An immigration judge appointed by the Trump administration says he and a number of other Trump-appointed judges have been ousted by the Biden administration because they're out of step with the administration's views on immigration. Matthew O’Brien, who was appointed in 2020 as an immigration judge, is a former research...
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.
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,...
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.
EL PASO, Texas - An El Paso man has pleaded guilty to a tax fraud scheme, the DOJ says. 41-year-old Elein Rodela Jr. plead guilty to 14 total charges, which include aggravated identify theft, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, and the theft of government funds. Rodela's scheme reportedly involved...
"The videos also showed Henderson possessing multiple handguns, sometimes two at one time, and pointing a loaded AR-15 style rifle at vehicles in the roadway that were approaching the house at night," the DOJ report said.
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 […]
Westerman Joins Push to Demand DOJ Action Following Extreme Violence on Pro-Life Organizations & Churches
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman (AR-04) joined Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04) and other Republican colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding the Department of Justice take action to protect Americans from the meteoric rise of violent attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers and churches.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Four Northeast Ohioans are charged with organizing and engaging in a conspiracy to steal, sell and purchase high-end vehicles, rob Postal Service carriers, and steal from the U.S. mail, the Department of Justice confirmed. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Michelle M. Baeppler announced that a federal grand...
During an Oath Keepers court hearing, federal prosecutors said the Jan. 6 Committee has given no clue to when — or whether — they'll allow an early peek at a trove of evidence.
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. […]
Hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, effectively ending the right for approximately 40 million women and girls nationwide to have an abortion, the attorney general of Missouri used the term “Third World” not to describe the high court’s ruling, but the Department of Justice’s response to protests occurring because of it.
The three found themselves standing up to Trump as he waged a relentless campaign to have the Justice Department help subvert Biden's election.
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.
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.