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  • Why Isn't Hillary Clinton in Jail?

    04/03/2017 2:32:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 55 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 3, 2017 | Katie Kieffer
    She feels safe enough to "come out of the woods," exactly the time for a Trump administration special prosecutor to launch a broadside. Mentally strong people don't need five months to overcome setbacks. Thomas Edison famously said: "I have not failed 10,000 times. ... I have succeeded in proving that those 10,000 ways will not work." Instead of dwelling on setbacks, true leaders are resilient and persistent. Their passion for their mission - or goal - is independent of external circumstances. On the campaign trail, Trump promised supporters he would "lock her up" for what he considered to be criminal...
  • AG Sessions open to using outside counsel to probe Obama DOJ

    03/09/2017 8:47:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 49 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Andrea Noble
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would consider having outside counsel review actions taken by the Justice Department under the Obama administration — including an examination of charges that the IRS was engaging in politically-motivated investigations, and a probe of the department’s handling of an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. In an interview Thursday with conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt, the attorney general was asked whether he might investigate how the Justice Department was run under his predecessors, Attorneys General Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder. “How about an outside counsel,...
  • Jeff Sessions: A Special Counsel Might Be Appropriate… To Investigate Eric Holder And Loretta Lynch

    03/09/2017 9:59:02 PM PST · by TBP · 23 replies
    Red State ^ | March 9, 2017 | streiff
    After some intial discussion about marijuana legalization, Hewitt tosses this in from what seems, at least to me, left field: HEWITT: Now let me switch to the Department itself, Mr. Attorney General. It had a bad eight years. I’m a proud veteran of the Department of Justice, as you are. But the IRS case, the Fast and Furious case, Secretary Clinton’s server, the Department of Justice came under great criticism. How about an outside counsel, not connected to politics, to review the DOJ’s actions in those matters with authority to bring charges if underlying crimes are uncovered in the course...
  • Vanity-Trump Should Demand a Special Prosecutor Over Hillary's E-Mail Scandal

    03/03/2017 6:56:33 AM PST · by McGarrett · 29 replies
    03/03/2017 | McGarrett
    Democrats clearly want to play hard ball and have ginned up this Russian controversy in hopes of at forcing President Trump and/or AG Sessions to appoint a special prosecutor who would tie up his administration for years. I think Trump should oblige with a Special Prosecutor to investigate Hillary's treasonous e-mail fiasco. Make the Democrats, including ex-Mr present O'bummer play defense!
  • George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need answers'

    02/27/2017 7:25:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 166 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 27, 2017 9:47 AM EST
    Former President George W. Bush said Monday “we all need answers” on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russian government, and didn’t rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation. The Republican also defended the media’s role in keeping world leaders in check, noting that “power can be addictive,” and warned against immigration policies that could alienate Muslims. “I am for an immigration policy that’s welcoming and upholds the law,” Bush told NBC’s “Today” show. Bush’s comments came after a prominent Republican in Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of...
  • GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russia probe [Issa]

    02/25/2017 10:16:14 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 25, 2017 11:27 AM EST
    A Republican congressman has called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and was in touch with President Donald Trump’s team during the campaign. Rep. Darrell Issa of California says it would be improper for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to lead the investigation. Issa made the comments Friday on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” …
  • White House spokesman mum on Clinton pardon

    11/09/2016 12:55:50 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 77 replies
    November 09, 2016, 02:10 pm White House spokesman mum on Clinton pardon By Jordan Fabian The White House on Wednesday refused to rule out the possibility that President Obama would pardon Hillary Clinton to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from prosecuting her when he takes office. But Obama spokesman Josh Earnest stressed that the president is hopeful Trump will continue the longstanding tradition of not using the criminal-justice system to exact revenge on political opponents. “The president has offered clemency to a substantial number of Americans who were previously serving time in federal prisons,” Earnest said during his daily press briefing....
  • Will Obama pardon Clinton?

    11/09/2016 5:54:13 AM PST · by HogsBreath · 89 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 09-30-2016 | Tim Harris
    At a campaign rally in Novi, Michigan Friday evening, Donald Trump asked President Barack Obama not to "pardon Clinton and her co-conspirators" if any charges were filed related to the email scandal. "Mr. President," Trump said. "Will you pledge not to issue a pardon to Hillary Clinton and her co-conspirators for their many crimes against our country, and against society itself. No one is above the law."
  • MR. TRUMP: WARN OBAMA NOT TO PARDON HILLARY (SORRY-VANITY)

    11/09/2016 8:09:45 AM PST · by JewishRighter · 72 replies
    Vanity | 11/9/2016 | JewishRighter
    The President-Elect should publicly warn Obama not to abuse the power of the pardon to allow Hillary Clinton to escape equal justice before the law.
  • Camerota Asks Kellyanne Conway: Will Trump Move Forward With Prosecuting Clinton?

    11/09/2016 8:59:36 AM PST · by tekrat · 96 replies
    MEDIAite.com ^ | 11/9/2016 | Ken Meyer
    Kellyanne Conway appeared this morning on CNN’s New Day, where the Donald Trump campaign manager broke down the message and strategy behind the mogul’s upset victory in the presidential election. Conway began by talking about the “very gracious” call where Hillary Clinton admitted her defeat to Trump over the phone. She also talked at length about how the Trump campaign’s plan came to fruition in the battleground states, as well as her tweet last night about how there was at least one pollster (herself) who saw what was coming where many did not. After Conway discussed the impact Trump voters wanted to make on the government, Alisyn Camerota asked her about...
  • US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

    08/27/2016 10:58:48 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 49 replies
    AP ^ | Ted Bridis
    Trump spokesman Jason Miller released a statement Friday night saying: "It is unacceptable that the State Department is now refusing to release her official schedule before the election in full. Voters deserve to know the truth before they cast their ballots."
  • Do new Clinton emails meet standard for special prosecutor?

    08/23/2016 8:06:02 PM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/23/2016 | Fox News
    constitutional law attorney Jonathan Turley discusses calls to investigate Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation... video only, no article Fox video only, no article
  • Donald Trump calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton Foundation scandal

    08/22/2016 5:50:52 PM PDT · by upchuck · 85 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Aug 22, 2016 | Chris Sanchez
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump urged for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's involvement with the Clinton Foundation during her tenure as US secretary of state during a rally in Akron, Ohio, on Monday. Trump accused his Democratic rival of corruption, claiming that donors of the foundation were given preferential treatment and awarded with special favors. He went on to say that the investigation calls for special circumstances, as the US Department of Justice "has proven itself to be a political arm of the White House." "After the FBI and Department of Justice whitewash of the...
  • GOP leader pushes for special counsel to investigate Clinton emails

    05/26/2016 11:03:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 26, 2016 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is doubling down on his push for a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton's email practices while secretary of State in the wake of a top watchdog report. "I just have to say the conduct of the former secretary demonstrates why people just don't trust her," the Senate's No. 2 Republican said Thursday. "Her intention has been to obstruct the public's right to know." Cornyn's comments come after the State Department inspector general said that Clinton took steps to make sure her personal email account wasn't "accessible" while she was secretary of State. Cornyn said the...
  • Citing donations, critics say Lynch shouldn’t decide on Clinton probe

    02/08/2016 5:26:42 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 8, 2016 | Julian Hattem
    Critics of the Obama administration say Attorney General Loretta Lynch should be disqualified from overseeing the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server because of the more than $10,000 she has given to Democrats in recent years. With Republicans already calling for a special prosecutor to monitor the probe, conservatives are pouncing on the past campaign contributions as evidence of bias. "The latest assertion from her allies that Loretta Lynch is not 'political' is totally untrue," said David Bossie, the president of conservative advocacy organization Citizens United in a statement to The Hill. "In fact, she's been a regular financial contributor...
  • BREAKING: Meet Emmet Sullivan, IRS Judge Who Once Sicced a Special Prosecutor on DOJ

    06/28/2014 1:32:47 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 7 replies
    New York Observer ^ | June 27, 2014 | Sidney Powell
    Americans are appalled over the false testimony of four consecutive IRS Commissioners, Lois Lerner’s countless acts of malfeasance, and the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups and specific individuals, among them Senator Grassley. The ultimate outrage came over the lame, intellectually insulting assertions that all of the most relevant emails have gone missing from multiple IRS computers at the same time. Today, Judicial Watch found a federal judge who has the integrity and fortitude to seek Justice—and this isn’t his first whack at the Department of Justice either. Enter Emmet G. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia....
  • Clinton Adviser Lanny Davis: Time for Independent Counsel to Investigate IRS Scandal

    06/27/2014 6:38:51 AM PDT · by don-o · 54 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 27, 2014 | Larry O'Connor
    A former White House counsel during the Clinton administration said Thursday that it’s time for an independent counsel to look into the growing IRS email scandal. Lanny Davis, a close adviser to Hillary Clinton and a frequent defender of the Obama Administration, appeared on my morning talk show in Washington, D.C., on WMAL. I asked him to comment on the latest hearings on the lost IRS emails conducted earlier this week in Congress: If this were a Republican administration I’d be saying when hard drives have been obliterated and this recent Lois Lerner—I think very inappropriate, maybe innocent but completely...
  • Ted Cruz: Eric Holder Should Appoint IRS Special Prosecutor or Be Impeached

    06/26/2014 12:22:24 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 76 replies
    NRO ^ | June 26, 2014 | Joel Gehrke
    Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he refuses to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the targeting of tea party groups by the IRS, according to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas). With the IRS claiming to have lost two years of former official Lois Lerner’s emails, Cruz is headed to the floor to introduce a resolution calling for the special prosecutor. “He’s going to say, if Attorney General Holder does not appoint a special prosecutor, he should be impeached,” a Cruz aide told National Review Online. “Eric Holder has been at the center of every big scandal in...
  • Issa Calls for Special Prosecutor in IRS Case; Suggests Immunity for Lerner

    06/26/2014 11:13:04 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Jun 2014
    House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrel Issa (R-CA) demanded a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS over its targeting of conservative groups and the disappearance of emails from key officials. Issa declared that IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is “not the ideal person, not even an appropriate person” to oversee the investigation into the IRS’ conducts, and that this case calls for a true, special, independent prosecutor who has the ability to issue warrants, to seize materials, to safeguard documents and other information before it goes away and get to the truth.” He added that a special prosecutor will almost certainly...
  • Lerner refuses to testify, refuses to produce emails - compel her to testify or jail her!

    06/24/2014 11:38:59 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 100 replies
    June 24, 2014
    <p>Lerner refuses to testify, refuses to produce emails - compel her to testify regarding the recipients, senders, subjects and contents of the "lost" email conversations or jail her for contempt of congress.</p> <p>How far up the ladder does this criminal conspiracy go?</p>