaplak, the Navy’s...
  • Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization

    05/24/2019 10:59:40 AM PDT · by Innovative · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | May 24, 2019 | Zachary Cohen
    An attorney for Navy SEAL chief Edward "Eddie" Gallagher also represents the Trump Organization, CNN has learned, just days after reports surfaced indicating the President is considering pardoning Gallagher of charges that could constitute war crimes. Gallagher faces a slew of accusations connected to violations of military law while he was deployed to the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2017, including premeditated murder in the stabbing death of an injured person in Iraq. He has pleaded not guilty. Trump Organization lawyer Marc Mukasey started working on the case in recent months, according to sources familiar with the situation.
  • Trump expected to pardon Navy SEAL accused of war crimes

    05/18/2019 8:29:11 PM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 18, 2019 | Post Staff Report
    President Trump is preparing to pardon Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher and other members of armed forces accused of war crimes, according to a published report. In a sign he is considering making the pardons on or around Memorial Day, Trump asked the Justice Department to prepare the requisite paperwork, the New York Times reported Saturday. Gallagher, a special operations officer, is scheduled to go to trial for allegedly stabbing a wounded prisoner of war to death in Iraq and shooting unarmed civilians in Afghanistan. Trump recently ordered him transferred to a “less restrictive” prison. Republican lawmakers had called for Gallagher...
  • Judge cuts penalty facing Navy SEAL, cites email intrusion

    06/08/2019 6:45:09 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 06 07 2019 | JULIE WATSON and BRIAN MELLEY
    A military judge on Friday refused to dismiss the murder case of a decorated Navy SEAL, but found the prosecution’s meddling in defense lawyer emails troubling enough to reduce the maximum penalty he faces. Capt. Aaron Rugh said an effort to track emails sent to lawyers for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher violated constitutional rights against illegal searches and the right to counsel by interfering with attorney-client privilege. “It hampered the defense’s opportunity to prepare for trial as they became necessarily enmeshed in discovery and litigation related to the operation, thereby harming the accused’s right to competent counsel,” Rugh said....
  • Judge rules Navy SEAL murder trial will proceed

    06/07/2019 6:32:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    San Diego Union Trib ^ | June 7, 2019 | Andrew Dyer
    Navy judge in SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher’s case won’t dismiss charges, but took away life-without-parole sentencing optionSAN DIEGO — The war crimes charges against a San Diego-based Navy SEAL will stand, a Navy judge ruled Friday. Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward R. Gallagher is facing charges that he killed a wounded teenage ISIS fighter brought to the SEAL’s Mosul, Iraq compound for medical treatment in 2017. Gallagher also is accused of shooting at civilians, posing for photos with a corpse and holding his reenlistment ceremony next to the body, according to court documents and prosecutor statements. Gallagher has denied all...
  • Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s commander defying Trump’s orders, trying to send him ‘back to the brig..

    04/10/2019 11:45:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 10, 2019 | Greg Norman
    Full title: Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s commander defying Trump’s orders, trying to send him ‘back to the brig’: lawyersThe legal team representing Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher is now accusing his commander of undermining orders from President Trump by imposing “unnecessary and punitive restrictions” on the decorated warfighter in hopes to entrap him and get him “remanded back to the brig.” The blistering allegations against Naval Special Warfare Group 1 Commodore Capt. Matthew D. Rosenbloom were outlined in a 19-page court motion provided to Fox News just 10 days after the commander in chief tweeted that Gallagher will be moved to...