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... when Trump threatened to force the Department of Justice to adopt his own chosen priorities, ignoring the “phony” charges against him, and prosecuting the “real” ones against his opponents: You look at the corruption at the top of the FBI, it's a disgrace. And our Justice Department – which I try and stay ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that the Department of Justice has changed its mind about suspending legal orientation trainings at immigration ... The DOJ caused an uproar when it recently decided to suspend the program, drawing ire not just from nonprofits that administer the legal trainings but also ...

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into whether Stafford County leaders discriminated against a Muslim nonprofit by blocking its ... The Justice Department's letter also mentions the county's purchase of a 76-acre parcel from the All Muslim Association of America, or AMAA, ...
Following the President's "Fox & Friends" appearance, GOP senators urged Trump not to interfere with the DOJ's probe. "I think it would be Ill-advised ... I think that would be a big mistake," said Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate majority whip. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate ...
In a fiery call-in appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday morning, President Trump sounded off on multiple controversies — attacking his own Justice Department, defending the newly withdrawn nominee to head the Veteran's Administration, and detailing his personal attorney's legal troubles. Trump, his ...
Optical-technology stocks are having a second really bad week after the U.S. Department of Justice opened a criminal investigation into China's privately held Huawei, which buys parts from the optical companies. While the component maker shares crashed, some analysts see potential benefit for the two ...

Last month, on the weekend before AT&T and the Department of Justice were scheduled to commence what has been called “the anti-trust case of the century,” representatives from the telecommunications behemoth made an 11th-hour gesture toward a truce of sorts. The two sides had been girding for ...
(ACET - Get Report) has received a subpoena from the Justice Department as part of its investigation of the generic sector, making any sale more problematic. ... What the SEC filing doesn't say is that Aceto is not named in the original complaint from Oct. 31 in which 45 states and the DOJ alleged 18 drug ...
It's uncertain how deep into the investigation the Justice Department is, and when asked for comment, Huawei declined to say anything. This news follows Huawei's recent announcement on April 18 that it would be shifting its focus to existing markets and away from the U.S., and that came as a response to ...
For AT&T, of course, the investigation comes ahead of closing arguments in the Justice Department's antitrust suit to block its acquisition of Time Warner. The government argues that DirecTV parent AT&T will abuse its leverage in content negotiations with rival pay-TV companies--and could even collude ...
The DOJ's Bureau of Justice Statistics requested that the minimum age for answering these questions be raised from 16 to 18, citing "concerns about the potential sensitivity of these questions for adolescents," according to the official document with the submitted request. Administered annually since 1973, ...
WASHINGTON — The AT&T-Time Warner antitrust trial began to wind down on Monday as the Justice Department presented two expert witnesses who have raised doubts about the cost savings and new revenue that can be tied to the merger. AT&T's John Stankey, tasked with overseeing the integration of ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Republican committee chairmen say the Justice Department has agreed to provide them with documents on the Hillary Clinton investigation that they've been requesting for months. The deal was struck after leaders of the Judiciary and Oversight committees met this ...
We all hear about the aggressive probes to take down the president by the Department of Justice, FBI and the special prosecutor. This extended and concentrated effort was to investigate collusion between the president and his campaign with the Russians. And now over one year later none has been ...
Justice Department asks Cigna, Express Scripts for additional information. Reuters; 9 hrs ago ... Cigna Corp. said the U.S. Department of Justice has sought additional information from the company and Express Scripts in connection with the health insurer's ongoing $52 billion takeover of Express Scripts.
President Donald Trump spent the weekend accusing the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of being a "liar and leaker," a claim that the Department of Justice is reportedly looking into. The Justice Department's Inspector General, Michael Horowitz, has opened an investigation to determine whether ...
After Donovan got his boys off the hook, a federal civil rights investigation was started at the Department of Justice. It started under Eric Holder, it continued under Loretta Lynch. And apparently, it has continued even under Jeff Sessions. Those civil rights investigators are done with their work, and the New ...

The report was written by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton last April after a yearlong analysis commissioned by the Justice Department's immigration courts division. A redacted version was made public Monday as the result of a Freedom of Information Act request by the American Immigration Lawyers ...
The two-page file, a formal record of the opening of the Russia investigation in 2016, brought the Justice Department and FBI to the brink of a ferocious ... “I think that the FBI and the Department of Justice had good reason to begin the counterintelligence investigation,” he said, “and as we can see from what ...
And they beat the Department of Justice. The Department of Justice is mad; they don't like it. Imani: The problem here is that the DOJ is bothered that Jane Doe's attorneys were able to do what their client wanted them to do. And that's to get her the abortion that she wanted and needed. The DOJ screwed ...
AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner would not be anticompetitive and could even cause a price drop for consumers, an economist testified for AT&T on Thursday in the trial over the Justice Department's antitrust suit against the two companies' proposed merger. The companies' expert witness, Professor ...
Sessions said the Department of Justice and the Department of Housing and Urban Development will be working together on an interagency task force ... In October 2017, the Justice Department launched a pilot program geared toward combating sexual harassment in housing in Washington D.C. and the ...
A federal judge Thursday barred the U.S. Justice Department from giving priority status for multimillion-dollar community grants to police departments that cooperate with immigration officials. The ruling was a win for the city of Los Angeles, which sued last October over the federal government's new scoring ...
The Justice Department on Thursday filed a complaint seeking forfeiture of a Chagall painting that was stolen nearly 30 years ago and recovered by the FBI early last year. The painting, “Othello and Desdemona,” was painted by Marc Chagall in 1911 and was stolen in 1988 from the New York home of art ...
The Department of Justice will temporarily suspend funding for a legal-advice program for detained immigrants as well as a telephone help line at the end of the month, according to officials. On Tuesday, the department alerted the Vera Institute of Justice, an immigrants rights organization that runs the ...
A group of influential Republican senators on Thursday called for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate how the Department of Justice and FBI ... Grassley and Graham already made a criminal referral to the DOJ two months ago concerning former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele ...
(NYSE:JPM), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), and HSBC, are opposing the latest request by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for a three-month extension of the limited discovery stay in the lawsuit. On Friday, March 16, 2018, the plaintiffs filed a Letter with the New ...
The Pentagon and Justice Department's inspectors general also did not comment, nor did a spokesman for the Justice Department. Rep. Jackie Speier, a California Democrat, called AP's finding of nearly 600 reports of sexual assault among children on bases since 2007 "a national disgrace and a military ...
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding answers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on why it asked for a question about citizenship to be added to the 2020 Census. In a letter sent on Friday, lawmakers gave acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore until March 26 to respond to ...
Next week, the Department of Justice is taking AT&T (t, +0.18%) to court to block its $85 billion bid for Time Warner (twc, +0.00%). While this mega-merger would certainly shake up the industry, the DOJ's decision to block the acquisition reflects a poor understanding of today's media landscape. With digital ...
"This intervention by the White House in the DOJ disciplinary process is unprecedented, deeply unfair, and dangerous." While Sessions said the internal investigation that led to McCabe's firing had been "extensive and fair" and had been undertaken "according to Department of Justice Procedure," ...
The U.S. Justice Department has approved CenturyLink's sale of former Level 3 Communications assets in the Boise, Idaho, area to Syringa Networks, and in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, area to Unite Private Networks (UPN). CenturyLink was required to divest the assets as part of the Justice ...
Four senators, including the veteran head of the Senate Armed Services Committee and two others who've made sexual assault a keynote issue, sent letters to the Pentagon and Justice Department with questions about sex assault among the military's children. AP's investigation revealed that reports of ...
Washington (CNN) Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is currently at the Justice Department meeting with the deputy attorney general's office making his case why he should not be fired days before his 50th birthday and lose his pension, a source ... DOJ is expected to make a decision by Friday.
The trial that will resolve the US Justice Department's challenge to AT&T's $85 billion proposed acquisition of Time Warner will begin on Monday. The case, the first major US ... If successful, the DOJ's challenge could set a precedent in antitrust enforcement over vertical mergers. AT&T and Time Warner are ...
"Doug has been a real institution at the Department of Justice, and the thought of him not being there any more was hard to fathom," said Bob Loeb, an appellate ... Eric Holder, former attorney general under President Barack Obama, tweeted that Letter "personifies what is best about the Justice Department.
Since 2007, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division has criminally charged 575 individuals and 199 companies with antitrust violations. DOJ has collected over $10 billion in criminal antitrust fines and penalties, and the average prison sentence imposed on individual antitrust violators was 21 ...
... the recent announcement that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the former Mesa police officer's shooting of an unarmed man begging for his life is just part of being a law-enforcement officer. Nate Gafvert, Mesa police union president, said officers are not worried and are confident the DOJ ...
The Justice Department argued that the federal judge in Eugene, Oregon, who refused to dismiss the case in 2016 had overstepped her authority. Federal attorneys claimed that the issues are not the business of the courts, but the sole purview of Congress and the president. The appeals court unanimously ...
... MORE on Friday held open the possibility of appointing a special prosecutor to oversee an investigation into the FBI's handling of the Russia inquiry, but insisted that the Justice Department's internal watchdog was well-equipped to carry out the probe. His defense of the DOJ's approach follows criticism ...
STAMFORD — A former Stamford resident will serve half a year in prison and pay a fine for operating an immigration fraud scheme, the Department of Justice said Friday. David Nikolashvili, 52, a citizen of the Republic of Georgia and residing in Queens, New York, was sentenced to six months ...
The Department of Justice has taken up the case of an anti-vaxxer in Wisconsin… because the night is dark and full of terrors. ... But this is who the Justice Department is fighting for. ... No, the DOJ wants to stand with the anti-social biohazard because she wants to use the Bible to frustrate secular norms.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice plans to argue that AT&T's proposed merger with Time Warner will harm to competition, including that the ... In its brief, the DOJ's Antitrust Division said that “unlike an independent Time Warner, the merged firm would share with Comcast a strong interest in ...
The DOJ's final strategic goal involves promoting integrity, good government and the rule of law. The draft plan says the Justice Department should be a “beacon of integrity and bulwark against dishonesty.” That'll be a tougher challenge, given that attacks on the Justice Department from President Trump ...
The federal lawsuit by the Department of Justice escalates a long-running battle between the Trump administration and state officials on matters from ... JOHNSON: Well, the Justice Department's focused on three laws that California passed last year which it calls a brazen interference with the federal ...
The lawsuit, which also names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, challenges three recently passed state laws that the Trump administration says hinder enforcement of federal immigration law and endanger federal agents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the ...
John P. Cronan, the acting head of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Benjamin Singer, Chief of the Criminal Fraud Section's Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, have announced that the Criminal Division will follow the principles set forth in the DOJ's Foreign Corrupt Practices ...
Now, the Justice Department is challenging a ruling last year by the surveillance court's own judges that would allow the public and the press to argue for greater transparency under the First Amendment. The case goes back to 2013, when former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden ...
The suit poses a test for the Trump administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made protecting free speech at public universities a top priority for the Department of Justice. In September, Sessions decried what he termed the transformation of U.S. colleges from centers of academic freedom into “an ...
The lawsuit also seeks "any related antitrust enforcement efforts by the DOJ, to find out whether the president or his administration is improperly interfering with the independence of the DOJ out of favoritism for a political ally." The White House, the Justice Department and Disney did not immediately ...


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