Fox Newsreports that the month of May could beshaping up to be an important one for Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz expects his wide-ranging report on the FBI and DOJ’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe to be finished next month and has been asked to testify before the House oversight committee on May 8, according to letters reviewed by Fox News.
In an interview with CNN’s Ana Cabrera on Monday, James Comey’s own friend, former federal prosecutor Walter Mack, bashed ‘A Higher Loyalty,’ over its salacious details. MACK: “I would say the first thought when I watched that last night was ‘where was his staff?’ ‘where were those around him with comparable experience to overcome whatever beaten down views he had?’ Because at least my experiences that when you feel beaten down, your decision-making is impacted and that’s when you need people around you to get you to think a little bit about where your situation and what you’re supposed to do about it.” CABRERA: “As we understand, this was a five-hour interview that ABC condensed to one-hour and there was so much in it.
In his highly anticipated book,‘A Higher Loyalty‘, fired FBI Director James Comey writes that former President Barack Obama ‘jeopardized the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Partial excerptsfrom ‘A Higher Loyalty‘ via theWashington Examiner” “Contributing to this problem, regrettably, was President Obama.
Members of the press pool traveling with the Vice President in Lima, Peru are reporting thatMike Pence is rushing back to hishotel as President Donald Trump is set to make a statement on Syria. “Press traveling with @VP say they’ve now been rushed unexpectedly back to the motorcade, heading back to hotel.
On Friday,House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA.), House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) demanded Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein turn over copies of fired FBI Director James Comey’s memos about his conservations with President Donald Trump — by Monday. NEW: House Cmte Chairs Request Copies of Comey Memos by MONDAY https://t.co/VCAFQRrULP — Alex Moe (@alexmoeflo) April 13, 2018 JUST IN: Three House GOP chairmen — Goodlatte, Gowdy and Nunes — demand Comey's memos, which triggered the special counsel probe, from Rosenstein.
Amid the media frenzy over James Comey’s book tour, never forget Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) issued a chilling warning to Donald Trump after thePresident-elect suggestedin January of last year that a briefingon Kremlin-linked hack attacks was delayed tostrengthen the Russia interference narrative.
NBC News reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is prepared to be terminated from the Justice Department. Exclusive: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is prepared for President Trump to fire him, three sources tell @JuliaEAinsley pic.twitter.com/HLv4YcN0wI — MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 13, 2018 In those conversations, he has repeated the phrase, “Here I stand,” a reference to Martin Luther’s famous quote, “Here I stand, I can do no other.” Coincidentally, former FBI Director James Comey, whom Rosenstein fired,repeated the same phrase to President George W.
In his highly anticipated interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, fired FBI Director James Comey admitted that he never told President Donald Trump that the Steele dossier was funded by his political opponents. Partial transcript via Charlie Spiering of Breitbart News: STEPHANOPOULOS: “Did you tell him that the Steele dossier had been financed by his political opponents?” COMEY: “No.
In an exclusive interview with Bill O’Reilly,former White House Special Counsel to President Bill Clinton, Lanny Davis, reveals he shared never-before-seen documents with Inspector General Horowitz showing the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email usagewas ‘botched.’ Photo credit: Patriot Post Video credit:billoreilly.com Start clip at 7:34 for partial transcriptbelow.
According to reports, former Trump strategist Steve Bannon has been pitching White House officialson a plan to “cripple,” special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. National Post reports: Stephen Bannon, who was ousted as White House chief strategist last summer but has remained in touch with some members of President Donald Trump’s circle, is pitching a plan to West Wing aides and congressional allies to cripple the federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to four people familiar with the discussions.
On Fox News Tuesday evening, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes issued a stern warning to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Hand over the unredacted documents that congressional investigators have requested or face not only the prospect of being held in contempt — but impeachment, as well. .@DevinNunes: "We will have a plan to hold in contempt and to impeach." @IngrahamAngle: "To impeach Christopher Wray?"@DevinNunes: "Absolutely." pic.twitter.com/AxB0KGkHBO — Fox News (@FoxNews) April 11, 2018 A partial transcript of tonight’sinterviewwith Fox News host Laura Ingraham and Nunes follows: Ingraham: “You’ve been trying to get documents for as long as I have been doing this show.
On Tuesday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) called the FBI’s raid on longtime Trump lawyer, Michael Cohen, an abuse of power by special counsel Robert Mueller. .@RandPaul: “We never should have had Mueller in the first place because we’ve given too much power to a prosecutor.” pic.twitter.com/9CvaHTG5Lu — Fox News (@FoxNews) April 11, 2018 “Going after someone’s personal attorney is a great overstep, I think, in the authority of the prosecutor.
According to Fox News, an announcement on the United States’ action in Syria is “imminent.” FOX: Announcement on U.S action in Syria is "imminent" – @WarriorReports pic.twitter.com/B8yN9qcOjJ — Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) April 10, 2018 Fox News reports an "imminent announcement on US action in #Syria." No further details — Michael A.
A day after the FBI raided the offices of longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen, lawyer AlanDershowitz is huddling with the President at the White House. “Some news – Dershowitz has been at the White House for part of today as Trump seeks his input, and he’s supposed to have dinner with the president tonight, per WH sources,” New York Times White House Correspondent, Maggie Haberman tweeted.
A new reportreveals the Trump-Russia witch hunt has expanded yet again with special counsel Robert Mueller now probing additional meeting in the Seychelles. NJ.com reports: The sources said several of those meetings took placearound the same time as another meeting in the Seychelles between Erik Prince, founder of the security company Blackwater, Kirill Dmitriev, the director of one of Russia’s sovereign wealth funds, and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the effective ruler of the United Arab Emirates (also known as “MBZ”).Details of that earlier meetingwere first reported by the Washington Post last year.
Ex-Secret Service agent Dan Bongino says fired FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch may be facing a legal minefield in relation to potential obstruction of justice charges in the Hillary Clinton email probe. Partial transcript via the Daily Caller: “I’m going to be listening for every word out of her mouth because Loretta lynch should be talking to a lawyer and so should Jim Comey.
On Monday, the FBI notified Judicial Watch that the bureau will need at least three years to hand over “releasable,” communications between anti-Trump FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. “FBI just told @JudicialWatch it needs at least three years to process and turn over releasable anti-@RealDonaldTrump Strzok-Page communications.
It appears as though COO Sheryl Sandberg is ignoring her own advice by “leaning out,” of a highly anticipatedtelevision interview with ABC News. New York Post reports: After many significant days of silence, the COO was quizzedby “Today’s”Savannah Guthrieon Friday, followed by an interview with Fox News’ Dana Perino.
Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton told Fox News Sunday that he believes the Justice Department is still in ‘cover-up mode,’ over the infamous meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton during the 2016election. .@TomFitton: "@TheJusticeDept was a mess under Loretta Lynch.
The Justice Department has quietly granted congressional investigators access to secret FISA documents in relation to former Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. Daily Caller reports: The Department of Justice says it will allow members of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees to view surveillance warrants granted against former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in what the agency is calling an “extraordinary accommodation.” DOJ isallowing the accessto the four warrant applications in response to demands from California Rep.
On Friday, the White House announced President Donald Trump signed a memorandum ending the immigration policy known as ‘catch and release.’ The Hill reports: The memo signed by Trump orders the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with other agencies, to submit a report to the president within 45 days “detailing all measures that their respective departments have pursued or are pursuing to expeditiously end ‘catch and release’ practices.” The report instructs departments to share information on any contracts to construct or operate detention facilities along the border as well as steps taken to assign asylum officers at detention facilities, among other measures.