Feds search home of Jeffrey Clark, former DOJ official who pushed Trump’s false election fraud claims

Feds search home of Jeffrey Clark, former DOJ official who pushed Trump’s false election fraud claims

This post was originally published on this siteFederal investigators conducted a search Wednesday of the home of Jeffrey Clark, the former Justice Department lawyer who former President Donald Trump sought to install as attorney general in the days before the January 6 Capitol riot as top officials refused to go...

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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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Justice Department Will Conduct Review Of Law Enforcement Response To Uvalde Shooting

Justice Department Will Conduct Review Of Law Enforcement Response To Uvalde Shooting

This post was originally published on this site The Justice Department is conducting a “critical incident review” of law enforcement’s response to the Uvalde school shooting at the request of the city’s mayor, spokesperson Anthony Coley said Sunday.

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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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Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

This post was originally published on this site The Republican governors are asking for federal law enforcement to take the lead in protecting the justices in the weeks and months ahead as protests continue. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via 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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House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

This post was originally published on this site A U.S. House committee on Wednesday asked the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon and some of its executives for possible criminal obstruction of Congress, accusing the e-commerce giant of lying under oath and refusing to provide certain information requested by lawmakers...

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