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  • Gregg Jarrett: Why Steele's secret source working at the Brookings Institution 'makes sense'

    07/28/2020 7:13:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 28, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    The primary source for former British spy Christopher Steele's unverified dossier working for the Brookings Institution research group "makes sense," Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett said Tuesday. In an interview on "Fox & Friends," Jarrett explained that he had previously run into former Brookings Institution senior research analyst Igor Danchenko's name several times. "I could never piece it together. Because is so wild and stupid that Steele's source was not from Russia but -- it's a guy in Washington, D.C. working for the liberal Brookings Institution," he said. "Now, it sort of makes sense because the president of...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Michael Flynn case — court schools Judge Sullivan on law and the Constitution

    06/24/2020 2:39:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 24, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Finally, a semblance of sanity has been restored to the law and Constitution in the misbegotten prosecution of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Wednesday ordered the controversial lower court judge, Emmet Sullivan, to follow the law by dismissing the false statements case wrongfully brought by the original federal prosecutors who were either incompetent or corrupt — maybe both. As evidence emerged that Gen. Flynn was set up and framed by malevolent actors at the FBI —fired Director James Comey, fired Assistant Director Andrew McCabe and fired counterintelligence...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Flynn prosecution should end – lawyer makes weak arguments trying to keep baseless case alive

    06/11/2020 8:39:04 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 11, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    There is an old adage among lawyers: “If the facts are on your side, pound the facts; if the law is on your side, pound the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, pound the table.” John Gleeson, the attorney and retired federal judge who was appointed by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to argue that federal prosecutors should not be permitted to dismiss their case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, is using a sledgehammer to pound paper. On Wednesday, Gleeson filed a 72-page brief (an oxymoron, to be sure) that was stunningly feeble on...
  • Trump attorney accuses Mueller of ‘monstrous lie and scheme to defraud’

    05/27/2020 7:43:14 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Gregg ^ | May 27,020 | By GREGG JARRETT
    Despite no evidence of an underlying crime, Mueller insisted that the president be interviewed by the special counsel. Dowd knew it was a trap. Mueller had done it to Flynn and others. He was clearly angling for obstruction of justice and hoping to ensnare the president in the equivalent of a perjury trap if he consented to be interviewed. But obstructing what? Mueller readily acknowledged that there was no underlying crime. Moreover, Trump had encouraged every witness connected to his campaign and the White House to testify. He voluntarily produced more than a million pages of documents. The special counsel’s...
  • Gregg Jarrett: In Russia collusion hoax, Rod Rosenstein must be held accountable for his flagrant misconduct

    05/29/2020 10:34:36 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is a master of prevarication and deflection. He holds an M.S. in BS and a Ph.D. in vacuous excuses. He’s a professor emeritus of duplicity and deception. As a prodigious suck-up, he’s the Eddie Haskell of lawyers. We can expect Rosenstein’s skill set to be on full display Wednesday when he finally and belatedly appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee as its first witness in an investigation into the origins and evolution of the fallacious Trump-Russia collusion probe. During his ignominious tenure at the Justice Department, Rosenstein was at the center of the Russia...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Michael Flynn judge – kick him off the case or order him to follow the law

    05/19/2020 4:08:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    A funny thing happened on the way to the gallows. It was discovered that the condemned man was actually innocent. But the sentence would be carried out, reasoned the hanging judge, because the partisan mob must not be left disappointed. (It would also be a waste of good lumber.) A metaphorical story, yes. But the underlying facts bear a disturbing resemblance to the treatment of Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser. In early 2017, the retired three-star general was deviously set up and framed by James Comey’s FBI for a crime he did not commit. Thereafter, he...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Here's the real reason Obama officials targeted Flynn 'with a vengeance' (he would expose Russia hoax)

    05/14/2020 5:37:21 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14 2020 | Julia Musto
    Obama-era officials involved in the unmasking of former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn went after him "with a vengeance" because they knew he would expose the "Russia hoax," Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett asserted Thursday. In an interview on "Fox & Friends" with host Steve Doocy, Jarrett said that he had asked a top intelligence official why Flynn had been targeted during the 2016 transition period and the official told him it was a punitive concerted effort and a "conspiracy." "And I think it's because, you know, Flynn had a bullseye on his back. People like Comey, McCabe,...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Flynn judge wrong to allow anti-Trump former Watergate prosecutors to interfere in case [Good read]

    05/13/2020 8:20:38 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 13, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    It’s a sure sign of desperation whenever lawyers try to raise President Richard Milhous Nixon from the dead. And so it is that a group of former Watergate special prosecutors this week resurrected the Ghost of Watergate Past in a last-ditch effort to keep alive the federal court case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The gang, adopting the sobriquet “Watergate Prosecutors,” asked permission from U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to allow them to intervene in the Flynn case so they can – to put it bluntly – tell his honor how to think and what to do. The...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Ending Michael Flynn prosecution exposes and destroys Trump-Russia collusion hoax

    05/07/2020 6:24:29 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 7, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    The collusion house of cards has finally and fully collapsed. In a stunning turn of events Thursday, the Justice Department dropped its case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Exculpatory documents concealed by the FBI and federal prosecutors for more than three years showed that the retired Army lieutenant general never lied or committed a crime. The FBI knew Flynn did not collude with Russians. He is a patriot, not a traitor. The notion that candidate Donald Trump conspired with Moscow to steal the 2016 presidential election was always an implausible phantasm built on a foundation of Russian disinformation...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Flynn cover-up — FBI's Wray must go. Americans need director they can trust

    05/05/2020 3:47:19 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/5/20 | Gregg Jarrett
    FBI Director Christopher Wray needs to go. He should resign or be fired. He was supposed to be the solution for the beleaguered bureau. Instead, he became the problem. During his nearly three-year tenure at the helm of the FBI, Wray has consistently defied Congress by refusing to produce documents exposing the dishonest acts of his predecessor, James Comey, and his cadre of corrupt confederates. Even worse, Wray is to blame for suppressing evidence of innocence in the criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Under Wray, promises of transparency and reform proved to be nothing more than...
  • Gregg Jarrett: New evidence on Michael Flynn — drop all charges and let him sue his persecutors

    04/27/2020 5:13:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 27, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Michael Flynn is the victim of one of the worst miscarriages of justice in modern times — an innocent man who was unfairly targeted by the FBI, wrongfully prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller, and coerced into a guilty plea under threat. New court documents finally handed over to Flynn’s lawyer contain exculpatory evidence that has been long sought, yet concealed until now. The charge against him should be dismissed. Then, he should sue the very people and government that persecuted him under the pretext of a legitimate prosecution. The unvarnished truth is that the retired Army lieutenant general and...
  • Trump shares post saying John Durham indictments could come 'this week'

    04/21/2020 5:15:17 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 116 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 21 April 2020 | Daniel Chaitin
    President Trump shared a report that said indictments could be coming this week in U.S. Attorney John Durham's review of the Russia investigation. Part of a flurry of retweets late Monday evening, Trump's verified Twitter account, which has 77.8 million followers, shared a post from Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett's personal website with the headline: "More Russia Spygate Indictments Coming ‘This Week.’" The post, authored by "staff" and shared by Jarrett's verified Twitter account, focused on a recent interview conducted by Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, during which investigative reporter John Solomon said that "some criminal investigative activity" indicated...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Judge who attacked Chief Justice Roberts is a biased liberal flamethrower

    03/12/2020 8:48:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 12, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    A federal judge in Wisconsin is making headlines by trashing Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts and the conservative majority on the Supreme Court. This is likely what he wanted. The first thing you should know about U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman is that he is a zealous and habitual flamethrower. His latest diatribe, published in the Harvard Law & Policy Review, was designed to shock with the incendiary title, “The Roberts Court’s Assault on Democracy.” Using the word “assault” was an invective guaranteed to conjure up images of criminal behavior, although that is nowhere in Adelman’s article....
  • Gregg Jarrett Predicts No Justice From Durham Probe

    02/28/2020 9:29:24 PM PST · by conservative98 · 187 replies
    Gregg Jarrett ^ | 7 hours ago | JARRETT STAFF
    guest-hosting the Lou Dobb’s Show, Gregg Jarrett stated that he doubted the Durham probe would lead to any members of the deep state being charged. Gregg made his prediction during a conversation with Jason Chaffetz regarding the probe: Gregg Jarrett: Your former colleague, Congressman Doug Collins, said today that he believes that the John Durham investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia hoax and the FISA abuse and so forth will lead to criminal charges. I personally doubt that very much. Chaffetz: I think it’s warranted, based on the information we have already seen and already know. My greatest hope...
  • Gregg Jarrett: AG Barr was right in Stone case to overturn harsh sentencing recommendation – new trial needed

    02/18/2020 5:31:28 PM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 18, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Toward the end of his life, the legendary criminal defense attorney Clarence Darrow gazed back on his long career and sadly observed to a reporter: “There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court.” ~snip~ Stone was found guilty by a Washington jury of making false statements, obstruction and witness tampering in a case that arose from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The four trial prosecutors, two of whom worked for Mueller, requested a seven- to nine-year prison sentence for Stone. Barr and other senior Justice Department officials felt the recommended sentence was “excessive”...
  • Gregg Jarrett: In Trump impeachment trial, Democrats continue inflammatory accusations with no basis in fact

    01/21/2020 5:36:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 21, 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Desperate Democrats trotted out the same baseless and absurd arguments they’ve been making for months at the opening of President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate Tuesday, in their endless campaign to overturn the results of the 2016 presidential election. The soporific debate over what procedures to adopt proved a tepid bore (with some exceptions) as Democrats introduced an endless stream of amendments that were destined to go nowhere fast. The first votes made it clear that Republican senators would adopt Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s resolution setting forth the order and parameters of the trial: open statements first, then written...
  • Pelosi’s sham Trump impeachment is abuse of power for political gain

    01/16/2020 5:55:30 AM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 16 2020 | Gregg Jarrett
    Dripping with derision, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exulted that President Trump has “been impeached forever.” “They can never erase that,” she intoned. If Pelosi had a football nearby, she would have spiked it. Her celebratory remarks crystallized what the impeachment of Donald Trump is all about. Pelosi, D-Calif., doesn’t care about facts, evidence or what constitutes an impeachable offense under the Constitution. She cares only about bludgeoning the president for the electoral harm it might cause him in November. This has been Pelosi’s intent all along. Impeachment was her political cudgel. She crowed about it like a pro wrestler who...
  • The FISA Court’s Feeble Rebuke of the FBI Means The Court Should be Abolished

    12/21/2019 7:51:13 PM PST · by george76 · 50 replies
    GREGG JARRETT ^ | 12/20/2019 | GREGG JARRETT
    The FISA court has awakened from its deep slumber. Too damned late… and not enough. Finally, the FISA court has awakened from its deep slumber. Too damned late… and not enough. On Tuesday, presiding judge Rosemary Collyer issued an order slamming fired director James Comey’s FBI for presenting “false information,” concealing exculpatory evidence, and misleading the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. But her judicial fix is feckless. She is now demanding that the FBI present the steps it will take to remedy these problems in future surveillance warrant applications. If this is her idea of a solution, it’s a joke. And...
  • Gregg Jarrett: IG report reveals FBI misconduct and abuses in anti-Trump probe of Russia collusion hoax

    12/10/2019 8:06:52 AM PST · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 10, 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    It turns out that the most revealing aspect of the long-awaited Justice Department’s inspector general’s report on the origins of the Russia collusion hoax comes from Attorney General William Barr’s damning assessment of it. In unmistakably terse language, Barr denounced “a small group of now-former FBI officials” for their “misconduct,” “malfeasance and misfeasance,” and “clear abuse of the FISA process.” Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz, issued a 476-page report Monday that broadly examined: (1) how and why the FBI initiated an investigation of candidate Donald Trump and his campaign in July 2016; and (2) the decision to seek a Foreign...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Reports downplaying Horowitz, Durham reports on Russia probe are 'multiple hearsay,' 'unreliable'

    12/05/2019 8:34:06 PM PST · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published 2 hours ago 12/5/19 | Victor Garcia | Fox News
    Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett dismissed reports downplaying Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's forthcoming report on potential FBI and DOJ surveillance abuses against the Trump campaign in 2016, calling them "hearsay." "Well, it's [the reports are] based on leaked information from people who didn't read the Horowitz report, but were told about it from people, other people who were briefed on it who didn't read the report," Jarrett said on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday. "So we're talking about multiple hearsay. It's unreliable."