NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW—MUELLER FIRING RAPID RESPONSE preparing for the ‘unimaginable’
Posted: 21 December 2017 08:24 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Democracy demands an informed and engaged citizenry.
Time to stand up for traditional American values.

https://www.trumpisnotabovethelaw.org/event/mueller-firing-rapid-response/

NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW—MUELLER FIRING RAPID RESPONSE

Donald Trump is publicly considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, the person leading the Department of Justice investigation of possible illegal actions by Donald Trump and members of his presidential campaign, and the efforts to conceal those activities.

This would be a constitutional crisis for our country. It would demand an immediate and unequivocal response to show that we will not tolerate abuse of power from Donald Trump.

Our response in the minutes and hours following a power grab will dictate what happens next, and whether Congress—the only body with the constitutional power and obligation to rein Trump in from his rampage—will do anything to stand up to him.

That’s why we’re preparing to hold emergency “Nobody is Above the Law” rallies around the country in the event they are needed.

Use the map or search below by ZIP code to find an event near you, or create one if none exists.

Rallies will begin hours after news breaks of a Mueller firing:

If Mueller is fired BEFORE 2 P.M. local time —>  events will begin @ 5 P.M. local time
If Mueller is fired AFTER 2 P.M. local time —> events will begin @ noon local time the following day

This is the general plan—please confirm details on your event page, as individual hosts may tailor their events to their local plan.

This is our moment to stand up to protect our democracy. Let’s mobilize to show that we won’t let Donald Trump become the authoritarian that he aspires to be. The law applies to all of us, and it’s essential that it also applies to the most powerful people in our country.

Use the search tool to find an event near you, or create one if none exists.

If you choose to attend an event, you agree to engage in nonviolent, peaceful action, to act lawfully, and to strive to de-escalate any potential confrontations with those who may disagree with our values.

Only masses of people will make an impression on the new Totalitarian loving Republican Party.

[ Edited: 23 December 2017 08:07 AM by Citizenschallenge-v.3 ]
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Posted: 17 March 2018 05:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Considering the morning’s news, I figure its time to bring this back to the top.

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Posted: 17 March 2018 05:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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READ: Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s statement on his firing
Updated 12:40 AM ET, Sat March 17, 2018
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/16/politics/mccabe-fired-statement-fbi-deputy-director/index.html

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Posted: 17 March 2018 08:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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McCabe fired only a day before retirement, and now he can’t draw full pension. That is cold.

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Posted: 31 March 2018 05:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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In the spirit of keeping a chronology going.

Meanwhile, back at the Ranch:

Dems to top DOJ officials: Publicly promise not to interfere in Mueller’s probe
BY JORDAIN CARNEY
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/380549-dems-to-top-doj-officials-publicly-promise-not-to-interfere-in
March 27, 2018

Several Senate Democrats are urging top officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make a public commitment that they will not interfere in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, including refusing potential requests from the White House.

“We have significant concerns that the president or his White House could order individuals at the Department of Justice with the authority to oversee Special Counsel Mueller’s probe to interfere with the probe or shut it down,” they wrote in letters dated March 7 but released publicly on Tuesday.

Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), Patrick Leahy (Vt.), Dick Durbin (Ill.), Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), Christopher Coons (Del.), Mazie Hirono (Hawaii), Cory Booker (N.J.) and Kamala Harris (Calif.) signed the letters.

The senators said they were sending the letters to individuals who are in the line of succession if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein “were to either resign or be removed.” ...

The public release of the letter comes the same day Coons and GOP Sen. Thom Tillis (N.C.)
said in a joint statement that it was in Trump’s “best interest” to let Mueller’s probe continue unimpeded.

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Posted: 10 April 2018 08:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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ps.  https://www.needtoimpeach.com/impeachment-guide/

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Posted: 10 April 2018 03:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Hmmm, it appears Mueller’s job may be more secure than some would have us believe.

Can across this interesting story

Trump probably can’t fire Mueller

Sean Wright |  Tuesday April 10, 2018
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/4/10/1755880/-Trump-probably-can-t-fire-Mueller

There seems to be a widely shared belief that Donald Trump can fire Robert Mueller at will and the only thing restraining him is a
fear that he might set off a shitstorm big enough to force congress to impeach him. In my opinion, if the threat of public outrage and
congressional action were the only things holding him back, Trump would have done what it takes to fire Mueller a long time ago.
I think what is actually holding Trump back is a very real possibility that Trump will tell Mueller “you’re fired!” and Mueller will calmly respond: “no.”

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However, if Trump attempts to fire Mueller and Mueller decides to challenge that firing in court, Trump is very likely to be told he cannot fire him.
If that were to happen, Trump would have even less leverage and ability to try to affect the investigation than he does now.

Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued the following order appointing Mueller:
https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/967231/download

Fascinating details.

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Posted: 11 May 2018 09:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Lawmakers weigh Plan B to protect Mueller’s work

Some on Capitol Hill are looking to make sure the special counsel’s work lives on no matter what happens to the investigators.

by Heidi Przybyla and Mike Memoli / May.11.2018
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/lawmakers-weigh-plan-b-protect-mueller-s-work-n873241

But warnings now from Capitol Hill focus on the possibility of Trump replacing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel probe. If Trump takes that step and installs a loyalist in the job, Mueller’s scope could be narrowed, his resources squeezed, and Rosenstein’s successor could withhold the report from Congress and the public.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who helped draft a bipartisan bill to protect Mueller that passed the Judiciary Committee late last month, confirmed to NBC News on Thursday that talks are underway for a “Plan B” after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to bring the original legislation for a floor vote. ...

Some Judiciary Committee members believe the fresh effort would be politically harder for McConnell to reject since it focuses primarily on transparency and not the president’s personnel decisions — and it could apply to all future special counsels. ...

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