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 […]

‘Case closed’: Sen. Graham says he won’t call Don McGahn to testify

‘Case closed’: Sen. Graham says he won’t call Don McGahn to testify

by WorldTribune Staff, April 29, 2019 Sen. Lindsey Graham, in an April 28 appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation”, shot down the media’s obstruction drumbeat as “absurd” and said he does not intend to call former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which Graham chairs. The South Carolina Republican […]

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 […]

Trump moves during shutdown to fill one third of all court vacancies

Trump moves during shutdown to fill one third of all court vacancies

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2019 President Donald Trump on Jan. 23 nominated enough judges to fill one-third of all federal court vacancies. Acting to bolster the conservative credentials of the federal courts, Trump renominated 51 judges who were not confirmed by the last Congress. Of the nominees, 37 were to district courts, nine to […]

Down and dirty: Democrat darlings sling MS-13 lingo, homophobic slur

Down and dirty: Democrat darlings sling MS-13 lingo, homophobic slur

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2019 Two newly-minted Democratic lawmakers are under fire after comments this week that included violent sexual terminology and pushing baseless rumors about a Republican senator being blackmailed to support President Donald Trump. In a Jan. 16 interview published by The Washington Post in which she claimed media often take her […]

Caravan and the Holocaust: Senator, pundits say Ocasio-Cortez flunks history

Caravan and the Holocaust: Senator, pundits say Ocasio-Cortez flunks history

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2018 Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comparison of the migrant caravan crisis to the Holocaust was met with this response from Sen. Lindsey Graham – visit the Holocaust Museum. On Nov. 25, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that the migrants, whom she refers to as “asylum-seekers,” should receive the same consideration from the U.S. that […]

Congressmen at Judiciary hearing blast ‘explicit’ DOJ bias

Congressmen at Judiciary hearing blast ‘explicit’ DOJ bias

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2018 There is insurmountable evidence of bias on the part of the FBI and Department of Justice against President Donald Trump, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on June 18. Rep. Trey Gowdy followed up with withering questions for Inspector General Michael Horowitz at the House Judiciary Committee. See […]

New memo: Second Steele report was based on input from Clinton allies

New memo: Second Steele report was based on input from Clinton allies

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2018 A Jan. 4 memo, just released by the Senate Judiciary Committee, reveals that allies of Hillary Clinton fed information to ex-British spy Christopher Steele which they considered damaging to then-GOP candidate Donald Trump. The new information came to light in a criminal referral against Steele sent to the Department […]

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 – […]

‘How is the Department of Justice being run?’: Senate shifts focus to Loretta Lynch

‘How is the Department of Justice being run?’: Senate shifts focus to Loretta Lynch

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2017 A spokesman for the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said it “will become necessary at some point” to have Loretta Lynch testify before the panel after revelations from former FBI Director James Comey of the former attorney general’s alleged attempts to shut down the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Republicans on […]