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soothsayer

(38,601 posts)
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 07:56 PM Jun 2021

CNN is reporting Jocelyn Ballantine is who sought subpoenas on @RepSwalwell @RepAdamSchiff, and Don


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nathan5
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Jun 13, 2021
#BreakingNews CNN is reporting Jocelyn Ballantine is who sought subpoenas on @RepSwalwell @RepAdamSchiff, and Don McCahn.

Jocelyn Ballantine lied about McCabe and Strzok agreeing to the authenticity or accuracy of transcripts in the Micheal Flynn case.

Johnathan Ford⬅️
@FordJohnathan5
Jocelyn Ballantine is a federal prosecutor.

How do you know she lied about Strzok? I believe you but it seems this runs deep also.

Johnathan Ford⬅️
@FordJohnathan5

DOJ faces new questions about accuracy of Flynn filings
politico.com

https://t.co/JoiF12r40n


Johnathan Ford⬅️
@FordJohnathan5
·
Jun 13, 2021
Replying to @FordJohnathan5
Jocelyn Ballantine

8/18/2000
Admitted to the State Bar of California

Someone needs to contact California Bar.

Stevie T 😷🇺🇸🏳️?🌈
@TurnerSA3
"Mike Flynn Prosecutor Jocelyn Ballantine Tries to Square DOJ's Crooked Circle | emptywheel"

Mike Flynn Prosecutor Jocelyn Ballantine Tries to Square DOJ's Crooked Circle | emptywheel
emptywheel.net

https://t.co/dP60uBqCEX

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CNN is reporting Jocelyn Ballantine is who sought subpoenas on @RepSwalwell @RepAdamSchiff, and Don (Original Post) soothsayer Jun 2021 OP
Who hired her? triron Jun 2021 #1
Good question. How long has she been with the DOJ? jalan48 Jun 2021 #5
Who the hell is Johnathan Ford? W_HAMILTON Jun 2021 #2
Who are any of these retwitter people? Here's CNN's Breaking News Page: MerryBlooms Jun 2021 #3
Also who is Don "McCahn" station agent Jun 2021 #4
I'm watching CNN now, and I don't see anything about this story. MerryBlooms Jun 2021 #13
Found on Twitter billh58 Jun 2021 #6
The @cnn link takes me to a story about a Pekinese winning a dog show. MerryBlooms Jun 2021 #14
I only posted billh58 Jun 2021 #16
My god..we are in corruption deep Deuxcents Jun 2021 #7
Filing error adds to twists of Flynn case reversal Klaralven Jun 2021 #8
DOJ Screwed Up by Giving 'Altered' Versions of Peter Strzok's Notes to Flynn's Team; Says It Was an Klaralven Jun 2021 #9
Someone with more legal knowledge then me answer this... Takket Jun 2021 #10
Totally agree leftieNanner Jun 2021 #11
At whose behest? choie Jun 2021 #12
Watch this space..the law and crime story posted above reads like an ass is gonna get cooked asiliveandbreathe Jun 2021 #15

W_HAMILTON

(7,760 posts)
2. Who the hell is Johnathan Ford?
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 08:55 PM
Jun 2021

If you say that CNN is reporting something, why not link their tweet reporting it?

MerryBlooms

(11,685 posts)
13. I'm watching CNN now, and I don't see anything about this story.
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:37 PM
Jun 2021

Was this just on twitter and not the national broadcast channel? I'm not understanding how this twitter feed from a non CNN source is CNN Breaking News. I'm not finding any direct link to CNN? Can you help me?

MerryBlooms

(11,685 posts)
14. The @cnn link takes me to a story about a Pekinese winning a dog show.
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:42 PM
Jun 2021

I scrolled through, and don't see a mention of this story. Can you help me find the CNN breaking news link, please? I can't find it, and I have CNN on now and they're not talking about this story. I'm so frustrated.

billh58

(6,631 posts)
16. I only posted
Mon Jun 14, 2021, 09:11 AM
Jun 2021

what I found on Twitter. I don't believe that CNN has reported anything about this topic recently. I found some mentions of Jocelyn Ballantine from a couple of years ago, but nothing recent.

 

Klaralven

(7,510 posts)
8. Filing error adds to twists of Flynn case reversal
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 09:56 PM
Jun 2021
CNN) -- The court filing on Thursday to drop former national security adviser Michael Flynn's criminal case used the attorney identification number for the previous US attorney, a technical error that adds to the twists of the dramatic reversal by the government.


Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday called the Flynn case development evidence of political manipulation within the Justice Deparment, and asked the department's independent watchdog to investigate.

"Every career prosecutor involved in the case declined to participate in this mockery of justice, and no Justice Department official or outside expert can find a precedent for such a blatant abdication of the Department's responsibilities," Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Richard Blumenthal wrote to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who previously found the FBI's Russia investigation was properly opened.

In the Flynn case this week, the two career prosecutors who were publicly handling it, Brandon Van Grack and Ballantine, didn't sign the document. Ballantine sent it to the court -- as a trial attorney in the office, she had access to the court's electronic filing system -- while Van Grack, who oversaw Flynn's plea deal during the Mueller investigation, withdrew from the case an hour before the Justice Department announced it would drop Flynn's lying charge. Two other prosecutors who previously appeared before the judge in the case are no longer with the Justice Department.


https://www.abc57.com/news/filing-error-adds-to-twists-of-flynn-case-reversal
 

Klaralven

(7,510 posts)
9. DOJ Screwed Up by Giving 'Altered' Versions of Peter Strzok's Notes to Flynn's Team; Says It Was an
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:02 PM
Jun 2021
“On September 23, 2020, the government disclosed handwritten notes of former Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok (23501 & 23503) that were obtained and analyzed by [the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri] during the course of its review,” the filing says. “During the review, agents for [the Eastern District of Missouri] placed a single yellow sticky note on each page of the notes with estimated dates (the notes themselves are undated). Those two sticky notes were inadvertently not removed when the notes were scanned.”

Additional inadvertent alterations by DOJ also occurred on one document attributed to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to the filing. In McCabe’s case, however, the government says they used and forgot to remove “clear sticky notes (with a colored tab).”


https://lawandcrime.com/awkward/doj-screwed-up-by-filing-altered-versions-of-peter-strzoks-notes-says-it-was-an-accident/

Takket

(21,281 posts)
10. Someone with more legal knowledge then me answer this...
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:17 PM
Jun 2021

Is there a chance in hell that a “federal prosecutor “ gets a judge to sign off on a subpoena for sitting members of Congress and the White House council WITHOUT approval from the attorney general or their second in command?

I mean I just have a hard time believing any prosecutor has pull like that to get a subpoena without someone at the top of the food chain backing her up

leftieNanner

(14,955 posts)
11. Totally agree
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:29 PM
Jun 2021

Barr, Rose stein, and Sessions had to find someone to blame.

No way this happened without the three of them knowing.

asiliveandbreathe

(8,154 posts)
15. Watch this space..the law and crime story posted above reads like an ass is gonna get cooked
Sun Jun 13, 2021, 10:51 PM
Jun 2021

It ain't McCabe or Peter S...twists and turns by ballantine..to get Flynn case dismissed..and just who pulled ballantine levers...seems to me the subpeonas are bought and paid for..gee..who could that be..

I agree...how the hell did she do this on her own...she was a very busy gal...wonder who paid..give me a minute...

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