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Politico: Obama’s Iran Deal Ticked Off DOJ Officials, Harmed National Security

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/24/2017 at 1:00pm

The Iranian Nuclear Deal included many pieces, but one of the least reported items of the deal has been the prisoner swap. Iran agreed to release four Americans while we handed over seven prisoners...

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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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The House Intelligence Committee has invited some former President Barack Obama’s administration officials to testify in a closed hearing over the panel’s investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election.

The committee included former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Donald Trump fired when she instructed Department of Justice “lawyers...

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Will the DOJ Press Charges Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:00am 4/21/2017 at 10:00am

Sources have disclosed to the media that federal prosecutors have started to consider pressing changes against Julian Assange and other members of WikiLeaks. The case against the whistleblowing organization spans all the way back to 2010 when it published “diplomatic cables and military documents” to present day when it published the...

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US charges two Palestinians for 2010 murder of American tourist Kristine Luken

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:40pm 4/13/2017 at 8:40pm

Almost one year ago to the day, we told the story of the 2010 stabbing attack on former British (and now Israeli) woman Kay Wilson, who was severely injured, Britain outraged by Palestinian payments to terrorists “who left this British woman for dead”.

While Wilson survived, though severely injured, her hiking companion that...

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Suspected Killer of Border Agent Brian Terry Arrested

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 9:30pm 4/12/2017 at 9:30pm
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FINALLY. After seven long years, authorities have arrested the man suspected of pulling the trigger and murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in December 2010.

The gun he used belonged to Operation Fast and Furious, the gun running scheme set up under then-Attorney General Eric Holder. Fox News reported:

The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes,...

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Trump’s Budget Cuts Some Departments to Reallocate Funds for Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/16/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Donald Trump released his plan for the 2018 federal budget titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The plan includes cuts to some departments and slashes programs in order to reallocate funds to a bigger defense budget.

“One of the most important ways the Federal Government sets...

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DOJ Indicts Two Russian FSB Agents in Yahoo Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/15/2017 at 3:00pm

Authorities have charged four men, including two Russians, for hacking into the computer systems at Yahoo and stealing personal information.

The two Russians, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, work for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor of the KGB. Latvian Alexsey Belan, who is also on the FBI’s most wanted list,...

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Trump Fires Obama-appointed U. S. Attorney Who Refused To Resign

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/11/2017 at 4:30pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked all remaining Obama-appointed U. S. Attorneys to resign.  This is standard procedure when a new president enters the White House, and despite some hand-wringing from the left, is rather unremarkable.  What is raising some questions is Preet Bharara, U. S. Attorney for the southern district of...

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ATF Agents Skip Hearing on ICE Agent Jaime Zapata Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/9/2017 at 5:30pm
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The House Oversight Committee held a hearing today over the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report that showed the ATF missed numerous opportunities to arrest the two men linked to the guns used to murder ICE Agent Jaime Zapata in February 2011.

However, Ronald Turk, ATF associate deputy director and chief operating...

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AG Sessions, DOJ Reviewing Marijuana Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/28/2017 at 2:30pm

Former President Barack Obama made no effort to stop states that voted to legalize recreational marijuana, but never took to steps legalize the drug at the federal level.

Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested he will undo everything Obama did:

“We have a responsibility to use our best judgment … and my view...

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Fired Acting AG Sally Yates now “a symbol of the anti-Trump resistance”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/18/2017 at 7:30pm
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Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, fired for insubordination after she told DOJ not to defend Trump’s immigration Executive Order, is being held up as a new hero by the left for doing so.

She attended an event on race in Atlanta this week and got a standing ovation.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported:

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Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/8/2017 at 6:00pm

The Senate has confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as the next attorney general. The Democrats attempted to persuade their colleagues with a 24 hour debate, but they lost one of their own.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) voted yes for Sessions. Therefore, Sessions won with 52 yes votes and 47 no votes. Sessions...

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Sessions Passes Procedural Vote, Confirmation Set for Wednesday

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/7/2017 at 5:00pm

The Senate passed a procedural vote 52-47 on Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to become the next attorney general. They will hold his confirmation on Wednesday. From The Washington Times:

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Trump Fires Insubordinate Obama-Appointed Acting AG

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 30, 2017 at 9:54pm 1/30/2017 at 9:54pm
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Acting Attorney General Sally Yates was fired by President Donald Trump after she instructed the Department of Justice not to defend the recently signed executive order issuing a moratorium on immigration from seven countries presenting significant terror threats.

Taking action in an escalating crisis for his 10-day-old administration, Mr. Trump declared that...

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Obama appointee preventing DOJ from defending Trump visa Executive Order (Update: Fired)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 30, 2017 at 6:45pm 1/30/2017 at 6:45pm
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We have seen this picture before. A political position by the Department of Justice which abandons its obligation to defend a law or action of the government, as in the Defense of Marriage Act, in court.

The issue is not that personally DOJ attorneys have to agree with the law, or action...

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Sessions Pledges to Uphold the Law, Objects to Muslim Registry

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:44pm 1/10/2017 at 8:44pm

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) faced an all day confirmation hearing for attorney general in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The senators had a blast asking Sessions the same questions over and over. Some asked valid questions while others asked obscure questions that made you scratch your head.

But overall, Sessions promised he...

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WATCH LIVE: Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:43am 1/10/2017 at 9:43am

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has begun his confirmation hearing for attorney general. We have a live stream in this post.

This is expected to be one of the most tense confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Democrats will ask Sessions about his record on civil rights and female rights. However,...

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