The script has flipped big time. Thanks to the media’s investigation into the Trump campaign, speculation is growing that it is the Obama administration that could end up investigated for accusations one of its targets called “worse than Watergate.” Democrats are suddenly worried their “Russia hacked the election” narrative may boomerang into a catastrophe…
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Eric Holder and Loretta E. Lynch have been perhaps the most flagrant partisans ever to hold the office of attorney general. Year after year, they rubber stamped whatever the Obama administration wanted to do, legally or otherwise.
Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that if confirmed as attorney general he would recuse himself from investigations of Hillary Clinton, telling the Senate panel conducting his confirmation hearing that he questioned his own objectivity on the matter.
Hillary Clinton’s newest campaign 2016 headache arrived Friday afternoon by way of the FBI, which announced it was reopening its investigation into her private server email scandal. The investigation had been closed months ago, even though FBI chief James Comey said she’d sent classified national security information through an unsecured private email server.
The Department of Justice moved to drop charges against arms dealer Marc Turi because federal prosecutors are convinced his defense would expose then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s secret arms running to the radical al-Qaida-affiliated militia in Libya in 2011, contended Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano in an interview with WND.
For her entire adult life, Clinton has made sure that other people paid for her mistakes, covered up her crimes, and always managed to get away scot-free. This week, her friends in President Barack Obama’s administration seem to have made another Clinton problem disappear.
As part of the House Judiciary Committee’s ongoing oversight of Secretary Clinton’s unauthorized use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State, the Justice Department provided a private review of certain immunity agreements entered into during the investigation. The immunity agreements mentioned secret side agreements between the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Beth Wilkinson, the lawyer representing Cheryl Mills, chief of staff and counselor to Secretary Clinton, and Heather Samuelson, senior advisor to Secretary Clinton. After reviewing the side agreements, the Committee has learned that the FBI agreed to destroy Mills and Samuelson’s laptops after inspecting them.
Fox Business Network commentator Lou Dobbs described the growing mess involving Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and its relationship to the State Department and the Clinton Foundation (a Clinton piggy bank posing as a charity.) Recent news reports have indicated that the FBI sought to investigate the foundation as part of its probe into Hillary Clinton’s illegal activities, but Obama’s political DOJ refused the request.
The Justice Department will order all of its civil division lawyers to take an hour long remedial ethics class, hoping to head off even worse punishment from a federal judge who is furious about the way Obama administration attorneys misled him in the case involving the president’s deportation amnesty.
The Heritage Foundation reported yesterday on an effort by four Senators to stop the Department of Justice from creating a slush fund to bankroll leftist groups throughout the United States. The four Senators are James Lankford, Ted Cruz, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee. Lankford and Cruz are both GINGPAC endorsed lawmakers.