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  • Horowitz Report Will Be Damning. Criminal Referrals Likely.

    11/11/2019 11:23:16 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 95 replies
    John B. Wells News ^ | Nov 12, 2019
    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s much anticipated report on his investigation into the FBI’s probe into President Trump’s campaign is expected to be made public before Thanksgiving and the outcome is alleged to contain several criminal referrals, according to sources who spoke with SaraACarter.com. Horowitz’s investigation on the bureau’s probe into the now debunked theory that Trump colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential election will more than likely result in the declassification of documents — requested by senior Republican lawmakers for more than several years. These are the same documents President Trump turned over to Attorney General...
  • Joe DiGenova… Several Obama DOJ Officials Will Be Indicted

    11/07/2019 6:38:38 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 29 replies
    citizenfreepress.com ^ | 11/6/19 | Kane
    Several Obama DOJ Officials Will Be Indicted ____ “I would say explosive and I would say for people at the highest levels of the FBI and at the highest levels of the Justice Department, more important at the Justice Department, it’s going to be devastating. It’s going to ruin careers, it’s going to make people have bar problems. What’s clear now we know is that the senior levels of the Obama Justice Department were complicit in knowingly submitting materially false applications to the FISA Court for an illegitimate counterintelligence purpose. Not for a legitimate purpose but to spy on Americans...
  • DOJ places new legal barrier between Democrats and Trump impeachment witnesses

    11/05/2019 8:49:14 AM PST · by jazusamo · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 5, 2019 | John Kruzel
    The Justice Department opened a new front in the legal battle between congressional impeachment investigators and the White House on Tuesday by announcing that Congress must allow government attorneys to accompany executive branch witnesses who testify about President Donald Trump's relations with Ukraine. In a newly-released memo, the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel said “the assistance of agency counsel” is needed because testimony has the potential to disclose information “protected by executive privilege.” The House Intelligence Committee, which has taken the lead on the impeachment inquiry, has heard from a number of witnesses whose personal lawyers have been allowed...
  • The Bell Is About to Toll

    10/31/2019 5:31:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 31, 2019 | Emmett Tyrrell
    WASHINGTON -- It has taken a long time, but finally the Justice Department is training its guns on what heretofore was unthinkable, unless you're a career civil libertarian. For years, the civil libertarians have been warning us that the Intelligence Community posed a threat to democracy as we know it in the United States. Every so often, they would point to some excess of the FBI or the CIA and tell us that the lights were going out in democratic America. Does not The Washington Post run atop its front page the maudlin line, "Democracy Dies in Darkness"? Well, the...
  • Trump Speech at the Association of Chiefs of Police Conference Live Thread

    10/28/2019 8:35:19 AM PDT · by infool7 · 12 replies
    Golden State Times ^ | 10/28/19 | self
    President Trump at Chiefs of Police Convention in Chicago President Trump signs an executive order and delivers remarks at the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago.
  • Pro-Trump Folks: Don’t Let The Coming IG Report Break Your Heart

    10/23/2019 8:23:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/23/2019 | Chris Stigall
    More than a few exasperated pro-Trump folks have been asking, “What’s taking the Justice Department’s Inspector General so long to release his findings?” The answer? It doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter when it’s released and it won’t matter what’s in it. Listen, I hate to be Debbie Downer here but the anticipation surrounding this report is rooted in the hope and sincere belief that its pages contain such shocking detail of government abuses and corruption within our intelligence agencies the nation will roil as one with cries for justice and vindication for Donald Trump! Sorry. It’s not going to happen....
  • CIA 'rattled' by DOJ inquiry into Russia investigation origins

    10/21/2019 9:26:05 PM PDT · by bitt · 41 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 10/21/1029 | daniel Chaitin
    The Justice Department's review of the origins of the Russia investigation created "unease" at the CIA, according to a reporter who has followed its progress. Uncertainty over what investigators are seeking and whether the inquiry has become a criminal investigation has prompted some CIA analysts who played a role in the intelligence assessment of Russia's activities during the 2016 campaign to hire lawyers. "It's really not clear where he's going with this, but a lot of people are very rattled. Those CIA analysts I mentioned had to hire their own lawyers because no one’s even sure whether this is a...
  • President Trump asks AG Bill Barr to investigate allegations that Hillary Clinton hired someone ...

    10/22/2019 7:25:11 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 16 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 22, 2019 | Megan Sheets
    President Trump asks AG Bill Barr to investigate allegations that Hillary Clinton hired someone from the Ukraine to write the bombshell Steele Dossier Donald Trump spoke to Fox News' Sean Hannity in an interview aired Monday The president said he's heard rumors that Hillary Clinton hired someone from the Ukraine to write the anti-Trump dossier complied by UK spy Christopher Steele Donald Trump has asked Attorney General William Barr to look into potential ties between Hillary Clinton, Ukraine and the bombshell anti-Trump dossier compiled by ex-British spy Christopher Steele. The president claimed that he's heard rumors that his 2016 rival...
  • Wait, What… DOJ Has Possession of Joseph Mifsud Cell Phones (Blackberries)?…

    10/16/2019 6:44:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | Posted on October 15, 2019 | by Sundance
    Inside an otherwise innocuous court filing (full pdf below), General Mike Flynn’s attorney, Sidney Powell, files a motion to compel (MTC) in an effort to gain discovery of the content from two cell phones belonging to Joseph Mifsud. [Hat Tip Techno Fog] Apparently, according to the information within the filing, the DOJ has somehow gained custody of two cell phones belonging to Mr. Mifsud: The filing notes that “western intelligence” likely tasked Mr. Mifsud against General Flynn as early as 2014 in order to set up “connections with certain Russians” for later use against him. Essentially, an intelligence entrapment scheme....
  • Report: AG Barr Is Ramping Up His Probe Of CIA, FBI Activities In 2016

    10/01/2019 11:41:28 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 74 replies
    Attorney General William Barr has met with foreign intelligence officials, including during a trip to Italy earlier in September, regarding an investigation into surveillance activities against the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported. Barr was joined in the meeting by John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, WaPo reported, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
  • Justice Department told to produce 500 pages of interview memos from Mueller investigation

    10/01/2019 12:23:08 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 16 replies
    Washington (CNN)The Justice Department will produce 500 pages of memos documenting what witnesses told special counsel Robert Mueller's office and the FBI during their investigation next month. The documents, known as 302s, memorialize interviews conducted by the office and form the backbone of much of the Mueller report. CNN and BuzzFeed News had sued for the documents under the Freedom of Information Act, and on Tuesday, a federal judge in Washington, DC, ordered the Justice Department to produce their first tranche of documents by November 1.
  • Justice Dept. IG referred James Comey for criminal prosecution

    09/18/2019 10:50:15 AM PDT · by infool7 · 85 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 18, 2019 | Jeff Mordock
    Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Wednesday that he referred ex-FBI Director James Comey for criminal prosecution. “We are required by the [Inspector General] Act to send information that we’ve identified that could plausibly be criminal to the Department of Justice,” said Mr. Horowitz, confirming what amounted to a criminal referral. The Justice Department ultimately decided not to prosecute Mr. Comey despite Mr. Horowitz’s team concluding he improperly leaked information to the news media. The documents leaked by Mr. Comey were sensitive, but not classified. Mr. Comey asked a law professor friend to share with The New York Times...
  • Falwell Jr. says FBI to investigate 'criminal conspiracy' at Liberty University

    09/11/2019 4:10:26 AM PDT · by DFG · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/10/2019 | Staff
    Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. told Hill.TV on Tuesday that he has begun sharing information with the FBI in what he alleged was a criminal conspiracy against him by former board members at the school. Falwell said in an exclusive interview that in the coming days the FBI will review university documents at the Lynchburg, Va., campus. He accused former colleagues of stealing school property in the form of emails and then sharing them with reporters in an effort to damage his reputation. The FBI did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “Our attorneys have determined that...
  • The worst is still to come for Jim Comey

    08/30/2019 7:54:49 AM PDT · by Cboldt · 86 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 30, 2019 | Kevin R. Brock
    ... The Department of Justice Inspector General just fired the first of three cruise missiles trained on Mr. Comey with devastating impact. Comey’s reaction? "Feel free to apologize to me." ... Next up will be the IG's findings regarding Comey’s truthfulness before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court and whether he attested to false or misleading statements in order to electronically monitor a presidential campaign. ... But beyond that, Mr. Durham and his team likely will follow up on emerging indicators that Comey may have colluded with other intelligence community leaders to actually "manufacture" the justification needed for an...
  • President Trump decision to end DACA was lawful, Justice Department says

    08/20/2019 9:06:42 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 23 replies
    FOX ^ | August 20 | Danielle Wallace
    The Justice Department submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court Monday that stated President Trump acted lawfully when he decided to end the Obama-era immigration program known as DACA in September of 2017, according to a new report. The Department of Homeland Security, “correctly, and at a minimum reasonably, concluded that DACA is unlawful,” Justice Department lawyers wrote in a brief submitted to the Supreme Court late Monday. The Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments in November. A ruling is expected in the presidential election year, putting the high court at the center of one of the most...
  • Warden of jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself reassigned on orders of Attorney General

    08/13/2019 12:06:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 107 replies
    cnbc ^ | 8/13/2019 | dan mangan
    Shirley Skipper-Scott, the warden of the federal jail in New York City where wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself was reassigned out of that post by Attorney General William Barr, the Justice Department said. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons also placed two staffers at the Metropolitan Correctional Center who had been assigned to Epstein’s cell unit on administrative leave pending ongoing investigations into Epstein’s death. Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was being held without bail on child sex trafficking charges at the times of his death.
  • AG Bill Barr’s Other Problem – The 2018 DOJ and FBI Coverup To Protect The Senate Intelligence Comm

    08/11/2019 2:40:00 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 8/11/2019 | SUNDANCE
    In the first part of this research into the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) we outlined how the committee was engaged in the 2017 effort –with specific evidence of communication– to support Robert Mueller and the ‘soft coup‘ team. [See Here] When you understand what the group was doing in early 2017, you understand why the FBI had to use DOJ official Bruce Ohr as a go-between to contact with Chris Steele. Now we move on to overlay several data-points that happened throughout 2018 that are connected to a much more troubling part of the overall issues. In 2018...
  • Jeffrey Epstein dead: William Barr ‘appalled’ over pedophile’s apparent suicide, FBI probing

    08/10/2019 8:16:17 PM PDT · by lasereye · 81 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 10, 2019 | Emily Saul
    US Attorney General William Barr said he’s “appalled” that Jeffrey Epstein was able to kill himself while in federal custody, as the FBI announced Saturday that it would be probing the convicted pedophile’s death. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr said. “In addition to the FBI’s investigation, I have consulted with the Inspector General who is opening an investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Epstein’s death,” Barr added.
  • FBI launches an investigation and AG Barr announces a DOJ probe after pedophile Jeffrey Epstein...

    08/10/2019 5:58:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 62 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | AUG 10, 2019 | Andrew Court For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: FBI launches an investigation and AG Barr announces a DOJ probe after pedophile Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide by hanging himself in prison ahead of his sex trafficking trial Jeffrey Epstein has hanged himself inside his New York City jail cell. The billionaire pedophile was found in cardiac arrest shortly before 7am on Saturday at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in lower Manhattan. He was rushed to nearby New York Downtown Hospital where he was pronounced dead. In a statement, Metropolitan Correctional Center told DailyMail.com that the FBI is now launching an investigation into Epstein's death. The former financier, 66,...
  • AG William Barr Announces Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein's Death

    08/10/2019 2:10:31 PM PDT · by McQ444 · 92 replies
    NN ^ | 08-10-19 | Daniel Chaitin
    Attorney General William Barr announced the Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide after he was found dead in his prison cell on Saturday. The announcement comes as the FBI confirms its inquiry already underway.But the FBI declined to comment on its impending investigation.