Category Archives: Department of Justice

Tuesday Open Thread | Kremlin paid $40,000 to Michael Flynn for 2015 Moscow visit

Six days ago, Michael Flynn resigned as Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser after it was exposed that he had colluded with the Russian ambassador, both before and after election day. It was then revealed that Flynn had also colluded by … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Report: Trump’s lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on Russia

Trump Organization lawyer Michel Cohen hand-delivered a “peace” plan for Russia and Ukraine to former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Flynn was asked to resign, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The plan, which involved lifting sanctions on … Continue reading

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Breaking News | National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. Flynn’s departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the … Continue reading

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Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Trump fires acting AG who defied him on #MuslimBan

US President Donald Trump on Monday fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial executive order on immigration. “The acting attorney general, Sally Yates, has betrayed … Continue reading

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Roof Death Penalty Trial : #DylannRoof Wears Racist Symbols on Shoes in Court

Dylann Roof, who was convicted in December of killing nine black parishoners in Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church in 2015, has been wearing shoes adorned with racist symbols to court as recently as Monday. Roof, who is representing himself in the … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForEmanuel 9, Murder, News, Open Thread, racial hate, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 78 Comments

#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 7

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) — Polly Sheppard dove under a table as soon as the bullets started flying. The stranger who had just been warmly welcomed into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church began unloading his pistol on a Bible … Continue reading

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