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  • Judge undercuts ex-D.A.[CA] Jackie Lacey’s initial decision not to charge Ed Buck in fatal overdose

    03/27/2021 6:43:19 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    LA Times ^ | MARCH 26, 2021 6 AM PT | MICHAEL FINNEGAN, JAMES QUEALLY
    A federal judge has ruled that Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies acted properly when they seized drugs and other evidence from the West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck after a man was found dead there in 2017. Buck... asked U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder to bar prosecutors from using as evidence syringes, drug paraphernalia and nearly two grams of methamphetamine deputies discovered in what Buck called an illegal search of his apartment. Snyder denied the request. In a ruling Wednesday, she wrote that Buck effectively invited law enforcement into his home when he called 911 to report...
  • Ed Buck’s Defense Attorney Assails Deputy’s Statements During Pre-Trial Hearing on Tuesday

    03/11/2021 10:59:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Wehoville ^ | 3/02/21
    Ed Buck’s attorneys Tuesday attacked a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy’s declaration that she saw a substance appearing to be methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia in plain view at the California political donor’s apartment when she was called to the scene of a man’s overdose death. Buck, 66, is accused of giving drugs to the man who died at his West Hollywood apartment after allegedly being lured across state lines for prostitution. He faces nine felony counts in Los Angeles federal court, plus state charges of running a drug den. The federal case will proceed first, on April 20....
  • Scoop: Schiff lobbying Newsom to be California's next AG

    02/03/2021 6:19:38 AM PST · by Magnatron · 30 replies
    Axios ^ | 2 February 2021 | Hans Nichols, Kadia Goba
    Rep. Adam Schiff is quietly lobbying Gov. Gavin Newsom and his allies to appoint him California’s next attorney general, according to people familiar with the matter. Why it matters: If Newsom selects Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee and a confidant of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democrats would lose a powerful party voice in the U.S. House and temporarily give up a seat in their slim 221-211 majority. Nonetheless, Pelosi has given her approval to Schiff’s bid, a clear sign she thinks she can manage without him. according to people familiar with the matter. Spokespersons for Schiff and Pelosi...
  • While Eric Swalwell Was Sleeping With a Chinese Spy Adam Schiff Put Him in Charge of CIA Oversight

    12/10/2020 2:16:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Red State.com ^ | December 10, 2020 | Streiff
    When newly elected California representative Eric Swalwell arrived in Washington, DC, in January 2013, he brought three things with him: a reputation as someone to watch, having bumped off ossified 20-term Democrat incumbent Pete Stark in the primary; a crap ton of ambition; and a Chinese spy he was banging. According to media reports, the spy, Fang “Christine” Fang, latched onto Swalwell around 2011 when he was a new city councilor for Dublin, California. She became a bundler for his campaign in addition to other services performed. Swalwell let her place at least one intern in his congressional office; as...
  • Ed Buck Pleads Not Guilty to Four New Felony Charges

    09/04/2020 3:51:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 24 replies
    wehoville.com ^ | 9/4/2020 | staff
    Ed Buck pleaded not guilty today to an updated indictment charging him with multiple felonies, including giving drugs to Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old Black man who overdosed and died at Buck’s West Hollywood apartment after being enticed across state lines for prostitution. A bail reconsideration hearing was set for Sept. 25, at which time defense attorneys are expected to argue that Buck should be released to await trial due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently moving through jails and prisons. Buck, 66, has offered to put up a $400,000 signature bond and submit to electronic monitoring and home confinement, court papers...
  • What would QAnon debates look like in Congress? California offers a clue

    09/03/2020 3:51:26 PM PDT · by MNDude · 9 replies
    Republican state Sen. Shannon Grove tried out a new hashtag on her Twitter account this week: #SaveOurChildren. It was a phrase she hadn’t used before Tuesday, and just a few weeks ago, it would have seemed harmless enough. But these days on social media, #SaveOurChildren has been almost entirely taken over by a movement connected to the baseless and sprawling conspiracy theory known as QAnon. Conspiracy theorists have latched onto the phrase "Save Our Children" and others like it in recent weeks to promote the belief that a government cabal is protecting Satanist pedophiles hidden among society’s elite, with President...
  • OH MY! Democrat Mega-Donor Indicted on Multiple Sex Trafficking Charges (Ed Buck)

    08/09/2020 8:24:25 AM PDT · by bitt · 17 replies
    thedcpatriot ^ | 8/7/2020
    Without a doubt, there are Republicans who are not entirely honest. But what also seems true is that Democrats and their allies far outpace their political opponents in the realm of wrongdoing, especially when it comes to kinky stuff. You may recall the name of Southern California resident Ed Buck, the Democrat mega-donor who has given to Leftists like Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff, and Ted Lieu. In January 2019, authorities in California reopened a criminal probe involving Buck after a second black man was found dead in a West Hollywood apartment owned by Buck in 18 months. UPI reported: Buck,...
  • Grand Jury Charges Ed Buck with Four Additional Felonies, Including that He Enticed Victims to Travel Interstate to Engage in Prostitution

    08/05/2020 5:33:37 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 15 replies
    justice.gov ^ | August 4, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Central District of California
            LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury today returned a superseding indictment charging Edward Buck with four additional felonies, including that he allegedly enticed victims – including a man who died at his West Hollywood apartment after he administered drugs to him – to travel interstate to engage in prostitution.          Buck, 65, was arrested in September 2019 after being charged in United States District Court with providing methamphetamine to a man who died after receiving the drug intravenously. Since that time, federal authorities have continued to investigate Buck for additional crimes.          The four additional counts charged today –...
  • Democratic donor Ed Buck facing new charges for prostitution, fatal drug overdose

    08/04/2020 7:39:48 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 4, 2020 9:20 PM | Vincent Barone
    Disgraced Democratic donor Ed Buck has been charged with four more felonies, including enticing victims to travel interstate for prostitution. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a Los Angeles federal grand jury returned an updated indictment with the additional felony charges, bringing a total of nine counts against Buck, 65, before he is scheduled to head to trial in January. Prosecutors have alleged Buck operated a drug den in his West Hollywood home, where he administered methamphetamine to men against their will during sexual encounters. Among the new charges, prosecutors claim Buck knowingly lured one of his victims, Gemmel Moore,...
  • Schiff: After Trump Is Gone We Will Continue to Investigate and ‘Expose What He Did’

    07/19/2020 11:52:42 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Jul 2020 | Pam Key
    Saturday, during an interview with Jon Lovett on “Crooked Media,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said investigations into President Donald Trump would continue after he leaves office. Schiff said, “After the election, after he’s gone, then I think we have to continue to expose what he did in office because, of course, the administration has stonewalled us in every way it can. They have stonewalled every subpoena, every request for information. There is a lot more evidence of the president’s wrongdoing that is being withheld and will be withheld as long as he is in office.” On...
  • Ed Buck’s Trial Delayed Until January 2021, and a New (Black) Lawyer Joins His Defense Team (Schiffty's big sigh of relief)

    06/08/2020 2:12:17 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Wehoville ^ | 6/04/20
    Ed Buck’s Laurel Avenue apartment apparently is still empty and on the market. But his cell at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles will remain occupied for longer than originally anticipated. That’s because the date of Buck’s trial on two federal charges of providing drugs resulting in death of two black men and three counts of distributing methamphetamine to young black men, once scheduled for Nov. 26, 2019, then moved to Aug. 4 of this year now has been postponed to Jan. 19, 2021. Buck, 65, is a white gay man known for his donations to Democratic...
  • Dem lawmaker feels threatened and unsafe because of gun displayed in Rep. Ed [Ken] Buck’s office, reports him to Sergeant-at-Arms

    03/07/2020 12:31:58 PM PST · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Twitchy ^ | March 7, 2020 | Doug P.
    Your congressional office is not your private home. It is a public space. This behavior is threatening and unacceptable. I feel unsafe with this in my place of work. I have been in contact with the Sergeant at Arms to express my concerns.
  • Impeachment backfire? Schiff opponent launches new ad thanking him for helping Trump

    02/22/2020 2:37:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 22, 2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Eric Early, a Republican vying to oust Rep. Adam Schiff from office, launched his first TV ad Saturday mocking the "limelight"-seeking California Democrat for leading an unsuccessful impeachment crusade. The 30-second spot features several people telling Schiff "thank you." VIDEO, Thank you Adam Early, a Los Angeles attorney running against Schiff for Congress, says Republicans are grateful that Schiff's impeachment backfire has boosted President Trump's likelihood of winning another four years in office. “I thanked Adam Schiff for helping President Trump ultimately get reelected to the presidency," Early, 60, told Fox News. "President Trump’s approval ratings have never been higher...
  • Rumors Swirl – House Republicans have salacious photos of Adam Schiff with druggie donor Ed Buck…

    01/19/2020 3:52:38 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 64 replies
    citizenfreepress.com ^ | 1/19/20 | Kane
    Rumors Swirl – House Republicans have salacious photos of Adam Schiff with druggie donor Ed Buck… House Republicans have some very salacious pictures of Adam Schiff obtained through the FBI raids on Ed Buck’s drug dens in Los Angeles It’s time to release the pictures!
  • Ed Buck hit with another wrongful death civil suit

    01/12/2020 5:06:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/09/20 | Ben Feuerherd
    The family of a man who Democratic donor Ed Buck allegedly killed by supplying him with methamphetamine filed a wrongful death suit in civil court against him, a report said. In the suit, sisters of Timothy Dean claim Buck “forcibly and repeatedly injected Mr. Dean with crystal methamphetamine” against his will, NBC reported. Dean died of a meth overdose in Buck’s West Hollywood home in January 2019. Buck pleaded not guilty in October to federal charges that he caused the overdose deaths of Dean and another man, Gemmel Moore. In their suit, Dean’s family claim Buck has, “a history of...
  • Ed Buck included in Elizabeth Warren's list of Obama-era endorsements; campaign calls it 'mistake'

    12/19/2019 7:13:34 PM PST · by bitt · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 12/19/2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren's campaign raised eyebrows after announcing that Ed Buck, an accused sexual predator and former megadonor for the Democrats, was among hundreds of Obama-era figures who endorsed her candidacy. It was first reported Wednesday by CNN that Warren, D-Mass., was being backed by over 200 campaign aides and administration officials under former President Obama, all of whom signed a letter announcing their support for the progressive candidate in an effort organized by former senior Obama aides Sara El-Amine and Jon Carson. CNN highlighted some names on the list, including former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford and former...
  • Another pervert turns up in Adam Schiff's orbit

    11/14/2019 7:53:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/14/2019 | Monica Showalter
    We all know about Rep. Adam Schiff's gamy ties to pervert and Democratic donor Ed Buck, who's since been busted for his penchant for drugging and sometimes killing not-always-willing young black gay men.  Schiff took at least $2,700 from Buck and posed for a picture with him, too. Buck was a big in the West Hollywood radical gay community and Schiff, while not gay, clearly feels at home with those far-leftists. Now there's another one turning up in Schiff's orbit. According to KABC News of Los Angeles: PACIFIC PALISADES, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Dr. Bruce M. Hensel, a former longtime medical correspondent for KNBC in Los Angeles, was...
  • ADAM SCHIFF Derailed Murder Investigation Of Gemmel Moore’s Death In ED BUCK’s Meth Drug Den

    10/25/2019 2:49:08 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    Cruise Line History ^ | October 11, 2019 | Michael L. Grace
    Ed Buck Democrat gay rights leader and money man, whose West Hollywood meth drug den was the scene of not one, but two overdose deaths of black men is finally locked up.
  • Clinton WhistleBlower: FEDS Investigating Adam Schiff’s Disturbing Behavior at Ed Buck’s Meth & Sex

    10/10/2019 9:57:08 AM PDT · by bitt · 43 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 10/10/2019 | Truepundit
    Embattled Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff is now the target of a federal investigation focused on the Congressman’s more-than-frequent trips to Ed Buck’s ‘drug house,’ according to a Clinton Whistleblower and insider. Buck is a high-profile, millionaire Democratic benefactor who has contributed and bundled large amounts of cash to Democrats including Schiff, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Kamala Harris and the list goes on and on. Buck was arrested last month after a nearly-dead man escaped from Buck’s home after Buck allegedly plied him with meth. Larry Nichols is the consumate DC insider and operator. In fact, Bill Clinton in his biography...
  • California political donor indicted for 2 overdose deaths at his home (Ed Buck)

    10/02/2019 4:11:07 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/02/19 | Zack Budryk
    A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Democratic donor Ed Buck in the deaths of two black men who overdosed in his home in West Hollywood, according to The Associated Press The indictment, issued Wednesday in U.S. District Court, charges Buck with distributing methamphetamine that led to the deaths of Gemmel Moore in 2017 and Timothy Dean in January. Buck is also charged with distributing the drug to three more men, one of whom also overdosed nonfatally. Prosecutors claim Buck deliberately targeted young gay men in the West Hollywood area, taking advantage of homeless people and addicts in particular,...