Category Archives: Department of Justice

VP Mike Pence hires outside lawyer to handle Russia probe

Vice President Pence has hired an outside attorney to help handle inquiries relating to federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence has retained the services of Richmond, Va.-based attorney Richard Cullen, the chairman of the … Continue reading

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#SenateIntelHearing | Jeff Sessions Testimony

A new report says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will double down on a Department of Justice claim that former FBI Director James Comey misrepresented an interaction between the two during sworn testimony last week. Jonathan Swan at the news website … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara: “There’s absolutely evidence” to start obstruction case against Trump

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” against President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday said there is “absolutely evidence to begin a case” … Continue reading

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Breaking: Fmr FBI Director Robert Mueller Special Counsel appointed in Russia probe

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Deputy Attorney General … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Sally Yates Interview with Anderson Cooper

A National Security Threat…. Anderson Cooper: "It was a national security threat?" Sally Yates: "Absolutely" https://t.co/eiQGyC6Xsa — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 17, 2017 Yates: "It doesn't seem like that’s a person who should be sitting in the national security adviser … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Please continue to look at the Justice Department under Attorney General White Citizens Council

There is a poster on another blog, who went back and forth with several of us about the question of immigration. This poster, dismayed, at seeing ICE breaking up families, thought that a solution would be to offer the folks … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Criminal Complaint – Perjury, False Statements, Cover Up

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