The Justice Department on Thursday complied with a congressional request to send them copies of the memos that former FBI Director James Comey wrote about his interactions with President Trump, at least one of which Comey subsequently had a friend leak to the New York Times last year after his firing.
President Donald Trump’s efforts to punish so-called sanctuary cities around the country, as well as the state of California, suffered a serious legal blow Thursday when a federal appeals court in Chicago upheld a nationwide injunction against administration rules requiring localities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities in order to win public safety grants.
The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) sent a criminal referral Thursday to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Washington, D.C. concerning former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
A delegation of lawmakers issued a criminal reference to the Department of Justice on Wednesday calling for charges to be brought against top FBI and DOJ officials over what they claim was a biased and bungled investigation into former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a secret email server.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice’s inspector general disclosed a report on Friday that concluded that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe had repeatedly misled investigators about his role in giving information to a reporter.
The Department of Justice is partnering with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help fight sexual harassment in public housing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday, as part of a week in which sexual crime has been a major focus of DOJ activity.
Several law enforcement groups are backing legislation introduced by a group of Republican senators that would increase penalties for individuals who traffic and distribute the synthetic opioid fentanyl.
Charges against the founders of Backpage, a personals ad website recently seized by federal authorities, were unveiled by the Phoenix U.S. Attorney’s office Monday, the latest development in a federal crackdown on digital prostitution.
The Trump administration is drafting another immigration package to send to Congress but would not confirm whether it would include a fix for recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programs, which provides legal protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that one of its gun crime initiatives has resulted in the arrest of 8 suspects who attempted to purchase guns despite being prohibited from doing so.