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DOJ launches probe of Phoenix police department

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is launching a probe of the city of Phoenix and its police department, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Kristen…

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Trump seeks to block Treasury Department from handing over his tax returns to Congress

Lawyers for Trump said the stated reason for seeing the returns, to examine how the IRS audits presidents, is simply a pretext for wanting to…

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DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order restricting transportation of migrants

Attorney General Merrick Garland made good on a threat to sue the state of Texas, filing a lawsuit Friday challenging an executive order from Gov….

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Call notes show Trump urged DOJ to declare election “corrupt” and “leave the rest to me”

Then-President Trump pressed top Justice Department officials in a December phone call to “just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to…

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Nearly 100 members of Congress call for probe into DOJ’s alleged racial profiling of Asians

Nearly 100 members of Congress are urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the Justice Department’s alleged racial profiling of Asians, according to a letter…

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The Justice Department just fired two more shots across Trump’s bow

Here are the three main implications of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s key decisions this week. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/doj-s-decisions-could-sink-trump-efforts-avoid-capitol-riot-ncna1275359 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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DOJ says federal law doesn’t bar businesses, agencies from mandating Covid vaccines

Justice Department lawyers say that federal law doesn’t stop private businesses or public agencies from mandating Covid vaccines, an opinion released on Monday just hours…

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DOJ tells former Trump officials they can testify about efforts to overturn election

Jeffrey Rosen, who was acting attorney general after William Barr stepped down, is among the officials being allowed to testify. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/doj-tells-former-trump-officials-they-can-testify-about-efforts-n1275163 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Attorney General Garland halts federal executions, orders review of procedures

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday ordered a moratorium on federal executions while the Department of Justice reviews its death penalty policies and procedures. Driving…

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‘We have to protect them’: DOJ to investigate threats to election workers

Federal prosecutors and the FBI are being instructed to prioritize dangers to individuals and the electoral process. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/we-have-protect-them-doj-vows-investigations-prosecutions-threats-election-n1272415 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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US Justice Dept sues Georgia over restrictive state voting law

Republicans in Arizona, Florida and Iowa have also adopted new voting restrictions; Pennsylvania and Texas may follow. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/25/us-sues-georgia-over-restrictive-new-state-voting-law Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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DOJ warns Missouri officials state can’t ignore federal gun laws

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has warned Missouri state officials that they can’t ignore federal gun laws, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/558992-doj-warns-missouri-officials-state-cant-ignore-federal-gun-laws Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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DOJ National Security chief John Demers to step down amid leak probe furor

The chief of the Justice Department’s National Security Division is set to leave the department by the end of this month, a source familiar with…

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AG Garland to double enforcement staff to protect voting rights

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday announced the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will double the number of enforcement staff dedicated to protecting the right…

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Adam Schiff calls for investigation after report of his phone records being seized by Trump DOJ

Rep. Adam Schiff, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, called for an inspector general investigation of the Trump Justice Department on Thursday after a report…

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DOJ to Treat Ransomware Hacks Like Terrorism Now: Here’s the Full Memo

The U.S. Department of Justice plans to take a much harsher tack when pursuing cybercriminals involved in ransomware attacks—and will investigate them using similar strategies…

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US DoJ investigating postmaster general over political fundraising

FBI agents interviewed present and former employees who worked for Louis DeJoy about campaign contributions Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating the controversial US postmaster…

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Trump DOJ seized CNN correspondent’s phone and email records

President Donald Trump’s Justice Department “secretly” obtained phone and email records from a CNN reporter, the network said on Thursday. CNN reported that the department…

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Trump Justice Department obtained phone records of WashPost reporters

Former President Trump’s Justice Department in 2017 secretly obtained the phone records of three Washington Post reporters, the newspaper revealed Friday. Between the lines: The…

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Justice Department, FBI debating whether to charge all those involved in Capitol riots: WaPo

Justice Department and FBI officials are reportedly discussing whether or not everyone who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 should be charged, with some arguing…

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Lindsey Graham praises Merrick Garland as ‘sound choice’ to serve as attorney general

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who in 2016 supported a decision to block D.C. Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland from getting a hearing to serve on…

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Attorney General William Barr to step down

Attorney General William Barr is leaving his position, a decision that follows months of complaints from President Donald Trump about the administration’s top lawyer. Trump…

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