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De Blasio: Sessions, Trump come to NYC to say we're soft on crime

4 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The United States Department of Justice released an outrageous and absurdly false statement calling New York City, "soft on crime."

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

5 days agoNews : Trending Now

By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Show More Summary

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities....

REPORT: Feds Mull Charges Against Julian Assange

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department is weighing anew whether to charge Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for his role in the disclosure of highly classified information that the United States government claims has harmed national security and diplomatic relations, a law enforcement official said. Show More Summary

US will seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: CNN

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Despite the ringing endorsement of President Donald Trump, the United States will seek charges for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources told CNN. The Justice Department has been investigating Assange since 2010, when they began posting thousands of stolen documents by US Army intelligence...

Why Is the Department of Justice Defending Trump’s Fleecing of America?

last weekNews : Truthdig

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org The United States, in the form of senior attorneys in the Department of Justice, is defending Donald Trump in an upcoming lawsuit regarding the emoluments clause.

Justice Department Appeals Injunction of Trump's New Travel Ban

Hawaii and other opponents of the ban claim it is based on Trump's election campaign promise of "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Demands Resignations Of All 46 Remaining Obama-Appointed US Attorneys

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Association Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during prior presidential administrations, the Justice Department said Friday. Many of the federal...Show More Summary

Attorney general seeks resignations of 46 US attorneys

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during prior presidential administrations, the Justice Department said Friday. Many of the federal prosecutors … Click to Continue »

Trump Asks 46 Prosecutors to Resign

“The Trump administration on Friday moved to sweep away the remaining vestiges of Obama administration prosecutors at the Justice Department, ordering 46 holdover United States attorneys to tender their resignations immediately — including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in [...]

Trump administration sends judges to immigration detention centers: sources

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Department of Justice is deploying 50 judges to immigration detention facilities across the United States, according to two sources and a letter seen by Reuters and sent to judges on Thursday. The department is also considering asking judges to sit from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., split between two...

Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping Him, 7 in 10 Americans Say U.S. Losing ‘National Identity,’ Pro-Trump, Anti-Trump Protesters Clash in Berkeley: A.M. Links

2 months agoNews : Reason

The FBI reportedly asked the Department of Justice to refute claims President Trump made on Twitter about President Obama wiretapping Trump Tower. Seven in ten Americans say the United States is losing its "national identity," according...Show More Summary

CV LOOP: Attorney General recuses himself from Russian probe

RUSSIA // The Justice Department said that then-Sen. Jeff Sessions met twice with the Russian ambassador in 2016 (as is common with members of the United States Senate.) Democrats responded by saying this contradicted his sworn testimony during his confirmation hearings for Attorney General. But Sessions was asked a specific question about whether he spoke with the Russians in [...]

Sessions Lied Under Oath

Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump's campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions's confirmation hearing to become attorney general. Show More Summary

Sessions Lied to Congress, Met Russian Envoy

Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump's campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions's confirmation hearing to become attorney general. Show More Summary

A.M. Links: Jeff Sessions Questioned Over Russia Contacts, 7 Baltimore Cops Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges, Sweden Reinstates Military Conscription

2 months agoNews : Reason

"Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of PresidentShow More Summary

LOCK HIM UP

Oh look, the Klansman-pal is in a spot of trouble: Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about...Show More Summary

Can Good Judges Stop Jeff Sessions?

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—The United States Department of Justice and the state of Texas are together at last. On Tuesday morning, attorneys representing the DOJ and Texas walked into the federal courthouse here united against challengers to the state’s draconian voter ID law. Show More Summary

Some Clarification on What DOJ Is and Isn’t Doing in the Texas Voter ID Case

Before tomorrow’s hearing, the United States Department of Justice will ask a federal district court to voluntarily dismiss its claim that in enacting its strict voter identification law, Texas acted with a racially discriminatory purpose. There is nothing in the … Continue reading ?

“Plaintiffs Oppose Texas & Justice Department Effort to Delay Hearing on Photo ID Law”

Release: Groups and individuals suing Texas over its strict photo ID law filed a brief in U.S. District Court today in opposition to a joint request by the state and the United States Department of Justice, who asked to delay … Continue reading ?

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