Democrats Seek Insider Trading Probe After ‘Trump Chaos’ Article Finance
Democrats Seek Insider Trading Probe After ‘Trump Chaos’ Article

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are increasingly demanding that U.S. authorities investigate allegations raised in a recent magazine article that traders might be using nonpublic government information to reap huge illegal profits, even as the exchange where the transactions purportedly took... Read More

At Justice Department, Multiple Investigations Focus on Trump’s Pet Peeves In The News
At Justice Department, Multiple Investigations Focus on Trump’s Pet Peeves

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is mired in 2016. Three separate Justice Department investigations are examining controversies left over from the last presidential race — the origins of the Russia probe, Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, and court-approved surveillance... Read More

Justice Department Labels GOP Claim About Uranium One Deal a Conspiracy Theory In The News
Justice Department Labels GOP Claim About Uranium One Deal a Conspiracy Theory

WASHINGTON — A talking point used by some leading Republicans to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe has been labeled a conspiracy theory by Justice Department prosecutors. Amid Mueller’s lengthy and controversial probe into Russian meddling in the 2016... Read More

Missouri Lawsuit Over Realtor Fees In Home Sales Draws Justice Department’s Interest Litigation
Missouri Lawsuit Over Realtor Fees In Home Sales Draws Justice Department’s Interest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lawyers in the Justice Department’s antitrust division are taking a keen interest in a Missouri class action lawsuit that alleges a conspiracy among national real estate brokers to charge inflated fees, noting in a filing this... Read More

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

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

Justice Department Decides Not to Prosecute James Comey Over Release of His Memos In The News
Justice Department Decides Not to Prosecute James Comey Over Release of His Memos

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director James B. Comey over his handling of confidential memos he wrote documenting his interactions with President Donald Trump, according to a person familiar with the matter. Prosecutors were... Read More

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

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

Washington Legal Advocates, Lawmakers Want Immigration Procedures Changed Immigration
Washington Legal Advocates, Lawmakers Want Immigration Procedures Changed
2019-07-16 21:15:50
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Some of Washington’s prominent legal organizations and lawmakers are scrambling to address the nation’s illegal immigration crisis while courts confront a hopeless backlog of cases. They are proposing new procedures to manage the flood of illegal immigrants being... Read More

DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians In The News
DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians
2019-07-08 23:45:45
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two years on Washington, D.C., area radio station WZHF 1390, according to recently-released foreign agent registration records. The registration by Florida-based... Read More

Trump Orders Justice Department to Find Way to Add Citizenship Question to Census Census
Trump Orders Justice Department to Find Way to Add Citizenship Question to Census
2019-07-03 23:29:00
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A lawyer for the Justice Department said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has ordered it to find a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite an announcement yesterday that the documents were already being... Read More

White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question Census
White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question
2019-07-02 22:41:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday evening that it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship. The announcement comes five days after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocked the addition of the question on the last... Read More

Ford Investigated Over Concerns About Improper Emissions Tests Business
Ford Investigated Over Concerns About Improper Emissions Tests
2019-04-29 18:20:18
by Tom Ramstack

Ford Motor Co. is being investigated by the Justice Department over its emissions certification process, the company said in a government securities filing Friday. Ford said in the quarterly report that the criminal investigation focuses on its “road load estimations,”... Read More

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