Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

This post was originally published on this siteThe House Select Committee investigating the Capitol siege will focus on efforts by former President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to pursue baseless claims of election fraud.

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Jan. 6 Committee Members Push Back Against DOJ Request For ‘All’ Interview Records

Jan. 6 Committee Members Push Back Against DOJ Request For ‘All’ Interview Records

This post was originally published on this site After the Justice Department pressed the congressional Jan. 6 Committee to provide all of its deposition records for ongoing federal criminal cases, members of the committee said that while they wouldn’t be an obstacle to the DOJ’s work, they also had to...

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DOJ’s new policy requires officers to stop others from using excessive force

DOJ’s new policy requires officers to stop others from using excessive force

This post was originally published on this site The policy spells out situations in which officers have an “affirmative duty” — to prevent or stop other officers from using excessive force, and to render or call for medical aid when it’s needed. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

This post was originally published on this siteWith billion-dollar deductions, House members say, businesses may be trying to “shift the financial burden of the damage they have caused to American taxpayers.”

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Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

This post was originally published on this site The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack has just released a massive 22-page report against the former DOJ official who attempted to assist then-President Donald Trump in overturning the results of the November 2020 election. That report urges Speaker Nancy...

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DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration in a filing late Monday said it has the legal authority to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for larger companies, and that the GOP states and businesses challenging the law have not shown their claims will outweigh the…

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L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

This post was originally published on this site Frustrated by the U.S. attorney general’s failure to investigate or take legal action against former President Donald Trump and his associates for various potential crimes, Free Speech for People argued Thursday that because Merrick Garland “is unwilling to step up, it is...

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