1. the watchman

    Brennan Considering Legal Action Over Clearance Revocation

    "It would be with the eye toward preventing this type of abuse by Donald Trump in the future, not to reclaim mine," Brennan told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. "This is the first time in 38 years I haven't had a security clearance." The veteran intelligence officer said it had been a "privilege every...
  2. the watchman

    Trump wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants on public assistance.

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge of the...
  3. Lunchboxxy

    CNN Obtains Cohen/Trump Tape

    Listen here. Looks like Giuliani lied. Surprise!!
  4. Rasselas

    Legal Question Regarding FISA Court Application

    At this point, it looks like Trey Gowdy is the only member of congress who has seen the entire FISA court application for a warrant to examine the communication of Carter Page because the FBI suspected him of being a Russian asset. His criticism is that the source of funding for the Steele...
  5. D

    The Supreme Court case that could cost legal aid organizations millions of dollars

    The Supreme Court case that could cost legal aid organizations millions of dollars By Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza ################################################################################ That is certainly not good news to Legal Aid Organizations that depend on that money...
  6. NightSwimmer

    Legal Citizen Convicted in Delaware Child Rape Case

    UPDATE: Del. man guilty in 2017 child rape case DOVER, Del. - A man will spend time in prison after he raped a child last year, in Delaware. On Friday, the Delaware Department of Justice says 22-year-old Zepplin Ray Taylor-McGinness pleaded guilty to two counts of rape fourth degree and...
  7. cpicturetaker12

    Cohen legal bills not being paid! Lawyerless while he awaits Mueller indictment?

    So apparently COHEN didn't pay his bills which would seem to be why his legal firm is cutting him loose. IN THE MEANTIME, Mueller is cutting his paperwork to arrest him. O So, does this mean A--he has no lawyer? B--"If he can't afford one, one will be provided for you..." C--Is the pressure...
  8. Singularity

    ABC: Cohen imminently set to begin cooperating with federal investigators Vanity Fair reported yesterday that Cohen has been publicly fretting arrest for the last several days. Now, his attorneys have quit. The read is, because he's now in need of a specialist...
  9. cpicturetaker12

    Florida man who killed four kids during standoff got a gun despite domestic violence

    Holed up most of yesterday, a cop was called out on a domestic disturbance in Orlando with 4 kids being held hostage--he took a shot at the cop. Police didn't know if the kids were alive when I saw it last night. He shot all 4 kids and himself. He has a long rap sheet including several...
  10. cpicturetaker12

    RNC has paid a half-MILL$ from REP donors for legal fees for HOPE HICKS

    Why? And how much have you contributors to the RNC given to Trump, the billionaire, best gal and his kids? Hope Hicks nearly $500,000 legal fees are being paid by donations to the Republican Party SARAH K. BURRIS 20 MAY 2018 AT 23:25 ET Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Former White...
  11. Friday13

    See what our government does to black men with legal guns

    So this is happening... See what our government does to black men with legal guns Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance FBI terrorism unit says 'black identity extremists' pose a violent threat
  12. Arkady

    The case for greatly boosting legal immigration.

    There are a lot of arguments for greatly boosting legal immigration: (1) If you have an issue with illegal immigration, boosting the legal variety is one of the surest ways to address that. Illegal immigration is a function of jobs being available here for undocumented workers. There are a...
  13. Arkady

    Trump's Ego Makes Legal Defense Difficult

    From a legal perspective, defending against criminal problems in the Stephanie Clifford case should have been easy. The only real legal jeopardy there is if the hush-money payment is interpreted to be an illegally large and/or undisclosed campaign contribution. If it was just some lech paying...
  14. the watchman

    [GW62]Mueller raised possibility of presidential subpoena in meeting with Trump legal

    In a tense meeting in early March with the special counsel, President Trump’s lawyers insisted he had no obligation to talk with federal investigators probing Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. But special counsel Robert S. Mueller III responded that he had another...
  15. cpicturetaker12

    $228K paid from Trump Campaign Fund for Cohen LEGAL fees filed as "consulting fees"

    Sure sounds like a BRIBE to me. That's likely a first quarter report. BEFORE THE RAID! Imagine what it will cost now to 'bribe' him. Why can you use funds this way? Aren't you supposed to set up a "legal defense fund"? Trump campaign’s $228,000 payments to Michael Cohen could be ‘witness...
  16. D

    Bill making it legal to ban gays & lesbians from adopting passes in Oklahoma

    Bill making it legal to ban gays & lesbians from adopting passes in Oklahoma By Alex Bollinger ==================================================== That egregious law in Oklahoma is the product of their draconian legislature obviously not doing their homework on the fact that Gay...
  17. the watchman

    Giuliani's history raises legal questions as he takes on Trump defense.

    The potential for Giuliani to advise Trump on a possible interview with Mueller could add even more complexity if it appears the former mayor and U.S. attorney was involved in any of the factual matters the special counsel is investigating. Republican lawmakers have repeatedly complained that...
  18. bajisima

    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team

    Just breaking..
  19. bajisima

    MO governors impeachment could face legal ambiguities

    Interesting case.. Missouri lawmakers considering whether to impeach Republican Gov. Eric Greitens may first have to wrestle with an unprecedented question: Does it matter that the alleged actions occurred before he was in office? There is no definitive answer to that question because...
  20. NightSwimmer

    Did the bombing of Syria take your mind off of the President's legal problems?

    I get the impression that this little military adventure didn't impress anyone who was not already in the tank for Donald Trump. Syria is still Syria. There was not an impressive fireworks display on the cable news channels last night like the "Shock and Awe" Iraq attack footage that was...