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  • Arizona Prosecutor Refuses to Extradite Suspected Killer to NY: Doesn't Trust Alvin Bragg to Prosecute

    02/21/2024 9:27:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/21/2024 | Ward Clark
    Day by day, it seems like the divisions in our country get more and more stark. In another example of the growing differences in red vs. blue regions, Maricopa County Attorney General Rachel Mitchell is refusing to extradite a suspected murderer to New York, stating that she does not trust Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg to prosecute the accused killer.At a Wednesday press briefing, Maricopa County Attorney General Rachel Mitchell said she would not release 26-year-old Raad Almansoori to authorities in New York City, saying it is safer for the general public to keep him locked up in Arizona rather...
  • Gov. Kathy Hochul lets the cat out of the bag about how politicized New York's prosecution of Trump was

    02/19/2024 2:50:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/19/2024 | Monica Showalter
    Following the monstrous $355 million fine leveled against President Trump and his associates for a victimless claim of inflating assets in New York City, New York's governor, Kathy Hochul, assured concerned investors that they have "nothing to worry about."According to The Hill: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) addressed New York business owners in a new interview and told them there was “nothing to worry about” after former President Trump was hit with a $355 million fine and a ban on conducting business in New York for three years.Hochul joined John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on WABC 770 AM,...
  • Colorado Lawyer Flails As Clarence Thomas Calmly Destroys His Trump Disqualification Argument

    02/08/2024 11:08:47 AM PST · by CFW · 73 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 2/8/24 | BY: SHAWN FLEETWOOD
    By merely asking for examples, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas calmly destroyed respondents’ argument for disqualifying former President Donald Trump from Colorado’s 2024 presidential primary ballot. The moment came on Thursday morning, during oral arguments on Trump’s appeal to overturn the Colorado Supreme Court’s Dec. 19 decision to keep him off the Centennial State’s 2024 primary ballot. Colorado’s highest court claimed in its ruling that the former president can be “disqualified” from holding office under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which stipulates that “[n]o person” who has previously sworn an oath as an officer of the United States...
  • SUPREME Court: Trump must respond to special counsel’s presidential immunity petition BEFORE Christmas!

    12/11/2023 6:53:05 PM PST · by AnthonySoprano · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/11/2023 | Bradford Betz
    The Supreme Court has indicated it will expedite consideration of a petition by special counsel Jack Smith on whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he plotted to overturn the 2020 election results. The Court has asked Trump’s lawyers to respond to the special counsel's motion by next Wednesday, December 20
  • Special counsel asks Supreme Court to rule on Trump’s immunity in Jan. 6 case

    12/11/2023 12:09:48 PM PST · by thegagline · 62 replies
    DNYUZ ^ | 12/11/2023 | Staff
    Special counsel Jack Smith’s team has asked the Supreme Court to step in and decide the issue of presidential immunity regarding former President Donald Trump’s federal election interference charges. Smith is asking the court to immediately resolve the issue, to prevent any delay of the March 4 trial date. “Respondent’s appeal of the ruling rejecting his immunity and related claims, however, suspends the trial of the charges against him, scheduled to begin on March 4, 2024,” the special counsel wrote in a filing Monday. “It is of imperative public importance that respondent’s claims of immunity be resolved by this Court...
  • Trump Indictments Haven’t Sunk His Campaign, but a Conviction Might

    11/07/2023 8:02:19 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 64 replies
    DNYUZ via NY Times ^ | 6 Nove 2023 | Jonathan Swan, Ruth Igielnik and Maggie Haberman
    For Donald J. Trump, a new set of New York Times/Siena College polls captures a stunning, seemingly contradictory picture. His 91 felony charges in four different jurisdictions have not significantly hurt him among voters in battleground states. Yet he remains weaker than at least one of his Republican rivals, and if he’s convicted and sentenced in any of his cases, some voters appear ready to turn on him — to the point where he could lose the 2024 election. Snip---------------- If the former president is convicted and sentenced — as many of his allies expect him to be in the...
  • Campaign Seeking Recall of Alameda County DA Pamela Price Set to Gather Signatures

    10/04/2023 2:01:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | SEPTEMBER 28, 2023
    Organizers of a campaign to recall Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price are preparing to gather signatures after their petition received approval from election officials. "Save Alameda For Everyone" or S.A.F.E., announced Thursday that their petition was approved by the Alameda County Registrar of Voters. The group said it has 160 days to gather 73,195 valid signatures from Alameda County voters to qualify for the ballot. Carl Chan, president of the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce and a recall proponent, said in a statement, "District Attorney Pamela Price has absolutely failed the people of Alameda County. Crime is spiraling out...
  • VIDEO – President Trump is Furious at Judicial Conduct and Activist Judge Arthur Engoron in New York City Civil Trial

    10/02/2023 12:43:34 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 79 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | October 2, 2023 | Sundance
    There are no elements to this farce of a judicial proceeding which will survive appellate court review. The entire motive and process is easily identified by any intellectually honest person as a complete sham and legal clown show, intended to advance extreme ideological Lawfare.President Trump delivered remarks and held an impromptu press conference during the recess of the court. President Trump is furious at the ridiculous nature of the proceedings and the judicial activism that is on display. WATCH:BREAKING NEWS: Trump Viciously Insults NYC Judge Right Outside Courtroom Amidst Civil Fraud Trial.The fact that some professional republicans are just as...
  • SCOOP: Judge Finds Patriot Front Prosecutor Acted in ‘Bad Faith,’ Tosses Case

    08/19/2023 1:55:00 AM PDT · by CFW · 23 replies
    HeadlineUSA ^ | 8/18/23 | Ken Silva
    An Idaho judge dismissed on Friday the state’s case against a Patriot Front member accused of conspiring to riot at an LGBT demonstration last year, finding that a prosecutor acted in “bad faith” by failing to provide the defendant with possibly exculpatory evidence. Judge Destry Randles’s order stems from the incident in June 2022, when 31 members of the right-wing nationalist group were arrested after someone reported seeing people loading into a U-Haul van like “a little army” at a hotel parking lot in Coeur d’Alene. Five of the Patriot Front defendants were convicted of misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to...
  • Majority of Americans say Trump deserves prosecution over 2020 election actions, poll finds

    08/17/2023 8:27:52 AM PDT · by thegagline · 84 replies
    I Washington Times ^ | 08/17/2023 | Tom Howell, Jr
    The majority of Americans say former President Donald Trump should be criminally prosecuted for allegedly trying to overturn the 2020 election results, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.The poll found 54% of Americans said prosecution is warranted as Mr. Trump faces criminal indictments in federal court and in Fulton County, Georgia, over his post-election actions. About 42% said he should not face prosecution.< Ninety-five percent of Democrats said Mr. Trump should be prosecuted, and 5% said he should not. Fifty-seven percent of independents said the ex-president should face prosecution, and 37% said he should not. However, 12% of Republicans said...
  • Prediction: Jack Smith Will Get a DC Jury to Convict Trump and SCOTUS Will Vacate It. In Fact, Smith Is Counting on It

    08/04/2023 1:13:38 PM PDT · by chickenlips · 55 replies
    RedState ^ | August 4, 2023 | Jim Thompson
    Jack Smith isn’t a stupid man. A number of definitions apply to Smith, but stupid isn’t one of them. A zealot? A vainglorious, demagogic political hack who is doing the bidding of another political hack? Yes, to both. But Jack Smith isn’t dumb. Smith was the head of the public corruption unit at DOJ when, in 2014, he brought public corruption charges against sitting Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. McDonnell was charged with 14 counts. Those counts included honest services wire fraud, obtaining property under “color of official right,” and extortion under “color of official right.” Like most DOJ attorneys with...
  • Who is Jack Smith? Using his name and the word 'integrity' in the same sentence is an oxymoron

    08/03/2023 7:31:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/03/2023 | Jack Hellner
    Jack Smith was in charge of the public integrity section of the Justice Department during five of the Obama-Biden years, which was a massively corrupt administration. He must have had blinders on. He was there when Lois Lerner and the IRS corruptly targeted Obama's opponents, who wanted smaller government and lower taxes. Lerner violated their Constitutional rights to free speech and freedom of association with her targeted harassment. Then she lied to Congress and destroyed evidence. She clearly obstructed justice. Yet she, nor no one else surrounding her were ever charged and Lerner went off to retire at her beltway...
  • TERRIFYING: Bernie Sanders Wants to Prosecute Climate Change Dissenters

    08/01/2023 7:38:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Red State ^ | 08/01/2023 | Jeff Charles
    It seems the climate change hysteria crowd is having trouble convincing people that we are all going to die in a gargantuan fireball if we don’t start driving electric vehicles and eating crickets. To remedy this issue, some progressive senators have concocted a novel idea: Throw people in prison for arguing against left-wing ideas on climate change.Sure, it’s a bit authoritarian, but it would be effective, wouldn’t it?Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led a gaggle of fellow lawmakers in writing a letter to the Justice Department demanding that it prosecute people in the fossil fuel industry for saying things about climate...
  • Trump’s enemies pursue more and more indictments — to ensure his 2024 nomination

    07/24/2023 5:25:55 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 130 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 23, 2023 | Rich Lowry
    There’s being fortunate in your enemies, and then there’s having enemies who are helping you take the first step in your political comeback. Donald Trump and his adversaries want profoundly different things in the long run — Trump wants to be back in the White House; Democrats want him in an orange jumpsuit. Yet in the shorter term, they both are seeking the same thing — Trump as the Republican nominee, either so he can sweep to victory (Trump’s view) or be beaten again and pay the price for his crimes (the Democrats’ view). The serial indictments of Trump, even...
  • The puzzling rise of defendants too sick to stand trial in WA

    07/08/2023 6:17:31 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 24 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 7/7/23 | Esmy Jimenez
    A strange puzzle piece sits between the worlds of mental health care and the criminal legal system. For the last decade, nearly every county in Washington has sent a rapidly growing number of people in jail to undergo a competency evaluation — that is, there’s a question as to whether that person can legally stand trial, often due to mental illness, substance use or an intellectual or developmental disability. Those evaluations are necessary to move a criminal case forward. People deemed incompetent are given treatment, though it’s limited — usually medication and basic legal education to help them understand the...
  • Prosecutors are prepared to hit Trump and his allies with new charges, sources say

    07/01/2023 6:29:54 AM PDT · by thegagline · 73 replies
    Independent ^ | 06/29/2023 | Andrew Feinberg
    The Department of Justice is prepared to seek indictments against multiple figures in former president Donald Trump’s orbit and may yet bring additional charges against the ex-president in the coming weeks, The Independent has learned. According to sources familiar with the matter, the department has made preparations to bring what is known as a “superseding indictment” — a second set of charges against an already-indicted defendant that could include more serious crimes — against the ex-president in the Southern District of Florida. But prosecutors may also choose to bring additional charges against Mr Trump in a different venue, depending on...
  • Westchester County DA Ends Investigation Into Trump Golf Course: "WHEN WILL THE OTHER FAKE CASES AGAINST ME BE DROPPED?”

    06/17/2023 9:08:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 06/17/2023 | Frank Fang
    Former President Donald Trump applauded a suburban New York prosecutor after she dropped a two-year criminal investigation into him and his company.Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah, a Democrat, said in a statement on June 15 that her office had closed the case against Trump after an investigation that was conducted “objectively, and independent of politics, party affiliation and personal or political beliefs.”Her office did not file charges against Trump or the Trump Organization.Trump applauded Rocah’s decision, writing on his Truth Social account that ending the investigation “WAS THE HONORABLE THING TO DO IN THAT I DID NOTHING WRONG.”“BUT WHERE...
  • Federal Probe Advances Into Trump’s Effort to Reverse 2020 Election While Mar-a-Lago documents case is in spotlight, special counsel Jack Smith is pushing ahead in his other inquiry

    06/16/2023 12:23:46 PM PDT · by thegagline · 11 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 06/16/2023 | Sadie Gurman, C Barber
    Hours before Donald Trump appeared Tuesday at a Miami courthouse and pleaded not guilty to charges related to the handling of sensitive government documents, the chairman of Nevada’s Republican Party walked into the federal trial court in Washington. Michael McDonald’s presence there alongside Jim DeGraffenreid, the state GOP vice chairman, underscored advances in special counsel Jack Smith’s other federal inquiry: the one into efforts by Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election. McDonald and DeGraffenreid were among the latest in a string of witnesses summoned to testify before a grand jury in that investigation, people familiar with the...
  • Newsom and Texas sheriff 'compare notes' on possible DeSantis prosecution

    06/15/2023 12:15:29 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    Fox ^ | June 14, 2023 2:50PM | Elex MichaelsonPublished
    LOS ANGELES - California Governor Gavin Newsom met with Sheriff Javier Salazar of Bexar County, Texas, to "compare notes" on possible criminal charges against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Newsom made that revelation during an exclusive interview with Elex Michaelson for FOX 11 Los Angeles' political show "The Issue Is:" "I met with him to compare notes yesterday because it is exactly the playbook that DeSantis and his staff to send migrants to California," Newsom said. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Sheriff Javier Salazar In September of last year, 49 migrants traveled from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard thanks to funding from DeSantis....
  • Trump is ‘toast’ in classified documents case: Ex-AG Bill Barr

    06/11/2023 10:36:14 AM PDT · by thegagline · 86 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 06/11/2023 | Carl Campanile
    Donald Trump’s onetime Attorney General William Barr said Sunday the former president is “toast” after being indicted by the federal government for mishandling classified documents. “The government acted responsibly. It was Donald J. Trump who acted irresponsibly,” Barr said on “Fox News Sunday” of the 37-count indictment against Trump, 76, unsealed Friday. “They’re solid counts,” Barr said. “Even if half of this is true he’s toast.” Barr noted he believed that Trump was treated unfairly by the FBI in the “Russiagate” collusion probe and with the indictment brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg in the Stormy Daniels hush money...