grand jury

The Deep State’s Kangaroo Court

It turns out that Judge Beryl Howell, who signed off on Robert Mueller’s request to convene a Washington, D.C. grand jury for the Russia investigation is a former staffer for Vermont’s hyper-partisan Leftist Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, coauthored papers with a member of Mueller's team and used to turn up for work in Leahy's office dressed in a Mao suit.

Lawyers, witches, broomsticks, and the swamp

Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

An ambitious special counsel can keep a client paying out for years, and the U.S. government is the best client of all because it’s a bottomless pit of cash, easy for the plucking. Mueller has only to worry that the president could do a Comey on him. Sacking a special prosecutor, or counsel, might be suicide for a president, but Donald Trump is unpredictable.

Mueller’s Grand Jury: What It Means

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

In the higher interest of his capacity to function as president and our capacity to hold our political representatives accountable, President Trump and the American people should be told whether he is suspected of criminal wrongdoing and, if so, what wrongdoing.

Grand Jury’s Indictment of Planned Parenthood Foe Isn’t the End of the Story

Pro-life advocate Shari Rendall writes while the indictment of David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt seem to portend a bad omen for pro-lifers, Planned Parenthood is far from off-the-hook.  Following the indictment announcement, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton both issued statements that the state’s investigation into Planned Parenthood remains ongoing and the grand jury’s action will have no impact on the probe.