Earlier today, Attorney General Bill Barr announced new arrests stemming from Operation Legend. Operation Legend represents the Trump Administration's continued commitment to promoting law and order in the face of rising violent crime rates in American cities. In the word's of Attorney General Barr, the mission of the Operation is "to save lives, solve crimes, and take violent offenders off our streets before they can claim more victims."Read more
On Friday, the Department of Justice released a document officially charging former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith with falsifying the FBI's infamous FISA warrant against Carter Page. It states that Clinesmith "willfully and knowingly make and use a false writing and document, knowing the same to contain a materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statement and entry in a matter before the jurisdiction of the executive branch and judicial branch of the Government of the United States.” He is expected to plead guilty.Read more
President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Attorney General William Barr spent the week in part reiterating the Trump Administration's commitment to law and order in the face of recent unrest in American cities which ignited in response to the tragic death of George Floyd. Sadly, Democratic lawmakers continue to attack the Administration's efforts.Read more
On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee on a wide variety of issues including recent civil unrest, the COVID-19 pandemic, and election security. During the lengthy hearing, nearly every Democratic member of the committee spent his or her time throwing accusations at Attorney General Barr without giving him the opportunity to respond.Read more
Today, attorney and retired judge John Gleeson filed a brief on behalf of Judge Emmet Sullivan, defending Judge Sullivan’s decision to decline to immediately drop charges against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn at the Department of Justice’s request. Judge Sullivan’s position represents an improper encroachment on the power of the Executive. The brief is contrary to what Gleeson himself wrote while serving as a judge. In 2013, he that prosecutors have “near-absolute power” when dismissing a case unless the motion is “clearly contrary to manifest public interest.”Read more
As nationwide unrest continues over the tragic death of George Floyd, conversations continue on how to prosecute individuals who resort to violent tactics including rioting and looting. Attorney General William Barr has suggested that the Anti-Riot Act be utilized to hold criminals who co-opt peaceful protests accountable for their destructive behavior.Read more
In a series of two blog posts, RNLA will detail our top 10 blog posts of 2019. Today Numbers 10-6.
10. May 1: TOP MOMENTS OF BARR HEARING
Attorney General Bill Barr drives it home -"How did we get to this point? The President was falsely accused of colluding with Russians - the evidence shows those allegations are false. To listen to some of the rhetoric you’d think the Mueller Report had found the opposite."Read more
This week, former Attorney General Eric Holder has made incredibly hypocritical comments. While many politicians are guilty of hubris, few take it to the level that Eric Holder has done.
First, Holder attacked current Attorney General William Barr. Holder expressed concern about Barr not being "neutral." This is especially ironic since Holder bragged he was President Obama’s "wingman." He said this multiple times, including in 2013: “I’m still the President’s wing-man, so I’m there with my boy.”Read more