America’s foremost attorney for far-right extremists wanted “a little gravy,” then lied to cover it up. That’s just part of his twisted journey through a lax legal system. By Luke O'Brien 12/27/2018 03:09 pm ET Updated 2 minutes ago One morning this June, a group of lawyers filed into the office of the State Bar of Nevada and closed the door. It was summer in Las Vegas, the morning temperature already nearing 100 degrees, but inside the low-slung tan building, the lawyers had a chilly question to address: what to do about one of their own. Marc Randazza had been a problem for years. Randazza, who represents conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and many other far-right extremists, had long relied on lawyer buddies to pump his public image. By their telling and his own, Randazza was a First Amendment “badass.” But he was a combative badass, even vicious, and he’d left a trail of bad blood and trampled ethics behind him. Randazza had … [Read more...] about Alex Jones’ Lawyer Violated Legal Ethics By Soliciting Porn Bribes. Just How Dirty Is Marc Randazza?
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By CALmatters | PUBLISHED: October 4, 2018 at 4:54 pm | UPDATED: October 4, 2018 at 4:55 pm By Laurel Rosenhall, CALmatters One morning at the end of August, with the capstone of his political career in the balance, state Sen. Kevin de León retreated to his Capitol office and turned on the TV. On the screen, colleagues who had known the Los Angeles Democrat for years debated his landmark bill to eliminate fossil fuels from California’s electrical system. The bill was big, attracting national attention. But it wasn’t going to pass, at least not on this vote, and no smart politician sets himself up for a public loss. So here he was, hunkered down in his half-emptied workspace, when talk of the bill’s merits morphed into a debate about de León himself. “Tumbleweeds,” Assemblyman Adam Gray of Merced had just fumed, resurrecting a gaffe de León made in 2014 when he used that word to describe the Central Valley and inadvertently … [Read more...] about A disrupter from day one: How Kevin de León became the Democrat trying to topple Dianne Feinstein
close Video Kevin McCarthy denies he's trying to push out Paul Ryan Republicans contemplate new speaker as the party struggles to unite before the midterms; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill. **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: The House is revolting - Time Out: ‘The passing tribute of a sigh’ - Cohen hosted Russian oligarch at Trump Tower - Ex-staffers describe humiliations in Hill office - Meanwhile in Wisconsin… THE HOUSE IS REVOLTING will not advance. After nearly a year and a half of holding the line, though, the leadership of the 115th Congress may be about to break. We wrote last week about the caper that the House Freedom Caucus pulled off in which they smashed a farm bill that was near and dear to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s heart. The legislation, in addition to providing the subsidies and regulations that make up the crazy … [Read more...] about The House is revolting