Justice Department

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 12:50 pm
The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. Read more here.
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Roger Stone
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 12:40 pm
Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison after the Justice Department backed off its original sentencing recommendation of at least seven years.
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Attorney General William Barr, left, and President Donald Trump turn to leave after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, July 11, 2019.
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 10:01 am
House Democrats frustrated over the Senate's acquittal of President Donald Trump are pushing their oversight efforts toward the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr's efforts to politicize federal law enforcement. Read more here.
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Donald Trump and William Barr
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CNN
February 14, 2020 - 6:34 am
Attorney General William Barr on Thursday rebuked President Donald Trump for publicly commenting on sensitive investigations but insisted the Justice Department had acted appropriately after an extraordinary falling out with career prosecutors who had handled the case of Roger Stone earlier this...
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Attorney General William Barr waves as he walks on stage to speak at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 7:08 pm
The Justice Department is filing suit against the state of New Jersey and King County, Washington — home to the city of Seattle — over “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers, Attorney General William Barr said Monday. Read more here.
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Equal Rights Amendment supporters demonstrate outside Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 8, 2020.
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Virginia on Wednesday moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in what was seen as a momentous victory by women's rights advocates even though it is far from certain the measure will ever be added to the U.S. Constitution. Read more here.
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Correll Buckhalter
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AP News
December 12, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health care benefit program. Read more here.
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The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday in federal court in Pittsburgh against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr speaks with an Associated Press reporter onboard an aircraft en route to Cleveland, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, during a two-day trip to Ohio and Montana.
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AP News
November 22, 2019 - 11:11 am
In an interview with The Associated Press, Attorney General William Barr said his concerns were prompted by the numerous irregularities at the New York jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held. But he said after the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general continued to...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Attorney General William Barr before Trump signed an executive order creating a commission to study law enforcement and justice at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Convention Oct. 28, 2019.
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 10:43 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone call in which Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democrats.
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