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Democrat Anti-Trump PAC Files Election Complaint Against Pam Bondi

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/election-complaint-filed-doj-florida-ag-2013-trump/story?id=41954631
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:00pm 9/11/2016 at 7:00pm
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/election-complaint-filed-doj-florida-ag-2013-trump/story?id=41954631

In 2013, Florida’s Attorney General, Pam Bondi, solicited a $25,000 donation from the Trump Foundation.  Coincidentally, this was the same period during which Bondi’s office was purportedly investigating Trump University and determining whether or not to join New York’s suit against Trump U.  Democrats jumped at the chance to point fingers...

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DOJ Releases Transgender Training Video for Police

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/25/2016 at 5:30pm

The Department of Justice has released a transgender training video for police, giving them guidance on how to handle situations they may come across with transgender people. The DOJ said:

“Transgender Americans, like all Americans, deserve to be treated with courtesy and respect by law enforcement...

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State Dept Confirms US Used $400 Million as Leverage For Prisoners

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 7:00pm 8/18/2016 at 7:00pm

The State Department has confirmed the U.S. used the $400 million payment to Iran as leverage for the prisoners they released in January. From The New York Post:

State Department spokesman John Kirby was asked at Thursday’s press briefing: “In basic English, you’re saying you wouldn’t give them $400 million in cash...

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Reports: FBI, US Attorneys Investigate Clinton Foundation Despite DOJ Objections

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3375890/Pregnant-Chelsea-Clinton-spotted-festive-family-stroll-husband-parents-Bill-Hillary-wore-flower-embroidered-coat-bought-Afghanistan-12-years-ago.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/12/2016 at 5:00pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3375890/Pregnant-Chelsea-Clinton-spotted-festive-family-stroll-husband-parents-Bill-Hillary-wore-flower-embroidered-coat-bought-Afghanistan-12-years-ago.html

According to The Daily Caller and CNN, the FBI and several U.S. Attorney offices have opened an investigation into the Clinton Foundation even though the Department of Justice objected to one. The officials met several months ago about the possibility of a case:

At the time, three field offices were in agreement...

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Justice Department Opposed Timing of $400 Million Payment to Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/4/2016 at 5:30pm

The Department of Justice did not want the Obama administration to send $400 million as Iran released four Americans due to the image it may portray. The administration struck down the request:

The timing and manner of the payment raised alarms at the Justice Department, according to those familiar with the discussions....

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“Those who lived under communism understand exactly what just happened”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/5/2016 at 9:00pm

FBI Director James Comey delivered the verdict on Hillary Clinton today – not guilty by reason of … of … of ….

There are a lot of details on why this was a miscarriage of justice. The best starting place is Andy McCarthy’s column at National Review, FBI Rewrites Federal Law to...

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UPDATED: FBI Omitted ISIS From Orlando 911 Transcript, Caves, Releases Unredacted Version

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/20/2016 at 12:30pm

The FBI kept in Omar Mateen’s pledge to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in the 911 transcript, but omitted the terrorist group’s name.

Mateen called 911 before he murdered 49 people at Pulse, a popular gay club in Orlando, FL. From the FBI news release:

Orlando Police Dispatcher (OD)
Shooter (OM)

OD: Emergency 911, this is...

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Worse than Holder?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RC7xtSKnhA
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 9:00pm 6/19/2016 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RC7xtSKnhA

I opposed the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General because her confirmation hearing testimony led me to believe that she would be too political in her handling of...

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Obama Administration Fights To Prevent Hillary Clinton Deposition in Email Case

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/17/clinton-email-chain-discussed-afghan-nationals-cia-ties-official-says.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/28/2016 at 4:00pm
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/17/clinton-email-chain-discussed-afghan-nationals-cia-ties-official-says.html

We’ve been covering the Hillary Clinton email scandal here at LI, and now it seems that the Obama administration is actively working to prevent her deposition.

The Hill reports:

The Obama administration is trying to prevent former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from being deposed in an ongoing open records case connected to...

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Virginia’s Democratic Governor is Under Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/23/2016 at 7:30pm

Virginia’s Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe is in a bit of hot water.

Monday, CNN was the first to report McAuliffe was under the FBI and Justice Department microscope. At the center of the investigation — whether certain donations to his election campaign were extra-legal.

McAuliffe served as a board member for former President...

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Can We Restore Local Control of Education?

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/loretta-lynch-tapped-replace-eric-holder-attorney-general-n244266
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/16/2016 at 1:00pm
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/loretta-lynch-tapped-replace-eric-holder-attorney-general-n244266

National Review‘s David French suggests that states should reject federal funding if they wish to remain free from executive actions such as the Obama administration’s directive on school bathrooms [emphasis mine]:

Without an act of Congress, without a ruling from the Supreme Court, and without even going through the motions of the regulatory...

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Anti-Israel hackers release info on over half of all FBI employees

http://fox2now.com/2016/02/09/hackers-publish-contact-info-of-20000-fbi-employees/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:30am 2/11/2016 at 8:30am
http://fox2now.com/2016/02/09/hackers-publish-contact-info-of-20000-fbi-employees/

Following through with a threat made last week, a group of hackers released data pertaining to as many as 30,000 federal government employees.

Hacktivists released the information in two waves via a Twitter account by the name of @DotGovs. The data was posted on the encrypted text-sharing website by the name of Cryptobank. The first release...

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White House puts thumb on scales of Justice: Hillary “doesn’t seem to be headed” to indictment

https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 29, 2016 at 3:21pm 1/29/2016 at 3:21pm
https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120

The political interference by the White House in the investigation of Hillary Clinton just took a big step up.

Previously, in a 60 Minutes interview in October 2015, Obama pretty much signaled Justice to lay off Hillary (emphasis added):

Steve...

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Uh oh – Hillary may not have wiped her server properly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 12:30pm 1/24/2016 at 12:30pm

From the moment the Hillary email server scandal broke, there have been conflicting reports and claims about if and how the server was “wiped” clean.

At an August 2015 appearance, Hillary famously said she didn’t know if it was wiped:

“Did you try to wipe the hard drive?”

“I have no idea… that’s why...

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Federal Court Rejects Executive Privilege Claim For Fast And Furious Documents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 10:00am 1/20/2016 at 10:00am

The Judiciary is taking a first, timid step toward interceding on Congress’s side and against executive over-reach regarding the Operation Fast and Furious.

On Tuesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Department of Justice must hand over to Congress documents...

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DOJ Creates New Position Focusing on “Homegrown Terrorists”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:31pm 10/14/2015 at 1:31pm

This week the Department of Justice created a new position aimed at coordinating investigations into the growth and threat of domestic terrorism. Current Assistant Attorney General John Carlin announced the move today during a speech focusing on the DOJ’s efforts to combat extremism at home.

From today’s remarks at the...

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PA Democrat Chaka Fattah Charged With Racketeering

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00am 7/30/2015 at 10:00am

Chaka Fattah, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s second district, has been charged with racketeering conspiracy alongside four other people in a case that smacks of influence peddling.

The Department of Justice announced the charges yesterday:

Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Charged with Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy

A member of Congress and four of his...

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