11/01/16 – The Swamp

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It’s time to clean house.

Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines.

In the past eight years, the Justice Department has behaved like the palace guard rather than the nation’s highest law enforcement organization.

On Election Day 2008, jack-booted, uniformed, baton-wielding New Black Panthers obstructed a Philadelphia polling location. It was the most blatant voter intimidation case since the 1960s. A federal judgment had already been entered Attorney-General Eric Holder ordered DOJ to abandon the case.

Then Holder refused to cooperate in the Fast and Furious inquiry. Dozens of Mexicans and Americans were killed due to the government’s fatal scheme to sell guns to Mexican drug cartels. Along the way, Holder racked-up a contempt charge.

Holder’s successor, Loretta Lynch, held a secret meeting with Bill Clinton while Hillary Clinton was the target of a criminal investigation. Leaked emails reveal a senior DOJ official secretly met with Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. A blatant conflict-of-interest.

Then last week, Lynch essentially took the Fifth Amendment in an investigation of her role in the U.S. illegally paying ransom money to Iran.

The nation’s highest law enforcement officer took the Fifth to protect herself from possible criminal prosecution. Think about that.

It’s time to drain the swamp.

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