Former Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon told CNN’s Brian Stelter on Sunday that Pres. Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer should have resigned his post rather than carry out the order to devote his first press conference to an outright falsehood. “If yesterday’s...
Donald Trump has been given the green light for son-in-law Jared Kushner to serve as his advisor. Here's the legal opinion of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. (My opinion: Forget Mike Pence. Apparently, America... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
All in the family
Jared Kushner’s appointment as a senior White House adviser does not violate anti-nepotism laws, according to the Office of Legal Counsel.
Department of Justice says Ivanka's husband can serve as a White House advisor without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws.
Anti-nepotism laws don't apply to the appointment, Justice Department says.
President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been cleared to become a senior adviser at the White House, reports Politico. On January 20, the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel released its assessment of a U.S. anti-nepotism...Show More Summary
Justice lawyers: More time needed to brief incoming administration on sweeping police agreement.
The Justice Department says President Trump’s appointment of Jared Kushner in the White House role does not violate anti-nepotism laws.
The Justice Department issues a 14-page opinion saying that President Trump’s appointment of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser did not violate federal anti-nepotism laws, the New York Times reports. “Government lawyers said that the president’s [...]
The Department of Justice advised President Donald Trump on Friday that he could appoint Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, to serve in the White House without running afoul of federal anti-nepotism laws. Trump announced earlier this month that Kushner, one of the most influential members of his inner circle, would serve one of his senior advisers. Show More Summary
A way around a federal anti-nepotism law
At 10 A.M. on her last day of work, Vanita Gupta, the head of the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, opened a door in her office and stepped out into a conference room with cream-colored walls and a fireplace at one end. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow reports that among the Trump administration's first actions was a request to delay the Justice Department's case against Texas over a...
FAKE NEWS: Valerie Jarrett’s daughter will cover Justice Department for CNN.
President Donald Trump has selected John Gore for a key role in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. Gore is the lawyer who defended the University of North Carolina in a suit challenging the school’s enforcement of the...Show More Summary
Just before he became president, a report came out indicating how Donald Trump’s Justice Department would be treating Civil Rights. The Hill on Thursday offered a sneak peek of the blueprint for Trump’s DOJ, one major upshot being aShow More Summary
Apologies to everyone in America. The Department of Justice can't fix what's wrong with the nation's police departments. It's up to those departments to make the changes and stick to them. There has to be a desire to change, otherwise...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice has formally requested that a Texas court delay a hearing to determine whether the state intentionally discriminated in passing a voter ID law. Just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn into office Friday, the DOJ said it was seeking a delay because of the change in leadership. Show More Summary
The documentary foretold how Trump, along with other people of power, eliminated millions of minority votes through the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program. Now, Greg Palast demands the Department of Justice open an investigation on the Crosscheck system.