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Will Preet Bharara Run for New York City Mayor?

Ed Klein, By refusing to resign and forcing the Trump administration to fire him, Preet Bharara, the celebrated U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, has shrewdly positioned himself as a new force in Democratic Party politics. Known as “the Sheriff of Wall Street” for his high-profile convictions of inside traders, Bharara follows

Ethics Group Files Lawsuit Against Pres. Trump (But The Group Is Chaired By A Clinton Ally)

Matt Vespa, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics will file a lawsuit with the Southern District of New York against President Donald J. Trump over his business dealings, which they feel present a conflict of interest (via The Hill): Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) announced Sunday night it is bringing a suit “to

Senator Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, is a good and decent man

Victoria Toensing, Once again a good and decent man is being maligned. Sen. Jeff Sessions, nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be U.S. attorney general, is that man. Democrats and the Left, just as they did 30 years ago when Sessions was nominated for a federal judgeship, are trying to derail his nomination — with

Hillary Isn’t Out of the Legal Woods Yet

Ed Klein, Although Donald Trump has signaled that he doesn’t intend to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton, knowledgeable sources tell me that Hillary is far from out of the legal woods. And, these sources add, it’s Hillary’s own fault that she’s still in trouble. Trump tried to be magnanimous toward his vanquished

FBI report to show violent crime rise in U.S. cities

Violent crime in certain big U.S. cities in 2015 likely increased over 2014, although the overall crime rate has remained far below peak levels of the early 1990s, experts said, in advance of the FBI’s annual crime report to be released later on Monday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report was expected to show a

FBI arrests man for discussing possible attacks on Jewish targets

Sting operation in South Florida. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a man in a sting operation in South Florida for discussing possible attacks on Jewish targets, a law enforcement source said on Monday. The man’s identity has not been disclosed, but the source said more details would be released later on Monday.