State Dept., DOJ under growing pressure over pre-FISA memo

State Dept., DOJ under growing pressure over pre-FISA memo

by WorldTribune Staff, May 12, 2019 The chairmen of the Senate Judiciary, Homeland Security and Finance committees have written to the Justice and State departments seeking answers about their possible roles in helping ex-British spy Christopher Steele disseminate the unverified anti-Trump “dossier.” The dossier was a key component in the launching of special counsel Robert […]

Top Senate Republicans press Barr for ‘classified’ details on FBI’s Hillary investigation

Top Senate Republicans press Barr for ‘classified’ details on FBI’s Hillary investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2019 The Republican chairmen of three Senate committees are seeking access to a “highly classified” memo relating to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who chairs the finance committee, and Ron Johnson […]

Grassley grills FBI over raid of whistleblower on its Clinton-Russia-Uranium probe

Grassley grills FBI over raid of whistleblower on its Clinton-Russia-Uranium probe

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley demanded FBI Director Christopher Wray explain why the bureau raided the home of a recognized whistleblower who had reportedly provided documents to the Department of Justice related to the Uranium One scandal. The whistleblower, Dennis Cain, reportedly produced documents regarding the FBI’s failure […]

Chief Justice Roberts gets blowback after ‘rebuke’ of President Trump

Chief Justice Roberts gets blowback after ‘rebuke’ of President Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2018 President Donald Trump and Sen. Chuck Grassley fired back at Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts following what was called a “rebuke” of Trump by the chief justice. On Nov. 20, Judge Jon S. Tigar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, an Obama appointee, issued a temporary restraining […]

‘I was angry’: Investigators finally reach Kavanaugh accuser who admits she never met him

‘I was angry’: Investigators finally reach Kavanaugh accuser who admits she never met him

by WorldTribune Staff, November 4, 2018 A woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of raping her has admitted she fabricated the story “as a way to grab attention” in hopes of stopping Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the high court. Judy Munro-Leighton, a leftist activist, admitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she lied when […]

‘I’m about to ask you to make a donation…’: Dem fundraising emails go out as Kavanaugh hearing opens

‘I’m about to ask you to make a donation…’: Dem fundraising emails go out as Kavanaugh hearing opens

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2018 After less than 30 minutes of the Sept. 27 Senate hearing on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats were already in the fundraising mode. Sen. Mazie Hirono, who recently said men in the United States need to “shut up and step up,” wrote to donors in […]

DOJ keeps lid on Yates emails; Grassley hits attempt to ‘sabotage incoming administration’

DOJ keeps lid on Yates emails; Grassley hits attempt to ‘sabotage incoming administration’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2018 Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said the Department of Justice continues to stonewall the committee’s call for the release of documents from Sally Yates relating to her her role in the case of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and her refusal to uphold President Donald Trump’s travel […]

DOJ to investigate Planned Parenthood over sale of fetal body parts

DOJ to investigate Planned Parenthood over sale of fetal body parts

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2017 The Department of Justice has indicated it will investigate claims that Planned Parenthood profited from the sale of fetal body parts. The DOJ requested documents from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 2016 investigation of the abortion provider’s transfer of tissue and body parts from aborted fetuses to research firms, The […]

Report: FBI may be investigating Planned Parenthood over fetal tissue trafficking

Report: FBI may be investigating Planned Parenthood over fetal tissue trafficking

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2017 The FBI may launch an investigation into whether Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers illegally sold fetal tissue, The Hill reported on Nov. 13, citing sources familiar with the document request. The FBI in recent days asked the Senate Judiciary Committee for unredacted documents it obtained from abortion providers […]

Senators ask FBI why Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton before investigating her

Senators ask FBI why Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton before investigating her

by WorldTribune Staff, September 1, 2017 Republican senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee said in a letter to the FBI this week that then-FBI Director James Comey began drafting a statement exonerating Hillary Clinton in the investigation of her private email server before interviewing key witnesses – including Clinton herself. “Conclusion first, fact-gathering second – […]