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  • Nadler calls for slashing AG budget in latest swipe at Barr

    06/02/2020 1:35:55 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 02 2020 | Brooke Singman
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday called to cut Attorney General Bill Barr’s budget, citing what his office called “continued defiance of Congress and improper politicization” of the Justice Department. Nadler, D-N.Y., said the Judiciary Committee would “take steps to protect the integrity” of the DOJ, including introducing legislation that would slash the budget of Barr’s “personal office at DOJ by $50 million.” Nadler said the committee would soon hear testimony from DOJ whistleblowers and former DOJ officials, who he said “are prepared to describe specific incidents of misconduct, as well as the unprecedented politicization” of the DOJ...
  • Jerry Nadler in 2004: ‘Paper ballots are extremely susceptible to fraud’

    05/27/2020 11:37:28 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 26, 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    If President Trump is seeking a high-ranking Democrat to side with him against mail-in electionballots – in a bid to build bipartisan opposition to the idea in Congress -- he could try contacting U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler. Although Nadler, as chairman of the House JudiciaryCommittee, helped lead the impeachment fight against Trump last year, a C-SPAN video clip from 2004 shows the New Yorker speaking out strongly against paper-based ballots during a Capitol Hill hearing. At the hearing -- in which lawmakers examined perceived voting problems in an Ohio election -- a member of the public spoke in support of paper ballots, later citing research by the...
  • Judge Fishing for Reason to Punish Flynn [semi-satire]

    05/17/2020 10:32:36 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 May 2020 | John Semmens
    Attorney General William Barr's decision to drop the "lying to the FBI" charges against Gen. Michael Flynn has infuriated Judge Emmett Sullivan. The Judge is now soliciting ideas from anyone who wants to suggest an alternate charge for which the General can be punished. Former Judge John Gleeson suggested that "Flynn should be charged with perjury for falsely pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. There is no evidence that Flynn committed any crime. Consequently, his admission of guilt is clearly perjury. Judge Sullivan should find him guilty of perjury and sentence him to prison." House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold...
  • Jerry Nadler: We're Investigating Trump and Barr for ‘Subverting Justice'

    05/14/2020 8:06:59 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 56 replies
    NN ^ | 05-14-20 | Jack Murphy
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) declared his committee would be holding discussions with prosecutors about President Donald Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr “subverting justice.”Wednesday on MSNBC, Nadler was asked about his thoughts on the release of Paul Manafort from prison.
  • AG Barr may face subpoena from House judiciary panel over Flynn case, Nadler says

    05/13/2020 11:33:48 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 13 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    U.S. Attorney General William Barr is expected to testify next month before the House Judiciary Committee regarding the Justice Department’s recent decision to drop the Michael Flynn case, the panel’s chairman said Wednesday. The Democrat-led panel will issue a subpoena, if necessary, if Barr chooses not to cooperate, Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said during a television interview. “Now that the District of Columbia has extended the stay-at-home order until June 8, we expect to see Barr in front of our committee on June 9, the very next day,” Nadler told MSNBC.
  • Top Democrat demands 'immediate explanation' from Barr after Flynn case dropped

    05/07/2020 1:44:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 128 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 7, 2020 | John Kruzel
    The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee demanded answers from Attorney General William Barr over the Justice Department’s decision to drop criminal charges against President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said the “outrageous” move called for an “immediate explanation.” He added the House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs, would summon Barr to the Capitol as soon as possible, after a March hearing with the attorney general was postponed due to the pandemic. “Rest assured, we are going to reschedule that hearing, ASAP, and demand answers!” Nadler said on Twitter. The Department of Justice...
  • Schiff protects intel 'status quo' power by sinking wide-reaching FISA reform: Source

    03/15/2020 4:39:55 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Updated: 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020 | Jeff Mordock
    Attempts to rein in the government’s ability to spy on Americans fell flat after Rep. Adam B. Schiff intervened to protect the types of powers that the FBI used to go after the Trump campaign in 2016. Mr. Schiff, California Democrat and chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, ran roughshod over House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, New York Democrat, whose panel had control over the battle to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, said advocates on both sides of the aisle. The power struggle created an awkward moment in which Mr. Nadler canceled the markup of...
  • Pelosi rejects calls to shutter Capitol: 'We're the captains of this ship'

    03/10/2020 10:47:48 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 10, 2020 | Scott Wong, Mike Lillis
    With the Capitol consumed by anxiety over the coronavirus, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) rose in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday and told his Democratic colleagues they should leave Washington and return home to their districts, where they would be safer. Speaker Nancy Pelosi immediately quashed the idea, according to multiple sources in the room. “We are the captains of the ship. We are the last to leave,” she told her caucus, borrowing a line uttered moments earlier by Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.), a Navy veteran. The California Democrat and her leadership team have been feeling pressure from Nadler and...
  • Top Democrats demand answers on DHS plans to deploy elite agents to sanctuary cities

    02/18/2020 5:47:14 PM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/18/20 | Cristina Marcos
    Top Democrats on the House Judiciary and Homeland Security committees are demanding documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding plans to send elite law enforcement units typically assigned to the southern border to take part in arrest operations in sanctuary cities across the country. In a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Monday, the Democratic lawmakers demanded a "full briefing" within a week as well as documents by March 2 listing details such as the cities where the specially trained officers are expected to be deployed and the duration of their assignment. "The committees have...
  • Wait, Does Trump Want A Quid Pro Quo With … New York?

    02/14/2020 8:09:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/14/2020 | AllahPundit
    I saw this tweet the instant it was posted and laughed at how it reminds me of the famous July 25th call between Trump and Zelensky. He doesn’t explicitly say, “If you want this public benefit from me, I need a personal benefit from you,” but by linking the two in the same communication it’s clear in context what he’s proposing. I’m seeing Governor Cuomo today at The White House. He must understand that National Security far exceeds politics. New York must stop all of its unnecessary lawsuits & harrassment, start cleaning itself up, and lowering taxes. Build relationships,...
  • Tensions flare at House session as Dems take aim at Trump travel ban

    02/12/2020 12:44:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12, 2020 | Marisa Schultz
    Democrats took the first step to repeal President Trump’s expanding travel bans Wednesday at a House Judiciary Committee session that devolved into a debate on whether the restrictions amount to a Muslim ban and whether it’s OK to call Trump “occasionally honest.” In a sometimes-testy committee markup, Democrats passed the “No Ban Act” to repeal Trump’s bans that apply to foreign nationals from seven countries – with an additional six countries on deck later this month. While the measure is unlikely to advance in the GOP-controlled Senate, Democrats panned the restrictions as a cruel Muslim ban that has torn thousands...
  • Nadler’s panic letter to Barr demands to know why DOJ is looking at Giuliani’s Biden-Ukraine info

    02/11/2020 5:55:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 2/11/20 | Victor Rantala
    It’s as if the barnyard animals sense the wolf pack circling and approaching ever closer. The latest screeching and squealing noises heard from the corralled Democrats in D.C. are coming from House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler who sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr expressing “serious concern” about the Department of Justice (DOJ) receiving Biden-Ukraine information from Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani “outside of normal channels.” Nadler’s four-page letter charged that the process by which the DOJ has accepted info from Giuliani “would seem to be a significant departure from traditional channels,” and he demanded answers regarding the DOJ’s new...
  • Nadler demands answers from Barr on 'new channel' for receiving Ukraine info from Giuliani

    02/10/2020 7:42:16 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 76 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 10 2020 | Justin Wise
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) is demanding answers from Attorney General William Barr about a Justice Department "intake process" that will review information on Ukraine from President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani. In a letter sent to the attorney general, Nadler called on Barr to provide a "complete explanation" regarding his decision to sidestep standard practice and set up another channel for information coming out of Ukraine. He asked the attorney general to answer 11 questions related to the arrangement by Feb. 25. "As you know, the Department has formal, established channels by which to receive information and begin...
  • New Poll: Impeachment Failed, Trump is Stronger and Democrats Should Move on to Other Issues

    02/10/2020 1:10:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 10, 2020 | Katie Pavlich
    Despite President Trump's acquittal on two articles of impeach,ment in the Senate last week, democrat impeachment managers seem determined to keep their pursuit of the issue alive.   CNN Politics ✔@CNNPolitics     Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, says the House will "likely" subpoena John Bolton: "When you have a lawless president ... you have to protect the Constitution, whatever the political consequences"    968 10:50 AM - Feb 5, 2020       NPR ✔@NPR     The president's impeachment trial likely will end in acquittal today, but Democrats' investigations won't: House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler...
  • Impeachment Managers Hold Group Therapy Session on CNN

    02/08/2020 3:24:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Source: CNN/Screenshot The defeated House impeachment managers held a group therapy session on CNN to vent their frustrations about the Senate finding the president not guilty on the two articles of impeachment against him. The managers shouldn't feel too bad though. Nothingburgers are extremely difficult to prove. All the managers seemed to be in agreement that the president was "not exonerated" by the Senate. In the president's defense, it's hard to exonerate someone of a crime when there was never any specific crime being alleged. The managers also lamented the fact that additional evidence and witnesses – but not...
  • Nadler Threatens To Subpoena Bolton After Trump Impeachment Acquittal

    02/05/2020 12:33:38 PM PST · by jhastey · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 4th, 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., warned Wednesday that investigations into President Trump's dealings with Ukraine may not end after the Senate's afternoon vote in the impeachment trial, and that he may issue a subpoena for former national security adviser John Bolton. Bolton, who was said to have referred to dealings between the Trump administration and Ukraine as a "drug deal," received a request from House Democrats to testify during the impeachment inquiry. After the White House instructed him not to cooperate, however, House Democrats opted not to issue a subpoena and said the president's instruction -- based...
  • Corruption Coverup – Nadler Schedules FBI Oversight Hearing With Chris Wray on Same Day as Impeachment Vote…

    02/04/2020 12:13:25 PM PST · by Zenyatta · 25 replies
    Conservative Tree House ^ | 2/4/2020 | sundance
    Good grief, could House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler be any more transparent with his intentions here? Knowing all eyes will be on the Senate impeachment vote at 4:00pm on the same day, Democrat Chairman Nadler schedules the House oversight hearing on FBI (FISA Misconduct) for 10:00am Wednesday, February 5th, to bury it.
  • Schiff: If Trump Isn’t Removed He ‘Could Offer Alaska to the Russians in Exchange for Support in the Next Election’

    02/03/2020 4:49:38 PM PST · by dontreadthis · 170 replies
    grabien.com ^ | 2/3/20
    SCHIFF: "But this has become the President's defense. And yet, this defense proved indefensible. If abuse of power is not impeachable, even though it is clear the Founders considered it the highest of all high crimes and misdemeanors, but if it were not impeachable, then a whole range of utterly unacceptable conduct and the president would now be beyond reach. Trump could offer Alaska to the Russians in exchange for support in the next election or decide to move to Mar-a-Lago permanently and let Jared Kushner run the country, delegating to him the decision whether to go to war. Because...
  • [VIDEO (19:53)]: Impeachment Booby Trap Backfires [Well worth watching].

    02/03/2020 1:52:55 PM PST · by Maceman · 45 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/3/2020 | Millennial Millie
    This impeachment charade has blown-up in the Democrat and Neocon faces, but it doesn’t end there. Why has Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff and a significant number of California’s representatives spearheaded this sham impeachment of President Trump? Are they using this process to fish for information about other possible indictments sealed in other matters? Something has the Democrat leadership and neocons scared. LINK
  • Senate, Do not Acquit! Instead, Render Null & Void Ab Initio As Defective Impeachment!

    02/03/2020 11:14:45 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/03/20 | Andrew Benjamin
    Let's not give Nancy Pelosi and her obviously filled-with-hate, malicious and malevolent band of America-and-constitution-hating thugs the last word Two principles in law nullify, make voidable, and void, a defective and unconstitutional impeachment. As if it never happened! * Ab Initio - ” translates as “from the beginning.” (Initio is a form of the noun initium, meaning “beginning,” which gave rise to such English words as initial, initiate, and initiative.) Ab initio...is also used as an adjective meaning “starting from or based on first principles”...