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Worse than Holder?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 9:00pm 6/19/2016 at 9:00pm
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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
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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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The Culture of Victimization

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00pm 5/24/2015 at 2:00pm

Department of Justice official Vanita Gupta has come under fire for suggesting the riots in Baltimore and Ferguson should be blamed in part on slavery and Jim Crow laws.

J. Christian Adams of PJ Media recently wrote:

DOJ Official: Slavery to Blame for Riots in Ferguson and Baltimore

Vanita Gupta, head...

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Feds indict Democratic Senator Menendez on corruption charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:00pm 4/1/2015 at 5:00pm

A years long investigation into New Jersey’s Democratic Senator Robert Menendez resulted in a federal indictment for corruption charges today.

Sen. Menendez denies any wrong doing.

According to the New York Times:

WASHINGTON — Senator Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press, setting the...

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Eric Holder: Justice Dept Not Politicized

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00am 2/4/2015 at 7:00am

The Senate confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch have been in the news for over a week and for good reason. As Eric Holder prepares to exit the Department of Justice, many people want to be sure America doesn’t end up with another Eric Holder.

Lynch has many positive qualities but as Professor...

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The State of American Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:30pm 11/12/2014 at 8:30pm

I appeared this afternoon during the National Review post-election cruise on a panel with:

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CNN: DOJ Angry at Release of Truthful #Ferguson Info

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 6:15pm 11/1/2014 at 6:15pm

CNN reports that the Department of Justice continues to express frustration with the refusal of local Ferguson officials to hide from the Grand Jury and the public generally truthful information about the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown.  These same frustrations have been repeatedly echoed by the most hardcore of the Ferguson...

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FBI Announces Investigation of GOP Senate Candidate Days Before Election

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30pm 10/30/2014 at 8:30pm

Hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s suddenly-renewed interest in George Zimmerman’s civil rights liability in the self-defense killing of Trayvon Martin (see: FBI Convenes Grand Jury For Zimmerman Civil Rights Case) just days before next week’s election comes another DOJ action timed perfectly for electoral manipulation.

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