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President Donald Trump says Russians are "laughing their asses off in Moscow" for the way Washington has handled the Russia investigations, following the Department of Justice's charges against Russian nationals last week for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election. "If it was the GOAL of Russia to ...
... here at the Department of Justice and FBI to ensure that we reach the highest level of prompt and effective response to indications of potential violence that come to us," Sessions said in a statement. The review will include a look at what went wrong and how the agency and Justice Department respond.

Bruce Ohr, the Department of Justice official who brought opposition research on Donald Trump to the FBI in 2016, did not disclose that the company that produced it at the Democratic National Committee's behest was paying his wife, documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation show.
The government on Friday asked a judge to strike AT&T's defense that the Justice Department is unfairly targeting the telecommunications company because of politics, thus selectively enforcing antitrust law in their lawsuit to stop its merger with Time Warner, CNN's parent company. By striking that line of ...
We don't dispute that," Justice Department lawyer Craig Conrath said at a pretrial hearing on Friday, Reuters reported. "But AT&T wants to turn that into a get-out-jail-free card for their illegal merger." CNN's parent company Time Warner and telecommunications giant AT&T are fighting the government's ...
Woods allegedly operated companies, including Global Talent Agency and GTA Bookings, which claimed to represent "dozens of famous musicians, Comedians and other artists," the Justice Department said. Woods had no relationship to any of the artists his companies claimed to represent, U.S. Attorney ...

The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm John Demers to be the new head of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) national security division after a GOP senator lifted a hold on his confirmation. Demers, who served as vice president and assistant general counsel at Boeing after serving in the DOJ's national ...
The Campaign for Accountability, a 501 CS nonprofit that calls itself a "government watchdog," asked the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice Tuesday to investigate whether Hall violated federal criminal law by "willingly filing a public financial disclosure report in which he falsely claimed he ...
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said "it's no surprise" that the Justice Department recommended to President Trump that he ... "Ranking Member [Adam] Schiff pledged to seek the input of the Department of Justice and FBI regarding the memo's public release, and it's no ...
... of the FBI and DOJ for partisan gain "disturbing." Responding to a question about the recently-released GOP memo and whether the federal entities had become partisan, or were being used for partisan gain, Crist said it was the latter. "I don't think the FBI or the Department of Justice in and of themselves ...
The Democratic memo is intended to rebut a GOP document released last week alleging that the FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) misused their authority to obtain a surveillance order on a former Trump campaign adviser. In a letter sent Friday to intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes · Devin ...
NEWARK -- The government is opposing a motion of acquittal for Francis Styles, the Bayonne police officer accused of covering up a brutality case, two months after a mistrial was declared. The case, which stems from a December 2013 arrest of Brandon Walsh at his Avenue C home in Bayonne, ended in ...
Rachel Brand, Third In Command At The Justice Department, Is Leaving Her Post ... JOHNSON: I talked with her friends, and they say there's no public sign that something happened inside the Justice Department or the White House that she was escaping ... 3 Department of Justice official is on her way out.
The Justice Department announced Friday evening that Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand will be leaving her job in the coming weeks to take a position in ... "I know the entire Department of Justice will miss her, but we join together in congratulating her on this new opportunity in the private sector.
THOMASVILLE -- A retired U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney, a Thomasville native and Douglass high school honor graduate will deliver a lecture Monday on African-American history. Richard L. Waters will lecture at 7 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, 110 W. Calhoun St. At age 8, Waters ...
None of this is surprising to anyone aware of the lopsided support for Democrats in campaign donations by Justice Department employees. The unraveling over the last few weeks of the texts, actions and emails of FBI agents, FBI leaders and Justice Department enablers -- some even appointed by ...
Her pending departure comes as the agency faces criticism after a controversial memo authored by the Republican staff on the House Intelligence Committee was released alleging abuses of government surveillance powers at the FBI and Justice Department. Brand remains on the job at DOJ, but has ...

... their GOP counterparts, Trey Gowdy and Devin Nunes, quoting DOJ officials as saying they had "serious credibility concerns" regarding the testimony of an informant heretofore touted as possessing "explosive" evidence on Clinton's involvement. Moreover, those same Department of Justice officials said, ...
Trump reportedly called for release of FISA abuses memo, which DOJ says would be 'reckless' without review ... President Trump called for the public release of the controversial House Intelligence Committee memo on alleged surveillance abuses last week, even as his Justice Department warned against ...
Sessions has also tried to satisfy Trump's demands that the Department of Justice investigate the Clintons -- both the moribund email server investigation and the farcical Uranium One episode have become the subject of renewed prosecutorial scrutiny. In the face of Trump's anger that Sessions betrayed ...
Sessions, in a speech in Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday, mentioned the "sharp criticisms" of DOJ coming from Congress. He said the Justice Department demands "the highest level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism from every person" in it, and that all employees are expected to "advance the mission of ...
The Justice Department has given Congress less than 15 percent of the texts between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page - and that is all Congress is likely to get, at least until department experts finish an effort to recover an unknown number of previously lost texts that were sent and received during a ...
The U.S. Justice Department has issued a memo that lawyers say could result in fewer whistleblowers being allowed to pursue lawsuits on the agency's behalf against companies accused of defrauding the government. The Jan. 10 memo, reviewed by Reuters, advised Justice Department attorneys to ...
The Justice Department on Thursday filed a statement of interest supporting two conservative groups who sued the school last year. The groups alleged that administrators and campus events policy unfairly hampered their ability to book right-leaning speakers like Ann Coulter and ultimately led to the ...
Sean Hannity has suggested there are powerful people at the FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ) who should be investigated and "probably" thrown in jail over alleged corruption. The Fox News host delivered a bombastic rant that slammed the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails, as well as the ...
In a speech delivered on the Senate floor Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) accused the Department of Justice (DOJ) of actively obstructing ongoing congressional oversight of the agency and its probes involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's secret e-mail server and President Donald ...
Emanuel Dismisses DOJ Letter, Skips White House Meeting. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago won't abandon its values as a welcoming city to immigrants despite renewed pressure from the Justice Department to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Jan. 24, 2018, at 2:39 p.m.. Emanuel Dismisses DOJ Letter, ...
For a brief, shining moment, CNN paused in its nonstop coverage of everything it loathes about President Trump for some actual "breaking news." One of the network's reporters had noticed that Congress was looking into malfeasance and political corruption at the Obama-era Department of Justice, FBI, ...
Mayors group calls off Trump meeting after Justice Department threatens sanctuary cities ... the group scheduled to go to the White House, tweeted that he wouldn't attend the meeting because "@realDonaldTrump's Department of Justice decided to renew their racist assault on our immigrant communities.
"Rather than clearing up prior FBI and DOJ actions, these recently produced documents cause us to further question the credibility and objectivity of ... made by the Department of Justice and the FBI, by whom these decisions were made, and the evident bias exhibited by those in charge of the investigation.
As the New Year approached, she talked more and more about finding ways to pressure the Justice Department to act. Despite what people may have thought from the outside - there were many who believed that the family was content with the $5.9 million financial settlement it won from the city of New ...
(CNN) The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department as well as the FBI have been denied access to the Republican House intelligence ... "I'm not in favor of looking at DOJ or FBI weighing in -- they've been less than cooperative on a number of fronts," said Rep.
The notice of intent to retry was , acting chief of the DOJ's Public Integrity Unit. Judge William Walls declared a mistrial in the publication corruption trial of Menendez and Melgen on November 16, in a case heard in a federal court in the District Court of New Jersey, Breitbart News . Co-defendant Melgen ...
Privacy advocates from the US and Europe have also argued that forcing Microsoft to comply with the warrant would violate European privacy laws. But despite all the opposition, the Justice Department believes that the warrant should be upheld. The DOJ has argued that waiting for Congress to create a ...
Gaetz also issued a statement on his congressional website: "The House must immediately make public the memo prepared by the intelligence Committee regarding the FBI and the Department of Justice. The facts contained in this memo are jaw-dropping and demand full transparency. There is no higher ...
An "immediate review is warranted," by the Supreme Court, reads the DOJ petition. "The district court has entered a nationwide injunction that requires DHS to keep in place a policy of non-enforcement that no one contends is required by federal law and that DHS has determined is, in fact, unlawful and ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has now seized on the Politico report to order a review of decisions made by the Obama Department of Justice. On Jan. 11, he announced the establishment of an interagency task force entrusted with combating Hezbollah's terrorism finance. Likewise, multiple Republican ...
DOJ weighs in on Montana scholarship program ... HELENA -- The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief with the Montana Supreme Court in support of three families that sued when the state excluded students at faith-based schools from a scholarship program funded by donations that can be offset by ...
Trump Obstructed Justice If He Silenced Bannon, Former Justice Department Lawyer Says ... questions during his interview with the House Intelligence Committee, according to Laurence Tribe, a Harvard Law school professor who worked at the Department of Justice under President Barack Obama.
"She has the gravitas of being the third ranking official in the Department of Justice, but also the subject matter expertise on Section 702 from her time serving on the bipartisan Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board," said Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd. "But even beyond that, she was always ...
The Justice Department late Thursday announced that it has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that prevents President Trump from ending the Obama-era program that shields certain young undocumented immigrants from deportation. That program, Deferred Action for Childhood ...
This was the case with the 144,336 Silk Road bitcoins auctioned over the past few years by the Department of Justice for a paltry $48 million. ... Although all seized assets eventually make their way to the DOJ's asset forfeiture fund, property must first be auctioned whereas cash can be directly deposited in ...
DOJ Weighs in on Montana Scholarship Program. The US Department of Justice filed a brief with the Montana Supreme Court in support of families that sued when the state excluded students at faith-based schools from a scholarship program funded by donations that can be offset by state tax credits. Jan.
The U.S. attorney's office in D.C., which is part of the Justice Department, said it would focus on a "core group" of 59 defendants it thinks were most responsible for destruction. Download. "The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District Of Columbia has filed notice with the Court that it is exercising its discretion and ...
The Wisconsin Department of Justice-led investigation of this incident has been a collaboration between DCI, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pleasant Prairie police Department and Mount Pleasant police Department. The Racine Police Department has been fully cooperating with DCI during this ...
2 A recent ruling by the Department of Justice that ASCAP and BMI should be required to license the entirety of works that they were only partial owners of. The legal powers that be, however, recently ruled against the DOJ of this issue.
As Powerline rightly points out, "Department of Justice participation in the Annual Health fraud Institute is a practical necessity for such a program." Faced with ... Before joining the firm, he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC, and at the civil rights Division of the Justice Department. His email is ...
A Justice Department spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. But the DOJ's legal papers filed with the court use language about Quicken almost as sharp as Gilbert's. The case, a recent DOJ filing asserted, is that Quicken "created a fraudulent scheme of knowingly representing to (the ...
The Department of Justice is appealing a federal district court judge's decision to block the Trump Administration from ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DOJ said it filed a notice of their appeal to the 9th Circuit Court and intends later this week to take the "rare" ...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday, Jan. 11, the participation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in the Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team, a new group of prosecutors and investigators tasked with investigating ...


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