Barack Obama’s former attorney general, Eric Holder is going to lead an investigation into the ride-sharing company Uber over allegations of sexism.
Democratic leaders in the California Legislature announced Wednesday that they have hired Eric Holder, the former attorney general under President Obama, to represent them in legal battles with the Trump administration.
Justice Department officials overruled their prosecutors’ recommendation to pursue criminal charges against HSBC and struck a deal with the bank to settle money laundering allegations, according to a House committee report about the bank’s 2012 settlement.
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.
Another politician has fallen to an age-old nemesis: satire. Time reports the victim this occasion is former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who cited an article by the satirical website The Daily Currant.
Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he was infuriated by the possibility of a plea bargain for Edward Snowden that would allow the former government contractor to return to the United States from Moscow.
Gov. Susana Martinez (R.) of New Mexico signed a bill into law Friday ending the state’s civil asset forfeiture program, making New Mexico the latest state to rein in the practice.