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Congresswoman Says Rumor Is That Trump Will Fire Mueller Before Christmas

Republican lawmakers have been increasingly frustrated by revelations that one of the FBI agents who had a pivotal role in both the early stages of what became the Mueller investigation and the bureau’s decision to excuse Hillary Clinton shared anti-Trump sentiments with his mistress, also an FBI employee. Earlier this week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley fired off a letter to the DOJ asking Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to explain this and other disturbing revelations...

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WSJ Editorial Board Calls On “Too Conflicted” Mueller To Step Down

Via The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board, The special counsel is stonewalling Congress and protecting the FBI... Donald Trump is his own worst enemy, as his many ill-advised tweets on the weekend about Michael Flynn, the FBI and Robert Mueller’s Russia probe demonstrate. But that doesn’t mean that Mr. Mueller and the Federal Bureau of Investigation deserve a pass about their motives and methods, as new information raises troubling questions. The Washington Post and the New...

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Journalist Sara Carter Slams DOJ Attempt To Discredit FBI Informant And Stonewall Uranium One Investigation

Submitted by iBankCoin.com Several weeks ago a bombshell report by John Solomon and Alison Spann of The Hill revealed that an undercover FBI informant embedded deep within the Russian nuclear industry had uncovered evidence as early as the fall of 2009 of a massive plot by Russia to corner the American Uranium market. Evidence of the scheme was in the hands of the FBI an entire year before the Obama administration approved the sale of Uranium One to Russia’s state-owned...

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Rosenstein: “We’re After The Leakers, We’re Not After Journalists”

Two days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats announced a crackdown on Trump administration leakers that could involve subpoenas to journalists, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein took to the Sunday talk shows to emphasize that the DOJ isn't targeting journalists after all. Despite Sessions' emphasis that the DOJ respects the privileges of the press, but that those privileges don’t extend to publishing classified information that puts lives...

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Watch Live: Jeff Sessions Announces Crackdown On Leakers

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein are holding a press conference, briefing the media on leaks of classified material and the Administration's efforts to crack down on future incidents. After observing an "unprecedented rise in leaks", Sessions says "I have this warning for would-be leakers. Don't do it" adding that the DOJ is ready to "investigate and prosecute." Good luck...

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The Feds Just Expanded Civil Asset Forfeiture ‘Laws’ Nationwide

When you're a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. As Ryan McMaken notes, for the most part, taxpayers don't like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they're likely to often say "no." Moreover, when public officials pass tax increases, they may face the wrath of taxpayers at the ballot box. For this reason, governments are always looking for ways to get revenue without having to use tax revenue. One such 'hidden' method of...

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“We Take Confidentiality Seriously At DOJ” Rosenstein Blasts Comey For Leaking Trump Memo

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein suggested he was uncomfortable with former FBI director James Comey’s decision to leak contents of a memo detailing an encounter between him and President Donald Trump where the president – according to Comey’s interpretation of events – pressured him to drop an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Rosenstein’s comments were made during an interview with Fox News that’s set to air...

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House Democrat Just Filed Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

One month after Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green grandstanded on the floor "I do not do this for political purposes," a second Democrat has now formally introduced his own article of impeachment against Trump. California Rep Brad Sherman follows the same path as Green, accusing the president of obstructing justice during the federal investigation of Russia’s 2016 election interference. I have introduced H.Res. 438 Articles of #Impeachment of Donald J. Trump for Obstruction of...

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Does Mueller’s Team’s Democratic Bias Confirm Gingrich’s “Time To Rethink” Warning?

Newt Gingrich is once again driving the narrative surrounding the multiple investigations into President Donald Trump and his campaign. After Gingrich asserted in a tweet Friday that it's "time to rethink" the assumption that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors will behave impartially, Axios has followed up with a report noting that nearly every member of Mueller’s team has contributed to Democratic candidates. The Axios report echoes a similar story...

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Meet DOJ’s Rachel Brand: She’ll Be A Russian Spy By Next Week

Before this morning, most people in the United States had never heard of Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand.  But, an ABC story (which we covered here) suggesting that Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may have to recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe, and that Brand would be the next inline to step into that position, changed all that. So what do we know about Rachel Brand?  Well, we know 4 things with absolute certainty: She was...

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