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Iosh
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Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
For reference she's third in line behind Sessions and Rosenstein and would've been the one to inherit the Mueller probe if the latter was fired. LINK
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Ms. Brand now oversees a wide swath of the Justice Department, including the civil division, the civil rights division and the antitrust division. She helped lead the department’s effort to extend a law that authorizes the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program.

In an op-ed article in The Washington Post, Ms. Brand argued that the law “has been valuable and effective in protecting the nation’s security” and that law enforcement officers would be “at risk” without it. Congress voted to extend that law, Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act, last month.

On Friday, Ms. Brand hosted a summit meeting at the Justice Department on human trafficking. At that event, Mr. Sessions thanked her for her “strong leadership as our third in command at the department.”
I think Solicitor General is next in line? Which would be this guy Noel Francisco until another AAG is appointed. LINK
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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
Rats fleeing the ship.

MAGA


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Its happening


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IG putting in WORK


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IG putting in WORK
I don't think this has anything to do with the IG probe. Brand was a Trump appointee she wasn't even at DoJ during the Clinton stuff.

EDIT: It has been pointed out to me that the 2nd sentence is wrong and she was at DoJ (not a position related to the Clinton stuff)
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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ


I thought this was Bruce Jenner for a second


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You and Chizz started same thread at exact same time.

https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/politics/number-3-at-doj-is-out/75338683/

Weird.

Let me guess, 13 threads were also started on r/politics 2 minutes ago.

https://www.reddit.com/r/politics/new/
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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
It doesn’t bother me. I’m perfectly ok with mine being deleted.


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Stastny
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Why the long face?


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I don't think this has anything to do with the IG probe. Brand was a Trump appointee she wasn't even at DoJ during the Clinton stuff.



Brand has been at Justice for years. Her assistant also stepped down.


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Iosh
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Let me guess, 13 threads were also started on r/politics 2 minutes ago.
The news broke on Twitter about 2 minutes ago. Sometimes multiple threads are just multiple people reacting to a breaking news story.

Trust me when Soros tells me to push a story he wants a lot more for his money than two lousy threads.


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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
I was trying down the road when I heard it. Not sure why he’s making a big deal about it.


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Rats fleeing the ship.

MAGA




You people don't have a clue.

Brand leaving is not good news for Trump. If she replaced Rosenstein, She would actually have reined in the abusive Mueller investigation and tightend up his mandate.


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Associate Attorney General (2017–2018) Rachel Brand being sworn in as the United States Associate Attorney General by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On February 1, 2017, President Donald Trump nominated Brand to be United States Associate Attorney General.[18] Her appointment was confirmed 52–46 by the U.S. Senate on May 18, 2017,[19] and she was sworn in on May 22, 2017. The reauthorization of the 702 section of the surveillance law was a job assignment of the subject according to CNN. [20]

On February 9, 2018, Brand resigned from her position at the Department of Justice.


From her wiki


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Iosh
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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
Oh, I didn't know she was on the PCLOB. Still wouldn't have had anything to do with the Clinton investigation though.


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re: Rachel Brand (Associate AG) is leaving the DoJ
Drain it


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Was it just last week, maybe the week before, when rosenstein was going to be fired, she was going to shitcan mueller and shut down the investigation?

I cant keep up.


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Clyde Tipton
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You people don't have a clue.

Brand leaving is not good news for Trump. If she replaced Rosenstein, She would actually have reined in the abusive Mueller investigation and tightend up his mandate.


Eh, I doubt it.

LINK
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She has held politically appointed positions at the Justice Department over the past three presidential administrations.


Sounds like more swamp arse to me.


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