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John Ashcroft

Attorney General of the US
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President Donald Trump's legal team says an in-person interview between the president and special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation would set a bad precedent for future presidents, and would be a waste of time. Trump's team has been stonewalling Mueller for months, and it looks like ...
On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives. The town hall was remarkable in ...

(The music, though, was of better quality -- Rice, an accomplished pianist, often played for guests, as did "competent pianist" and former Attorney General John Ashcroft and famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma.) Rodota said he was inspired to write the book after taking a fresh look at the building one day on his way to ...
Because his letters mostly concerned news stories, many aren't especially relevant today (the John Ashcroft jokes feel particularly dated). Still, there are nuggets of insight and humor in many. His letter about a 1999 piece by Mara Tapp (on the birth of the Old Town school of folk music) begins with this ...
Mueller and Comey went to President Bush and Attorney General John Ashcroft and told them they were 100 percent sure Hatfill was their man. Hatfill's life was ruined. He was fired from his job at Science Applications International Corporation and ostracized from society. Then it turned out that Hatfill had ...

Two weeks after her announcement, Bond, Danforth, Talent and Missouri's other former Republican senator, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, signed a letter encouraging Hawley to run. Despite his confidence in Hawley, Danforth said he expects a close general election race because of ...
We should have already learned our lesson in 2002 when the FISC rebuked Attorney General John Ashcroft's proposed intelligence gathering procedures. Ashcroft's scheme would have given criminal prosecutors regular access to information gathered from counterintelligence searches and wiretaps ...
2003-2005 - Deputy Attorney General under Attorney General John Ashcroft. March 2004 - While serving as acting attorney general while Ashcroft is hospitalized, Comey refuses to certify as lawful parts of the George Bush administration's domestic wiretapping program. Comey later tells a Senate Judiciary ...
Christopher "Kit" Bond and John Ashcroft. Both credited him with playing an integral role in their administrations and in moving the state forward. They relied on his counsel on important issues and especially valued his ability to build bridges with Democrats, who controlled the Legislature at the time.
Marin has been bitter toward Republican attorneys general since 2003, when his longtime partner Tommy Chong was sentenced to jail for selling bongs over the internet. Former U.S. Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft "sent him to prison for nine months," Marin said. "Tommy was the smallest seller, but he was the No ...
... attorney at the same time as the president's legal strategy evolved to include new White House attorney Ty Cobb and, externally on personal matters, John Dowd and Jay Sekulow. Corallo is a former George W. Bush Justice Department spokesman who served under then-Attorney General John Ashcroft.
But if the governor were going to resign, it would be necessary to notify Missouri Secretary of State John Ashcroft. Again, that didn't happen. A representative from Ashcroft's office told FOX4's Shannon O'Brien late Friday afternoon that they haven't received a letter of resignation nor notification of resignation ...
"Americans deserve a justice system that has clear lines of authority in accordance with the Executive Branch's responsibility under the Constitution," former AG John Ashcroft said in one of the statements. "Attorney General Sessions' appointment of 17 interim United States Attorneys is an important step to ...
John Ashcroft in 1994; and those of Texas politicians Gov. Bill Clements in 1986, Sen. John Cornyn in 2002, future Gov. Rick Perry for Texas agriculture commissioner in 1990 and Sen. Phil Gramm in 1982. Since leaving the White House, Rove has worked as a political analyst and contributor for Fox News ...
John Ashcroft, as well as musician Willie Nelson. Getting to that point required some hard work, Breck said, and years of preparation. She observed and took notes on pageant contestants. She enrolled in voice lessons, practiced public speaking, brushed up on history and shopped around for the perfect ...
The government of Qatar has hired one of the war on Terror's legal heavyweights to advise the country on international counter-terrorism finance laws. John Ashcroft, the former U.S. senator and the U.S. Attorney General under President George W. Bush, has been tapped to guide Qatar amid a diplomatic ...

Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the former attorney general under President George W. Bush who oversaw the war on terror's legal proceedings. The decision to hire Ashcroft, who also previously served as a Missouri senator, comes after the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and several other Middle ...
The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the U.S. Attorney General during the Sept. 11 attacks, as it seeks to rebut accusations from U.S. President Donald Trump and its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. Qatar will pay the Ashcroft Law Firm $2.5 million for a 90-day period as the country ...
1. John David Ashcroft was born on May 9, 1942, in Chicago, to Grace Ashcroft and James Robert Ashcroft. After John was born, the Ashcroft family moved to Springfield, Missouri, where his father was a minister at an Assemblies of God congregation. Robert, as his father was known, served as president of ...
It's not the first time James B. Comey and Robert S. Mueller III find themselves together at the center of an unfolding Washington drama. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller named Special Prosecutor for Russia investigation ». In March 2004, Comey, then deputy attorney general, was summoned to the ...
John Ashcroft: Well, I don't know a person more dedicated to the concept and ideal of justice. He is a person who has invested his life largely in pursuing law enforcement and the administration of justice. He served both for - as a U.S. attorney, I think, in Boston for the Reagan administration and then in ...
As RPS pointed out, the entire thing's not so different from when U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spent thousands of dollars to have a statue in the Department of Justice Building covered because he was tired of being interviewed on camera in front of its nipples. Or better yet, when in an episode of ...
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, who on Saturday will host a breakfast with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, said Friday that he hadn't read Hawley's controversial comments on sex trafficking. Blunt, a Missouri Republican, and Hawley, the top GOP recruit to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, will ...
In 2004, Wray's then-boss Comey was made acting attorney general due to the illness of Attorney General John Ashcroft. When aides to President George W. Bush tried to take advantage of Ashcroft's illness to push through an extension of a controversial warrantless eavesdropping program, Wray, Comey ...
Ralph N. Smith, Union, a former Franklin County presiding commissioner who later served on the staff of Govs. Kit Bond and John Ashcroft, passed away Sunday. His career in local and state government spanned nearly 50 years. He was 88 years old. Ashcroft Comments. Former U.S. Attorney General, ...
John Ashcroft, as well as musician Willie Nelson. Getting to that point required some hard work, Breck said, and years of preparation. She observed and took notes on pageant contestants. She enrolled in voice lessons, practiced public speaking, brushed up on history and shopped around for the perfect ...
Other Facts:Other Rove clients have included: Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Ashcroft, and former Congressman and Senator Phil Gramm. President George W. Bush gave Rove several nicknames, including "Boy Genius" and "Turd Blossom." Rove was adopted by Louis Rove, his stepfather. Rove never ...
"And it depends on the attorney general." Under Attorney General John Ashcroft, a George W. Bush appointee, Charlton tried a death penalty-eligible case that he didn't think warranted capital punishment. "I was able to convince Ashcroft not to, and he agreed," Charlton said. "I spoke with him personally.".
... appointees but said a 40-year-old legal opinion by former state Attorney General John Ashcroft protects people who are appointed to political ...
John Ashcroft was joined by Leonard Millsap, president of Petit Jean Poultry, at a ribbon cutting ceremony on opening day of production at the ...
The Democrats' news release also cites a 40-year-old legal opinion signed by John Ashcroft, the former state and U.S. Attorney General.
"Everything." Who is this thoughtless pawn of John Ashcroft? ... Patriot Act that the last thing we need is John Ashcroft rewriting the Bill of rights.
A 42-year-old B.C. man has been charged in connection to the murder of Pamela Napoleon near Fort St. John. Napoleon, of the Blueberry First ...
John Ashcroft, the former U.S. senator and the U.S. Attorney General under President George W. Bush, has been tapped to guide Qatar amid a ...
Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the former attorney general under President George W. Bush who oversaw the war on terror's legal proceedings.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the U.S. Attorney General during the Sept. 11 attacks, as it seeks ...
1. John David Ashcroft was born on May 9, 1942, in Chicago, to Grace Ashcroft and James Robert Ashcroft. After John was born, the Ashcroft ...
It's not the first time James B. Comey and Robert S. Mueller III find themselves together at the center of an unfolding Washington drama.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft about the Justice Department's appointment of Robert Mueller as ...
The last increase was part of a bipartisan 1992 six-cent gas tax increase supported by then-Governor John Ashcroft (R) and then-House ...
He also assisted John Ashcroft, the former U.S. Attorney General and Missouri senator and governor. Since the Bush era, Rove has made a ...
"Yoo advised me that Attorney General John Ashcroft has approved the use of the water board in the interrogation of Abu Zubaydah," the ...
He was a counselor to Attorney General John Ashcroft and chief of staff to former FBI Director James Comey. Former Attorney General Loretta ...
former Attorney General John Ashcroft reportedly hired Treene in 2002. Sturgill is a career lawyer who focuses on civil appellate matters.
The stunning explicit bias in this statement invalidates Wilson - appointed to the bench in 1989 by the odious then-Governor John Ashcroft ...
The guest speaker was former Attorney General John Ashcroft. He was glad to see the university was growing. "students understand the unique ...
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke before a crowd of donors and several honored guests, mostly ...
... attorney for the Western District of Missouri starting under President George W. Bush, and as counselor to Attorney General John Ashcroft.
John Ashcroft. Ashcroft's son, Jay, Missouri's Secretary of State enjoys a hearty laugh during a visit to the media pen. The carefully orchestrated ...


 

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