Category: Law & Justice

John Oliver Makes the Case for Impeachment [VIDEO]

With a national conversation underway about the possibility of impeachment, John Oliver discusses whether the benefits outweigh the potential risks. Seems the comedians make a better, clearer case for impeachment than anyone else in the country. They are the clear true tellers. Watch Oliver do what he does best.

Oversight Committee Voted to Hold AG William Barr & Wilbur Ross in Contempt of Congress

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The committee is charging ahead on a contempt resolution related to the Trump administration’s US citizenship census question. A day after the full House passed a civil contempt resolution authorizing its committees to take the Trump administration to court and pursue criminal contempt cases to enforce their subpoenas, the House Oversight Committee is testing the…

House Approves Enforcing Subpoenas in Court Against Trump Officials

The House approved a resolution Tuesday to authorize the House Judiciary Committee and other panels to go to court to enforce their subpoenas of the Trump administration. The measure, which was adopted 229-191 along party lines, allows the Judiciary Committee to sue Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn for refusing…

House Judiciary Committee Begins Hearings on Mueller’s Report

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The House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings Monday afternoon on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, focusing on what Mueller discovered about “presidential obstruction and other crimes.” Witnesses will include former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean and some of the 1,000-plus former federal prosecutors who signed a letter saying President Trump would face criminal obstruction…

New Book Claims Mueller’s Office Drafted Trump Indictment [VIDEO]

When former special prosecutor Robert Mueller broke his silence last month he reiterated the Department of Justice policy that states a sitting president cannot be indicted, adding that his office never considered trying to indict Donald Trump for obstruction of justice. Joy Reid is joined by author Michael Wolff on his new book, ‘Siege: Trump…

House Sets Vote to Hold AG Barr in Contempt of Congress

The full House plans to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full unredacted report and underlying evidence. The House Judiciary Committee voted last month to advance a measure holding Barr in contempt after President Donald…

Former Mueller Witness George Nader Arrested [VIDEO]

Very strange times indeed. Nader had a deal with Mueller, suddenly he’s arrested. George Aref Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, was arrested on child pornography charges Monday in New York, federal prosecutors announced Monday. Nader was arrested upon arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport for “transporting…

📺 [VIDEO] 17 New Charges Against Julian Assange

Trump Admin Attacks First Amendment with 17 New Charges Against Julian Assange The US justice department has filed 17 new charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is facing extradition from the UK. The latest charges accuse him of receiving and unlawfully publishing the names of classified sources. He was previously charged last month with…

📍 Trump Gives AG Barr Sweeping New Powers To Investigate the Mueller Investigators

Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, granting a loyalist sweeping powers to review and potentially release highly classified information. The move marked an escalation in Trump’s…

📺 Another Judge Rules Against Trump Over Financial Records Subpoena

A federal judge has issued a ruling backing the democratic subpoena for Trump’s banking records, rejecting Trump’s effort to halt it. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, breaks down how this is the second straight court loss for Trump’s effort to defy subpoenas and unless a higher court steps in, Trump is getting crushed on…

Unreported Sixth Migrant Child Died in U.S. Custody Last Year

The 10-year-old El Salvadoran girl, who entered U.S. care in March 2018, died in September of fever and respiratory distress. 10-year-old El Salvadoran girl with a history of congenital heart defects died in U.S. custody last year, a previously unreported case that brings to six the number of migrant children known to have died after…

Key Members of the Democratic Caucus Pushing Pelosi on Impeachment [VIDEO]

Watch today from today on MSNBC LIVE Several Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee pressed Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday evening to move forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump as one of his former White House aides planned to defy a congressional subpoena Tuesday. During a weekly Democratic leadership meeting in Pelosi’s…

Court Rules Against Trump Over His Financial Records

President Trump on Monday lost an early round of his court fight with Democrats after a federal judge ruled the president’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records to Congress as lawmakers seek to assert their oversight authority. “It is simply not fathomable,” the judge wrote, “that a Constitution that grants Congress the power…

Barr Is Engaging In Impeachable Conduct to Shield Trump

AG Barr Is Engaging In Impeachable Conduct. Let’s examine why. Something often overlooked in the news is the questioning of an individual’s personal motivations and aspirations. Why would William Barr act as a shield for Trump defending his presidency against the damning evidence contained in the Mueller Report? Why did Mr. Barr send an unsolicited…

The House To Subpoena The Mueller Report & Witness

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee was expected to vote on Wednesday to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report and underlying evidence from his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. If the motion passes, it would be a marked escalation of congressional pressure on the Trump administration to hand…

Watch Adam Schiff Destroy The House GOP and Trump [VIDEO]

Watch: Intel Chairman Adam Schiff Destroys House Republicans. Intelligence committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., forcefully pushed back Thursday against House Republicans who are calling on him to resign. Joe Scarborough reacts to the GOP, saying the party has overreached and are defending the indefensible.

Read: Justice Department’s Bill Barr Summary of Mueller Report

Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, 2019, I am writing today to advise you of the principal conclusions reached by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and to inform you about the status of my initial review of…

Mueller Report on Russian Collusion Delivered To Attorney General

THIS IS A LIVE BREAKING EVENT – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has submitted a confidential report to Attorney General William P. Barr, marking the end of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump, a Justice Department spokeswoman said.…

Kushner Using Whatsapp to Talk to World Leaders Including Saudi Arabia

Kushner Using Whatsapp to Talk to World Leaders Including Saudi Arabia. Senior White House aide Jared Kushner uses the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp to conduct business and talk with foreign leaders, according to statements from his attorney released by Democrats on Thursday. Back in December, Kushner’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, told Rep. Elijah Cummings and then-House…

Rep. Devin Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million over ‘@DevinNunesMom’

The US congressman Devin Nunes sent the Twitterverse spiraling into hilarity late on Monday with his lawsuit listing the purported crimes of Twitter users “Devin Nunes’ Mom” and “Devin Nunes’ Cow”. In the lawsuit against Twitter and a handful of users, the California Republican claims to be the victim of vicious internet trolls, as well…

Racist Trump Does Not Condemn White Nationalism, Again

Trump says he does not think white nationalism is a rising global threat, this coming days after the massacre at 2 mosques in New Zealand. The shooter left a manifesto praising Trump for his views and taking inspiration from him. Trump had a chance to boldly condemn white supremacy and Islamophobia on Friday morning. Instead,…