Category Archives: Crime & Punishment

Schiff lobs ‘baseless’ claim that Steele referral aims to bring down Mueller probe, Grassley says

Grassley and Graham said they found evidence that either Steele lied to the FBI, or classified documents supporting government surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page contained false statements. Continue reading →

NYPD ignored more than 1,500 federal requests to detain immigrants last year

Wednesday, a top NYPD official said New York City police ignored all 1,526 requests from federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain undocumented immigrants for up to 48 hours last year.

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Democratic Sen. Mark Warner texted with Russian oligarch lobbyist in effort to contact dossier author Christopher Steele

Fox News has learned that Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee who has been leading a congressional investigation into President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia, had extensive contact last year with a lobbyist for a Russian oligarch who was offering Warner access to former British spy and dossier author Christopher Steele. Continue reading →

Gowdy hints Sidney Blumenthal leaked info to dossier author Steele

Tuesday night, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., strongly implied to Fox News that Clinton family confidant Sidney Blumenthal was a key link in a chain of information that helped create the controversial Trump-Russia dossier. Continue reading →

Fitton: FISA Memo Is ‘Devastating Blow’ to Mueller’s Russia Investigation

A controversial memo that shows alleged U.S. government surveillance abuses is a “devastating blow” to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, according to Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. Continue reading →

omey rips ‘weasels and liars,’ invokes Joe McCarthy in Twitter rant

Thursday former FBI Director James Comey lashed out at unnamed “weasels and liars” on social media hours before President Trump was expected to declassify a controversial memo about purported surveillance abuses over the objections of Democrats. Continue reading →

Military-bashing California teacher pulled from classroom, city council duties pending investigation

The Southern California teacher facing a firestorm after he was recorded by a student bashing the military in a profane classroom rant has been placed on administrative leave and removed from all assignments he’d been given as a city councilman. Continue reading →

FBI officials review surveillance memo, could not cite ‘any factual inaccuracies’

Two senior FBI officials have now reviewed a controversial Republican staff memo alleging abuses of government surveillance programs during the 2016 presidential campaign, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News – adding that the officials “could not point to any factual inaccuracies.” Continue reading →

Sen. Graham: Mueller ‘Perfect Guy’ to Get to Bottom of Meddling, Collusion

President Donald Trump is “very frustrated” by special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday. In an interview with ABC News’ “This Week,” the South Carolina Republican also asserted Mueller will “get to the bottom” of a New York Times report that Trump almost fired Mueller last June. Continue reading →

WashPost: Trump Wanted FISA Memo Released, Unlike Justice Dept.

Wednesday President Trump told top aides, to release the House Intelligence Committee’s memo alleging Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuses by the FBI — putting him at odds with the Justice Department, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Continue reading →