September 24, 2023

NYC should be held in contempt over appalling Rikers conditions, court-appointed monitor says

A court-appointed monitor is urging a judge to begin contempt proceedings against New York City over conditions at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, setting the stage for a potential federal takeover of the jail system in the nation’s most populous city. In a report filed Monday in Manhattan federal court, the monitor said the […]

Peter Navarro, facing trial for contempt of Congress, says Trump invoked executive privilege

Former Trump White House trade adviser Peter Navarro arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, in Washington. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo A former top White House aide to Donald Trump made a last-ditch bid to scuttle his upcoming trial for contempt of Congress, testifying to a federal judge on Monday that Trump

James Comer Cancels Contempt Vote After FBI Caves on Alleged Biden Bribery Doc

Eleven hours before the House Oversight Committee would assemble to vote on holding FBI Director Wray in Contempt of Congress, the FBI agreed to permit members of the Oversight Committee to review an unclassified informant file that allegedly links President Joe Biden to a $5 million bribery scheme. Wednesday evening, Comer canceled the 9 a.m.

‘It’s About Contempt For Voters’: Josh Hawley Criticizes Democrats’ Plans To Pack The Courts, Eliminate Filibuster

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said Wednesday that packing the courts and abolishing the Senate filibuster is “about contempt for voters” and “would be a huge mistake.” Though Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden came out against court packing in August 2019, the issue again enjoyed center stage when he refused to take a stand in…

Fireworks at Strzok hearing as GOP reps fume at anti-Trump FBI agent, threaten contempt

A defiant Peter Strzok said the scrutiny he is facing over his anti-Trump text messages amounts to “just another victory notch in Putin’s belt,” according to the FBI official’s remarks prepared to be delivered before House committees Thursday morning. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Strzok, who is slated to testify in a public hearing […]

Lawmakers Could Seek ‘Contempt’ Citation on FBI, Justice Department for Stonewalling on Dossier

The senior counsel for the House intelligence committee is urging lawmakers to seek a contempt of Congress citation against the FBI and Justice Department for not turning over requested documents related to the Trump dossier, according to Fox News. The committee subpoenaed the documents in late August but is facing stonewalling by the FBI and […]

Times Article on Ben Rhodes Exposes White House Contempt for the Press and Public

A recent article by David Samuels for the New York Times Magazine demonstrates how President Obama and his Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes have been exploiting the media’s willingness to repeat and promote the Obama administration narrative of the day. In the interview Rhodes irreverently nicknames the foreign policy establishment “the Blob” and states […]

Clerk who refuses to issue same sex marriage license charged with contempt of court

Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage license to same-sex couples, is now officially in contempt of court after defying the federal court’s ruling to resume issuing the licenses. Davis has stated her religious beliefs and her First Amendment rights as the reasoning for not issuing the licenses. Previously, a […]

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