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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    gift article...



     

    House Committee Budgets Swell as G.O.P. Plans Road Shows Across U.S. 

    Republican leaders have told their colleagues to get out of Washington for field hearings that allow the party to take their message straight to voters, a costly pursuit that can be a boon to big donors.

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    House Republicans are determined to take their message directly to voters at a time when they are hard-pressed to get anything concrete done on Capitol Hill.Credit...Kenny Holston/The New York Times
    March 5, 2023, 5:12 p.m. ET

    WASHINGTON — When the House Ways and Means Committee traveled to Petersburg, W.Va., last month for its inaugural field hearing on “the state of the economy in Appalachia,” it met at the headquarters of a hardwood lumber manufacturer whose chief executive has donated the maximum campaign contribution allowed to a Republican member of the panel.

    The logo of his company was on prominent display during the event.

    When the committee descends on Yukon, Okla., this week for its second field hearing, this one on “the state of the economy in the heartland,” it will convene at Express Clydesdales, a restored barn and event space owned by a major donor to the super PAC aligned with Speaker Kevin McCarthy, the Republican National Committee, Senate Republicans’ campaign committee and former President Donald J. Trump.



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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616

     
    Republicans issue subpoenas to former school board officials
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI
    32 mins ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans issued another series of subpoenas Monday as part of an ongoing investigation into what they contend is the mistreatment of parents who protested “woke” school board policies.

    Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, demanded documents and testimony from three individuals, including the former heads of the National School Boards Association, for “requesting federal law enforcement assistance to target parents voicing concerns at local school board meetings.”

    The Ohio Republican is flexing his newly appointed subpoena power to probe a September 2021 letter that the nonprofit representing U.S. school boards sent to the Biden administration. The letter warned of rising threats against school board members over coronavirus restrictions and teaching around race.

    The letter to the Justice Department, signed by Chip Slaven, then the interim executive director of the NSBA, and Viola Garcia, then the president of the NSBA, outlined more than 20 instances of threats, harassment, disruption and acts of intimidation in California, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio and other states.

    Jordan, who also chairs a new subcommittee dedicated to what Republicans assert is the “weaponization" of government, has said that as a result of the letter, the Justice Department designated “a specific threat tag” for school board-related threats and opened investigations “into parents simply for speaking out on behalf of their children.” Those allegation are outlined in a GOP report released in November.

    The NSBA has repeatedly stated that the letter's focus was on the issue of violence and threats, not protests from parents.

    Last month, Jordan issued his first subpoenas as chairman to Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, accusing them of withholding information about whether the government overreached in scrutinizing parents.

    The Justice Department has denied targeting parents and has already begun to turn over documents to the committee. The subpoenas come days after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy helped introduce legislation that would give parents more of a say in school curriculum.

    It is all part of the Republican Party's larger effort to turn the issue of ”parents’ rights” into a rallying cry, harnessing the frustration with schools that reached a boiling point during the pandemic when educators grappled with masking requirements, closures and remote learning for children.

    Also subpoenaed Monday was Nina Jankowicz, the former director of the Department of Homeland Security's now-defunct Disinformation Governance Board. Jankowicz stepped down from the role in May after being caught in a political firestorm over the creation of the board, which was meant to coordinate the U.S. government’s efforts to treat disinformation as a national security threat.

    But the board, which disbanded shortly after she stepped down, was hampered from the start by questions about its purpose, funding and work that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas struggled to answer even as he appeared in front of lawmakers last spring.

    In the subpoena letter, Jordan said the committee is seeking testimony from Jankowicz regarding how the board planned to approach countering misinformation and “how it proposed to protect First Amendment rights.”

    In response, Jankowicz said that she will “happily testify” about her time on the board but criticized the subpoena, saying Jordan's “abuse of congressional oversight powers is about to get wildly out of control.”

    “His ‘weaponization’ committee is the entity that is actually weaponizing our government, and the American people deserve better,” Jankowicz said in a statement to The Associated Press. “I am ready to continue to stand up for the truth, as I have done my entire career, and I will not be cowed by conspiracy theories or intimidation.”

    ___ Associated Press writer Amanda Seitz contributed to this report.


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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
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  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 28,269
    mickeyrat said:
    Damn that coward Jordan I wish the camera would of showed his face! 
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  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom's Posts: 17,943
    The hypocrisy is just stunning.
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    this passed to them...  gift article


     

    House Republicans Quietly Halt Inquiry Into Trump’s Finances

    G.O.P. leaders are declining to enforce a court-supervised settlement for Mazars, Donald J. Trump’s former accounting firm, to turn over records in an investigation into whether he profited from the presidency.

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    Mazars USA headquarters in Manhattan in 2021 Democrats fought in court for years to get financial documents from Mazars and only last year began receiving the documents
    Mazars USA headquarters in Manhattan in 2021. Democrats fought in court for years to get financial documents from Mazars, and only last year began receiving the documents.Credit...Spencer Platt/Getty Images
    March 13, 2023

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans have quietly halted a congressional investigation into whether Donald J. Trump profited improperly from the presidency, declining to enforce a court-supervised settlement agreement that demanded that Mazars USA, his former accounting firm, produce his financial records to Congress.


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  • gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin Louis Posts: 22,148
    mickeyrat said:
    everything backfires on them. gop is the wile e coyote to the the dems' road runner.
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  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom's Posts: 17,943
    Amazing that the party of "law and order" is constantly attacking law and order. If the system says they won't indict tRump I doubt that any libs are going to threaten the prosecutor.
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  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, Colorado Posts: 10,536
    Amazing that the party of "law and order" is constantly attacking law and order. If the system says they won't indict tRump I doubt that any libs are going to threaten the prosecutor.
    I believe the term you are searching for is....

    FUCKING HYPOCRITES

  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 28,269
    Amazing that the party of "law and order" is constantly attacking law and order. If the system says they won't indict tRump I doubt that any libs are going to threaten the prosecutor.
    I believe the term you are searching for is....

    FUCKING HYPOCRITES

    I’d add DISGUSTING to that label! 
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    House Republicans subpoena former prosecutor in Trump case
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI
    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday subpoenaed one of the former Manhattan prosecutors who had been leading a criminal investigation into Donald Trump before quitting last year in a clash over the direction of the probe.

    Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, ordered Mark Pomerantz to testify before the committee by April 30. The subpoena, reviewed by The Associated Press, is the latest escalation by Republicans as they probe Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, days after Trump was charged in a 34-count felony indictment in connection with a hush-money scheme involving a porn actor.

    Pomerantz refused to voluntarily cooperate with the committee's request last month at the instruction of Bragg's office, citing the ongoing investigation. The Manhattan D.A.'s office has accused Jordan's committee of overstepping its legal authority and infringing on New York state sovereignty.

    Jordan has now written in a letter to Pomerantz, “Based on your unique role as a special assistant district attorney leading the investigation into President Trump’s finances, you are uniquely situated to provide information that is relevant and necessary to inform the Committee’s oversight and potential legislative reforms."

    A request for comment from Pomerantz was not immediately returned.

    Bragg called the subpoena another example of a Republican “attempt to undermine an active investigation and ongoing New York criminal case.”

    “Repeated efforts to weaken state and local law enforcement actions are an abuse of power and will not deter us from our duty to uphold the law,” Bragg wrote in a tweet.

    Republicans had rallied around Trump in the leadup to his indictment Tuesday, labeling Bragg’s investigation a “political persecution." Jordan and other senior GOP lawmakers see Pomerantz and Carey Dunne, who were top deputies tasked with running the investigation on a day-to-day basis, as catalysts for Bragg's decision to move ahead with the hush money case.

    Both men started on the probe under former District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., and Bragg asked them to stay when he took office in January. Both Vance and Bragg are Democrats.

    The Trump indictment centers on allegations that he falsified internal business records at his private company while trying to cover up an effort to illegally influence the 2016 election by arranging payments that silenced claims potentially harmful to his candidacy. It includes 34 counts of falsifying records related to checks Trump sent to his personal lawyer and problem-solver to reimburse him for his role in paying off a porn actor who said she had an extramarital sexual encounter with Trump years earlier.

    Pomerantz released a book earlier this year titled “People vs. Donald Trump: An Inside Account.” In the book, he said that Vance authorized him in December 2021 to seek Trump’s indictment. He has portrayed the hush-money payments — made or arranged by Cohen — as perhaps the most challenging and legally fraught of the potential cases against the former president.

    Jordan wrote Thursday that Pomerantz should be allowed to cooperate since he has “already discussed many of the topics relevant to our oversight” in the book he published and promoted. He goes on to say that Pomerantz’s own book details how the case looking into “Trump appears to have been politically motivated.”

    “Specifically, you describe your eagerness to investigate President Trump, writing that you were ‘delighted’ to join an unpaid group of lawyers advising on the Trump investigations, and joking that salary negotiations had gone ‘great’ because you would have paid to join the investigation,” the Jordan letter continued.

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    Associated Press writer Michael R. Sisak in New York contributed to this report.

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    Follow the AP’s coverage of former President Donald Trump at https://apnews.com/hub/donald-trump.

     

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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 36,560
    mickeyrat said:
    House Republicans subpoena former prosecutor in Trump case
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI
    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday subpoenaed one of the former Manhattan prosecutors who had been leading a criminal investigation into Donald Trump before quitting last year in a clash over the direction of the probe.

    Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, ordered Mark Pomerantz to testify before the committee by April 30. The subpoena, reviewed by The Associated Press, is the latest escalation by Republicans as they probe Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, days after Trump was charged in a 34-count felony indictment in connection with a hush-money scheme involving a porn actor.

    Pomerantz refused to voluntarily cooperate with the committee's request last month at the instruction of Bragg's office, citing the ongoing investigation. The Manhattan D.A.'s office has accused Jordan's committee of overstepping its legal authority and infringing on New York state sovereignty.

    Jordan has now written in a letter to Pomerantz, “Based on your unique role as a special assistant district attorney leading the investigation into President Trump’s finances, you are uniquely situated to provide information that is relevant and necessary to inform the Committee’s oversight and potential legislative reforms."

    A request for comment from Pomerantz was not immediately returned.

    Bragg called the subpoena another example of a Republican “attempt to undermine an active investigation and ongoing New York criminal case.”

    “Repeated efforts to weaken state and local law enforcement actions are an abuse of power and will not deter us from our duty to uphold the law,” Bragg wrote in a tweet.

    Republicans had rallied around Trump in the leadup to his indictment Tuesday, labeling Bragg’s investigation a “political persecution." Jordan and other senior GOP lawmakers see Pomerantz and Carey Dunne, who were top deputies tasked with running the investigation on a day-to-day basis, as catalysts for Bragg's decision to move ahead with the hush money case.

    Both men started on the probe under former District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., and Bragg asked them to stay when he took office in January. Both Vance and Bragg are Democrats.

    The Trump indictment centers on allegations that he falsified internal business records at his private company while trying to cover up an effort to illegally influence the 2016 election by arranging payments that silenced claims potentially harmful to his candidacy. It includes 34 counts of falsifying records related to checks Trump sent to his personal lawyer and problem-solver to reimburse him for his role in paying off a porn actor who said she had an extramarital sexual encounter with Trump years earlier.

    Pomerantz released a book earlier this year titled “People vs. Donald Trump: An Inside Account.” In the book, he said that Vance authorized him in December 2021 to seek Trump’s indictment. He has portrayed the hush-money payments — made or arranged by Cohen — as perhaps the most challenging and legally fraught of the potential cases against the former president.

    Jordan wrote Thursday that Pomerantz should be allowed to cooperate since he has “already discussed many of the topics relevant to our oversight” in the book he published and promoted. He goes on to say that Pomerantz’s own book details how the case looking into “Trump appears to have been politically motivated.”

    “Specifically, you describe your eagerness to investigate President Trump, writing that you were ‘delighted’ to join an unpaid group of lawyers advising on the Trump investigations, and joking that salary negotiations had gone ‘great’ because you would have paid to join the investigation,” the Jordan letter continued.

    ___

    Associated Press writer Michael R. Sisak in New York contributed to this report.

    ___

    Follow the AP’s coverage of former President Donald Trump at https://apnews.com/hub/donald-trump.

     

    I hope he tells Gym Jordan to go fuck himself and refuses to appear. Then he can go on Steve O’s podcast and talk all about how he dissed the weaponized federal gubmint and joined the 3 percenters and Proud Boyz.
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616

     
    GOP subpoenas FBI over whistleblower's claims about Biden
    By FARNOUSH AMIRI
    13 mins ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Republican subpoenaed FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday for what he claimed are bureau records related to President Joe Biden and his family, basing the demand on newly surfaced allegations he said an unnamed whistleblower made to Congress.

    The White House said it was the latest example in the yearslong series of “unfounded, unproven” political attacks against Biden by Republicans ”floating anonymous innuendo."

    Kentucky Rep. James Comer, chairman of the House Oversight Committee and Accountability, is seeking a specific FBI form from June 2020 that is a report of conversations or interactions with a confidential source. Comer, in a letter to Wray with Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, said that “it has come to our attention” that the bureau has such a document that “describes an alleged criminal scheme” involving Biden and a foreign national “relating to the exchange of money for policy decisions” when Biden was vice president and includes “a precise description” about it.

    The subpoena seeks all so-called FD-1023 forms and accompanying attachments and documents.

    The lawmakers used the word “alleged” three times in the opening paragraph of the letter and offered no evidence of the veracity of the accusations or any details about what they contend are “highly credible unclassified whistleblower disclosures.”

    Comer and Grassley said those "disclosures” demand further investigation, and they want to know whether the FBI investigated and, if so, what agents found.

    To the White House, the subpoena is further evidence of how congressional Republicans long “have been lobbing unfounded, unproven, politically motivated attacks” against the Bidens “without offering evidence for their claims or evidence of decisions influenced by anything other than U.S. interests.”

    A White House spokesperson, Ian Sams, said Biden “has offered an unprecedented level of transparency” about his personal finances with the public release of a total of 25 years of tax returns.

    The FBI and Justice Department confirmed receiving the subpoena but declined to comment further. The president's personal lawyers had no comment.

    Republicans claim they have amassed evidence in recent years that raise questions about whether Biden and his family have used their public positions for private gain.

    House Republicans have used the power of their new majority to aggressively investigate Joe Biden and Hunter Biden's business dealings, including examining foreign payments and other aspects of the family's finances. Comer has obtained thousands of pages of the Biden family's financial records through subpoenas to the Treasury Department and various financial institutions since January.

    Comer has not revealed much about the findings of his investigation so far. Most recently, Comer claimed one deal involving the Biden family resulted in a profit of over $1 million in more than 15 incremental payments from a Chinese company through a third party.

    Both Comer and Grassley have accused both the FBI and Justice Department of stonewalling their investigations and politicizing the agency’s yearslong investigation into Hunter Biden's taxes.

    Last month, an IRS special agent sought whistleblower protections from Congress to disclose a “failure to mitigate clear conflicts of interest in the ultimate disposition” of a criminal investigation related to the younger Biden’s taxes and whether he made a false statement in connection with a gun purchase.


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  • benjsbenjs Toronto, ON Posts: 8,933
    mickeyrat said:
    I agree about this likely being a likely whistleblower, but the last statement is a hard one to swallow for me.

    When the Democrats and Republicans look so damn different from each other, from a Republican's perspective, most Democrats are partisans, and from a Democrat's perspective, most Republicans are partisan. If we're all committed to this approach of 'be skeptical of all partisan events', doesn't that perpetuate the general lack of discourse between parties because we only listen to our own with our guards down?
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    benjs said:
    mickeyrat said:
    I agree about this likely being a likely whistleblower, but the last statement is a hard one to swallow for me.

    When the Democrats and Republicans look so damn different from each other, from a Republican's perspective, most Democrats are partisans, and from a Democrat's perspective, most Republicans are partisan. If we're all committed to this approach of 'be skeptical of all partisan events', doesn't that perpetuate the general lack of discourse between parties because we only listen to our own with our guards down?

    the line was partisan political event. And I think we should have a critical eye to such things. That doesn't mean there aren't substantive elements to such political events but the last 20-40 years show themselves to be largely stunts.
    Thus far, Comers bombshells add up to nothing burgers hold the burger.....
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  • benjsbenjs Toronto, ON Posts: 8,933
    mickeyrat said:
    Talk about two different sets of standards. Democrats can't even present evidence to get a Republican to believe anything, and this guy's here saying "just trust me, it really looks like corruption, and that should be enough".
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    gift article...


     FBI: Agents set to testify on alleged abuses had clearances revoked over security concerns
    By Jacqueline Alemany
    May 17, 2023 at 21:08 ET
    Two FBI agents set to appear before a House subcommittee Thursday had their security clearances revoked this month over security concerns, according to a letter sent by the FBI to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday and obtained by The Washington Post.
    The letter, signed by FBI acting assistant director Christopher Dunham and addressed to Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the chairman of the committee, was responding to a subpoena from the Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government that sought information regarding the security clearance adjudications of former FBI agent Stephen Friend and Marcus Allen, an FBI agent who is suspended without pay.
    Friend and Allen have been billed by the committee as whistleblowers and are expected to testify Thursday in a hearing about alleged abuses by the bureau and retaliation they allegedly faced for raising their concerns. Friend and Allen have 30 days to appeal the decision to repeal their security clearances.

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  • KatKat There's a lot to be said for nowhere. Posts: 4,771
    Falling down,...not staying down
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
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    Not today Sir, Probably not tomorrow.............................................. bayfront arena st. pete '94
    you're finally here and I'm a mess................................................... nationwide arena columbus '10
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  • gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin Louis Posts: 22,148
    mickeyrat said:
    again, let's investigate the people that have already been investigated to death.




    i fucking hate it here.
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  • KatKat There's a lot to be said for nowhere. Posts: 4,771
    edited May 2023
    An analysis of what's happening ... NSFW

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSBZ8xuRNvg



    Post edited by Kat on
    Falling down,...not staying down
  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    _____________________________________SIGNATURE________________________________________________

    Not today Sir, Probably not tomorrow.............................................. bayfront arena st. pete '94
    you're finally here and I'm a mess................................................... nationwide arena columbus '10
    memories like fingerprints are slowly raising.................................... first niagara center buffalo '13
    another man ..... moved by sleight of hand...................................... joe louis arena detroit '14
  • mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,616
    _____________________________________SIGNATURE________________________________________________

    Not today Sir, Probably not tomorrow.............................................. bayfront arena st. pete '94
    you're finally here and I'm a mess................................................... nationwide arena columbus '10
    memories like fingerprints are slowly raising.................................... first niagara center buffalo '13
    another man ..... moved by sleight of hand...................................... joe louis arena detroit '14
  • Go BeaversGo Beavers Posts: 8,602
    They know all they have to do is make an accusation and announce an investigation, and the republican base will take it as fact. 
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