As Rod Rosenstein Battles to Protect Mueller, His Tactics Could Cost the Justice Dept.

As Rod Rosenstein Battles to Protect Mueller, His Tactics Could Cost the Justice Dept.

“This is serious stuff,” mentioned Representative Jim Jordan, a conservative Ohio Republican allied with Mr. Trump who voiced his complaints in a latest assembly with Mr. Rosenstein. “We as a separate and equal branch of government are entitled to get the information.” Mr. Rosenstein, 53, has staved off his attackers on Capitol Hill largely by […]

Justice Dept. Can’t Tie Police Funding to Help on Immigration, Judge Rules

Justice Dept. Can’t Tie Police Funding to Help on Immigration, Judge Rules

The ruling handed down Wednesday got here in one among several lawsuits that state and metropolis officers in California have filed in opposition to the federal authorities arguing that it has overreached in attempting to pressure local officers to assist with immigration enforcement. “The Trump administration cannot manipulate federal grant fund requirements to pressure states, […]

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Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme to Receive Millions More in Compensation

Half of the $four billion the Justice Department hopes to distribute to victims comes from the federal government’s aggressive transfer to grab the property not solely of Mr. Madoff and his household, but additionally of the rich investors who over time cashed out billions from the fund, income that turned out to be fictions. The […]

Trump National Security Aide Ousted From White House Re-emerges at Justice Dept.

Trump National Security Aide Ousted From White House Re-emerges at Justice Dept.

Photo Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a former intelligence official, will advise the legal professional basic on counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — A former American intelligence official who got here underneath intense scrutiny throughout a stint on the White House final 12 months is returning to authorities because the nationwide […]

Opinion

Opinion

This is your president, women and gents. This is how Donald Trump does enterprise, and these are the varieties of individuals he surrounds himself with. Mr. Trump has spent his profession within the firm of builders and celebrities, and in addition of grifters, cons, sharks, goons and crooks. He cuts corners, he lies, he cheats, […]

Trump Denounces F.B.I. Raid on His Lawyer’s Office as ‘Attack on Our Country’

Trump Denounces F.B.I. Raid on His Lawyer’s Office as ‘Attack on Our Country’

The raids had been partly the results of a referral to federal officers by Mr. Mueller. Mr. Trump referred to as Mr. Mueller’s staff “the most biased group of people” and mentioned that it contained largely Democrats and a few Republicans who labored for President Barack Obama. “That is really now in a whole new […]

Justice Dept., Pressured by Trump, Seeks to Speed Response to Congressional Inquiry

Justice Dept., Pressured by Trump, Seeks to Speed Response to Congressional Inquiry

On Saturday, Mr. Trump lashed out on the Justice Department for lacking a deadline set by the Judiciary Committee to show over the paperwork. The panel is searching for, along with the Clinton papers, a report being finalized by the Justice Department’s inspector common that led to the firing of Andrew G. McCabe, the deputy […]

Trump v. California: The Biggest Legal Clashes

Trump v. California: The Biggest Legal Clashes

Clashes between states and the federal authorities are nothing new, mentioned Ilya Somin, a legislation professor at George Mason University. “This has happened throughout American history, but under the Obama and Trump administrations it has happened more often,” he mentioned. In the Obama years, crimson states tried to strike down the center of the Affordable […]

For Mueller, a Feared Weakness Becomes a Strength

For Mueller, a Feared Weakness Becomes a Strength

Mr. Mueller’s unique project from Mr. Rosenstein was to look into Russian meddling within the 2016 election and any hyperlinks to Trump marketing campaign officers, with the ambiguous addition of “any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation.” In a response this week, Mr. Mueller’s group insisted that Mr. Manafort’s Ukraine dealings, […]

Sessions Rejects Republican Calls for Second Special Counsel

Sessions Rejects Republican Calls for Second Special Counsel

Photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated an current Justice Department inquiry already included an examination of the surveillance of a former Trump aide, obviating the necessity for a particular counsel. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions rejected on Thursday a request from Republican lawmakers to nominate a particular counsel […]