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  • Attorney General William Barr tamps down conspiracy theories, but notes ‘irregularities’ at jail

    08/22/2019 4:01:50 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 47 replies
    CNBC ^ | 21 Aug 19 | Kevin Breuninger
    Full title: Attorney General William Barr tamps down conspiracy theories, but notes ‘irregularities’ at jail where Jeffrey Epstein died Jeffrey Epstein’s death was ruled a suicide by hanging, and Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he has no reason to doubt it — despite “irregularities” at the jail where the accused child sex trafficker died. The 66-year-old financier’s apparent suicide this month in a jail cell in lower Manhattan sent shockwaves through the political landscape, allowing a wave of conspiracy theories about a possible cover-up to saturate social media. But Barr, the top law enforcement official in the U.S.,...
  • JUST IN: AG Barr Fires Prisons Chief Following Notorious Prisoner Jeffrey Epstein’s Death at MCC

    08/19/2019 12:22:29 PM PDT · by malach · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08.19.19 | Cristina Laila
    US Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced he had fired the acting director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz about a week after Jeffrey Epstein died while in federal custody at the Metropolitan Correctional Center. Dr. Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, who previously occupied the role between 1992 and 2003, will take over as the new director, reported The Hill Last week Bill Barr addressed the ongoing investigation into pedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a press conference. “We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation,” Barr said....
  • Assisted Suicide Avoidance – John Brennan Intel Asset Joseph Mifsud “Gave Audio Tape Deposition

    08/18/2019 9:45:34 PM PDT · by bitt · 31 replies
    According to an interview granted by the lawyer for intelligence asset Joseph Mifsud to journalist John Solomon, professor Mifsud admitted to being a western intelligence asset who was part of a CIA intelligence “operation” against candidate Donald Trump in March 2016. Yes, stop and read that introductory paragraph again…. Solomon notes that an audio-taped deposition exists from Joseph Mifsud prior to going into hiding after the 2016 Presidential election. From the description it sounds like Mifsud anticipated his assisted suicide and recorded a deposition as leverage against his unwanted demise. WATCH: What Solomon describes would align with the CIA purposefully...
  • Warden of jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself reassigned on orders of Attorney General

    08/13/2019 12:06:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 107 replies
    cnbc ^ | 8/13/2019 | dan mangan
    Shirley Skipper-Scott, the warden of the federal jail in New York City where wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself was reassigned out of that post by Attorney General William Barr, the Justice Department said. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons also placed two staffers at the Metropolitan Correctional Center who had been assigned to Epstein’s cell unit on administrative leave pending ongoing investigations into Epstein’s death. Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was being held without bail on child sex trafficking charges at the times of his death.
  • AG Barr Says Epstein Case Will Continue, Says ‘Co-conspirators Should Not Rest Easy’

    08/12/2019 7:31:42 PM PDT · by bitt · 68 replies
    epoch times ^ | 8/12/2019 | Jeff Carlson
    Attorney General William Barr said on Monday during a police conference in New Orleans that there were “serious irregularities” at the Manhattan federal facility where the accused sex trafficker apparently killed himself over the weekend. Barr, who said he was “appalled” by Epstein’s death, said the case would continue and noted that “any co-conspirators should not rest easy.” “This sex-trafficking case was very important to the Department of Justice and to me personally, Barr said. It was important to the dedicated prosecutors in the Southern District of New York and to our FBI agents who investigated the case and were...
  • Administration will move to speed death penalty in mass murder cases, Barr says

    08/12/2019 3:16:06 PM PDT · by Innovative · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 12, 2019 | David Shortell
    Attorney General Bill Barr said the Trump administration will move next month to speed up the use of capital punishment against convicted mass murderers, marking the first policy development in the wake of the two shootings earlier this month that left scores dead in Texas and Ohio. Legislation that allows for the "imposition of any death sentence without undue delay" in cases of mass murders, as well as slayings of police officers, will be proposed after Labor Day, when lawmakers return from recess, Barr told a national law enforcement gathering in New Orleans. "Punishment must be swift and certain," he...
  • Former Warden: ‘Shocking’ for Jeffrey Epstein To Be Taken off Suicide Watch

    08/11/2019 9:55:21 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Aug 2019 | Joshu Caplan
    A former prison warden is speaking out after alleged child sex trafficker and millionaire investor Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his New York City prison cell on Saturday morning. Epstein, a convicted pedophile who befriended numerous politicians and celebrities over the years, was found unresponsive in his cell around 6:30 a.m. at the Metropolitan Correctional Center from “an apparent suicide,” the Department of Justice said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. On July 23, the 66-year-old was found unconscious with marks on his neck. He was put on suicide watch for six days before being returned to his...
  • AG Bill Barr’s Other Problem – The 2018 DOJ and FBI Coverup To Protect The Senate Intelligence Comm

    08/11/2019 2:40:00 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    In the first part of this research into the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) we outlined how the committee was engaged in the 2017 effort –with specific evidence of communication– to support Robert Mueller and the ‘soft coup‘ team. [See Here] When you understand what the group was doing in early 2017, you understand why the FBI had to use DOJ official Bruce Ohr as a go-between to contact with Chris Steele. Now we move on to overlay several data-points that happened throughout 2018 that are connected to a much more troubling part of the overall issues. In 2018...
  • "Space Relations," 1974 SciFi book on sex slavery by Donald Barr, father of William Barr

    08/11/2019 12:33:19 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 56 replies
    Imgur ^ | August 11, 2019 | Self
    I was just familiarizing myself with and ran across this interesting tidbit. Any truth to this? Freep on!
  • Jeffrey Epstein dead: William Barr ‘appalled’ over pedophile’s apparent suicide, FBI probing

    08/10/2019 8:16:17 PM PDT · by lasereye · 81 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 10, 2019 | Emily Saul
    US Attorney General William Barr said he’s “appalled” that Jeffrey Epstein was able to kill himself while in federal custody, as the FBI announced Saturday that it would be probing the convicted pedophile’s death. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr said. “In addition to the FBI’s investigation, I have consulted with the Inspector General who is opening an investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Epstein’s death,” Barr added.
  • Attorney General Barr ‘appalled’ by Epstein’s suicide, says inspector general and FBI investigating

    08/10/2019 12:27:19 PM PDT · by rintintin · 121 replies
    CNBC ^ | Aug 10 2019 | Emma Newburger
    Attorney General Bill Barr said Saturday that he is “appalled” by Jeffrey Epstein’s death, and has consulted with the Inspector General about an investigation after Epstein hanged himself and was found in his jail cell early on Saturday. “I was appalled to learn that Jeffrey Epstein was found dead early this morning from an apparent suicide while in federal custody,” Barr said. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered. In addition to the FBI’s investigation, I have consulted with the Inspector General who is opening an investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Epstein’s death.” The U.S. Bureau...
  • Jeffrey Epstein dead: William Barr reportedly ‘livid’ over pedophile’s apparent suicide

    08/10/2019 10:31:07 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 214 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 10, 2019 | Emily Saul
    US Attorney General William Barr is “livid” that Jeffrey Epstein was apparently able to kill himself in a high-security federal penitentiary in Manhattan, according to a report on Saturday. Barr is “determined to get to the bottom of this,” a source told ABC 7, as the Bureau of Prisons announced that the FBI has launched an investigation into the apparent suicide of the convicted sex offender. The stunning developments come a day after a trove of newly unsealed documents implicated a number of powerful people in Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking ring. “The FBI is investigating the incident,” said the bureau....
  • Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged ‘sex slave’ reveals the men she claims she was forced to sleep with

    08/09/2019 12:33:09 PM PDT · by csvset · 85 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9Aug 2109 | Emily saul
    Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged teenage “sex slave” claims she was ordered to sleep with powerful men — including a former US senator, the former governor of New Mexico, a prominent hedge fund manager and a late longtime MIT professor. The court docs also detail disturbing allegations against Maxwell, the daughter of late publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell.
  • Trump Order Also Grants Barr Power To Declassify Still-Secret Hillary Docs

    08/09/2019 10:54:43 AM PDT · by bitt · 73 replies ^ | 8/9/2019 | Paul Sperry
    For the past three years, Washington’s gatekeepers have covered up evidence of two potentially massive and overlapping public-corruption scandals that, if fully exposed, threaten to shake the nation to its core. One involves the Obama administration spying on the Trump campaign while sexing-up Russian interference in the 2016 election to justify it. The other involves it pulling punches in the Hillary Clinton email investigation and clearing her of criminal wrongdoing just in time for the Democratic National Convention. President Donald Trump has granted his plucky new attorney general the power to rip the cover off both these election-year scandals. Trump’s...
  • Judge questions Barr's handling of Mueller findings

    08/05/2019 3:10:41 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/05/19 | Jacqueline Thomsen
    A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday pressed Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers on why the public shouldn’t be allowed to see redacted portions of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, suggesting that he may be willing to consider releasing at least some of the restricted document. Judge Reggie Walton, an appointee of former President George W. Bush, posed the questions during a hearing on a pair of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits seeking the redacted portions of the report. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and BuzzFeed News reporter Jason Leopold filed the lawsuits earlier this year....
  • Joe diGenova: Barr's Comey decision was the right call. But this is just the beginning

    08/02/2019 1:20:35 PM PDT · by bitt · 101 replies
    fox news ^ | 8/2/2019 | JOE DIGENOVA
    The decision not to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey over his deliberate leaks to the media isn’t a sign of weakness or lack of will, but of the professionalism and well-reasoned restraint of President Trump’s Department of Justice. Attorney General Bill Barr’s number one goal since taking the helm at the DOJ has been to restore the impartial and professional ethos that has characterized that agency for more than 200 years. He is working diligently to cleanse it of the stain of politically driven vindictiveness that Obama-era officials created by grossly mishandling the Clinton email investigation, and then, even...
  • John Solomon: Barr Uncovered “Very Troubling Information” on “Fraudulent” FISA Process – EVERYONE

    07/31/2019 9:15:45 PM PDT · by bitt · 50 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 7/31/2019 | Jim Hoft
    DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz is preparing a very damning report on James Comey’s conduct in the days leading up to his firing that will likely conclude he leaked classified information (memos) and lacked candor (lied). According to a report out by award-winning investigative journalist John Solomon, Horowitz’s team referred James Comey for possible prosecution for leaking contents of his classified memos, but DOJ prosecutors under Bill Barr have decided to decline prosecution. John Solomon does say however that Comey still isn’t out of the weeds yet and faces legal jeopardy in the ongoing investigation into FISA abuse and the...
  • Fox News Analyst Warns Trump Is 'Locking Down The Intelligence Community for His Purposes'

    07/29/2019 7:55:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 29, 2019 | Jason Lemon
    Mary Anne Marsh, a political analyst for Fox News, raised concerns on Monday that President Donald Trump appeared to be consolidating his control over the U.S. intelligence community with the nomination of GOP Representative John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. "It's more about protecting Trump than America," Marsh, who previously served as a senior adviser to Democratic Senator John Kerry, warned during a segment of Fox News' America's Newsroom on Monday. "John Ratcliffe has been all over the investigate the investigators [probe], who's doing that right now? [Attorney General] Bill Barr, so Donald Trump has...
  • Joe diGenova: “Declassified documents will be released this week … by Wednesday” (July 31st)….

    07/29/2019 4:38:50 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 17 replies
    Speaking to WMAL radio, former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova informs the audience that declassified documents will begin to be made public starting Wednesday July 31st. Additionally, Mr. diGenova states confidently that U.S. Attorney John Durham is not conducting a “review”, but is conducting a full criminal investigation with a grand jury empaneled and currently receiving testimony from witnesses.
  • Attorney General William Barr Puts Additional Limits On Asylum Claims

    07/29/2019 3:33:56 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 29, 2019 | Jason Hopkins
    Attorney General William Barr ruled Monday that being a member of a family harassed by gangs is not enough to qualify for asylum. In a ruling that will likely block a large number of immigrants from lodging successful asylum claims moving forward, Barr overturned a previous decision made by Board of Immigration Appeals, which found that being a member of family targeted by gangs or other criminal organizations could qualify them as a “particular social group” worthy of U.S. asylum.