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  • In hearing on Sussmann case, Durham's team reveals a little of their plan for prosecution

    04/01/2022 10:07:17 AM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    hotair ^ | 3/31/2022 | john sexton
    Michael Sussmann is the Democratic lawyer who is being prosecuted by special counsel John Durham for lying to the FBI. Back in February, Sussmann’s attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the case arguing that even if their client lied about who he was working for when he brought information about Trump and Alfa Bank to the FBI, that lie was an “ancillary matter.” Today, the judge held a pre-trial hearing about the request for dismissal and it sounds as if it didn’t go well for Sussmann. ~ "The bulk of Thursday’s hearing was devoted to a motion by Sussmann’s attorneys...
  • Exposed: White House, DOJ coordinated with National School Boards Association's "domestic terrorist" letter

    11/12/2021 12:48:53 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 8 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 11-12-21 | Karen Townsend
    Internal emails prove that there was coordination between the White House and DOJ before the National School Boards Association (NSBA) released its letter describing parents as “domestic terrorists”. The emails show that the letter was weeks in the making. The letter wasn’t just some spontaneous reaction to some concerned parents heatedly speaking out at school board meetings. The NSBA sent the letter to Biden on September 29. Five days later, on October 4, the DOJ issued a memo directing law enforcement to investigate threats to school boards. The NSBA president, Viola Garcia, sent a memo to NSBA members on October...
  • Clinton Attorney [Elias] Briefed Jake Sullivan on Trump-Russia Conspiracy

    10/02/2021 7:29:42 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 9 replies
    freebeacon ^ | September 30, 2021 | Chuck Ross
    Biden national security adviser pushed collusion claims after they were debunked. An attorney for the Clinton campaign exchanged emails with Biden national security adviser Jake Sullivan regarding a discredited theory of Trump-Russia collusion at the center of an ongoing special counsel investigation, the New York Times reports. Attorney Marc Elias exchanged emails with Sullivan and other Clinton campaign officials on Sept. 15, 2016, regarding a purported link between the computer servers of Donald Trump’s real estate company and the Russian oligarch-owned Alfa Bank, the Times reported. Elias and Michael Sussmann, partners at the firm Perkins Coie, shared the data with...
  • Data withheld from WHO team probing COVID-19 origins in China: Tedros

    03/30/2021 6:26:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 31 Mar 2021
    Data was withheld from World Health Organization investigators who travelled to China to research the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday (Mar 30). The United States, the European Union and other Western countries immediately called for China to give "full access" to independent experts to all data about the original outbreak in late 2019. In its final report, written jointly with Chinese scientists, a WHO-led team that spent four weeks in and around Wuhan in January and February said the virus had probably been transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, and...
  • BREAKING: Rep Mark Meadows Unmasks Two Unidentified Trump-Hating FBI Officials Referred For Invest

    06/20/2018 6:12:57 AM PDT · by bitt · 84 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 6/19/2018 | Christina Laila
    Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows unmasked two of the previously unidentified, anti-Trump, pro-Hillary FBI investigators referred for investigation by the Inspector General. These FBI attorneys do not work in “counterintelligence” as the FBI previously claimed as an excuse to withhold their names from the public. Rep. Mark Meadows unmasked two of the unidentified FBI officials in the IG report. The unnamed FBI officials “Agent 1” and “Agent 5” were involved in the FBI Clinton investigation and were also engaged in a romantic relationship just like fellow FBI lovebirds Strzok and Page. One of the FBI lawyers is Sally Moyer, the...
  • Court Sanctions Star Democrat Election Lawyer for ‘Misleading’ Filings [Marc Elias]

    03/15/2021 5:01:58 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    freebeacon ^ | MARCH 15, 2021 | Kevin Daley
    The Democratic Party's top election lawyer was sanctioned by a federal appeals court Friday for intentionally drawing out a Texas election dispute. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Perkins Coie lawyer Marc Elias "unreasonably and vexatiously" drew out a legal challenge to Texas's ban on straight-ticket voting, which lets a voter cast a ballot for every candidate of a particular party with a single mark. Elias is a longtime Democratic legal hand who represents political entities like the Democratic National Committee and served as chief campaign counsel for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and John Kerry in 2004. Elias...
  • The corruption at the CIA and FBI is past the point of no return

    05/18/2020 8:27:17 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 28 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-17-20 | DrJohn
    Yesterday morning Joe Concha tweeted out an article by Mike Morell, a former Deputy Director of the CIA from 2010-2013. Morell said, in essence,  "the only culprit in the Flynn ‘unmasking’ scandal is the Trump administration." I've never liked Morell. I always found him slimy and less than honest. Others have as well. During the Benghazi episode Morell was thought to be "lacking candor" to coin a phrase. Here is one take: After former acting CIA Director Mike Morell testified to the House Intelligence Committee that he is the one who changed the Benghazi talking points, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)...
  • House Republicans considering criminal referrals against Mueller prosecutors

    02/24/2020 5:36:52 PM PST · by bitt · 45 replies
    justthenews.com ^ | 2/24/2020 | john Solomon
    House Republicans have found evidence that Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team may have misled the courts and Congress and are considering making criminal referrals asking the Justice Department to investigate those prosecutors, a key lawmaker says. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told Just the News that his team has been scouring recent documents released by the FBI, including witness reports known as 302s, and found glaring evidence that contradicts claims the Mueller team made to courts and Congress. "We're now going through these 302s, and we're going to be making criminal referrals...
  • A man in Seattle killed himself thinking that he'd hurt someone in a hit-and-run. A cop's lie 'contributed' to his suicide, police watchdog says

    01/11/2020 8:04:19 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | Fri January 10, 2020 | Nicole Chavez and Konstantin Toropin
    When a man allegedly drove away from the scene of a 2018 fender-bender, a Seattle police officer told one of the man's friends that the crash left a woman in critical condition, a police watchdog says. The woman "might not survive," the officer added, according to a report from the Seattle Police Department's Office of Police Accountability. But the story about the woman's condition was all a trick -- a ruse to flush out the driver, the report said. The OPA says the driver's friends reported that he grew worried in the days after the crash, thinking that someone possibly...
  • Congregant: Plame not member of temple (NM - Valerie lies)

    01/09/2020 9:59:34 AM PST · by CedarDave · 24 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | January 9, 2020 | Mark Oswald
    SANTA FE – A prominent member of Temple Beth Shalom says former CIA operative Valerie Plame, contrary to what she recently told an Israeli journalist, is not a member of the Jewish congregation in Santa Fe. Plame, now a New Mexico congressional candidate, continues to draw criticism for retweeting an anti-Semitic article headlined “Jews are Driving America’s Wars” in 2017. But she said in the recent interview that she’s drawn to her own Jewish heritage and that she has joined Temple Beth Shalom. One of her opponents in the race for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House seat in...
  • Surveillance court accuses FBI agents of giving misleading basis for warrant

    12/17/2019 12:53:52 PM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 101 replies
    The Hll ^ | 12/17/2019 | JOHN KRUZEL
    The secretive federal court that approved the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Tuesday accused FBI agents of creating a misleading impression about their basis for requesting a warrant. "The FBI's handling of the Carter Page applications, as portrayed in the OIG report, was antithetical to the heightened duty of candor described above," Rosemary Collyer, presiding judge with the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, wrote in an order released by the court.
  • Senate intelligence staffer who dated reporter pleads guilty to lying to FBI about leaks

    10/15/2018 4:03:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 15 OCT 2018 | Gregg Re
    A former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee has pleaded guilty to one count of giving a false statement to FBI agents looking into leaks of national security information to several reporters, including one at the New York Times he dated, the Justice Department announced Monday. James A. Wolfe, 58, was in charge of maintaining all classified information coming from the executive branch to the Senate panel. He served as the panel's security director for 29 years. "Did you make a false statement to the FBI?" D.C. district court judge Ketanji B. Jackson asked Wolfe in court on Monday....
  • Lewandowski to CNN's Camerota: I Never Lie Under Oath, Unlike Your Contributors

    09/18/2019 7:52:48 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 51 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    [snip] When Camerota tried to pin Lewandowski down on his truth-telling standard, asking if he only feels the obligation to tell the truth when under oath, he retorted: "Which is clearly more than some of your contributors. As you know, Andy McCabe, who has a criminal referral, who's a CNN contributor, was not accurate under oath. He has a criminal referral for lying to the FBI, for lying to the Inspector General on three separate occasions. But Alisyn, you and your network continue to use him as a contributor, who has been lying under oath! And so, if you're going...
  • BREAKING: Rep Mark Meadows Unmasks Two Unidentified Trump-Hating FBI Officials Referred For Invest

    06/20/2018 6:12:57 AM PDT · by bitt · 16 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 6/19/2018 | Christina Laila
    Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows unmasked two of the previously unidentified, anti-Trump, pro-Hillary FBI investigators referred for investigation by the Inspector General. These FBI attorneys do not work in “counterintelligence” as the FBI previously claimed as an excuse to withhold their names from the public. Rep. Mark Meadows unmasked two of the unidentified FBI officials in the IG report. The unnamed FBI officials “Agent 1” and “Agent 5” were involved in the FBI Clinton investigation and were also engaged in a romantic relationship just like fellow FBI lovebirds Strzok and Page. One of the FBI lawyers is Sally Moyer, the...
  • Eddie Gallagher controversy: Esper fires Navy secretary amid Navy SEAL case, Pentagon says

    11/24/2019 2:48:33 PM PST · by Widget Jr · 134 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 24, 2019 | Andrew O'Reilly, Vandana Rambaran
    Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL who posed for a photo next to an Islamic State terrorist's corpse in Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman said Sunday. “Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper has asked for the resignation of Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer after losing trust and confidence in him regarding his lack of candor over conversations with the White House involving the handling of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher," Department of Defense spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement Sunday. Controversy continued to swirl around whether...
  • BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint...

    11/23/2019 10:03:37 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 23, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint: Tried to Revamp Statement on Oct. 8 After He Was Caught on Oct. 2 A photo of CIA whistleleaker Eric Ciaramella shaking Barack Obama’s hand in the Oval Office was published on a close friend’s wedding site last year. The photo was obtained by the Washington Examiner and it again suggests Eric Ciaramella is a political hack with a partisan Trump-hating agenda. Eric Ciaramella is a 33-year-old CIA officer who was planted inside the White House by ex-CIA chief John Brennan to spy on Trump and...
  • Don Brown: It's time for Trump to clean out corruption in the military justice system

    06/14/2019 9:28:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 14, 2019 | Don Brown
    When I served as a Navy prosecutor in the early 1990s, the military justice system served America well. We stood alongside warfighting commanders to instill good order and discipline, with a goal of victory in combat. If a Marine did not report for duty, we prosecuted him. If a sailor disobeyed a lawful order, a court-martial followed. If a Bo Bergdahl deserted the Army and conspired with the enemy while Americans died looking for him, we would prosecute the hell out of him and then throw away the key. All of this supported a sharp, buffed-up, well-oiled military without extra...
  • Trump orders Navy to rescind medals from lawyers who prosecuted SEAL Eddie Gallagher

    08/01/2019 11:19:00 AM PDT · by Baynative · 120 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/31/2019 | Mark Moore
    ​President Trump said Wednesday that he would order the Navy to rescind medals given to military lawyers who prosecuted a ​former ​Navy SEAL the president supported during his court martial on murder charges. “The Prosecutors who lost the case against SEAL Eddie Gallagher (who I released from solitary confinement so he could fight his case properly), were ridiculously given a Navy Achievement Medal,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “I have directed the Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer & Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson to immediately withdraw and rescind the awards​,” Trump continued.