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Clinton operations receive tens of millions of dollars of contributions from Uranium One/Russia Interests. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State for all records of ...

Head of the Office of Legal Counsel Jack Goldsmith had judged that an ongoing warrantless wiretapping program was illegal, and he, along with Comey and then-FBI Director Robert Mueller, threatened to resign unless the program was stopped. In response, White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales and ...
... Trump should have his new National Security Advisor John Bolton task his interagency legal group—the White House Counsel, the National Security Council Legal Advisor, the head of the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel, and the general counsels of the Departments of State, Defense, the ...
Steven Engel: assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel; John Demers: assistant attorney general, national security division; U.S. attorney for Virginia's ... The memo was ultimately used as the basis for the White House to justify firing Comey — but Rosenstein pushed back at the time, saying, "My ...
In 2001, George W. Bush White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales issued a memo saying the Justice Department's own succession policies take precedence over presidential decisions, but Justice's Office of Legal Counsel reversed that view in 2007. That would open up the possibility of legal challenges, ...
The clear idea behind the suggestion — which Mr. Trump is also said to be weighing — is that ousting Mr. Rosenstein would enable the White House to put .... official, said Martin Lederman, a Georgetown University law professor who worked in the Office of Legal Counsel during the Obama administration.
Martin S. Lederman, a Georgetown University law professor who served in the Office of Legal Counsel during the Obama administration, pointed to a series of Supreme Court cases in which justices across generations have said that the power to remove a government employee resides with the official — or ...


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