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  • Pardon Michael Flynn. Time for the President to end this highly politicized prosecution.

    07/11/2020 1:15:57 PM PDT · by karpov · 72 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 10, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    The prosecution of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has already exposed the bad faith of the FBI and Justice Department in pursuing him even when they knew there was no basis for an investigation. Now federal Judge Emmet Sullivan is continuing the legal torture by appealing an order from a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to drop the charges. President Trump should step in now and end this farce by pardoning Mr. Flynn. In an honest process, Judge Sullivan would have signed off on dropping charges once prosecutors and the defense agreed there is no case...
  • Pelosi recommends law to limit presidential pardon power

    07/11/2020 9:54:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/10/20 | Anthony Leonardi
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there should be a law to curb President Trump's pardon power. During an interview with CNN host Anderson Cooper, Pelosi called Trump's commutation of former aide Roger Stone "appalling." The California Democrat also said she recommends passing a law that would prevent the president from exercising his constitutional power if the person being pardoned is politically connected to him. "For the president to be able to issue a pardon on the basis of a crime that the person committed assisting the president is ridiculous, and there ought to be a law," Pelosi began. "And I’m...
  • Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump pardon, and the soldiers left behind

    07/07/2020 11:45:02 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 35 replies
    Clint Lorance had been in charge of his platoon for only three days when he ordered his men to kill three Afghans stopped on a dirt road. A second-degree murder conviction and pardon followed. Today, Lorance is hailed as a hero by President Trump and conservative media. His troops are still haunted by his crimes....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Donations to BLM Are Funneled Through Democrat Related ActBlue and Handled by Organization Led By Member of Weather Underground Terrorist Group

    06/25/2020 8:15:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/25/2020 | Joe Hoft
    We reported on May 30th the recent riots in Democrat-led cities around the country were coordinated and related to three main groups: 1) US based Islamist Organizations, 2) Domestic terrorists, and 3) Others related to the Democrat Party. Today we uncover a fourth major contributor, a Clinton pardoned member of the Weather Underground, Susan Rosenberg. There clearly was no reason for the mass riots taking place around the country after the death of the individual at the hands of the police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Everyone who saw the police brutality was appalled and outraged at the sight of the policeman...
  • Biden Pledges Not To Pardon Trump If He Is Elected

    05/15/2020 12:02:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/15/2020 | AllahPundit
    Just in case you were wondering, if Joe Biden is elected president in November he will not pardon President Trump. He promises he will not do that. What he doesn’t say is for what charge(s) Trump would request a pardon.It’s a comment Joe Biden made during Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC show, The Last Word Thursday when a voter asked him if he would pardon Trump “under the pretense of healing the nation.” He doesn’t want Biden to “pull a Gerald Ford”, you see. So Biden, who is running under the pretense that he wants to unify the country, said no,...
  • Trump Must Pardon Flynn From Judge Sullivan’s New Charges

    05/15/2020 7:45:47 AM PDT · by Moseley · 61 replies
    National File ^ | May 15, 2020 | Jonathon Moseley
    Judge appointed a private attorney, retired judge, to continue prosecution of Trump's former National Security Advisor It was a shocker on Wednesday afternoon. In the political persecution of General Michael Flynn, Judge Emett Sullivan launched new criminal charges against Flynn under his own authority. President Trump must stop this further politicization by pardoning Michael Flynn of these new charges of contempt of court. To recap, which matters, the charges against Flynn were withdrawn on May 7, 2020. The new interim U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Timothy Shea filed a motion to dismiss the case in the U.S. District...
  • Biden says he would not pardon Trump

    05/15/2020 2:41:14 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 58 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/15/20 | Mike Memoli
    Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would not pardon President Donald Trump if elected and insisted any prosecutorial decisions would be left to a more independent Justice Department. Answering questions in a virtual town hall-style event on MSNBC Thursday, the Democratic presidential hopeful was asked by a voter about whether he’d follow the lead of former President Gerald Ford, who pardoned Richard Nixon in large part to help the nation move beyond the Watergate scandal. Biden, while not speaking to any specific potential charge, committed to ensuring that any prosecutorial decisions would be dictated by the law,...
  • Sol Wisenberg says Flynn case judge may be trying to force pardon out of Trump with unusual orders

    05/13/2020 11:26:32 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 13 2020 | Victor Garcia
    In his brief order Tuesday, Sullivan quoted his fellow judge on the D.C. District Court, Amy Berman Jackson, who previously admonished the parties in the Stone case that allowing amicus submissions does not mean that the criminal case will become a "free for all." Flynn's case, however, has sometimes seemed like just that. In a fireworks-filled sentencing hearing in December 2018, for example, Sullivan himself appeared open to the idea that Flynn could be charged with a death penalty-eligible offense. "I'm not hiding my disgust, my disdain for this criminal offense," Sullivan said during that hearing. He added that Flynn's...
  • Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

    04/30/2020 6:20:13 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 30 2020 | Joshua Nelson
    Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted with outrage on Thursday to FBI documents that show officials discussed their motivations for interviewing Michael Flynn in the White House in January 2017 — and openly questioned if their "goal" was "to get him to lie, so we can prosecute him or get him fired." Napolitano told “Fox & Friends” that any person who believes that the “laws should be applied fairly should be utterly scandalized and outraged” by the FBI’s scheme to set up the then-national security adviser to be prosecuted. “Whether they like him or not, whether he’s guilty...
  • Roger Stone Says He’ll Die in Jail Without Pardon, Trump Calls Situation ‘Disgraceful’

    04/18/2020 8:53:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/18/2020 | Zachary Steiber
    Roger Stone on Friday night said he believes he will die in jail unless he’s pardoned by President Donald Trump. Stone, a longtime friend and former adviser to Trump, was sentenced on Feb. 20 to three years and four months in prison. Stone was convicted on charges including lying to a congressional committee that was investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Stone in recent weeks moved for a new trial, pointing out anti-Trump social media posts made by the jury forewoman, and tried getting the presiding judge to recuse herself after she praised the “integrity” of the jurors....
  • Trump 'strongly considering' full pardon for Flynn

    03/15/2020 12:11:53 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 15 2020 | Justine Coleman
    President Trump said Sunday that he is “strongly considering” a full pardon for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn. “So now it is reported that, after destroying his life & the life of his wonderful family (and many others also), the FBI, working in conjunction with the Justice Department, has ‘lost’ the records of General Michael Flynn,” he tweeted. “How convenient. I am strongly considering a Full Pardon!” he added. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 for lying to the FBI about his communications with the Russian ambassador. SNIP Trump Tweet
  • Trump considering 'full pardon' for Michael Flynn after FBI 'lost' records

    03/15/2020 11:34:04 AM PDT · by bitt · 159 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 3/15/2020 | Zachary Halaschak & Jerry Dunleavy
    President Trump said he is seriously considering a pardon for former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn. “So now it is reported that, after destroying his life & the life of his wonderful family (and many others also), the FBI, working in conjunction with the Justice Department, has 'lost' the records of General Michael Flynn. How convenient. I am strongly considering a Full Pardon!” Trump tweeted on Sunday. Flynn, 61, pleaded guilty in December 2017 for lying to investigators about his conversations with then-Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, and faces possible prison time. After swapping legal teams,...
  • Michael Milken deserved Trump's pardon

    02/23/2020 6:26:49 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/23/20 | F.H. Buckley
    President Trump has taken some criticisms for the pardons he recently issued, so let’s take a look at one of them: Michael Milken. In 1990, Milken pleaded guilty to a technical securities offense, for which he was pardoned on Tuesday. Milken was an outsider who took on a cozy establishment, beat them at their own game, and then was chewed up and spit out by a shameful criminal law system. His pardon was well-deserved. Milken came from a humble background. As a nerdy Jewish teenager, he attended a public high school in Encino, California, and his rise was a great...
  • Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding Executive Grants of Clemency

    02/19/2020 8:55:25 AM PST · by ransomnote · 2 replies ^ | Feb 18, 2020 | White House Press Secretary
    Today, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Grants of Clemency granting Full Pardons to the following individuals: Edward DeBartolo, Jr., Michael Milken, Ariel Friedler, Bernard Kerik, Paul Pogue, David Safavian, and Angela Stanton. In addition, President Trump signed Executive Grants of Clemency granting commutations to Rod Blagojevich, Tynice Nichole Hall, Crystal Munoz, and Judith Negron. Edward DeBartolo, Jr., is a successful businessman, real estate developer, and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During the 23 years that he owned the San Francisco 49ers, the team won an unprecedented 13 division titles and 5 Super Bowl Championships. In 1998,...
  • Trump Reveals List of Pardons and Commutations, But a Couple of Names Are Missing

    02/19/2020 8:41:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/19/2020 | Victoria Taft
    President Trump has released a list of the people whose sentences he's commuted, such as former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, and pardoned, such as Eddie DeBartolo Jr., the former owner of the San Francisco 49ers. But there are a couple of names missing. The hashtag "Stone and Flynn" is trending on Twitter. Townhall columnist Kurt Schlichter: Pardon Stone and Flynn. Commute Manafort. cc: @realDonaldTrump— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) February 18, 2020 In a filing today, General Michael Flynn is asking a judge to throw out the entire case against him due to "THE GOVERNMENT’S OUTRAGEOUS CONDUCT AND REPEATED BRADY VIOLATIONS...
  • South Florida Woman Returns Home After Medicare Scheme Sentence Commuted [Trump]

    02/19/2020 6:09:58 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    A woman who severed nearly a decade behind bars for her role in a health care and money laundering scheme returned to Miami-Dade County early Wednesday morning. President Donald Trump on Tuesday commuted the prison sentence of Judith Negron, who was serving time for her role in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme back in 2011. Negron, now 48, was found guilty of numerous felony counts....
  • The Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde urges Trump to join effort to free Assange

    02/18/2020 9:35:33 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 18 2020 | John Bowden
    The Pretenders founder and songwriter Chrissie Hynde issued an open letter to President Trump on Monday, urging him to work to secure the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Hynde tweeted Monday that Assange had been "duly punished" for his role in the leak of documents provided by Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army soldier and whistleblower, and urged Trump to pardon Assange. Assange, who previously was holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for years, was arrested last year and now faces extradition to the U.S. Manning remains imprisoned for contempt of court over her refusal to testify...
  • After serving 10 years in prison, a former PGPD cop is seeking a presidential pardon

    02/13/2020 1:48:35 PM PST · by Abby4116 · 94 replies
    Fox45News ^ | 02/12/2020 | Brad Bell
    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Stephanie Mohr’s life changed forever 25 years ago. As a young Prince George’s County Police K9 Officer, she and her partner, Valk, were asked to assist on a breaking and entering call in Takoma Park, Maryland.....Now nearly a decade after her release, she is asking for a presidential pardon
  • Federal Prosecutors Recommend 67-Yr-Old Roger Stone Serve 7-9 Years in Prison for Process Crimes in Mueller Witch Hunt

    02/10/2020 4:26:28 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    GP ^ | 02/10/20 | Jim Hoft
    Roger Stone was dragged into court ONLY because he is a prominent Republican activist who supported Donald Trump! His Process Crimes!Count 1: Obstructing a congressional investigationCount 2: Lying to Congress We just witnesses several Democrats and far left operatives — including Adam Schiff — lying to Congress about a Trump phone call with Ukraine.They will not be sent to prison. 
  • Prosecution witness asks judge not to send Roger Stone to prison

    01/23/2020 12:48:00 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01 23 2019 | Harper Neidig
    A longtime associate of Roger Stone is urging a federal judge not to send him to prison following the right-wing political operative's conviction on seven counts of lying to Congress and witness tampering. Randy Credico, an activist and radio host who's known Stone for years, was on the receiving end of the witness tampering. Evidence introduced by prosecutors during trial showed Stone repeatedly — and often with vulgar language — threatened Credico to not cooperate with a congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. But in a letter to D.C. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama...