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ATF Whistleblower: Obama’s DOJ Obstructed Justice in ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) agent tells “Full Measure’s” Sharyl Attkisson the Obama Administration obstructed justice in the investigation into the “Fast and Furious” gunrunning program and Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder. The agent says the Department of Justice and the ATF tried to cover up any link between the gunrunning scandal and Brian Terry’s death.

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Trump DOJ to Fight for Texas ‘Sanctuary’ Ban

The Trump Administration is going to enter the battle on Texas’ sanctuary city ban and will fight against Democrats and open borders advocates. The law has some of the “stiffest penalties in America” against officials who ignore immigration detainers and release criminal aliens in defiance.

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SCOTUS Throws Cold Water Early on Obama’s Partisan Gerrymandering Project

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines Monday with its acceptance of a case that argues whether legislative maps can be ruled unconstitutional simply due to the partisan advantages that may be gained from their designs. Some election law experts contend the matter is a means to an end in transferring redistricting powers—commonly held in legislative branches—to commissions not directly answerable to the electorate.

Texan Granted Clemency by Obama Sent Back to Prison

HOUSTON, Texas — A 49-year-old Texan granted clemency by then-President Barack Obama finds herself back in prison. The woman is reported to have repeatedly violated the terms of her release from a previous life sentence.

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ACLU Targets Jeff Sessions; Won’t Defend Michael Flynn

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wants the Senate to question Attorney General Jeff Sessions next week about “his own role with Russia, his role in the Comey firing, and the ongoing investigations into ties with Russia and his recusal,” according to a statement by the organization.

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NFL Players Tell Trump How to Run Department of Justice

The NFL has been notorious for years for having a growing percentage of its players involved in domestic violence, drug use, and even murder, but now a group of football players got together to tell President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice how it should run things.

Sessions DOJ Cracking Down on Chinese Corporate Spies

Six people were arrested across the country Tuesday in a roundup of a corporate spy ring passing military-applicable technology to a Chinese Company, the latest in a wave of arrests over Chinese theft of American private sector innovation

Jeff Sessions Vows to Take Travel Ban to SCOTUS

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a statement Thursday on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order, vowing to take the defense of that order to the United States Supreme Court.

California Grapples with New ‘Sanctuary City Definition

Several California jurisdictions that are challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking federal funding from being allocated to state and local government that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration law are facing a new definition of “sanctuary city.”

Six Facts We Learned from the Sally Yates Hearing

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified last week in Congress. While the overarching media narrative focused on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s potential compromise by Russia, there are other important facts.

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