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Home Front: Politix
Florida Vote Count Official Accused of Having More Voters on Rolls than Eligible Citizens
[Breitbart] The Florida official put in charge of counting votes in Broward County ‐ the most liberal county in the state ‐ for the gubernatorial and Senate race was previously accused of having more voters on her rolls than eligible voters in the county.
Despite the election occurring days ago, Broward County Board of Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes continues tallying ballots, though she has refused to disclose how many ballots are still not counted. Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott has announced he will sue the county for mishandling the election.

In 2016, Snipes had a lawsuit filed against her office by the American Civil Rights Union after they claimed she had more voters on the rolls in the county than eligible citizens in the area at one point.

According to the lawsuit, filed by the Public Interest Legal Foundation, Broward County had more voters on their voter rolls than eligible citizens with a 103 percent voter registration rate.

The lawsuit also accused Broward County of having nearly 50 registered voters on the rolls who were older than the oldest living American at the time. One of those voters was allegedly listed as being 130-years-old.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 08:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not surprising. Do what ever it takes to win. End justifies the means. Call it what you will, we can't allow this to happen.
Posted by: Warthog || 11/10/2018 9:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Call it what you will, we can't allow this to happen.

We've BEEN allowing it to happen election cycle after cycle after cycle for decades. This is why it is spreading and getting worse. If those entrusted to enforce the law and prevent this do not start doing their jobs, eventually there will Vigilance Committees formed and the dispensing of rough justice. In my mind it is long overdue, that we haven't seen it yet is a testament to our sides law abiding nature. That will end at some point as people realize they are trapped and the walls of tyranny are closing in.
Posted by: Crusogum Sleremp8741 || 11/10/2018 9:22 Comments || Top||

#3  Trump needs to step in. Just like the federalization during the voting rights era of corrupt Democrats suppressing votes, He needs to send in Federal Marshalls to seize all the ballots and equipment, and have the FBI investigate every single poll worker and official in the county office.

Even the appearance of fraud is so corrosive to our process of democracy that it cannot be tolerated.

Step in Donald. Order the US Marshalls in. Put a stop to this bullshit - she has already defied a court order - time to put her in jail and take the office over.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/10/2018 13:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Lizzie Warren made "one drop of Indian blood a Cherokee makes," so "One bad ballot spoils the election" should be fine with the left.

Yeah, right. Spit...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/10/2018 21:29 Comments || Top||

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Her Plan to Overthrow the Supreme Court
[PJ] On Saturday, Democratic Socialist starlet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for the abolition of the Electoral College. On Thursday, she revealed her plan to undermine the U.S. Supreme Court. It's not very original...

At a screening for Michael Moore's new film "Fahrenheit 11/9," a member of the audience asked Ocasio-Cortez what she would do if the Supreme Court confirmed all of Democrats' fears.

"If, in a few months from now, the Supreme Court looks like ... a court that would overturn Roe [v. Wade] and make the president above the rule of law, what is to be done?" the audience member asked. This question echoed one real concern (overturning Roe, which would allow states to outlaw abortion) and one false concern (taken from twisting Judge Brett Kavanaugh's record on presidential immunity).

Ocasio-Cortez, never one to defend American institutions at the risk of her activist ambitions, took a page from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's book.

"I think we take back the House, we take back the Senate, we take back the presidency, and we pack the Supreme Court of the United States of America," she quipped. Then, as if this answer were clear and straightforward, she flippantly added, "Next!"
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 01:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336070 views] Top|| File under:

#1  what is to be done?
Posted by: Albemarle Stalin4477 || 11/10/2018 3:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Got my copy right here, weighing in at 257 pages of pure revolutionary bullshit, list price $2.25 back in the early 1990's. I used to go into Revolution Books (yes, that was the name of the bookstore) in Harvard Square with my buddy Mike. He'd go talk to the clueless college chick store clerk while I picked out a bunch of books, stuffed them in my bag and walked out of the store. Did that pick & roll a few times, wound up with about 30 total freebies.

They went out of business a few years ago; can't imagined how or why that happened...
Posted by: Raj || 11/10/2018 6:56 Comments || Top||

#3  ...Liberation Shopping?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Write a book called "Steal This Book"! Wait, that's already taken. Sorry, Abby.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/10/2018 10:32 Comments || Top||

#5  "Steal This Book"

I think I have a copy of that in the attic somewhere... I did like the monkey warfare trick of epoxy in the locks...
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:58 Comments || Top||

#6  "Steal This Book"

I think I have a copy of that in the attic somewhere... I did like the monkey warfare trick of epoxy in the locks...
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:58 Comments || Top||

What The Hell? Broward And Palm Beach Counties Ignore Court Ruling On Vote Counts; UPDATE: Reporters Threatened?
[Townhall] What the hell is going on in the Sunshine State? The U.S. Senate race has become engulfed in controversy as suspicions are rising concerning why two of the most liberal counties in the state have yet to count all of their ballots. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has already claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson. Then, Broward and Palm Beach County decided to engage in some sketchy vote tabulation methods.

Counties that were hammered by Hurricane Michael have finished tallying their votes. Broward and Palm Beach are Democratic bastions that also happen to be the problem children in Florida elections. What’s taking so long? How man more ballots do they have to go? Why aren’t they giving regular updates on the vote tallies? These are questions Republicans would like to know, and something these counties should be posting on a regular basis. It’s the law.

Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 01:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They are in deep do-do anyway. They are going to keep altering things to seal the Dem fraudulant victory or to shread the incriminating evidence until state police come in and charge them with contempt, being corrupt, and having bad hair (have you seen Snipes fro?).
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 11/10/2018 4:27 Comments || Top||

#2  They're also banning tv cameras from filming the counting. So corrupt.
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 6:45 Comments || Top||

#3  The 'Pubs better have 200 lawyers down there yesterday screaming for a complete halt on the ballot counting process and a reversal on all of it since the first deadline. This is beyond belief.
Posted by: Raj || 11/10/2018 6:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Ignore the judge, gets you contempt and up to 179 days in the cooler. No appeal, do not pass go, do not collect 200 dollars.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:36 Comments || Top||

#5  Time to go in with guns and arrest them.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/10/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Make them redo the vote, only this time with federal supervisors checking the voter rolls, scrutinizing voter IDs, and witnessing the tally afterward.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/10/2018 11:06 Comments || Top||

#7  Trump needs to send in the US Marshalls and seize all the ballots. And throw the elections supervisors in jail for contempt of court.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/10/2018 13:07 Comments || Top||

#8  They're gonna have to redo the vote because nobody has any faith in Snipes. She needs to do some hard time in the state pen.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/10/2018 13:09 Comments || Top||

#9  Ignore the judge, gets you contempt and up to 179 days in the cooler.

Totally worth it. She'd be a hero.
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 13:23 Comments || Top||

#10  How many Divisions has the Court - er, Vatican?
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 17:00 Comments || Top||

#11  The 'local officials' are 'finding' votes in Arizona, too.

Sinema, the D goofball, is ahead, unexpectedly®

Al Franken would be proud.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 11/10/2018 18:33 Comments || Top||

#12  Anyone who tries to steal an election and undermine the will of the people should be in the slammer for a long, long time. This is taken too lightly. Maybe voter election fraud should fall under treason laws.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 22:15 Comments || Top||

Brenda Snipes Allowed Illegal Aliens and Felons to Vote; Illegally Destroyed Ballots
[Breitbart] Three statewide races in Florida are headed to a recount and all depend on results from a county whose supervisor of elections has a history of losing ballots and breaking laws by allowing illegal immigrants and felons to vote, as well as illegally destroying ballots.

Broward County supervisor of elections Brenda Snipes’ office has admitted "they don’t know" how many ballots there are still to count.

Snipes’ latest failure to finalize Tuesday’s election returns days after the polls closed is also in violation of Florida law, which requires elections officials to "report all early voting and all tabulated vote-by-mail results to the Department of State within 30 minutes after the polls close. Thereafter, the canvassing board shall report, with the exception of provisional ballot results, updated precinct election results to the department at least every 45 minutes until all results are completely reported."

This should alarm anyone hoping for fair and accurate election returns, as Snipes’ history in Broward is checkered with numerous examples of facilitating illegal voting practices.

In 2017, Dr. Snipes admitted in court that her office had allowed non-citizens and felons to vote and was particularly vulnerable ahead of major elections.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 01:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336072 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Comment from the article:

Schrödinger's cat jordanminn • 18 minutes ago
The counts should all be stopped.

The ballots should all be seized and put under armed guard whilst they are forensically examined.

Those running the ballots should be arrested and have the complete examination of bank accounts and communications.

Inevitably, corruption will be uncovered by the ton !!!

Do it now.

Why isn't it happening ???
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 5:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Why is she still in office?
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/10/2018 10:29 Comments || Top||

#3  As I said on the other threads - Trump needs to send in Federal Marshalls to seize the ballots, and put the current elections people in federal lockup for contempt of court.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/10/2018 13:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Dr. Snipes admitted in court that her office had allowed non-citizens and felons to vote

Why is she not in jail?
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/10/2018 13:46 Comments || Top||

#5  She's not in jail because she is Black, a protected class. Arresting her would trigger endless screeching by the usual suspects; about racism, minority voter suppression...etc. etc.

Now, given the current climate and POTUS, will the Republicans find their testicles and finally do something concrete about this!
Posted by: Crusogum Sleremp8741 || 11/10/2018 14:45 Comments || Top||

#6  I have seen a couple of comments from various boards that say Homeland Security anticipated problems in Broward and had marked the ballots in a sting, just biding their time as they watch. Another said Sessions was not idle before resigning, and an active FISA warrant is surveilling them. It is the only explanation I can think of for inaction on blatant fraud. Storing up wrath for the Day of Judgement?
Posted by: Eohippus Dribble5682 || 11/10/2018 16:46 Comments || Top||

#7  The key is to get the 'provisional' ballots separated from their covers and mixed into the regular ballots before any Republican observers can stop them. Then it's too late.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 16:55 Comments || Top||

#8  Would love it if O'Keefe has video inside the locked room. Too much to hope for I'm sure.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/10/2018 21:19 Comments || Top||

Trump threatens to revoke more reporters' press credentials
[Al Jazeera] US President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
has threatened to revoke the credentials of more White House news hounds, doubling down in response to criticism of his administration's decision to revoke credentials for CNN correspondent Jim Acosta.

Speaking to news hounds outside the White House on Friday, Trump launched a tirade targeted at Acosta, calling him "unprofessional" and threatening others with having their credentials revoked.

"You have to treat the White House with respect, you have to treat the presidency with respect," Trump said, claiming the late Republican president, Ronald Reagan, would have acted similarly.

Trump also took a shot at CNN journalist, April Ryan, calling her "nasty" and a "loser".

The comments, the latest outbursts in Trump's long history of hostility towards the press, have drawn criticism from civil liberties groups.

In a tweet posted soon after Trump's comments, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said: "This is a threat straight out of an authoritarian playbook."

Pen America also posted a tweet, in which it said: "President Trump's threat to revoke additional news hounds' White House access is deeply troubling.

"Denying press passes as a method of retaliation is a violation of the First Amendment."

Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336063 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Trump also took a shot at CNN journalist, April Ryan, calling her "nasty" and a "loser".

Fact Check: TRUE
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 7:04 Comments || Top||

#2  White House building passes, not "press credentials."
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 7:07 Comments || Top||

#3  CNN and other MSM types are screaming that this is an assault on the First Amendment. If this were actually an assault, Jim Acosta and the rest of his ilk would be in jail, or hanging from a lamp post.
Or just disappeared.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/10/2018 9:49 Comments || Top||

#4  A White House press briefing is not a place for the Reporters to stand on their individual soapboxes and orate... Ban the cameras in the briefing room and a lot of this pretty theatrics would die out.
Posted by: magpie || 11/10/2018 10:30 Comments || Top||

#5  This goes back to Reagan's day. He shoulda slapped that bad toupee off Sam Donaldson's head
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 11:02 Comments || Top||

#6  What's the problem? CNN can always send another representative.
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 15:45 Comments || Top||

#7  I don't anticipate revocations based on what questions reporters ask, or what lies they make later, but likely for stunts like Acosta's - ignoring the rules and assaulting the staff. Of course that won't be how it is reported...
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 17:03 Comments || Top||

Judge Rules In Gov. Scott’s Favor In Broward Elections Records Request
[MIAMI.CBSLOCAL] A Broward County Judge has ruled in favor of Gov. Rick Scott and says Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes must “allow immediate” viewing and copying of records that have been requested.

The judge added that it must be completed by 7 p.m.

The lawsuit in Broward filed against Snipes claimed that her office was withholding crucial voter information and has blocked access to the office. At the emergency hearing on Friday, Scott’s lawyers said this was a “simple” public records request case about access to Broward ballots, figuring out who voted, how they voted and how many votes have yet to be counted. They added that it’s not about how votes are counted or inspecting ballots.

“This information Supervisor of Elections should have already compiled and saved,” he added, “It should take 10 minutes to do.”
Posted by: Fred || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336065 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Brenda Snipes must “allow immediate” viewing and copying of records that have been requested.

Snipes must have been stalling for time so that newly "resurrected voters could be raised from the dead.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Too late. Questionable and/or provisional ballots have been opened, mixed in, and counted.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/10/2018 17:04 Comments || Top||

Ocasio-Cortez has no money for D.C. apt, blames 'class barrier'
[Wash Times] Newly elected congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ said her struggle with moving to Washington D.C. is indicative of a class barrier to political offices.

"There are many little ways in which our electoral system isn’t even designed (nor prepared) for working-class people to lead," she tweeted with a screenshot of a recent interview.

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times on Wednesday that going until January without a paycheck will make it hard to find an apartment in Washington, D.C.

"We’re kind of just dealing with the logistics of it day by day, but I’ve been just kind of squirreling away and then hoping that gets me to January," she told The Times.

In her tweet, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez said she’s, "working it out."

The Democratic darling, a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist, rode a wave of progressive enthusiasm that upset longtime New York Rep. Joe Crowley in the June primary, followed by her 64-point win over Republican Anthony Pappas on Tuesday.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336075 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The National Park Service has a very nice campground in Greenbelt MD about 10 miles from the heart of DC. IIRC, it costs about $22 a night. It is at the intersection of 2 major interstates, and a short downhill walk from a Metro station. She can stay at least 2 weeks there. No hookups but the firewood was free.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/10/2018 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Such a LIE.

She was wearing a $3.500.00 pant suit at one of her campaign stops. If her credit is so bad that she can't get a short term loan from any DC bank against a firm job in the U.S. Congresses House of Representatives then she is fit to be the perfect spend thrift, budget busting, irresponsible, Demoncrat for sure.

Expect to hear a lot more of these sound bite lies from this corrupt leftist American bashing globalist caliphate promoting Demoncrat.
Posted by: Neville Dark Lord of the Wee Folk7365 || 11/10/2018 0:44 Comments || Top||

#3  Most of these Congresscritters figure out the game fairly quickly and are multi-millionaires before they know it.

Otherwise, try the nearest YWCA OR find a place you can afford amongst the people.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 0:49 Comments || Top||

#4  "Chip in! Homeless salsa casera!
Share needed for fair caballera!"
"Please try the Home Depots.
We nice migrant tipos
Will eat you right up, compañera."
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/10/2018 2:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Whine, whine, whine.

An allegory for her Socialism. Once you get there, you find out there's no Magic Money Tree. Just remember the university she graduated from. They teach voodoo economics.

Now go put up a GoFundMe account, and see if people are willing to directly put you long term on their dependent account or was that election money just for short term entertainment.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/10/2018 7:33 Comments || Top||

#6  Reps get $174K/year. Go down the street and sell yourself if you have to, kinda like the Venezuelan wymyns who have to become whores in Columbia to support their families in that Socialist Paradise
Posted by: Frank G || 11/10/2018 7:38 Comments || Top||

#7  I recall that in the early days of the country, congressmen leased rooms and even shared beds.
I'm certain a young lass with her 'talents' could hook up easily with a congress pal willing to share 'expenses'
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 11/10/2018 7:51 Comments || Top||

#8  She could also get a job until January. Well, maybe not...
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/10/2018 9:21 Comments || Top||

#9  No, no! Good point, E.C.!

She could get a job as the resident expert on CNN. Or MSNBC!
Posted by: Bobby || 11/10/2018 10:58 Comments || Top||

#10  Socialists are supposed to run out of money AFTER they take a job, not before.
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/10/2018 11:15 Comments || Top||

#11  How did she afford the rent while she was campaigning? Do more of that.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/10/2018 11:19 Comments || Top||

#13  What Frank said. I just looked it up. $174,000 per year = $14,500 per month. She's not working class anymore. She could afford a real nice apartment in DC and have plenty of extra spending money left for those fashionable pant suits she likes. If they don't start paying her until January she could always get one of those pay day loans. She's a big girl now. She has options.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/10/2018 13:21 Comments || Top||

#14  Or maybe there is some service she could perform for Bill Clinton.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/10/2018 13:22 Comments || Top||

#15  Class barrier my ass. How does a waitress manage when she relocates to D.C.? Oh wait...
Posted by: European Conservative || 11/10/2018 13:35 Comments || Top||

#16  She could get a job as the resident expert on CNN.

If it is good enough for Matthew Whitaker... (Scroll down.)
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/10/2018 13:53 Comments || Top||

#17  KOA..
Posted by: crazyhorse || 11/10/2018 20:20 Comments || Top||

#18  Surprised. I thought selling crack would have cash funded her basic needs.
Posted by: Woodrow || 11/10/2018 20:58 Comments || Top||

#19  One would hope a Congress member could manage their own affairs if we are to entrust them with the duty of managing the affairs of the country.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 22:08 Comments || Top||

#20  She could enlist in the guard. With her degree and prominence she would be admitted as an officer. Then she could stay at the BOQ at Ft Myers for cheap. The oath for Congress critters is the same as for service members.

It is as if she is too dumb to solve her problems.
Posted by: rammer || 11/10/2018 22:35 Comments || Top||

Donald Trump: Authorities Investigating Possible Election Fraud in Florida
[Breitbart] President Donald Trump announced Thursday night that law enforcement was investigating possible election fraud in Florida after Gov. Rick Scott appeared to win his midterm senate race.

"Law Enforcement is looking into another big corruption scandal having to do with Election Fraud in #Broward and Palm Beach," Trump wrote on Twitter. "Florida voted for Rick Scott!"

Mysteriously, thousands of additional votes from Broward County continue to be tallied by an elections official who allegedly has a history of mishandling election ballots.

Sen. Marco Rubio sounded the alarm on Thursday.

"Democrat lawyers are descending on Florida," he wrote on Twitter. "They have been very clear they aren’t here to make sure every vote is counted. They are here to change the results of election and Broward is where they plan to do it."

Scott’s campaign has filed a lawsuit against election officials in Broward Country and Palm Beach County.

"I will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election from the great people of Florida," Scott said in a late Thursday night press conference.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hah, that pic! The ancestor used to enjoy those (or not so much, when they fell shorter of the originals than usual). In this week's episode...

Inspector and Padre affrontee
(and, one suspects, half the damned county,
at least till her aunty Felicia
gets back from Burundi Rhodesia)
Compete for attention of Bunty.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/10/2018 9:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Why isn't the Florida AG and SoS taking charge of the investigations?
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 11/10/2018 10:26 Comments || Top||

#3  Call in the Feds Donald - sen in US Marshalls to seize tha ballots and secure them.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/10/2018 13:09 Comments || Top||

#4  They're probably trying to adjust mail-in ballots that skipped the vote for senator and/or governor. I would seize them and analyze the ink.
Posted by: gorb || 11/10/2018 13:26 Comments || Top||

ACLU files lawsuit to stop Trump's new asylum restrictions
[Al Jazeera] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said it was taking legal action to challenge President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
's proclamation, which bans those crossing between official points of entry on the US southern border from receiving asylum.

The order, which lasts for an initial 90 days, was issued by Trump on Friday after the administration issued the new regulations on Thursday.

"Neither the president nor his cabinet can override the clear commands of our law, but that's exactly what they’re trying to do," the ACLU said in a tweet, adding: "We’ll see him in court."

The Trump administration says it is trying to restrict claims of asylum to official ports of entry, which are better resourced. However,
denial ain't just a river in Egypt...
the move is the latest by the Trump administration to restrict the ability to claim asylum or migrate to the US.

Earlier this year, the then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a "zero tolerance" policy, which included the separation of children from parents and criminal prosecutions for those caught crossing the border between official ports of entry. Trump was forced to end his administration's practice of separating families after public outcry.

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Posted by: Victor Emmanuel Hupamble5424 || 11/10/2018 15:04 Comments || Top||

Gowdy: Acting AG Could Appoint a Second Special Counsel to Investigate SpyGate
I’ve heard that elections have consequences...
[PJ] Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Wednesday evening said that there is a chance that acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker will appoint a special counsel to investigate the Obama administration for espionage abuses against the Trump campaign. Congressional Republicans called for the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate alleged misconduct at the FBI and Justice Department back in May, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied the request.

Gowdy told Fox News "Special Report" host Brett Baier that he wasn't surprised that Sessions was asked to step down, but added that he didn't know it would happen "before all the votes had been counted."

"It was going to happen... he's been a proverbial dead man walking for several months now," Gowdy said.

Baier asked the congressman for his reaction to Senator Schumer, who said earlier in the day that any attorney general Trump nominates should not be able to interfere with the Mueller probe in any way.

Gowdy answered: "Every prosecutor has jurisdictional boundaries. I don't know a single prosecutor that does not and Mueller's jurisdictional boundaries were set by Rod Rosenstein in the memo that you have seen, and they were altered or amended in the memo that we have not seen. But there's never been a prosecutor that just had unfettered power to go investigate whatever the heck he or she wanted to do."
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Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Special counsels drag out for a long time. It would have to investigate some of those on Mueller's special counsel.

Much is already known about spygate. Why not Just turn over much of this evidence now to a grand jury or military tribunal? But for a few firings and resignations in the DOJ and the FBI little has happened in the way of justice. When one considers the magnitude of what was done to this country by "the great fundamental transformation" of the last administration, the pace of justice seems glacial. No one has gone to jail. All the arrogant arses who have perpetrated crimes against the U.S. are still running around free.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/10/2018 0:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Resulting in charges being brought against the first black president of the United States ?

Most unlikely.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/10/2018 5:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Why the hell did Sessions not do this?
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/10/2018 13:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe they're waiting to use it as a bargaining chip when the House gets uppity.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/10/2018 13:24 Comments || Top||

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