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2019-12-13 14:50:06
by Tom Ramstack
FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Justified But Flawed, Agency Watchdog Says

WASHINGTON -- The FBI was justified in investigating the Trump 2016 presidential campaign’s alleged ties to the Russian government but... Read More

WASHINGTON -- The FBI was justified in investigating the Trump 2016 presidential campaign’s alleged ties to the Russian government but the investigation was deeply flawed, the Justice Department’s inspector general told Congress Wednesday. Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified to the... Read More

House Oversight Panel Sues Barr, Ross to Obtain Census Documents

WASHINGTON — A House committee on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross... Read More

WASHINGTON — A House committee on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to get documents on the administration’s unsuccessful attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. President Donald Trump... Read More

Justice Department Changed Hiring to Promote Restrictive Immigration Judges

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has quietly changed hiring procedures to permanently place immigration judges repeatedly accused of bias... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has quietly changed hiring procedures to permanently place immigration judges repeatedly accused of bias to a powerful appellate board, adding to growing worries about the politicization of the immigration court system. Documents obtained through... Read More

2019-10-01 18:13:36
by Dan McCue
DEA Allowed Increase of Opioid Production as Overdose Deaths Surged, IG Says

WASHINGTON - The Drug Enforcement Agency allowed drug manufacturers to increase production of opioids, despite the fact that overdose deaths... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Drug Enforcement Agency allowed drug manufacturers to increase production of opioids, despite the fact that overdose deaths were becoming a national health crisis, a government watchdog said in a report released Tuesday. The Justice Department's inspector general... Read More

2019-07-25 21:52:34
by Dan McCue
Justice Department to Resume Federal Executions

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced Thursday that it will resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly two... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced Thursday that it will resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly two decades. In a written statement, the Department said Attorney General William Barr directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to adopt... Read More

2019-05-21 21:28:50
by Dan McCue
Federal Judge Agrees to Keep Seal in Place in Cohen Campaign Finance Probe

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign... Read More

A federal Judge in New York agreed to continue to seal search warrant materials related to an investigation of campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. The decision by U.S. District Judge William Pauley III... Read More

2019-03-19 23:27:15
by Dan McCue
Fourth Circuit Scrutinizes Claims Trump Is Illegally Profiting From D.C. Hotel

A federal appeals court panel repeatedly pushed back Tuesday at claims by two attorneys general who say President Trump is... Read More

A federal appeals court panel repeatedly pushed back Tuesday at claims by two attorneys general who say President Trump is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors at his luxury hotel in downtown Washington. At the center of the... Read More

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