“We have massively destroyed the infrastructure and given the population a disgusting image of what may be a Western-style liberation, leaving behind the seeds of an imminent resurgence of a new adversary.”
"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."
"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”
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.
Vallejo police have begun an internal affairs investigation, and placed David McLaughlin on paid leave Monday.
“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.”
“He could be terminated certainly, he could be demoted, he could opt for retirement, the investigation is very early right now.”
"You should have just been honest with the house Intel committee…you’ve opened yourself up to perjury charges like an idiot.”
Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.