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Comey Hearing Postponed

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/22/2017 at 7:00pm

Congress will have to wait for Former FBI Director Comey’s first public statements since being canned by Trump.

After he met with Comey Monday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced via Twitter that the hearing originally schedule for Wednesday would be postponed.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Comey Firing Memo

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/19/2017 at 5:30pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stands by the memo he wrote which listed former FBI Director Comey’s alleged offenses. The White House cited the memo as a reason for canning Comey.

Rosenstein briefed both the Senate and House in the last two days.

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Could a Special Counsel Work in Trump’s Favor?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/18/2017 at 4:00pm
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George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley is often a voice of reason in a sea of media hysteria. Last night he spoke with Martha MacCallum of FOX News about the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in the FBI Russia investigation.

Turley suggested this could work out well for Trump.

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The Shrinking List of Comey Replacements

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8:04pm 5/17/2017 at 8:04pm
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Earlier this month, President Trump fired FBI director James Comey.  Since then, a number of people of have withdrawn their names from consideration for the post, with the latest being Former Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher.

The Hill reports:

A former Justice Department official has withdrawn her name from consideration to replace former...

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DOJ Appoints Former FBI Director Mueller as Special Counsel for Russia Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6:18pm 5/17/2017 at 6:18pm
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The Department of Justice has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special counsel to its investigation into possible Russian interference in our presidential election. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the appointment because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigation related to the...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to See Comey Memos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:15pm 5/17/2017 at 1:15pm

Tuesday, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz sent a letter to the FBI, requesting copies of Comey’s Memos with President Trump. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee made the same request.

From Politico:

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday asked the FBI to turn over memos prepared by former Director James...

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Prof Jonathan Turley: “I don’t think this makes out an obstruction case”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:00am 5/17/2017 at 10:00am
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Joe Scarborough likes to make himself out to be a simple country lawyer. But on today’s Morning Joe, he ran afoul of a cardinal lawyering rule: never ask a witness a question to which you don’t know the answer.

Scarborough laid out a lengthy timeline for the purpose of teeing up law...

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Did Trump Ask Comey to End the Flynn Investigation?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/16/2017 at 8:00pm

According to The New York Times, former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo on February 14 that President Donald Trump asked him to let go of an investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security advisor.

However, the NYT admitted that the reporters did not see the memo and “a Comey...

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Merrick Garland for FBI Director?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:45am 5/15/2017 at 8:45am

Okay, I’ll admit this is a good bit of trolling, but I can’t help myself this morning.

You remember Merrick Garland? He’s the guy Obama nominated for the Scalia seat, but who never got a vote. That was like an injection of hot sauce into the veins of Democrats.

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FBI Raids Annapolis GOP Consulting Firm

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:00am 5/12/2017 at 10:00am
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The FBI raided the Strategic Campaign Group (SCG) in Annapolis, MD Thursday, but refused to specify why it issued search warrants. Because SCG is connected to some of President  Trump’s advisors, there’s widespread speculation that the raid was related to the FBI’s investigation into Russian associates.

SCG’s president Kelley Rogers told the Capital Gazette...

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Calls Grow for Reopening of Hillary Investigation After Comey Ouster

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:00am 5/12/2017 at 7:00am

Now that James Comey is out at the FBI, a growing chorus is suggesting that the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email scandal should be reopened. Professor Jacobson said in

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James Comey “had become too much of a media celebrity”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:40pm 5/11/2017 at 8:40pm

I was a guest on the Crane Durham Nothing But Truth  radio show on Wednesday night, May 10, 2017, talking about the firing of James Comey the prior Tuesday.

My interview is almost 30 minutes, and is embedded at the bottom of this post. In the day since the interview there have been...

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Democrats Grind Senate’s Work to a Halt Over Comey’s Firing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/11/2017 at 5:30pm
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Democrats have gone from demanding former FBI Director James’ Comey’s resignation or dismissal to being puffed up with such outrage that the president has fired Comey they have decided to grind Senate work to a halt by cancelling or postponing meetings  . . . for a whole day.  This is their...

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FBI #2 Tells Senate Dept. Didn’t Ask for More Resources for Russian Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/11/2017 at 2:30pm

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee today since President Donald Trump fired James Comey as FBI director two days ago.

Well, the firing of Comey caused the MSM to go haywire, splashing out reports to heighten conspiracy theories to show the firing was political. For instance, numerous...

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Trump Reminds Democrats They Wanted Comey Gone

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12:00pm 5/11/2017 at 12:00pm
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Earlier this morning, President Donald Trump tweeted out a video of numerous Democrats who previously expressed opinions that now former FBI Director James Comey should step down or be fired from his post. He did this because so many Democrats have now criticized Trump for firing Comey.

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READER POLL: Who should be the new FBI Director?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/10/2017 at 7:00pm

Yesterday, Trump turned the beltway on end when he abruptly fired FBI Director Comey. In Comey’s absence, Andrew McCabe is acting as the interim director.

But we want to hear from you.

Who do you think should replace Comey as FBI Director?

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With Comey out of the way, will Hillary now be prosecuted?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:30pm 5/9/2017 at 7:30pm

If you remember the July 5, 2016 press conference by then FBI Director James Comey, you will recall how Comey laid out a credible case for prosecuting Hillary Clinton until the very last minute, when he announced that despite what he just said, he decided not to recommend prosecution.

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