Tag: Department of Justice

Barack Obama, James Comey

GOP Reps Submit Resolution for Second Special Counsel into FBI Election Meddling

17 Republican lawmakers, led by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), submitted a resolution on Tuesday demanding a second special counsel probe “misconduct,” by Justice Department and FBI officials in relation to surveillance of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.

Michael Cohen

Former Prosecutor: Raid on Cohen ‘Dramatic and Extraordinary Move’

It is hard to know how to react to the search warrant that was executed by federal authorities on Monday at, according to media sources, Michael Cohen’s office, home, and  hotel room, other than to note that it is a dramatic and extraordinary move, with all sorts of potentially ominous implications for Mr. Cohen and for President Trump.

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Report: AG Sessions Freezes Aid Program for Illegal Migrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is temporarily shutting down a taxpayer-funded advice service for the huge numbers of illegal migrants who drive down blue-collar wages throughout the United States, according to the Washington Post.

MCALLEN, TX - AUGUST 07: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the border from Mexico into the United States on August 7, 2015 in McAllen, Texas. The state's Rio Grande Valley corridor is the busiest illegal border crossing into the United States. Border security and immigration …

Sessions: Zero Tolerance for Illegal Border Crossings

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a zero-tolerance policy for illegal entry into this county. The announcement came in a directive to all of the U.S. Attorney’s Offices along the southwestern border with Mexico.

Jeff Sessions, Shannon Bream

Sessions Appointed Prosecutor Months Ago to Investigate Possible Crimes, Might Appoint 2nd Special Prosecutor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed prosecutors in 2017 to investigate matters Congress referred to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as growing scandals possibly involved criminal activities. These prosecutors will report directly back to Sessions, who told Fox News on Wednesday night that he will then decide whether a second special prosecutor is necessary to take these matters to court.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator Robert Patterson make an announcement about new tools to combat the opioid crises, at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

DOJ to Target Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

The U.S. Department of Justice is targeting opioid manufacturers and distributors who use false, deceptive, or unfair marketing to promote dangerously addictive drugs. The DOJ intends to recover the costs of treatment and providing for the public’s safety. The Justice Department will also be filing a Statement of Interest in a lawsuit that includes hundreds of plaintiffs against the drug’s manufacturers and distributors.

Collage of Disney store in Times Square and Fox Studios

Exclusive — Conservative Leaders Demand Jeff Sessions Intervene in Disney-Fox Merger over ‘Harmful and Explicit Content’ Concerns

Several top conservative movement leaders are pressing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to intervene in a proposed Disney merger with 21st Century Fox over concerns that the resulting essentially monopolistic control of content creation in one company would produce even more “harmful and explicit content” inappropriate for children and families.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Weigh into DACA Fight—for Now

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) petition to decide whether the Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is permitted by federal law. But the Court also made clear that it was only denying DOJ’s extremely rare request to skip the federal appeals court that currently has the case, making it almost certain that the nation’s highest court will take up the case later this year.

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7 Deceptions Inside Democrats’ Rebuttal of GOP FISA Memo

NEW YORK — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a purported rebuttal to a four-page House Republican memo from earlier this month that alleges abuse of surveillance authority on the part of Obama-era federal agencies.