Executive Privilege

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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Harper could make mistake by not testifying in Duffy trial: expert

A crisis communications specialist believes Prime Minister Stephen Harper may do more harm than good if he chooses not to testify if he’s called as a witness in the trial for disgraced Senator Mike Duffy.Allan Bonner, of Allan Bonner Communications tells ... [Published 660 News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rick Perry, Barack Obama and Federal Prosecutors Running Amok

We’ve reached a point in civil society when it is not always possible to know when one might be committing a crime. In his book "Three Felonies A Day – How the Feds Target the Innocent," attorney Harvey Silverglate argues the federal government has, by ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Progressives Decry Obama as a Lawbreaker

Before Barack Obama was even elected he was called a "law breaker" by many Americans who didn't believe the Senator had met the basic requirement of being a natural born citizen.It didn't end there. Immediately after being elected, elected officials ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Listen to Christie's Bridgegate Rant

When New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz asked Gov. Chris Christie why he was claiming executive privilege and not turning over documents to the state legislature's committee investigating Bridgegate, the governor e xpressed his frustration . Listen to ... [Published WNYC - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Christie accuses Democrats of 'leaks,' urges them to ‘wrap-up’ GWB investigation

chris pedota/staff photographer Governor Christie speaking during a press conference on Thursday. Governor Christie called on the lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures to wrap up their investigation during a State House news ... [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Chris Christie accuses 'Bridgegate' panel of playing politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had harsh words Thursday for the committee investigating allegations of abuse of power and the orchestrated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, known to many as the "Bridgegate" scandal."It's absolutely not true ... [Published CNN - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama DOJ Refuses to Release Fast and Furious Docs

The “ most transparent administration in history ” is once again revealing the rank hypocrisy of President Obama’s assessment. In a motion filed Monday night, lawyers from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)  asked  U.S. District Court Judge ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Asked for Documents, Christie Gives a Piece of His Mind

Faced with new accusations that he's not providing all the Bridgegate-related documents he has promised to release, Gov. Chris Christie went on a 3 1/2-minute rant today about the Legislature's "partisan" investigation into his administration."These are ... [Published WNYC - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Holder running out the clock on Fast & Furious?

Hygiene. One of the first major scandals of the Obama administration may not get resolved until after Barack Obama leaves office — at least, if Eric Holder has anything to say about it. Politico’s Josh Gerstein reported last night on an effort ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Is this anyone's idea of presidential leadership?

President Obama has a plethora of czars and advisers, and appears almost daily on television reminding the nation that he is commander in chief. Yet he expects all Americans to think that he had no knowledge of the warrantless spying by his National Security ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 4 reports

Miriam to Abad: Explain P6.5-B DAP given to solons at the height of Corona impeachment

Share this:Budget Secretary Florencio Abad must explain to the Senate in its “Question Hour” how the P6.5-billion Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) given to lawmakers before, during, and after the Senate impeachment of then Chief Justice Renato ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

The Fix: Obama’s use of executive privilege is about to come in focus

President Obama departs the White House on Tuesday, headed for Charlotte, N.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/)President Obama is weighing a big-time executive action on immigration that has both Democrats and Republicans anxious . He's also pursuing a major international ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 28 2014]

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We’ve reached a point in civil society when it is not always possible to know when one might be committing a crime. In his book "Three Felonies A Day – How the Feds Target the Innocent" attorney Harvey Silverglate argues the federal government has, by statute and through regulation, made lawbreakers out of us all
...House staffers are not accountable for their actions to the Congress, to cabinet officials and to virtually anyone but the president," Byrd wrote. "They rarely testify before congressional committees, and often shield the information and decision-making process behind the assertion of executive privilege. In too many instances, White House staff have been allowed to inhibit openness and transparency, and reduce accountability." Still, Byrd was an anomaly. The vast majority of his Democrat colleagues had no problem with Obama's "power grab."
"That's wrong and what's even more wrong is we can't get answers" Wisniewski said, telling the partisan audience that the panel's work will persist. "Legitimate answers to legitimate questions."
The panel's Democratic leaders "care more about being on television than they care about getting to the truth" Christie said

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Harper could make mistake by not testifying in ... [Published 660 News - 22 hours ago]
Rick Perry, Barack Obama and Federal Prosecutor... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 19 2014]
Progressives Decry Obama as a Lawbreaker [Published Huffington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Listen to Christie's Bridgegate Rant [Published WNYC - Sep 19 2014]
‘Bridge-gate’ ends, not with a bang, but a whimper [Published Human Events Online - Sep 19 2014]
Christie accuses Democrats of 'leaks,' urges th... [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 19 2014]
Obama DOJ Refuses to Release Fast and Furious Docs [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 19 2014]
'Bridgegate' investigation will press on, Assem... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Sep 19 2014]
Christie derides probe of Bridgegate [Published Philly.com - Sep 19 2014]
Overnight Campaign: Progressives plot to 'punis... [Published The Hill - Sep 19 2014]
Asked for Documents, Christie Gives a Piece of ... [Published WNYC - Sep 18 2014]
Chris Christie accuses 'Bridgegate' panel of pl... [Published CNN - Sep 18 2014]
Chris Christie accuses 'Bridgegate' panel of pl... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Sep 18 2014]
Chris Christie blasts bridge scandal committee,... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 18 2014]
Holder running out the clock on Fast & Furious? [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 18 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Is this anyone's idea of ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 16 2014]
Worcester leaders ask council to keep Augustus ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
John Brennan, Dianne Feinstein, and the Soon-to... [Published Firedoglake - Sep 13 2014]
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DAP fund controversy [Published Balita - Sep 12 2014]
While Benghazi Still Smolders, ISIS Burns Bright [Published American Spectator - Sep 11 2014]
Mabuhay, FOI champions in Congress! [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 10 2014]
DOJ impedes investigations, but eagerly facilit... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 10 2014]
Noy allies treading the crooked path [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
Intel: The Push to Stop Conflict Minerals is Ga... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 09 2014]
Obama’s “Whack a Mole” Foreign Policy [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 08 2014]
Abad may yet face Senate over DAP [Published Business World - Sep 08 2014]
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Chris Christie accuses 'Bridgegate' panel of pl... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Sep 18 2014]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had harsh words Thursday for the committee investigating allegations of abuse of power and the orchestrated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, known to many as the "Bridgegate" scandal. "It's absolutely not ...
Holder running out the clock on Fast & Furious? [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Sep 18 2014]
Hygiene. One of the first major scandals of the Obama administration may not get resolved until after Barack Obama leaves office — at least, if Eric Holder has anything to say about it. Politico’s Josh Gerstein reported last night on an effort ...
John Brennan, Dianne Feinstein, and the Soon-to... [Published Firedoglake - Sep 13 2014]
CIA Director John “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Overseers” Brennan and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (i.e., the aforementioned “Stinkin’ Overseers”) have been having a nasty little spat, revolving around both the CIA’s use of torture as an ...
DOJ impedes investigations, but eagerly facilit... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 10 2014]
In response to Justice Dept. Watchdog Says DOJ Is Impeding Investigations : The DOJ inspector general complaining about the stonewalls littering his department makes a lovely companion piece to the black comedy of Attorney General Eric Holder's ...
Obama’s “Whack a Mole” Foreign Policy [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 08 2014]
Obama’s “Whack a Mole” Foreign Policy http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/detail/obamas-whack-a-mole-foreign-policy?f=must_reads by DR. ROBIN MCFEE September 5, 2014<img alt="Whack a mole foreign policy2014" border="0" height="266" ...
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