A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that President Obama cannot use executive privilege to prevent Congress from viewing records on Operation Fast and Furious, a gunrunning program that let thousands of firearms cross the border into Mexico.
President Obama on Wednesday backed the final spending package that would continue to fund the government through September 2016, with the White House saying it meets his expectations without containing “hundreds of needless ideological riders.”
A for-profit educational corporation that has donated to the Clinton Foundation agreed to pay $95.5 million to the Obama administration as a settlement for a government lawsuit alleging that it was using illegal tactics to lure in prospective students.
The Department of Justice took $4.5 billion in private property including cash, cars and homes from Americans in 2014, which includes both civil and criminal forfeitures, according to a report from the Institute for Justice.
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R., Tex.) is demanding Attorney General Loretta Lynch appoint a special counsel to oversee the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s personal email system.
The Department of Justice has accused a business of discrimination due to the company requiring employees to show proof of citizenship for employment.
An “A-Team” at the FBI is spearheading an “extremely serious” investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email system, specifically focusing on a provision of the Espionage Act regarding the “gathering, transmitting or losing defense information,” according to an anonymous intelligence source.