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DOJ won’t defend Obamacare mandate – unlike Obama-Holder shift on DOMA there’s a reasonable legal basis

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/8/2018 at 4:00pm

In February 2011, the Obama/Holder DOJ abruptly announced it would refuse to continue defending the Defense of Marriage Act after years of arguing in Court that DOMA was constitutional.

In defending DOMA for years, the DOJ was upholding an important principle, that DOJ should defend existing laws in court so long as...

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DOJ Indicts Former Senate Aide for Allegedly Lying to FBI About Media Leaks

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/06/08/james-wolfe-former-senate-intel-panel-security-director-indicted-for-allegedly-lying-to-fbi.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/8/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted James Wolfe, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s former security director, for allegedly lying to the FBI about possible leaks to three reporters.

The FBI investigated how New York Times reporter Ali Watkins “learned that Russian spies in 2013 had tried to recruit Carter Page, a former Trump...

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Report: Gowdy Didn’t See Documents That Allegedly Refute Trump’s FBI Spy Claim

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 6:30pm 5/31/2018 at 6:30pm
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Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) caused quite a stir when he said on TV that he found no evidence that the FBI spied on President Donald Trump’s campaign after he received a briefing from the DOJ and FBI.

Now reports have emerged that Gowdy and others at the meeting did not see...

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Report: House GOP to Interview FBI Officials Over Hillary Email Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/24/2018 at 2:00pm

The Hill has reported that the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees will interview three witnesses in June over the FBI’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email probe.

They will interview “Bill Priestap, the assistant director of the FBI’s counterintelligence division, and Michael Steinbach, the former head of the FBI’s national...

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It’s Official: DOJ Will Give IG Expanded Authority to Investigate FBI’s Alleged Spying on Trump Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:18pm 5/21/2018 at 5:18pm
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Last week, a New York Times report confirming the Obama Administration’s FBI  and DOJ spied on the Trump campaign confirmed the worst fears and suspicions of those following the endless and thus far, fruitless crusade to prove some kind of Trump/Russia collusion.

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Trump To Formally Demand DOJ Investigate FBI Spying On His Campaign UPDATE: DOJ Responds, IG To Investigate

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/20/2018 at 4:00pm

As we noted yesterday, the leftstream media is busily trying to spin the Obama FBI’s spying on the Trump campaign.

Today, President Trump has announced that his will formally demand that his DOJ investigate “whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes – and if any...

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Did the FBI Plant a Mole in Trump’s Presidential Campaign?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:00pm 5/11/2018 at 3:00pm
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In The Wall Street Journal, Kimberley Strassel penned an op-ed that suggests the FBI may have placed a mole within then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign since the department will not reveal its top-secret source.

And when did the FBI become so secretive? A former FBI agent wrote...

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WaPo: Gina Haspel Tried To Withdraw From CIA Director Nomination Over Interrogation Questions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/6/2018 at 4:00pm
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Meadows: Documents Show ‘Concerning Level of Coordination’ Between FBI, DOJ During Hillary Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/21/2018 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), head of the House Freedom Caucus, has sent a letter to Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to persuade him to look closer at documents recently uncovered about the texts between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

To Meadows, the documents appear to “suggest a concerning level...

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Report: DOJ IG Sends Criminal Referral of McCabe to U.S. Attorney of DC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/19/2018 at 3:00pm
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CNN has reported that the Department of Justice’s inspector general sent a criminal referral of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe...

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Michael Cohen court hearing: Judge considers Special Master to review seized evidence, Sean Hannity revealed as Cohen client

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12:30pm 4/16/2018 at 12:30pm
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The federal court in the Southern District of New York is continuing today the hearing on the objections of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen regarding records seized from his law office and home. For the background and court pleadings, please see the prior post, 

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Trump court filing in Michael Cohen case: Objects to DOJ/FBI “taint team” deciding what is attorney-client privileged

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 9:40pm 4/15/2018 at 9:40pm
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On Monday, April 16, 2018, the court in the Southern District of New York will continue its hearing on the motion by Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for return of records seized from his law office and home. In the alternative, Cohen seeks severe restrictions on the government’s ability to...

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DOJ Report: McCabe Leaked Information to Media, Lied to Comey

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:14pm 4/13/2018 at 3:14pm

The DOJ Inspector General dropped its report (pdf.)(full embed at bottom of post) on former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and it’s a doozy. It turns out that McCabe authorized a leak to the Wall Street Journal in an attempt to boost himself, but lied to investigators and former FBI Director...

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Trump attorney Michael Cohen goes to Court to get back seized records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/13/2018 at 3:00pm
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Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen has filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the records and evidence seized by the government when it executed a search warrant on Cohen’s offices and homes on April 9, 2018.

According to news reports, a hearing...

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The pretense is over that the Mueller investigation is still about Russian campaign collusion

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:15pm 4/11/2018 at 9:15pm
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There isn’t much of a pretense anymore that the Mueller investigation is about alleged Russian campaign collusion.

Maybe it started out about collusion, but it veered off course within a couple of months, when Mueller decided that Paul Manafort needed to be investigated for conduct many years ago having nothing to do...

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FBI Raid: Mueller outsources the legal torment of Michael Cohen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/9/2018 at 9:00pm

The FBI raid on the home and office of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen reportedly took place after a referral from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

The search warrant apparently was obtained by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.

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Trump orders end of “catch and release” policy for illegals

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 6:00pm 4/7/2018 at 6:00pm
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As a “caravan of migrants” makes its way to our Southern border, President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are working in tandem to tighten border security. The migrants are marching toward our sou...

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