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  • Russia's War Against Evangelicals

    04/20/2024 8:00:21 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 73 replies
    Time ^ | 4/20/24 | Peter Pomerantsev
    After they beat Azat Azatyan so bad blood came out of his ears; after they sent electric shocks up his genitals; after they wacked him with pipes and truncheons, the Russians began to interrogate him about his faith. “When did you become a Baptist? When did you become an American spy?” Azat tried to explain that in Ukraine there was freedom of religion, you could just choose your faith. But his torturers saw the world the same way as their predecessors at the KGB did: an American church is just a front for the American state. Azat was dragged back...
  • Lawfare Against Trump – The Fine line Between Ignorance and Idiocy

    04/20/2024 9:08:09 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 3 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | April 20, 2024 | Michael Bresciani
    Most of the time it is too hard to see the line between ignorance and idiocy, but then most of the time no one is looking for it. What would we see if we began to look for the subtle difference? It will take you by surprise. A perfect example of late, is the idea of a New York judge who thinks he can hold Donald Trump back from attending his son’s graduation ceremony.
  • Excused Juror Reveals Selection Process For Trump’s 'Hush-Money' Trial: 'All Have Prior Opinions'

    04/17/2024 8:13:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/17/2024 | Jack Phillips
    A juror who was excused from serving on the Manhattan trial of former President Donald Trump provided details about the questions potential jurors were asked.Kara McGee told media outlets outside the courtroom on Tuesday that she was dismissed but said she believes she could be impartial, adding still that it would be “very difficult for anyone really in this country to not come to this without prior opinions.”“We all have prior opinions on the defendant, unless you’ve been living in a cardbox,” she said, adding that she was excused because of her job in the cybersecurity sector.Regarding her personal feelings...
  • ‘Rather Despicable’: John Eastman Speaks Out After Bank Of America, USAA Shut Down His Accounts

    04/17/2024 3:10:25 AM PDT · by joesbucks · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Reagan Reese
    John Eastman, once an attorney for former President Donald Trump, was de-banked twice in the span of several months by two prominent financial institutions, Bank of America and USAA, he told the Daily Caller. His accounts were closed as he faced substantial backlash for his work advising Trump around the time of the 2020 election.
  • BREAKING: Manhattan DA’s Office Asks Court to Impose $1,000 Sanctions For Each of Trump’s Social Media Posts for ‘Violating Gag Order’ – Threatens Jail Time

    04/15/2024 10:58:50 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 35 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 15, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    Alvin Bragg’s office is now asking the court to impose sanctions and threatened Trump with jail time. Per MSNBC: Manhattan DA’s office asks court to impose a $1k sanction for each of 3 prior posts, order him to take them down, and warn him that further violations will result in jail time. DA notes a 9:12 am post today, potentially made inside the courthouse, also violates the order. Judge Merchan said he will sign the order to show case that sets forth a briefing schedule.
  • 18 U.S. Code § 595 - Interference by administrative employees of Federal, State, or Territorial Governments

    04/15/2024 2:05:47 PM PDT · by Lockbox · 22 replies
    Cornell Law ^ | JUNE 25, 1948 | US Government School
    Whoever, being a person employed in any administrative position by the United States, or by any department or agency thereof, or by the District of Columbia or any agency or instrumentality thereof, or by any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States, or any political subdivision, municipality, or agency thereof, or agency of such political subdivision or municipality (including any corporation owned or controlled by any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States or by any such political subdivision, municipality, or agency), in connection with any activity which is financed in whole or in part by loans or...
  • The Supreme Court Can Right an Egregious Wrong in Jan 6 Cases. Will It?

    04/15/2024 6:14:57 AM PDT · by CFW · 16 replies
    DeClassified live ^ | 4/14/24 | Julie Kelly
    In July 2023, Joshua Youngerman was arrested in California on five misdemeanors for his participation in the events of January 6. According to charging documents, Youngerman entered the Capitol at 2:37 p.m.—20 minutes after the House went into recess amid the escalating chaos—through an open door as Capitol Police stood by. He exited through the same door two minutes later. But just last week, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Matthew Graves added another charge to Youngerman’s case: 18 U.S.C. § 1512(c)(2), obstruction of an official proceeding. Youngerman is one of more than 330 J6ers charged with the evidence-destroying...
  • FIREWORKS! Trump Blasts Judge Overseeing Stormy Daniels ‘Hush Money’ Lawfare Case on Eve of Trial

    04/14/2024 4:10:16 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 46 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 14, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    President Trump on Sunday blasted the far-left judge overseeing the Stormy Daniels ‘hush money’ trial which is set to begin on Monday. Recall that Trump’s lawyers asked for a 90-day delay so they can pour over the thousands of pages of discovery, but the judge denied their request. Trump went off on Judge Merchan for giving his lawyers a short period of time to read through the hundreds of thousands of pages of documents that Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg illegally hid. “Judge Juan Merchan, perhaps the most highly conflicted Judge in New York State history, only gave us a short...
  • FBI Interrogated Trump’s Valet Driver without Trump’s Knowledge – And Turned Ambush Interview Into Perjury Trap: Court Docs

    04/12/2024 7:01:24 PM PDT · by bitt · 48 replies
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/ ^ | 4/12/2024 | CRISTINA LAILA
    Judge Aileen Cannon ordered the public release of the FBI’s interview of Trump’s valet driver Walt Nauta. Walt Nauta is a former White House employee and Navy veteran who worked valet for Trump and served as a personal staffer at Mar-a-Lago. According to the transcript of the May 2022 interview, the FBI interrogated Trump’s aide Walt Nauta – without Trump’s knowledge. The FBI agents approached Walt Nauta and asked for a voluntary interview under the guise of national security interest (similar to the General Flynn ambush). “On May 26, 2022, NAUTA participated in a voluntary interview with the FBI. During...
  • Former Trump executive Allen Weisselberg sentenced to five months in jail for perjury

    04/10/2024 6:58:40 AM PDT · by Tell It Right · 14 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/10/2024 | Kevin Breuninger
    The perjury charges were brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, who is prosecuting Trump on charges of falsifying business records as part of a hush money scheme. . . . Weisselberg falsely testified that he was unfocused on the details of Trump’s triplex apartment, which was valued at almost three times its actual size on Trump’s financial statements.
  • The Comedy of Justice: Jack Smith's J6 Case Against Trump Reaches New Heights of Absurdity

    04/09/2024 9:05:14 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 23 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-09-24 | Julie Kelly
    Thread by Julie KellyJust when you thought Jack Smith's J6 case against Donald Trump couldn't get any more laughable--it just did. In one week, SCOTUS will hear arguments on DOJ's (ab)use of 1512c2, post Enron document shredding "obstruction of an official proceeding" statute passed in 2002. My longtime followers know I've covered this issue for 3+ years. More than 330 J6ers and Trump have been charged with this felony obstruction count--now SCOTUS has a chance to right an horrific wrong that has destroyed (and ended) lives as this ruthless DOJ intentionally misinterprets the law to criminalize political dissent. DOJ's use...
  • Trump just violated the gag order and dares the corrupt activist hack judge to put him in jail.

    04/08/2024 5:04:12 AM PDT · by airdalecheif · 7 replies
    wltreport.com ^ | 4/7/24 | Noah
    Former President Donald Trump has challenged Judge Juan Merchan over an expanded gag order that now includes his daughter, Loren. Trump has expressed his willingness to go to jail for violating the gag order, comparing his situation to that of Nelson Mandela and stating it would be a ‘great honor’ and a sacrifice for a worthy cause.
  • Surprise! The IRS Lied About Who Those 80,000 New Agents Would Target

    04/06/2024 7:02:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/06/2024 | Rick Moran
    "Never trust a man who lays his hand on his heart when he assures you of anything," goes the old axiom. That's why I never trust a Democrat who makes any promise ever about a federal agency or program. Take Medicare. In 1966 when Medicare began, it cost $3 billion. The House Ways and Means Committee estimated that Medicare would cost about $12 billion by 1990. Instead, it cost $107 billion and today costs the government close to a trillion dollars.So when Joe Biden and the Democrats assured Americans and Republicans in Congress that the $80 billion the president wanted...
  • Donald Trumped: Three legal losses the former president was handed this week

    04/06/2024 8:15:40 AM PDT · by thegagline · 30 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 04/06/2024 | Misty Severi
    Former President Donald Trump lost three major legal challenges in the past week, including his efforts to dismiss a racketeering case on First Amendment grounds. Here is a look at the rulings in three separate cases this week in Georgia, Florida, and New York. New York judge denies Trump’s attempt to delay hush money trialNew York Judge Juan Merchan denied the former president’s attempt to delay his criminal hush money trial on Wednesday, after Trump claimed he was protected under presidential immunity. Merchan said that Trump had plenty of opportunity before March to claim presidential immunity in the case. Trump...
  • Donald Trump Forced to Reveal His Finances to Save His Properties

    04/03/2024 2:27:10 PM PDT · by thegagline · 148 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 04/03/2024 | Jon Jackson
    Documents for Donald Trump's $175 million bond in his New York civil fraud case were rejected by a court because a current financial statement was not included. On Wednesday, a message on the New York State Supreme Court's electronic filing system showed Trump's "Bond/Undertaking" had been "returned for correction."New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron ruled in February against Trump; his two eldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump; and others associated with the Trump Organization. They were accused in a lawsuit from New York Attorney General Letitia James of inflating the former president's net worth and the...
  • PEAK CORRUPTION: Jesse Watters Reveals the Multi-Million Dollar Perks Going to Judge Merchan’s Family for Taking Trump to Court in Bogus Hush Money Case (VIDEO)

    04/03/2024 9:59:22 AM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 4/3/2024 | ji8m hoft
    Jesse Watters ran a devastating segment last night on radical Judge Juan Merchan who silenced President Donald Trump from talking about his family’s financial ties to the current junk case he is presiding over against Donald Trump in New York City. Judge Merchan should be impeached for this lawlessness. This is peak corruption and cannot stand. Jesse Watters: Judge Juan Merchan, who is presiding over Trump’s so-called hush money case in New York, slapped an even bigger gag order on the former President last night. Trump is banned from talking about the judge’s family. Why? Because the judge’s family was...
  • BREAKING: Far-Left Judge Juan Merchan EXPANDS Trump Gag Order to Bar Him From Criticizing His Daughter – A Far-Left Political Operative

    04/01/2024 8:26:30 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 55 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | April 1, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    Far-left NY judge Juan Merchan Monday night expanded Trump’s gag order and barred the former president from criticizing his family members. Last week Judge Merchan hit Trump with a gag order. Merchan ordered Trump to refrain from making any public statements about witnesses and jurors in the Stormy Daniels case. Alvin Bragg accused Trump of violating the gag order when he criticized Merchan’s daughter even though she isn’t a witness or a juror. President Trump last Wednesday said the daughter of the far-left judge who just hit him with a gag order in the Stormy Daniels ‘hush payment’ case posted...
  • Trump secures $175 million bond in New York civil fraud case

    04/01/2024 6:01:35 PM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 9 replies
    Former President Donald Trump and his co-defendants have secured a $175 million bond in their New York civil fraud case, according to a court filing.Trump secured the bond through Knight Specialty Insurance Company.
  • Greg Kelly reveals the 'holy grail' of fake information against Trump

    03/29/2024 8:51:06 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Greg Kelly
    On Friday's episode of "Greg Kelly Reports" Greg explained how America's values have declined, talked about former President Donald Trump's civil fraud case in New York, discussed media outlets lying on Donald Trump
  • Biased Federal Judge Handling January 6 Cases Goes on CNN to Rip Trump in Unprecedented TV Interview (VIDEO)

    03/29/2024 12:47:42 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 41 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 29, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    In an appalling violation of the code of ethics, US District Judge Reggie Walton went on CNN to speak publicly about pending legal matters. Judge Walton, a Bush appointee, spoke with CNN’s Kaitlan Collins Thursday evening about threats he has received after he called Trump a “charlatan” and rendered excessive punishment to J6 defendants. “I’ve had more threats than what used to be the case,” the judge said referring to a January 6 case he oversaw. Even Kaitlan Collins conceded that it is “rare that we get to hear from a sitting federal judge." “I’m wondering, what made you speak...