Tag Archives: Senate Judiciary Committee

Grassley requests DOJ documents on Bruce Ohr dealings with Christopher Steele on anti-Trump dossier

Monday the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department to turn over communications between former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr, British spy Christopher Steele and others about the infamous anti-Trump dossier. Continue reading →

Progressives’ frustrations with Feinstein spark talk of 2018 Senate challenge, report

Oh dear, sounds like trouble in paradise, for Feinstein, doesn’t it? Laughing Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s solid stature on Capitol Hill and in California Democratic politics may be in peril, with progressives purportedly frustrated enough about her views on President Trump, DACA and single-payer health care to possibly mount a 2018 challenge for her Senate seat. Continue reading →

Senate Democrats enter new territory on Russia probes with push to grill Sessions, Trump

Personally, I’d tell them to go screw themselves…..they didn’t grill HIldabitch or Odummer. Senate Democrats are looking to intensify the Russia-related investigations on Capitol Hill despite a call from Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel to abandon the “collusion” track for lack of evidence – with plans to grill Attorney General Jeff Sessions and even a bid to get President Trump under oath.

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Clinton camp: Mills potential conflict of interest ‘absurd’

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning a report about a top aide to Clinton when she was secretary of state also conducting interviews for the Clinton Foundation, saying implications about a potential conflict of interest are “absurd.”

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Obama administration pressed to deport illegal immigrant ex-cons

That ass won’t do anything. He wants to let them all stay. A key lawmaker Monday said than 2,000 illegal immigrants were turned loose on American streets after serving prison sentences last year – often because their home countries refused to take them back – and many subsequently committed crimes including rape and murder.

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House Takes Up Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Money

Why not just cut it off plain and simple? The House will take up a bill this week blocking funding for so-called “sanctuary cities” that resist turning over immigrants to federal authorities. Odummer will veto it.

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Obama not waiting for Congress on clemency for crack offenders

There’s an unlikely alliance forming between tea party Republicans and Democrats in the Senate could result in relief for thousands of federal inmates imprisoned under outdated drug sentences that treated crack cocaine dealing as a far greater offense than selling powder cocaine. But this isn’t moving fast enough for Obama through congress, so he plans to issue executive orders to relieve crack offenders by giving them clemency.

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Cops ask congress to consider bill to have cell phone companies save cusomer text messages for 2 years

There are a number of law enforcement agencies that have gone to congress asking them to force AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and other wireless providers to record and store Americans’ private text messages for at least two years in case they need the information for future investigations. Those same law enforcement agencies claim that the absence of such a federal requirement can “hinder law enforcement investigations.”