The Senate is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Debo Adegbile at 11:45 am Wednesday. Adegbile has been tapped by President Obama to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
Speaking on the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon, Texas Senator Ted Cruz expressed his strong opposition against President Obama's nominee, Debo Adegbile, to head the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice.
Maureen Faulkner, widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, is begging senators to vote against the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head to Civil Rights Division inside the Department of Justice.
Maureen Faulkner, the widow of murdered Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, has launched an ?online petition to stop President Obama's nomination of cop killer advocate and Mumia supporter Debo Adegebile to head the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice.
Yesterday Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Debo Adegbile to head up the Civil Rights Division inside the Department of Justice.
In a 10-8 vote along party lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Obama nominee Debo Adegbile Thursday afternoon to head up the Civil Rights Division inside the Department of Justice.
ix major law enforcement organizations representing more than one million law enforcement officers across the country have sent scathing letters to Senators and President Obama opposing Adegbile's nomination.
Long time Democratic Prosecutor Seth Williams is declaring Adegbile unfit for the position inside DOJ.
Last month Maureen Faulker, the widow of murdered Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, requested a chance to give testimony against President Obama's nominee to head the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.
Maureen Faulkner, the widow of murdered Philadelphia police office Daniel Faulker, will testify about President Obama's recent judicial nominee, Debo Adegbile, to head the Civil Rights Division inside the Department of Justice.
In January 2011, under the leadership of President Obama's current nominee to head the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, Debo Adegbile, attorneys from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund voluntarily took over the case of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Abu-Jamal was convicted in 1982 of murdering Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulker and he was given the death penalty.
"I was absolutely outraged by President Obama to make this decision to have a man who defended a murderer, someone who murdered a police officer with pre-meditation and malice, is a radical, is a Black Panther and to give him an appointment, to nominate him to the Department of Justice, it's a disgrace," Faulkner said.
Earlier this week the National Fraternal Order of Police, an organization representing 330,000 men and women in law enforcement, sent a letter to President Obama strongly opposing Abegbile's nomination.
In 1981, former Black Panther Mumia Abi-Jamal was convicted of murdering Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. Abu-Jamal never denied the killing in a court of law.
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