Tag: Rod Rosenstein

Sessions, Rosenstein, Rachel Brand

Rachel Brand, No. 3 at DOJ, Will Step Down

Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, number three at the Justice Department under Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, will resign her post, DOJ announced Friday.

Jeff Sessions

DOJ Issues First Response to Nunes Memo Drop

Elements of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI are under fire Friday following the release of the House Intelligence Committee’s hotly anticipated memo alleging bias and misconduct among officials investigating Trump campaign associates.

Finally Released, Memo Shows Widespread Abuse of Government Spying Power, Politicization of Justice Process

The memo from House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), released finally on Friday after a massive buildup and protracted battle with Democrats and feds who fought its release, demonstrated widespread abuse by senior Department of Justice (DOJ) and law enforcement officials of federal spying capabilities.

Alan Dershowitz

Dershowitz: ‘Rod Rosenstein Should Recuse Himself’

This weekend on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz discussed the possibility of Attorney General Jeff Sessions un-recusing himself from the ongoing Russia probe. “He could [un-recuse himself],” said Dershowitz. “The law certainly allows anyone who’s

FILE - In this June 13, 2017 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump confirmed Friday, June 16, 2017, he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at a senior Justice Department official, in a tweet that seemed to encapsulate his frustration with the ongoing focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Rosenstein: I Haven’t Seen Good Cause to Fire Mueller

During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stated he hasn’t seen good cause to fire Special Counsel Bob Mueller, and would only act on an order to fire Mueller if there was good

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Blue State Blues: President Trump’s Lawyers Are Violating His Sixth Amendment Rights

Trump would be enjoying better legal representation if he simply walked down to the local courthouse and hired a no-name defense lawyer hawking his services — a street-fighter who would find every way to protect his client, who would have no conflicts and no qualms about sticking it to the prosecution, who had no reputation to lose and would therefore put victory ahead of everything else.

Pirro on Hillary: ‘It’s Time to Lock Her Up’

During her Saturday Fox News Channel “Justice” opening statement, Jeanine Pirro declared that it is time to lock Hillary Clinton after the report that the Clinton campaign funded research that resulted in the Steele Dossier. “It’s time to shut it

Kamala Harris swearing in (Aaron P. Bernstein / Getty)

Kamala Harris Fundraises off Senate Interruptions

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has become notorious over the past several weeks for interrupting witnesses testifying on Capitol Hill — or, to her liberal fans, for being “silenced” by her white male Republican colleagues. Now she is turning those confrontation into campaign dollars.

Kamala Harris (Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press)

‘She’s Not Mean. She’s Just Being Kamala.’

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown has offered an odd defense of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), whose habit of interrupting Cabinet members during Senate hearings — and being rebuked by the chair — has made her a heroine on the left.

Klukowski: Sessions Recusal an Act of Statesmanship

Democrats’ overcaffeinated cries over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statements on Russian contacts is an attempt to obfuscate the plain truth: Sessions’ pledge to recuse is an act of statesmanship, not a suggestion that he did anything wrong. It was also brilliant politics.