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Bernie Kerik: FBI Agents ‘Scared to Death’ of Speaking Against Mueller Probe — Even Privately

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik told Breitbart News that FBI agents are “scared to death” to criticize political corruption and abuses of power at the bureau and broader Department of Justice (DOJ). Kirk offered his analysis on Wednesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight in an interview with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. Kerik reflected on partisan and political corruption at the FBI and DOJ: “Not one of these people has been brought up on criminal charges, or even ethical charges. McCabe was terminated. Comey was fired.…

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Lisa Page: Obama DOJ Ordered FBI Not to Prosecute Hillary Clinton

Former FBI legal counsel Lisa Page testified to Congress that the Justice Department ordered the FBI not to charge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with “gross negligence” by mishandling classified information. Transcripts of Page’s closed-door testimony in July 2018 were released Tuesday by Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) on Tuesday, which included the following exchange with Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX): RATCLIFFE: So let me if I can, I know I’m testing your memory. But when you say advice you got from the Department, you’re making it sound like it was…

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Watch Live – Bill Barr Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Attorney General (AG) nominee William Barr will testify on Wednesday regarding his qualifications to serve as the next leader of the Department of Justice (DOJ). Barr testified on Tuesday regarding his qualifications for the attorney general position. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will lead the hearing as the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman. During the hearing on Tuesday, Barr said that remains interested in “reassessing” or learning more about the DOJ’s anti-trust policies regarding the Silicon Valley “behemoths.” The AG nominee also said that he would not change the current special counsel…

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DOJ: Handguns Are the Weapon of Choice for Criminals

A January 2019 Department of Justice (DOJ) report shows handguns as the weapon of choice for prisoners incarcerated for using a gun in the commission of a crime. The report, “Source and Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016,” presents information gathered during  face-to-face interviews with a cross-section of the nearly 300,000 prisoners who used guns in carrying out their crimes. The report shows that “handguns were the most common type of firearm possessed by state and federal prisoners” at the time they committed their crimes. Roughly eighteen…

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Trump Administration Revokes Obama-Era School Leniency Policy for Minorities

The Trump administration has revoked an Obama-era policy that urged public schools to employ more lenient forms of discipline for students of color and of other minority groups. On Friday, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice rescinded the Obama administration’s 2014 “Dear Colleague Letter” that a federal school safety commission said “may have paradoxically contributed to making schools less safe.” The Obama-era Departments of Education and Justice, under Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder, issued school guidelines that claimed students of color are “disproportionately impacted” by suspensions and expulsions,…

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Jeff Sessions’ Reforms More than Doubled Illegal Immigration Convictions

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered major wins for President Trump’s administration on the immigration front in 2018, effectively putting into place legal reforms at the U.S.-Mexico border that significantly increased the number of illegal aliens prosecuted and convicted. During his tenure running the Department of Justice (DOJ), Sessions put into place a legal wall at the southern border to stem the tide of rising illegal immigration to the country and prevent border crossers from being released into the interior of the country after being caught by Border Patrol. Sessions’…

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William Barr Prioritized Illegal Immigration Crackdown in 1990s–Similar to Sessions

President Donald Trump said former Attorney General William Barr was his “first choice since day one” to replace Jeff Sessions as his new attorney general, both men favoring pro-enforcement policies regarding immigration. Barr served as attorney general for the late President George H.W. Bush’s administration between 1991 and 1993, bringing a hard-on-crime touch to the immigration issue and implementing a series of reforms to reduce illegal immigration to the United States. At this time, border and immigration enforcement was managed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), a faction of the Department…

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Report: William Barr Leading Contender for Trump’s Next Attorney General

George H.W. Bush-era Attorney General William Barr has emerged as the leading contender to be nominated as the next attorney general, according to The Washington Post. Barr, who served as Attorney General between 1991-1993, is reportedly a favorite among a handful of aides to President Donald Trump and top lawyers in the Office of White House Counsel. “[Barr is] a serious guy,” an unnamed source told the Post. “The president is very, very focused on [a candidate] looking the part, and having credentials consistent with the part.” If both nominated and confirmed by the Senate, Barr would…

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Greenwald: Prosecution of Assange ‘Grave Threat To Press Freedom’

Glenn Greenwald, known for his work exposing the NSA’s covert surveillance of American and other citizens, writes that the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange poses a “grave threat to press freedom,” reminding readers that even Obama’s Department of Justice recognized this. Despite this, Greenwald notes the current DOJ has obtained sealed charges against the WikiLeaks founder, even while it ignores former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s decision to compromise national security by hosting sensitive government material on insecure private email servers. Writing in The Intercept, Greenwald contrast the threats to…

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Short List: 8 Potential ‘America First’ Candidates for Attorney General

As former Attorney General Jeff Sessions departed the Department of Justice (DOJ), a short list of potential replacements has surfaced in Washington, D.C. Below, Breitbart News has compiled eight “America First” candidates for Attorney General. Kris Kobach Currently, Kobach is serving the last couple of months as Kansas’s Secretary of State. Kobach previously served as an adviser to President Trump on immigration, and most notably wrote Arizona’s SB 1070 law that made it a state crime to be in the country as an illegal alien. Having fought the open borders…

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