Tag: Loretta Lynch

Tom JacksonJune 21, 2016

So, Corey Lewandowski, the buzz-cut professional sycophant whose philosophy amounted to “let Trump be Trump,” is out as The Donald’s campaign frontman. And this changes … what, exactly? As Edwin Starr sang, “Absolutely nuthin’!” (Say it again, y’all.) That’s right. While Lewandowski portrayed the thuggery of a crime lord’s hired muscle — hard-knuckled Toots to […]

Scott PowersJune 21, 2016

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch expressed strong confidence in Orlando Tuesday that investigators will determine pretty clearly why Omar Mateen walked into a joyful nightclub and killed as many people as he could. Lynch had few answers in hand about the biggest horror and saddest day in Orlando’s history, Mateen’s June 12 post-midnight attack on […]

Jim RosicaJune 20, 2016

Update: Later Monday, the Justice Department released a full text of one of the shooter’s calls, saying it wanted to “provide the highest level of transparency possible under the circumstances.” Click here for the statement and transcript. Gov. Rick Scott Monday called on federal authorities to release more from the 911 calls made by the Orlando shooter. […]

Scott PowersJune 20, 2016

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will meet Tuesday with victims, first responders and other members of the Orlando community affected by the June 12 Pulse nightclub massacre. Lynch’s office announced the visit Monday morning, calling the incident “the terrorist attack in Orlando.” She will be meeting with people at the U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley‘s office for the […]

Jim RosicaApril 18, 2016

Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga is heading to the White House on Tuesday. This’ll be the second year he’s participated in the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice. Labarga is one of one of six state chief justices attending the event. The nation’s brightest legal minds will seek answers to providing civil legal help […]

Mitch PerryMarch 8, 2016

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson announced on Tuesday that the Department of Justice will not investigate the circumstances involving the death of Andrew Joseph III, the 14-year-old black youth who was ejected from the Florida State Fair on Student Day in 2014 and died trying to cross Interstate 4. Assistant Attorney General Peter J. Kadzik responded back to […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 6, 2016

Orlando-area Democratic U.S. Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Alan Grayson will deliver a keynote on Saturday night at USF in a fundraising reception for the late Andrew Joseph III. Joseph was the black Riverview teen killed two years ago as he tried to cross Interstate 4 on foot after he was ejected from the Florida State Fair in Tampa. […]


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