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Opinion | Trump’s Legal Advisers Could Be the First Major Jan. 6 Defendants

Renato Mariotti is the Legal Affairs Columnist for POLITICO Magazine. He is a former federal prosecutor and host of the “On Topic” podcast. This week’s riveting testimony from the Jan. 6 Committee has driven speculation about whether sufficient evidence now exists to criminally charge former President Donald Trump. While that remains a complex legal question, there is a straightforward crime that could be charged quickly — and the targets are Trump’s band of dishonest attorneys.
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Florida man allegedly distributed $230 million in adulterated HIV meds

FLORIDA — A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly distributing. $230 million in adulterated HIV drugs that were ultimately dispensed to unsuspecting patients throughout the country, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement. According to an indictment unsealed on June 17, Lazaro Hernandez, 51, of Miami,...
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Missouri AG, who authorized the state's Roe v. Wade 'trigger' ban on abortions, says DOJ had 'third world' response to protests against Supreme Court

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said the DOJ's lack of response to the protests surrounding abortion rights is "third world." Protests erupted nationwide after the Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. The DOJ "has no interest in condemning" the "night of rage" that followed, Schmitt said.
MISSOURI STATE

Mayor talks crime issues in State of the City address

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Mayor Tim Keller gave his state of the city address at the Railyards Saturday afternoon. This was the first in-person state of the city address in nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the mayor’s address, he tackled a number of things; crime, homelessness, and addiction as well as other […]
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MI officials react to Jan 6 hearings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLNS) – Thursday marked the 5th public hearing for the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. capitol. There, we found just how close this country came to a coup. The committee found that Former President Trump wanted to use the justice department to legitimize his false claims of election fraud. […]
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Biden DOJ attacks SCOTUS abortion decision, vows to protect loophole

President Joe Biden’s Attorney General Merrick Garland released a statement attacking the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade on Friday, vowing to protect access to the FDA-approved abortion pill, which currently provides a loophole to abortions. The statement is the Justice Department’s second unusual political outcry against the Judicial Branch this week.
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Department Of Justice Proposes Final Rule To End CARES Act For Home Confinement For Federal Prisoners

President Joe Biden issued Executive Order 14074 order meant to "... reform our broader criminal justice system so that it protects and serves all people equally." In the order he also stated that the Attorney General continue to identify individuals who meet the eligibility requirements under the CARES Act, the First Step Act “ ... for release as part of the DOJ’s efforts to mitigate the impact and spread of COVID-19 ...” However, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is falling short of following through on the CARES Act and implementing the First Step Act, leaving many people in prison.
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