Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: corruption

Trump admin’s secretive talks to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear technology spark...

Critics say the deal could endanger national security while enriching close allies of President Trump.

Former Deputy Police Chief sentenced to prison for excessive force and...

"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”

Former LA County Sheriff faces 3yrs in prison after losing appeal

On Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Lee Baca’s rights had not been violated during his trial – the appeals panel determined that the trial was fair and the conviction legally sound.

US sues Lockheed Martin and affiliates for alleged kickbacks at nuclear...

“This lawsuit demonstrates that the Department of Justice will work tirelessly to ensure that public funds are used for the important purposes for which they are intended.”

California cop on paid leave after detaining former Marine filming him

Vallejo police have begun an internal affairs investigation, and placed David McLaughlin on paid leave Monday.

CHP officers suspended for taking $360K in fake overtime pay

“This ongoing investigation serves as a reminder to us all of the important bond of trust we share with the public we serve and the importance of carrying out our duties with the integrity expected of our profession.”

Police sergeant was unbalanced and urine-stained after injuring innocent civilian

Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

With Mueller report expected soon, Trump team may claim executive privilege...

"We reserve the right. We don't know if we have to, but we haven't waived it."

Video reveals police sergeant kicking handcuffed teen in the face

“That is unacceptable and intolerable and that’s why we charged him.”

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Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.
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Who will be the next president?

In reality, the person who will beat Trump will possess the two attributes mentioned above: the character, integrity, vision to lead the nation, and the ability to mobilize the many who have been left behind.

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