Tag: Sally Yates

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Steve King’s Memo Warning: ‘Watch Closely for Barack Obama’s Fingerprints’

“Watch closely for Barack Obama’s fingerprints,” said Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Saturday, suggesting the recent alleged partisan weaponization of state surveillance powers could be connected to the 44th president. “[Democrats and their allies] will defend Barack Obama at all costs, and they’ll defend Hillary Clinton almost at all costs unless they have to sacrifice her to protect Barack Obama,” he added.

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.

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Sally Yates’s Rebellion Ends with a Whimper

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has had a whirlwind year as the left’s newest darling. She became an instant political celebrity when she refused to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and travel from terror-prone countries — the so-called “travel ban.”

Byron York: Lame-Duck Obama Abused Logan Act to Damage Trump

Washington Examiner Byron York has laid out a compelling case against the lame-duck Obama administration, arguing that it abused the obscure Logan Act as a pretext for investigating the incoming Trump administration and “to entangle the new administration in a criminal investigation as soon as it walked in the door of the White House.”

Six Facts We Learned from the Sally Yates Hearing

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified last week in Congress. While the overarching media narrative focused on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s potential compromise by Russia, there are other important facts.

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Ted Cruz Cleaned Sally Yates’s Clock. Here’s Why.

On Monday, in a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) exposed former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates’s ignorance of the law, and the partisan nature of her decision to refuse to enforce President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending travel from several terror-prone countries.

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announces a settlement with Volkswagen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Gainor: ‘Desperate’ Media Want to Turn Sally Yates into Next Wendy Davis

Dan Gainor, vice president of Business and Culture at the Media Research Center, talked with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Matt Boyle on Monday about various topics in the news, including left-wing media reaction to the passage of the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) and the FCC, which is considering action against Stephen Colbert for his controversial joke about President Donald Trump.

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announces a settlement with Volkswagen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Trump: Ask Sally Yates About Classified Information Leaked to Media

President Trump suggested to Senators on Monday morning that they ask Sally Yates, former Obama administration deputy attorney general and acting attorney general in the Trump administration’s early days, how classified information she went to the White House counsel with got leaked to the media soon after.

Democrats Drag Out Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Fight

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats forced debate on the confirmation of Jeff Sessions for the position of Attorney General into Wednesday with belabored speeches over Sessions’ qualifications and President Donald Trump’s firing of Obama Administration holdover, acting Attorney General Sally Yates, the night before.

Trump’s PATCO Moment: Emanating Reagan, the President Takes Control of Federal Government to ‘Protect the Country and Its Citizens’

President Donald Trump’s firing of a politically motivated official—now-former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, for her refusal to enforce the laws of the nation and carry out the administration’s policy—harkens back to a previous president who faced a similar crisis at the beginning of his administration.