Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress

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This is not surprising at all. Valerie Jarrett is “the power behind the throne” in the Obama Administration. It is not a stretch at all to think that Jarrett is behind the IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups, the cover-up on the Benghazi attacks and even keeping Americans out of national parks during the Federal Government shutdown. Now finally, Judicial Watch, after years of lawsuits to release documents that Jarrett and the White House were suppressing, has obtained documents proving Jarrett’s and Obama’s vindictive and secretive form of governance. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Just the little we have seen makes Richard Nixon look like a little league piker compared to Barack Obama.

From Judicial Watch:

President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch.
The information is part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) “Vaughn index” detailing records about the gun-running operation known as Fast and Furious. JW had to sue the agency for the records after the Obama administration failed to provide them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A federal court ordered the DOJ to provide the records over the agency’s objections. Yesterday JW reported on the broad information in the records, including that Obama asserted executive privilege for Holder’s wife as part of the administration’s efforts to cover up the scandal.
Practically lost in the 1,000-plus pages of records is an index that shows Jarrett was brought in to manage the fact that Holder lied to Congress after the story about the disastrous gun-running operation broke in the media. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) ran the once-secret program that allowed guns from the U.S. to be smuggled into Mexico so they could eventually be traced to drug cartels. Instead, federal law enforcement officers lost track of hundreds of weapons which have been used in an unknown number of crimes, including the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona.
The files received by JW include three electronic mails between Holder and Jarrett and one from former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke to Jarrett. The e-mails with Holder are all from October 4, 2011, a significant date because, on the evening of October 3rd, Sheryl Attkisson (then at CBS news) released documentsshowing that Holder had been sent a briefing paper on Operation Fast and Furious on June 5, 2010. The paper was from the director of the National Drug Intelligence Center, Michael Walther.
This directly contradicted Holder’s May 3, 2011 testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, during which he stated that he, “probably heard about Fast and Furious for the first time over the last few weeks.” The October 4, 2011 date may also be significant because it came shortly after the August 30, 2011 resignation of U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke and reassignment of acting ATF director Kenneth Melson to the position of “senior forensics advisor” at DOJ.
The description of one of the e-mails, written from Jarrett to Holder, reads, “re: personnel issues.” Another, also from Jarrett, reads, “outlining and discussing preferred course of action for future responses in light of recent development in congressional investigation.” Unfortunately, the index is vague and that’s all the information we have about them. Nevertheless, given the timing and subject of these e-mails, it seems clear that Jarrett quickly became a key player in the Fast and Furious cover-up in the immediate aftermath of the revelation that Holder had lied to Congress.

It will be interesting and revealing as more documents are released and sifted through by Judicial Watch and other watchdog groups. If Republicans take the U.S. Senate in November 2014, there will be multiple impeachable offences in front of them committed by President Obama and his administration. Will a Republican Senate actually act upon the offences and begin impeachment proceedings? Doubtful.

TREASONOUS: Hey Congress, If This is Not an Impeachable Act, Exactly What Would Be?

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September 24, 2014 By Matthew Burke

The Obama IRS targeted groups educating on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

It is a well-known and admitted fact that the Obama Regime, using the IRS, targeted pro-freedom Tea Party and other conservative groups for their political beliefs, who were also political opponents of Barack Obama, a clear violation of the First Amendment.

But on Tuesday, Georgetown law professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz reported that the tyranny went even further than just targeting Obama’s political opponents.

The politically weaponized Obama IRS expanded their targeting beyond the Tea Party, targeting groups that were “educating on the “Constitution and Bill of Rights,” in January of 2012, just months before the election in November of 2012.

In a timeline on page 30 of the Inspector General’s report, the IG states that the Obama IRS added the new criteria in January of 2012, because the July 2011 criteria they used to harass patriotic American citizens wasn’t specific enough.

Here’s the exact verbiage from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, in the report titled, “Inappropriate Criteria Were Used to Identify Tax-Exempt Applications for Review, from page 30 (emphasis added):
Criteria changed to “Political action type organizations involved in limiting/expanding government, educating on the constitution and bill of rights, social economic reform/movement” based on Determinations Unit concerns that the July 2011 criteria was too generic.
On page 38 of the report, the Inspector General found that the Obama IRS, on January 25, 2012, expanded their BOLO (Be on the Lookout) criteria updating it to include “political type organizations involved in “educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.”

When an administration targets American citizens for teaching their fellow citizens about the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights (since government schools aren’t), the very Constitution they take an oath to defend and uphold, this is a treasonous act at worst and an impeachable and illegal act at least. If this is not an impeachable act, exactly what would be?

Republican Richard Nixon was threatened with impeachment for much less (and at least had the decency to resign), and Democrat Bill Clinton was actually impeached (in the House but not convicted in the Senate) for much less as well. If Obama is not impeached and removed from office, both of these men are owed huge apologies.

Why are you, Congress, giving Obama, whose multiple crimes against the U.S. Constitution are in the dozens, a pass?