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Facing Multiple Legal Probes, Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe Sets Up GoFundMe Legal Defense Fund

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/30/2018 at 5:00pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired now-former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a couple of weeks ago.  Sessions noted “that Mr. McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions.”
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Jeff Sessions: Senior federal prosecutor already investigating DOJ/FBI abuse, no Special Counsel needed yet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 8:30pm 3/29/2018 at 8:30pm

The breaking news last night was that the DOJ Office of Inspector General announced it was launching an investigation of possible Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court abuse.

The presumption, though not literally in the OIG announcement, was that it concerned the FISA warrant to surveil Carter Page based on the...

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Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe Fired Right Before Retirement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 10:09pm 3/16/2018 at 10:09pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired outgoing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was set to retire in about 24 hours. From The Washington Post:

Sessions announced the decision in a statement just before 10 p.m., noting that both the Justice Department Inspector General and the FBI office that handles discipline had...

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2020 Presidential Hopeful Kamala Harris Supports Oakland Mayor’s ICE Raids Warning

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:00pm 3/10/2018 at 7:00pm
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It’s clear that Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) wants to be president.  What’s not clear is in what country she wants to president.

She wants to be president of a country with no borders, with a Supreme Court that bases its decisions on “feelings” rather than law, with

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Judicial Resistance: Another judge tells Trump he can’t end DACA on March 5

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 9:05pm 2/13/2018 at 9:05pm

Earlier today I was reading Prof. Josh Blackman’s post responding to criticism he has received for using the term Judicial Resistance, On the Judicial Resistance:

Over the past year, I have discussed at some length the self-professed “legal resistance,” which has coordinated legal strategies to resist President Trump in the courts. This...

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Justice Department Warns Sanctuary Jurisdictions of Coming Crackdown

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:00am 1/25/2018 at 11:00am
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Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department are done playing around with sanctuary cities and states. Not only are they telling these jurisdictions to knock it off, they’re demanding proof that they are complying with federal law.

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DOJ forms Hezbollah Narcoterrorism Task Force, after Obama went soft to appease Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5:00pm 1/11/2018 at 5:00pm
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Lebanese-based terrorist group Hezbollah, a functionary of the Iran, has engaged in international drug running and other crimes to help finance its terror activities worldwide.

As exposed late last year, the Obama administration was aware Hezbollah was running cocaine into the U.S., but disrupted law enforcement plans (Project Cassandra) to shut down...

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Report: Sessions to End Policy That Led to States Legalizing Marijuana

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/4/2018 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who absolutely loves the war on drugs, has decided to eliminate President Barack Obama’s marijuana policy that led to numerous states legalizing the plant.

The Associated Press reported that Sessions will allow “federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana laws.”

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DOJ to review whether Obama admin allowed Hezbollah drug running to facilitate Iran nuclear deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:30pm 12/22/2017 at 6:30pm

Fox News reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decide to open a formal investigation into whether the Obama administration interference in law enforcement attempts to shut down a Hezbollah international criminal ring running drugs into the U.S.

This arises out of Politico investigation into Project Cassandra, which we covered in...

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Sessions to Congress: Didn’t Lie About Russia, Considering Special Counsel for Uranium One

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is currently facing the House Judiciary Committee over the DOJ’s decision to review the Uranium One deal and the Clinton Foundation. Of course, the subject has strayed and others have asked about special counsel on FBI’s handling of failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email investigation.

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The Optics of Trump’s Flip-flop On Investigating Hillary Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:30pm 11/4/2017 at 3:30pm
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One of the mainstays of then-candidate Trump’s campaign rallies was the attendees’ “lock her up” chant, a reaction to his campaign promise to “jail crooked Hillary” Clinton.

In late November of last year, President Trump shocked many of his supporters by announcing that ...

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Sessions Sends DOJ Lawyer to Help Prosecute Alleged Murderer of Iowa Transgender Teen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:30am 10/16/2017 at 11:30am
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has shocked a few people since he has decided to send a Department of Justice lawyer to help prosecute the alleged murderer of an Iowa transgender teen. From The New York Times:

“This is just one example of the attorney general’s commitment to enforcing the laws enacted by...

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Georgetown Law School Faculty, Students Protest Sessions Free Speech Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/26/2017 at 2:30pm

So it looks like the left has embraced the idea of using #TakeAKnee to show its opposition to President Donald Trump and his administration without taking into account the perception it gives.

Georgetown L...

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Judge Blocks DOJ Sanctuary City Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00pm 9/16/2017 at 8:00pm
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Friday, a federal judge granted Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel his request for an injunction on a Justice Department advisory. In March, Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference where he reiterated current federal regulations requiring local law enforcement officials to communicate with federal officials on certain immigration matters. Failure to...

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House Passes Amendments to Stop DOJ’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11:30am 9/13/2017 at 11:30am
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On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed amendments to stop the Department of Justice’s civil asset forfeiture program, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced in July. The amendments received support from those within the House Freedom Caucus and some of the biggest liberals in Congress.

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CNN Commentator: Sessions Could “Weaponize” Dreamer Data in “Sinister” Way

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:00am 9/6/2017 at 10:00am
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On CNN this morning, Daily Beast editor-in-chief and CNN political analyst John Avlon painted a very dark picture of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his potential use of data provided to the federal government by “Dreamers.” Said Avlon:

“They are facing deportation after they gave their information and their addresses to the...

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AG Jeff Sessions: “DACA is being rescinded”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:00am 9/5/2017 at 10:00am

Later this morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to make a statement announcing the winding down of the long-controversial DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) affecting so-called DREAMers (live stream below), children who were brought to the United States by their parents and who entered the country without obtaining...

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