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Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:40 PM

Sessions considering second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows

Source: Washington Post

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns — including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russia — and has directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the matters and report back to him and his top deputy, according to a letter obtained by The Washington Post.

The revelation came in a response from the Justice Department to an inquiry from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.), who in July and again in September called for Sessions to appoint a second special counsel to investigate concerns he had related to the 2016 election and its aftermath.

The list of matters he wanted probed was wide ranging, but included the FBI’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, various dealings of the Clinton Foundation and several matters connected to the purchase of the Canadian mining company Uranium One by Russia’s nuclear energy agency. Goodlatte took particular aim at former FBI director James B. Comey, asking for a second special counsel to evaluate the leaks he directed about his conversations with President Trump, among other things.

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No President should not be allow to order Investigations into his political enemies. This is what dictators do.

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Reply Sessions considering second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows (Original post)
Ccarmona Monday OP
OliverQ Monday #1
byronius Monday #8
OliverQ Monday #13
byronius Tuesday #20
orangecrush Tuesday #24
sandensea Monday #2
Botany Monday #3
SunSeeker Monday #4
byronius Monday #5
orangecrush Tuesday #25
paleotn Monday #6
adigal Monday #7
potone Monday #11
BigmanPigman Monday #17
Grassy Knoll Monday #9
jmowreader Monday #10
Angry Dragon Monday #12
Ccarmona Monday #14
Vogon_Glory Monday #15
KPN Tuesday #18
WinkyDink Monday #16
KPN Tuesday #19
TomCADem Tuesday #22
Kablooie Tuesday #21
HAB911 Tuesday #23
DeminPennswoods Tuesday #26
SHRED Tuesday #27
underpants Tuesday #28

Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:44 PM

1. This crap is so frustrating. Sessions committed perjury 3 times at least

and was part of the conspiracy with Russia. He shouldn't even be allowed in his position, much less hiring a fake Special Counsel to investigate absolutely nothing.

I feel bad for Clinton. Endlessly investigated for absolute nonsense, and had her highest aspiration stolen from her by a bunch of evil, low-life criminals.

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:01 PM

8. Seventy-one sealed indictments other than the four numbered between Manafort and Gates.

I'm going to want Gorusch to be stepping down after the reveal.

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Response to byronius (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 10:24 PM

13. Doesn't mean they're all or any are Muellers. And Gorsuch will never step down.

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #13)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 12:07 AM

20. I have faith, for some reason. Normally I'm an agnostic/atheistic type guy.

And Schindler said they're all Mueller's.

I believe the survival of the species is at stake. So maybe that's why I believe we'll overcome. I have to.

Plus, this guy --

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #13)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:27 AM

24. Don't bet on that

There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:45 PM

2. Weaponizing the judiciary is to today's despots what states of siege used to be to yesterday's

These people are nothing if not predictable.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:46 PM

3. please ..... but kid you not 30 to 35% of Americans eat this crap up

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:51 PM

4. Craven abuse of power.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:58 PM

5. They're going full hog before the fall.

They got nothing else. And it sorta used to work.

I would expect some sort of an attempt to gain control of the military next.

He was probably asking for pointers from his two favorite murderers, 'cause he's stumped and only 35% are buying it and everyone is is being real loud. 'Little help, Vlad?'

'Crush the press and you crush the soul of the people,' Vlad probably replied.

'And get control of the military ASAP,' Duterte added.

But this population's Useful Idiot percentage (38 -35%) is not as high as in their own countries. Things are just -- hard, so hard for Donald. Everyone who can be threatened or bribed or lied to just isn't quite enough to get over the hump so far.

Not fair.

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Response to byronius (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:28 AM

25. + 1

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 08:58 PM

6. Go ahead...

let us know what you find out.....................nothing.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:01 PM

7. And what do we do when he does this? This turns my stomach

This is tinpot dictator shit.

I am going to boycott every corporate good. Take the corporations down, take the oligarchs down, they will push their bought and owned politicians to remove Trump.

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Response to adigal (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:45 PM

11. Mine, too.

I find this terrifying. This on top of the FBI's decision the black lives matter movement as a bunch of terrorists, rather then people who are defending their right not to be shot in the street by the police, makes me think that we are soon going to be a fascist state. What do we do if we don't win a majority in the House of Representatives in the midterm elections?

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Response to adigal (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:20 PM

17. Saving Capitalism is a new movie by Robert Reich

coming out on Netflix about this. The corporations owning the world. I have a list of corporations to boycott since they support the GOP and the Fucking Moron. It is very long.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:02 PM

9. Eh..Trump Jr. Got Your Tongue ?

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 09:29 PM

10. How many fucking times do they intend to investigate Hillary Clinton's server?

I have an investigation I want done: I want every one of these Republican scumbags investigated for fraud, waste and abuse. Elected, appointed, employed by Fox News...no matter, if they've even voted Republican one time in their life, crawl up their ass.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #10)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 10:16 PM

12. +40.000

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 10:33 PM

14. From the Twitter Account of Richard Painter, GB43s Ethics Attorney

“This is an abuse of power to go after political opponents. At this point there is no choice but for Congress to impeach.”

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 10:44 PM

15. When We Take Back The White House, STOP Singing Kumbaya

No more Mister Nice Guy. Investigate these corrupt SOBs, bring charges when necessary, then PROSECUTE!!!

We have tolerated Republican corruption far too long!!!

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Response to Vogon_Glory (Reply #15)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 12:05 AM

18. Hell, lock them up and throw away the key. Prosecute? How about

execute?! (I know, we're better than that. But .... )

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:12 PM

16. Disingenuous WaPo headline. Republicans have no "concerns," and the WaPo knows it. The former

simply want to bedevil Hillary more and distract, distract, distract.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 12:07 AM

19. Desperation taking hold.

Don't be surprised if next some people die, as 45 threatened just this past weekend.

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Response to KPN (Reply #19)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:19 AM

22. The Correspondence and Coordination Between Trump Campaign and Wikileaks ...

...to publicize the hacked e-mails must be cutting real close to home.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 12:08 AM

21. Here we go again!!!

Republicans have a complete lock on all of government and STILL they have to invent fake investigations of the same Democrats.

It's like a disease.
They are incapable of serious governance.
They just keep repeating the same old scams and lies even though there's no benefit for doing so.



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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:25 AM

23. Chuck Grassley: "You intend to recuse yourself from both the Clinton email investigation

and any matters involving the Clinton Foundation, if there are any?"

Jeff Sessions: "Yes."


Confirmation Hearings, Jan. 10, 2017


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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:30 AM

26. Nixon did the same thing

using the FBI and IRS.

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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:31 AM

27. Sessions recused himself

Or not?


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Response to Ccarmona (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:32 AM

28. Emmanuel Goldstein would be jealous

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