Tag Archives: Department of Justice

Preet Bharara refused to return phone call from Trump citing DOJ rules

Prosecutor Preet Bharara was fired by the attorney general a day after he refused to return a phone call from President Trump, a report alleges. An assistant to the president of the United States called Bharara’s office Thursday, saying the … Continue reading

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FBI asked #DOJ to publicly reject Trump wiretapping claims

There’s still no evidence — but an investigation into President Trump’s wild wiretapping claims might happen anyway. The White House on Sunday demanded that Congress look into Trump’s groundless accusations of former President Obama spying on him — and some … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Barack Obama, Current Events, Department of Justice, HACKING, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 55 Comments

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

Posted in Current Events, Department of Justice, Ethnic Cleansing, Foreign policy, Immigration, Institutional Racism, Muslims, News, Open Thread, Politics, prejudice, Racial Bias, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , | 139 Comments

#SpringValley parents address the assault at school board meeting

Spring Valley parent keeps it all the way real about abuse being suffered by Black girls & women. Part 1. pic.twitter.com/iMOF95xU6Z — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November 1, 2015 Part 2. Dude was not playing. pic.twitter.com/gAAypXfNbJ — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Department of Justice, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Politics, Racial Bias, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Investigation into Baltimore Police Department

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at a Press Conference Announcing Investigation into Baltimore Police Department TRANSCRIPT  Washington, DC,. United States ~ Friday, May 8, 2015 Good morning, and thank you all for being here. I am joined today … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Justice, Justice for Freddie Gray, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments