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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:33 PM

Judge scorches DOJ prosecutors for "stringing along McCabe's case looking for a reason to indict"

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/02/banana-republic-judge-slammed-doj-for-stringing-along-mccabe-investigation-to-help-trump-politically/

According to revelations from a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), Justice Department attorneys were met with “mounting frustration and skepticism” from a federal judge regarding documents related to the investigation of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, The Daily Beast reports.

According to federal judge Reggie Barnett Walton, President Trump’s involvement in the McCabe investigation was “disturbing,” a “mess,” and reflected a “banana republic.”

“I think it’s very unfortunate,” Judge Walton told prosecutors as the case stalled in late September. “And I think as a government and as a society we’re going to pay a price at some point for this.”

According to CREW spokesperson Jordan Libowitz, the delayed released of the documents show that the government was “trying to cover up the fact that they were stringing this [lawsuit] along while looking for a reason to indict McCabe.”


This is prosecutorial misconduct. These guys should be fired and be disbarred.

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Reply Judge scorches DOJ prosecutors for "stringing along McCabe's case looking for a reason to indict" (Original post)
yellowcanine Friday OP
Faux pas Friday #1
malaise Friday #2
gembaby1 Friday #11
thenelm1 Friday #12
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Friday #3
Rebl2 Friday #13
Caliman73 Friday #4
TryLogic Friday #7
Warpy Friday #5
NewJeffCT Friday #6
Joinfortmill Friday #8
ffr Friday #9
cstanleytech Friday #10
stopdiggin Saturday #15
cp Saturday #14

Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:42 PM

1. Kickin' with disgust!

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:45 PM

2. Don the Con and his goons will pay for this

The longest rope has an end

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:49 PM

11. I hope so

He’s done too many illegal things and gotten away with it. Something’s got to give.

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 08:06 PM

12. Karma is a bitch

Dump skated for so many years running his little pissant real estate company in NYC. And in NYC, his company was probably miniscule compared to the real wheelers and dealers in business in general and real estate in particular. Then he got a 'reality' TV show giving him a national platform (what effing genius thought that would go well). Now he's trying to play with the big boys nationally and trying to run a country like he ran his business, with him as the unquestioned, all-knowing leader. And, well, we all see what's happening in plain sight.

One can only con and lie your way to "success" for so long before the con and lies catch up to you. His bankers learned that lessen years ago. No one would lend him money. Now we, as a nation, are having to learn that lesson again, unfortunately with a lot of pain (and with a lot of very stupid people still hanging on his every word). He is so obviously corrupted to the core. And his BS is certainly catching up to him and he's unraveling before our very eyes. His implosion can't happen soon enough. Even Mitch and Barr ultimately won't be able to protect him from himself - the useless slug just can't help himself. He may appear to be 'winning' in the short term but - take heart, let him keep tweeting, braying and pushing those boundries like the numbnuts he is. He's hanging himself.....

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:51 PM

3. Will McCabe eventually get his retirement?

He was terminated at Fat Donnie's command the day before he was to retire, without any of the procedures required to do such an action. Denying him his well-earned retirement is petty beyond belief, but standard for this less-than-human president* we have now.

*According to former President Jimmy Carter, Trump is an "illegitimate president."

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Response to LastLiberal in PalmSprings (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 10:02 PM

13. I was

wondering the same thing.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:54 PM

4. Prosecutorial misconduct indeed!

Problem is that with Barr as the head of DOJ, nothing will happen. He is crooked and is behind these sham investigations at the behest of Trump.

They should ALL be fired, disbarred, and jailed.

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Response to Caliman73 (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:58 PM

7. ... fired, disbarred, and jailed. Exactly.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:08 PM

5. Oh, your honor, that's what GOPs do

They pick a person who is an effective opponent of their worst policies, go through his/her life with a microscope, and try to find a crime somewhere so they can ruin his/her life, either by indictment or by proonged investigation, itself.

It's guilty until proven innocent for that bunch.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:28 PM

6. I think the remaining prosecutors

were basically told to keep looking for a reason to indict - or else.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:12 PM

8. McCabe's book, The Threat,

is a damn good read, not just about the FBI, but about his interactions with Trump and his administration.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:26 PM

9. Imagine how Hillary felt after 20 some odd years of the Kremlin's GOP scrutiny

But she doesn't eat at McDonalds out of fear of being poisoned. Why should she? She's done nothing but good in serving people all her life.

RePuticans are just evil beings with no moral compass. They need to be stomped out in November once and for all!

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:41 PM

10. Couldn't the judge censure them or something?

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #10)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:57 PM

15. for actual misconduct or violations perhaps

for game playing and just stringing things along ..? Most likely not. And it is the DOJ after all. This kind of rebuke is probably the most you're going to get within the circumstances.

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Response to yellowcanine (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:10 PM

14. Barr needs to be disbarred

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