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  • Fmr AG Holder: Trump ‘Has to Be Held Accountable’ for January 6 Riot

    05/09/2022 5:09:20 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/08/2022 | Trent Baker
    On Sunday, former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder called for former President Donald Trump to “be held accountable” for the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. CBS “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan asked Holder if he thought current Attorney General Merrick Garland was being aggressive enough in prosecuting riot participants and Trump.
  • Where Things Stand With John Durham’s Probe

    04/24/2022 1:51:59 PM PDT · by Phoenix8 · 35 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 4/22/2022 | Svab
    Cases handled by special counsel John Durham have produced a flurry of notable discoveries that shed more light on the sprawling yearslong investigation. Durham so far has three indictments and one guilty plea under his belt, with some indications that there may be more in the pipeline. Durham was tasked around March-May 2019 with reviewing the 2016-2017 FBI investigation of alleged nefarious ties between candidate and later President Donald Trump and Russia. In October 2020, then-Attorney General William Barr appointed Durham a special counsel. In February 2021, Durham resigned his position as a federal prosecutor after 35 years with the...
  • Secret Seizure of James O'Keefe Cloud Email, Abusive DOJ Lawyers and a Vindictive Father President

    03/27/2022 11:53:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | MAR 26, 2022 | J. Christian Adams
    In the Washington D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Va., carjackings have made the news lately. Thieves steal cars at Virginia gas stations and race across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge over the Potomac and into Maryland to relative safety. The Department of Justice doesn’t seem to be doing anything about enforcing the federal laws prohibiting transport of stolen goods across the Virginia-Maryland state line. If the carjacker was named James O’Keefe of Project Veritas, things would be very different. The saga of James O’Keefe’s quite possibly completely legal acquisition of Ashley Biden’s diary, and the resulting DOJ secret seizure of his emails...
  • OUTRAGE: Houston Precinct Only Allows DEMOCRATS to Vote (VIDEO)

    03/03/2022 12:29:05 AM PST · by dalight · 55 replies
    Liberty Now ^ | 03-02-2022 | Liberty Now
    (Right Scoop) – A shocking video has come out of Houston, Texas today where a precinct official turns away voters who are voting Republican, telling them that they are understaffed and only those voting Democrat can vote.
  • WARNING: Barack Obama & Eric Holder's Gerrymandering Group Paying off for Democrats

    02/28/2022 2:06:36 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    RAIR Foundation USA ^ | February 28, 2022 | Renee Nal
    As the GOP seems to think they have the next election in the bag, Obama & Holder – with corrupt attorney Marc Elias – are gaining ground with All On The Line. Through their organization All On The Line (AOTL) (formerly “Obama for America”), former President Barack Obama and his wingman, former Attorney General Eric Holder have aggressively targeted certain key states with strategic litigation wherever they believe Republicans hold an advantage in their electoral maps. A key point is that Obama/Holder are targeting “gerrymandering”, or the redrawing of electoral maps to give an advantage to a certain political party....
  • GOP 'Gerrymandering' is 'Racist' -- 0bama-mandering is Just Politics

    02/24/2022 5:03:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | February 24, 2022 | Larry Elder
    The term "gerrymander" derives from Elbridge Gerry, a Founding Father and vice president who, as governor of Massachusetts, approved an oddly drawn state senate district to benefit his Democratic-Republican Party over the Federalist Party. Both parties do it. Both parties complain when the other party does it to them. Consider recent GOP "gerrymandering" efforts. Former President Barack 0bama accused Republicans of "passing laws designed to prevent American citizens from exercising their right to vote. And drawing congressional maps that drown out the voice of ordinary people." 0bama added: "Rather than argue, based on ideas, they are trying to tilt the...
  • The Surveillance and Political Spying Operations Highlighted by John Durham Today are the Tip of the Iceberg

    02/13/2022 2:37:28 AM PST · by gattaca · 23 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 12, 2022 | Sundance
    Against the latest court filings by John Durham, highlighting the tip of the political surveillance iceberg, I have been asked to re-post the deep dive into the totality of the scale of the iceberg. I will add some of the latest information into the outline to show how it all connects. Barack Obama and Eric Holder did not create a weaponized DOJ and FBI; instead, what they did was take the preexisting system and retool it, so the weapons only targeted one side of the political continuum. Together they recalibrated the domestic surveillance capabilities, the internal spying systems, so that...
  • Republicans Defeated by Eric Holder’s Nationwide ‘Gerrymandering’ Plot: The Plan to Steal The Mid-Term Elections is On

    02/05/2022 10:46:56 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 02/05/2022 | Ryan Kelly
    In the past year, the former Attorney General of former U.S. President Barack Obama, Eric Holder, has developed a gerrymandering strategy in which he aggressively gerrymanders state legislative districts and state congressional districts throughout the nation. The Wall Street Journal reported Holder’s success was a result of his “sue to blue” strategy after Obama was destroyed in the 2010 redistricting cycle. Under the National Democratic Redistricting Committee that Holder was responsible for creating, Holder was reportedly instrumental in reducing the aggressiveness of Republican legislatures by developing a plan under its auspices. According to reports, Holder has aggressively used the court...
  • I watched the FBI become so woke it can’t call out terrorism

    01/19/2022 2:02:27 PM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 18, 2022 | James A. Gagliano
    What happened to the FBI? ... The FBI’s Dallas division’s special agent in charge, Matthew DeSarno, described the gunman to the press as “singularly focused on one issue, and it was not specifically related to the Jewish community.” I don’t blame SAC DeSarno — a former colleague — for this disbelieve-your-lying-eyes assessment. He takes his orders from FBI headquarters. And we exist in woke times. Yes, sometimes investigations take time, and we don’t want to release inaccurate information. Yet this was a ground ball. The White House asserted the FBI’s course correction a day later, allowing that, of course, the...
  • Mexico charges 7 including top officials in ‘Fast and Furious’ guns trafficking scandal

    01/14/2022 9:13:16 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 9, 2022
    The December 2010 murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry exposed the bungled “Fast and Furious” investigation, in which agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allowed criminals to buy guns with the intention of tracking the weapons. But the agency lost most of the guns, including two that were found at the scene of Terry’s death in southern Arizona. The U.S. government has heavily pursued prosecution of the men involved in the killing. Mexico says Mexican drug gangs and former officials also participated in or failed to stop the weapons trafficking. Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office...
  • The DOJ is Told to Review Federal Charges for Kyle Rittenhouse After Jury Found Him ‘Not Guilty’ on All Counts

    11/19/2021 3:56:07 PM PST · by · 109 replies ^ | November 19, 2021 | Kyle Becker
    The persecution of Kyle Rittenhouse continues. Even after a jury of his peers found the 18-year-old “not guilty” on all five counts in his high profile case, Democrat leaders are calling on the Department of Justice to intervene in the Rittenhouse case on “civil rights” grounds. House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler called on the DOJ to review the Kyle Rittenhouse case for possible federal charges. This heartbreaking verdict is a miscarriage of justice and sets a dangerous precedent which justifies federal review by DOJ. Justice cannot tolerate armed persons crossing state lines looking for trouble while people engage...
  • Holder says he's 'concerned' penalties for some Jan. 6 defendants not high enough

    11/04/2021 9:12:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/04/2021 | Joseph Choi
    Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday he is "concerned" that some of the sentences being brought against defendants in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection are not high enough. While speaking with Wolf Blitzer at CNN's Citizen Conference, Holder was asked if he believed federal authorities are being aggressive enough towards the rioters. "I do think that the Department of Justice is doing a good job. This is a resource-intense issue. You know, I guess there have been I guess 400 people or so charged at this point, potentially more," Holder said. "Anybody who participated in that coup attempt on...
  • Will judge in Sussmann case consider recusal after wife represented Lisa Page?

    09/23/2021 11:32:56 AM PDT · by bitt · 22 replies ^ | 9/23/2021 | fred lucas
    U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper has previously said he knew Sussmann in the 1990s The judge in the case of recently indicted Democratic lawyer Michael Sussmann is married to the lawyer who represented a disgraced former FBI official that worked on the Donald Trump-Russia probe that Sussmann played some role in advancing. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper of the District of Columbia, who is presiding over the Sussmann case, is married to lawyer Amy Jeffress, who represented FBI lawyer Lisa Page in a civil case. Cooper, an Obama-appointee, and Jeffress, a former top aide to Attorney General Eric Holder, are...
  • Holder encourages Democrats to protest in the streets, get arrested for voting rights

    08/13/2021 10:33:56 PM PDT · by blueplum · 53 replies
    Fox ^ | 13 Aug 2021 | Andrew Mark Miller
    'Power cedes nothing without a demand,' Holder said Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Democrats to protest in favor of voting rights by taking to the streets and getting arrested. "Power cedes nothing without a demand," Holder told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Thursday night. "We too often underestimate the power that we have as regular American citizens by marching, by protesting, by raising our voices... ...The former attorney general compared the current Democratic push to fight laws aimed at strengthening election integrity to the fight against "American apartheid" in the 1950s. "If you asked people in the 1950s, ‘do...
  • Liberal Group Funded by Swiss Billionaire Spends Big to Attack ‘Billionaires Buying Our Elections’ [ Hansjörg Wyss and Eric Holder ]

    06/10/2021 6:45:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 10, 2021 | Matthew Foldi
    A liberal redistricting group funded largely through secretive donations by a Swiss billionaire is hitting the airwaves with a well-funded ad campaign attacking the "billionaires buying our elections." The new ad from the National Redistricting Action Fund, a partisan lobbying group helmed by former attorney general Eric Holder, goes after the power billionaires wield through anonymous "dark money" contributions. Unmentioned is the at least $3 million funneled anonymously to the National Redistricting Action Fund in recent years by Hansjörg Wyss, a foreign billionaire who has quietly emerged as a liberal megadonor in the United States. Wyss's dark money contributions made...
  • Just Who Made Obama's Birth Certificate an Issue?

    05/28/2021 4:48:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 128 replies
    American ^ | May 28, 2021 | Jack Cashill
    In his controversial new book on the 2020 election, Battle For The Soul: Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Donald Trump. Edward-Isaac Dovere repeats a canard that has become something of a staple of Democratic mythology. According to Dovere, in November 2020, then-president Barack Obama had a hard time making sense out of Hillary Clinton's loss "to a man he thought of as a moronic carnival barker." Dovere traced Obama's grudge against Donald Trump to the birth certificate issue. Obama, writes Dovere, "would never forgive [Trump] for turning a fringe obsession with his birth certificate into an issue he'd had...
  • Biden moving to improve legal services for poor, minorities

    05/18/2021 5:15:54 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 18, 2021 | By KAT STAFFORD
    DETROIT - President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Tuesday to ensure minorities, low-income Americans and others have better access to quality legal representation after services dwindled during the Trump administration. Biden will sign a memorandum directing the Department of Justice to restore key functions of the shuttered Access to Justice Office and to reestablish the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable. The plans are laid out in a presidential memo first shared with The Associated Press. The pandemic “has further exposed and exacerbated inequities in our justice system” as legal services were curtailed, Biden wrote. He added that...
  • Swiss Billionaire Gave Millions to Eric Holder’s Partisan Gerrymandering Group

    05/07/2021 7:17:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 6, 2021 | Hayden Ludwig •
    A liberal Swiss billionaire known for meddling in U.S. elections has funneled millions of dollars to former attorney general Eric Holder's effort to redraw electoral maps in favor of Democrats, newly obtained documents reveal. The Berger Action Fund, the advocacy arm of Swiss megadonor Hansjörg Wyss's Wyss Foundation, passed $3 million to the National Redistricting Action Fund (NRAF) between 2018 and 2020. The NRAF is the 501(c)(4) lobbying arm of Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a self-described "centralized hub for executing a comprehensive redistricting strategy" to give Democrats an edge in congressional races. Holder, who chairs the National Democratic Redistricting...
  • Pelosi, Who Claims to Oppose Gerrymandering, Funnels $300,000 to [Eric Holder's] Democratic Gerrymandering Group

    02/22/2021 1:52:07 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 10 replies
    freebeacon ^ | FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | Joe Schoffstall
    After calling for an end to partisan gerrymandering, House speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) quietly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to former attorney general Eric Holder's effort to redraw electoral maps in favor of Democrats, filings show. Pelosi's leadership PAC, PAC to the Future, pushed $300,000 to Holder's National Democratic Redistricting Committee late last year. In 2019, Pelosi said partisan gerrymandering efforts "compromise the integrity of our democracy." Holder’s group is gearing up for a once-a-decade redistricting process that significantly influences which party controls Congress. It will serve as a data and legal hub and as a go-between for...
  • Eric Holder Urges Democrats to Pack Supreme Court, Says Federal Courts Are Stacked with Ideologues “Who Reach Rulings Based on Stunted Mindsets”

    01/27/2021 12:00:34 PM PST · by bitt · 47 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/27/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Former Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at a Brookings Institute forum on court reform on Monday. Holder urged Democrats to pack the Supreme Court during his presentation. Holder, a far left Obama appointee, told the audience the federal courts are packed with ideologues “who consistently reach rulings based on their stunted mindsets.” By this, he means conservative judges who follow the US Constitution. reported: Former Attorney General Eric Holder urged Democrats on Monday to pack the Supreme Court in response to what he called a crisis of “legitimacy” brought about by the appointment of a conservative majority. Packing the...