Attorneys in an unrelated case have filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to block Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general and to replace him with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
On Friday morning, President Donald Trump insisted that he doesn’t actually know Matthew Whitaker, the man he just appointed the new acting Attorney General.
At every turn, Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team have undercut Donald Trump’s repeated claims that the investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian operatives is some type of Democratic conspiracy against the Trump administration.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions angered immigration judges today by giving them unwanted advice on how to handle their cases, according to Buzzfeed News. In a speech given to 44 new judges in Virginia, Sessions explicitly called for the new recruits to fight back against immigration lawyers.
Ordinarily, when a person hears someone has been talking shit about them behind their back, they complain to friends, maybe console themselves with booze or ice cream, and ultimately try to get on with their life. They don’t go trying to make a federal case about it. That, however, is exactly what President Donald…
Now that it’s a holiday, Donald Trump is releasing all of his pent-up anxiety over having to take a back seat to John McCain tributes all week.
The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that Robert D. Chain, a 68-year-old man from Encino, CA, had been arrested and charged with threatening to kill employees of the Boston Globe newspaper, allegedly using language mirroring that of President Donald Trump’s ongoing attacks against any and all media outlets…
The Trump administration was ordered by a federal court back in June to reunite every one of the 2,654-plus migrant children it unnecessarily separated from their families by July 26. Unsurprisingly, it has not done that—and, in fact, the number of separated children has recently gone up.
The Department of Justice informed the American Civil Liberties Union in a court filing on Thursday that it, not the government, should take responsibility for finding parents who were separated from their children at the border and then deported. Uhhhhh.
It’s not surprising to watch as the Trump clan tries to spin the release of hundreds of pages of Justice Department documents related to the surveillance warrant on Carter Page as something that vindicates the president and members of his former campaign.
The Justice Department has released hundreds of pages of documents relating to an FBI application for a secret warrant issued in October 2016 authorizing surveillance on former Donald Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded two dozen Justice Department guidances issued by past administrations, most of them under Barack Obama, and some of which sought to make life in the United States slightly more navigable for asylum seekers and refugees.
Faced with a judge’s order earlier this week requiring the Trump administration to stop separating migrant children from their parents and reunite already separated families by July, the Justice Department signaled Friday that it likely will seek to hold families together in long-term detention.
Following President Donald Trump’s hastily drafted executive order walking back his own policy of separating undocumented children from their parents, the Justice Department has formally asked a federal judge to adjust the rule which prevents undocumented immigrant families from being detained indefinitely.
The Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General dropped its much-anticipated report on former FBI Director James Comey’s conduct during his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server on Thursday. It is, for the most part, 500 pages of “meh” punctuated by a few moments of “oh, hmmm?” (In short:…