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Democrat donor Ed Buck arrested after 3rd man’s overdose, charged with operating a drug house

Buck is known as an animal-rights and LGBTQ activist who has donated to Democratic politicians and once ran for West Hollywood City Council. But past incidents strikingly similar to Wednesday’s overdose have put Buck at the center of investigations. This most recent incident marks the third known time a man suffered a methamphetamine overdose at Buck’s West Hollywood apartment. The previous two victims did not survive.

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Justice Dept. IG referred James Comey for criminal prosecution

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Wednesday that he referred former FBI Director James Comey for criminal prosecution earlier this year after concluding he leaked sensitive materials to a friend.

“We are required by the [Inspector General] Act to send information that we’ve identified that could plausibly be criminal to the Department of Justice,” said Mr. Horowitz, confirming what amounted to a criminal referral.

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Andrew McCabe says he won’t take plea deal ‘under any circumstances’ if indicted

A defiant Andrew McCabe said Tuesday he will not “under any circumstances” accept a plea deal if indicted for lying about leaks to the press.

Federal prosecutors in Virginia are pushing for charges against McCabe, a former FBI deputy director, for allegedly making false statements to the FBI and Justice Department’s office of the inspector general (OIG) regarding his authorization of a leak to the media in October 2016.

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MSNBC, CNN rip House Dems over ‘failure’ Lewandowski hearing: ‘They don’t know what they’re doing’

“I think it has largely been a failure in part because Democrats have been more interested in getting their moment on television of yelling at Corey Lewandowski and making the point and winning the argument rather than patiently questioning him,” Dilanian said.

Politico reporter and MSNBC analyst Jake Sherman questioned why Lewandowski’s involvement in the Mueller report “wasn’t the focus” of the hearing.

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Fmr DNC chair, Donna Brazile: ‘I get in trouble’ when I refuse to say that Trump is a racist

“Do you know that I get in trouble when I don’t say that [the President is racist]. People on the Left [say] ‘You know that he’s a racist’. I don’t know what’s in his heart, but I’ll tell you what I disagree with Donald Trump on — I disagree with his tone, his tenor because we are all Americans. We are all fighting for the same thing. And I know that the President wants everybody’s respect, but to get respect you also have to give respect.”

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Kamala Harris would force gun owners to sell their ‘assault weapons’ to the government

Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris has become the latest presidential candidate to say that she will force Americans to relinquish their assault weapons.

However, she’s prepared to “buy back” the rifles and “give people their value” for the confiscated firearm, Harris told an audience member Monday at “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Harris also said that “we need to do buy backs” when asked what her policy on assault weapons would be.

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Jackson Lee: The House must flood the Senate for gun control

In July, Jackson Lee introduced several gun control bills in the House, which would ban the possession of firearms over .50 caliber and restrict individuals “from storing a firearm in a residence” where someone “under 18 is likely to get access to the firearm without their permission.” The legislation would “exempt those individuals who keep their firearms or ammunition secured, unloaded, and separately in a safe certified by the Attorney General and locked with a certified lock, or if it’s stored at a gun range or storage facility that is certified by the Attorney General.”

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Judicial Watch sues documents on FBI’s Trump informant

Judicial Watch announced two new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on Sept. 16, seeking documents that could reveal crucial new details about the efforts of high-ranking Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI officials to link President Donald Trump to Russian interests allegedly seeking to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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Jim Jordan: we almost had a coup, and ‘FISA abuse report’ is near

ordan also backed the comments that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy made on “Sunday Morning Futures” saying that “we came the closest ever to this country having a coup, and now we need accountability.”
“Kevin’s characterization of this is exactly right,” Jim Jordan said, pointing to the actions already uncovered by Horowitz.

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