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Politico Purports That POTUS Has Been Subpoenaed!

Has Mueller’s metaphorical “stealth mode” helped him secure his most daring maneuver so far?

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Thanks to the timing of the midterm elections, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been even more shadow-y than usual in recent weeks, but that all could be turned on its head at a moment’s notice.

This spacious silence was no accident either, as the Justice Department tends to have a longstanding agreement to maintain the appearance of political neutrality when it comes to our electoral maneuvers.   This alleged impartiality may only exist in the realm of etiquette, however, as Mueller himself has been seemingly swamped with work during his time away from the spotlight.

Now, a series of events has led at least one Politico reporter to believe that Mueller has even gone so far as to subpoena the Commander in Chief himself.

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The evidence lies in obscure docket entries at the clerk’s office for the D.C. Circuit. Thanks to Politico’s Josh Gerstein and Darren Samuelsohn, we know that on August 16th (the day after Giuliani said he was almost finished with his memorandum, remember), a sealed grand jury case was initiated in the D.C. federal district court before Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. We know that on September 19, Chief Judge Howell issued a ruling and 5 days later one of the parties appealed to the D.C. Circuit. And thanks to Politico’s reporting, we know that the special counsel’s office is involved (because the reporter overheard a conversation in the clerk’s office). We can further deduce that the special counsel prevailed in the district court below, and that the presumptive grand jury witness has frantically appealed that order and sought special treatment from the judges of the D.C. Circuit—often referred to as the “second-most important court in the land.”

Nothing about the docket sheets, however, discloses the identity of the witness. Politico asked many of the known attorneys for Mueller witnesses—including Jay Sekulow, another Trump lawyer—and every one denied knowledge of the identity of the witness. (What, of course, would we expect a lawyer to say when asked about a proceeding the court has ordered sealed?)

Now for the juicy stuff:

The docket sheets give one final—but compelling—clue. When the witness lost the first time in the circuit court (before the quick round-trip to the district court), he unusually petitioned for rehearing en banc—meaning he thought his case was so important that it merited the very unusual action of convening all 10 of the D.C. Circuit judges to review the order. That is itself telling (this witness believes his case demands very special handling), but the order disposing of the petition is even more telling: President Trump’s sole appointee to that court, Gregory Katsas, recused himself.

Is Mueller springing a trap for the President for an upcoming moment, not far removed from the sacred midterms themselves?  Only time will tell.

 

 

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Muslim Rep. Seen with Palestinian Activist Who Calls Jews ‘Terrorists,’ Praised Hezbollah

THIS is the type of person Democrats voted into office. THIS is who they want!

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Michigan freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is making quite the name for herself.

She’s the one who refered to President Trump as a “motherf*****.”

Now Tlaib, a Democrat, has been pictured with a Palestinian activist who hates Jews and praises Hezbollah.

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His name is Abbas Hamideh.

Check it…

From Daily Mail:

Michigan first-term Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been pictured with a Palestinian activist who has praised Hezbollah and called Jews ‘Zionist terrorists.’

Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American congresswoman, drew headlines the day she was sworn in after she was videotaped an evening event saying it was time to ‘impeach the motherf*****,’ in a crude comment referencing President Trump.

The line was called out by Republican and Democratic leaders, but Tlaib didn’t apologize.

Apologize? Why apologize?

Facepalm.

More of Hamideh’s tweets:

The people who voted Tlaib into office obviously don’t understand that Israel is one of America’s greatest allies.

They probably don’t even care that Rashida was seen draped in the Palestinian flag after learning she won her election.

Democrat Rashida Tlaib danced wearing the Palestinian flag at a victory party in Tuesday evening, after she won a largely uncontested race for the open seat in Michigan’s heavily Democratic 13th congressional district.

Tlaib: “A lot of my strength comes from being Palestinian.”

Tlaib and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) are the first two female Muslims elected to Congress.

The first elected Muslim was Keith Ellison, who is now attorney general of Minnesota despite being accused of sexual harassment by an ex-girlfriend.

On their first day in office, Tlaib and Omar gleefully posed for pictures with radical activist and anti-Semite, Linda Sarsour.

From Daily Wire:

Far-left Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) embraced anti-Semite and alleged Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer Linda Sarsour this week on their first day in Congress.

Sarsour wants people to stop “humanizing” Jews.

From Daily Wire:

Far-left Islamic activist Linda Sarsour made strong anti-Semitic remarks during a speech this month at the annual Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention in Houston, Texas — calling for the dehumanization of Israelis.

Sarsour: “So when we start debating in the Muslim community about Palestine, it tells me a lot about you and about the type of faith that you have in your heart. If you’re on the side of the oppressor, or you’re defending the oppressor, or you’re actually trying to humanize the oppressor, then that’s a problem sisters and brothers, and we got to be able to say: That is not the position of the Muslim American community.

Sarsour is rumored to be a Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer, as evidenced by the tweet below:

The founder of the Women’s March, Teresa Shook, is calling on Sarsour to step down for her anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks.

“As Founder of the Women’s March, my original vision and intent was to show the capacity of human beings to stand in solidarity and love against the hateful rhetoric that had become a part of the political landscape in the U.S. and around the world. I wanted us to prove that the majority of us are decent people who want a world that is fair, just and inclusive of Women and All people. We proved that on January 21, 2017 (and in the U.S. this past midterm with a diverse electorate).

Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez of Women’s March, Inc. have steered the Movement away from its true course. I have waited, hoping they would right the ship. But they have not. In opposition to our Unity Principles, they have allowed anti-Semitism, anti- LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric to become a part of the platform by their refusal to separate themselves from groups that espouse these racist, hateful beliefs. I call for the current Co-Chairs to step down and to let others lead who can restore faith in the Movement and its original intent. I stand in Solidarity with all the Sister March Organizations, to bring the Movement back to its authentic purpose. As Women’s March founder, I am stepping up to bring focus back to the Unity Principles on which our movement began, and with the support of all of those who marched and have continued to march, I pledge to support grassroots, decentralized leadership promoting a safe, worldwide community devoid of hate speech, bigotry and racism.”

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