November 28, 2023

House Committee to Probe Big Tech’s Bid for TV Dominance

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages The House Energy and Commerce committee, led by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), is planning to investigate the state of the video marketplace in America, as streaming companies like Google-owned YouTube and Disney-owned Hulu make a bid for dominance in TV distribution. The hearing comes as Adam Candeub, who led President Trump’s efforts

‘Offensive’: Georgia prosecutor excoriates Jordan for probe into Trump charges

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis speaks in the Fulton County Government Center during a news conference, Aug. 14, 2src23, in Atlanta following the indictment of former President Donald Trump and 18 others over efforts to overturn Trump’s 2src2src election loss in Georgia. | John Bazemore/AP Photo The Georgia district attorney at the heart of

LIV Golf brings on some more political muscle to deal with congressional probe

Yasir Al-Rumayyan, governor of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, laughs while greeting golfers at the range before the start of the second round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament. | Seth Wenig/AP Photo One of D.C.’s most prominent lobbying firms has signed on to help the much criticized Saudi-funded LIV Golf league navigate its

Hawaii Gov.: House Probe into Federal Maui Response Is ‘Political’ Effort to Hurt Biden, ‘We Did a Very Good Job’

On Thursday’s broadcast of NewsNation’s “Cuomo,” Hawaii Gov. Josh Green (D) criticized plans by the House Oversight Committee to investigate the federal response to the fires in Maui as an attempt to “take a pound of flesh.” And that “I actually know that we did a very good job for what we could do, the president

MSNBC’s Weissmann: Trump Will Be Indicted This Week in Classified Documents Probe

MSNBC legal analyst Andrew Weissmann said Monday on “The Last Word” that he believes former President Donald Trump will be indicted this week in special counsel Jack Smith’s classified documents probe. Weissmann tweeted, “A zillion stories about the Trump case, but the bottom line is he is getting charged and it will be in D.C.

DOJ takes over probe of Conn. state troopers accused of faking traffic data to racial profiling board

The U.S. Department of Justice is taking control of an investigation into allegations that hundreds of Connecticut state troopers may have provided false information on thousands of traffic infractions to a racial profiling board. This misleading data made it seem as if cops were stopping many more white drivers compared to other racial groups. Chief […]

Rochdale Grooming Probe: 10 Charged with Nearly 80 Child Sex Offences

Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images A further 10 mostly South Asian-origin men have been charged with collectively nearly 80 offences in connection to child sexual exploitation in Rochdale. In the latest action taken under Operation Lytton, an ongoing police investigation into historical child sexual abuse claims, ten more men have been arrested in relation

NBC’s Vitali: GOP Investigating Hunter Probe with ‘So-Called Whistleblowers’

On Thursday’s broadcast of NBC’s “MTP Now,” NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Ali Vitali said that Republicans in Congress will use the FBI 1src23 form on the Biden family and Ukraine that was released by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) earlier in the day “to bolster these investigations that we saw them do earlier this week

‘Fishing’: CNN Legal Analyst Says It Wouldn’t Have Been ‘Uncommon’ For Hunter Probe To Be Steered Away From Joe Biden

A CNN legal analyst claimed Friday it would not have been “uncommon” for the Hunter Biden probe to have been steered away from President Joe Biden. Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee released transcripts of depositions from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) whistleblowers who said Attorney General Merrick Garland and IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel

‘Runaway fireball’ could be alien probe that crashed off coast of Papua New Guinea: Harvard scientist

A “runaway fireball” that crashed into the water off the coast of Papua New Guinea in 2014 could be an alien probe or extraterrestrial artifact similar to U.S. interstellar probes like NASA’s “Voyagers,” Harvard professor Dr. Avi Loeb told Fox News Digital.  That would be strong potential evidence of alien life.  The space object crashed […]

IRS Commissioner: DOJ Responsible for Whistleblower Purge from Hunter Biden Tax Probe 

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Breitbart News edit IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel told Congress the Justice Department (DOJ) made the decision to purge an IRS whistleblower from the DOJ’s probe into Hunter Biden, according to a letter sent to House Ways and Means Committee Chair Jason Smith (R-MO). Werfel’s letter on May 17 responded to

IRS commissioner denies retaliating against Hunter Biden probe whistleblowers

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Daniel Werfel denied retaliating against whistleblowers who recently contacted Congress to allege a cover-up in the Hunter Biden tax fraud investigation.  “I want to state unequivocally that I have not intervened – and will not intervene – in any way that would impact the status of any whistleblower,” Werfel said in […]

Whistleblower: IRS Removed ‘Entire Investigative Team’ from Hunter Biden Probe, per DOJ Request

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) removed the “entire investigative team” working on the Hunter Biden case at the request of President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ), a whistleblower told Congress on Monday. The whistleblower has supervised the Hunter Biden investigation since 2src2src, the New York Post reported. Mark Lytle and Tristan Leavitt, attorneys for

Comer releases Biden family probe update without showing link to president

House Republicans on Wednesday showed their cards on a sprawling investigation into the Biden family — sans a smoking gun that directly links President Joe Biden. The rollout by Oversight Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) and GOP members of his panel marks the biggest public swing that Republicans have taken since November in a probe they’ve

Trump slams Manhattan DA Bragg’s probe as ‘prosecutorial misconduct’: ‘People see it’s bulls–t’

Former President Donald Trump blasted Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg in a Saturday night rally in Texas and accused him of prosecutorial misconduct. “The district attorney of New York under the auspices and direction of the ‘department of injustice’ in Washington, DC, is investigating me for something that is not a crime, not a misdemeanor, […]

Mike Pence Will Not Appeal Federal Court Ruling Ordering Him to Testify in Special Counsel Probe

Mike Pence Will Not Appeal Federal Court Ruling Ordering Him to Testify in Special Counsel Probe John Lamparski/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence will not appeal a federal court ruling ordering him to testify in a special counsel probe pertaining to the 2020 election. In a statement shared with Breitbart News, Devin O’Malley, spokesman for

House Weaponization Committee Launches Probe into Air Force Leaking Service Members’ Private Records

House Weaponization Committee Launches Probe into Air Force Leaking Service Members’ Private Records Zach Nunn U.S. Congress Republicans on the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government have launched a probe into Air Force personnel leaking private military records of former and current service members who are either Republican members of Congress

Appeals court weighs Rep. Perry’s immunity from Jan. 6 probe

At the heart of the matter is whether Rep. Scott Perry’s efforts — including a bid to help Trump replace the leadership of the Justice Department with allies sympathetic to his bid to overturn the election results — fit within his “legislative” responsibilities. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images A three-judge federal appeals court panel wrestled Thursday

DOJ won’t charge Gaetz in sex trafficking probe, lawmaker’s office says

Federal prosecutors and the FBI began investigating Matt Gaetz in late 2src2src during the Trump administration over potential sex trafficking crimes. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Justice Department is closing its long-running sex trafficking investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and will not charge the firebrand congressman, according to a lawyer representing

EU Parliament Vice President and Four Others Arrested Amid Qatar Corruption Probe

A vice president of the European Parliament and four others were arrested on Friday by Belgian police in connection to a corruption case involving the Islamist government of Qatar. Eva Kaili, a Greek MEP from the socialist party Pasok, is reported to be among five people arrested and questioned by police in Belgium following a series

Schumer: GOP CCP Committee, FBI Probe Don’t Help People

On Friday’s broadcast of “CNN This Morning,” Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that “None” of the things House Republicans have done with their House majority — which include forming committees on law enforcement abuses and a bipartisan one on the Chinese Communist Party — “helped the American people.” And Americans “don’t want

George Conway: Mar-a-Lago Document Obstruction Probe Putting Trump in ‘Substantial Peril’

Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway said Friday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 36src” that Donald Trump was in “substantial peril” after Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Special Counsel Jack Smith to oversee the probes into the former president. Guest host John Berman asked, “So, George, what does the appointment of a special counsel tell you about the

U.S. Customs Officer Under Probe for Showing Porn During School Presentation

Authorities in South Texas say they are investigating a federal customs officer who inadvertently showed pornographic content during a school presentation this week. The incident took place this week at Sharyland North Junior High in McAllen, Texas, where a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer was making a presentation to minors. According to CBP Public…

Report: Documents Show Biden White House Involvement in Trump Criminal Probe

President Joe Biden’s White House was intimately involved in the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) criminal probe into former President Donald Trump, according to government documents reviewed by Just The News. Several correspondences between Trump’s attorneys and members of the Biden administration revealed that the federal government appeared poised to waive Trump’s claims of executive privilege…

Michael Cohen: Indictments Coming ‘Within the Next 30 to 60 Days’ in Trump Criminal Probe

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen predicted Friday on “The Raw Story Podcast” that indictments will be issued against senior leaders of the Trump Organization “within the next 30 to 60 days.” Cohen said, “I do truly believe that the wheels of justice turn slowly, but they are turning. I believe Trump, for the…

Attorney General Garland: Biden DOJ Budget Includes $85M Increase to Probe Domestic Terrorism Cases

Attorney General Merrick Garland told House lawmakers Tuesday that the Biden Administration’s 2022 budget request for the Department of Justice (DOJ) would seek an $85 million increase from last year’s budget for domestic terrorism investigations and cases. “Our budget supports my commitment to protecting our national security, including addressing both international and domestic terrorism while…

Georgia Election Officials Open Probe into Trump Phone Calls

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s secretary of state’s office on Monday opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald Trump and the state’s top elections official in which the then-president said he wanted to “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in the state, an official said. Walter Jones, a spokesman for Secretary of State…

AG Barr Appoints John Durham Special Counsel to Protect Probe of Russia Investigation

U.S. Department of Justice via AP Attorney General William Barr revealed Tuesday that he had appointed U.S. Attorney John Durham as a Special Counsel in October to continue his investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, regardless of who took won the election. Barr told the Associated Press: Barr told The Associated Press on…

Rosenstein’s Fate, Future of Mueller Probe Oversight Hang in Balance.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s tenure at the Justice Department (DOJ) may be coming to a close and with it his oversight of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation after a series of reports Monday. News of Rosenstein’s potentially imminent departure broke in an Axios report Monday morning that he had “verbally resigned” in a conversation […]

Paul Manafort Agrees to Plead Guilty in Mueller Probe.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge as part of a plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller, according to federal court filings. The charges in Friday’s filing were contained a criminal information, a document which can only be filed with a defendant’s consent, generally signaling an agreement has been […]

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