Tag: DOJ

Thanksgiving Table Setter: 7 Things You Need to Know About Sanctuary Cities

So-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions are cities, counties, and now even whole states that have policies designed to hinder federal agents attempts to catch and deport illegal aliens. Before your liberal relatives and guests start talking about how we need sanctuary policies “to build trust” and how the Trump administration’s efforts to rein them in are unconstitutional, here are seven big things you should know.

U.S Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Mega Merger

DOJ’s Antitrust division, under the leadership of just-confirmed Assistant Attorney General Makan Delhrahim, announced Monday it would file suit to stop the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

Report: Russian Intel Officials May Be Charged in DNC Hack

The Wall Street Journal cites “sources familiar with the investigation” in a Wednesday report claiming the Justice Department is close to charging six unnamed Russian government officials in last year’s reputed “hack” of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) poses for a photograph with Justice Department Civil Division Appellate Staff Assistant Director Sharon Swingle (C) during the 65th Annual Attorney General's Awards Ceremony at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall October 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. Swingle was given The Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service for her leadership in the defense of President Donald Trump's executive order banning travel from several Muslim majority countries among other accomplishments. Sessions helped honor more than 200 department employees and 19 people from other organizations. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Department of Justice Top Brass Honors Law Enforcement Heroes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the nation’s top two law enforcement officials, addressed the 65th Annual Attorney General’s Awards Wednesday at Washington, DC’s Daughters of the American Revolution Hall.

FBI Informant Claiming Uranium One Scoop Cleared from Gag Order

The Department of Justice cleared the FBI informant – who brought the Uranium One scandal roaring back into national headlines with his claim, through his lawyer, to have information about the Clinton Foundation’s role – to testify before Congress Wednesday night.

DOJ Files Amicus in Support of Texas Anti-Sanctuary City Law

The Department of Justice filed an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court” brief Friday defending Texas’s tough Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) in the lawsuit seeking to prevent the law, which seeks to rein in the state’s so called “sanctuary” cities, from taking effect.