Justice Department

The letter from Attorney General William Barr to Congress on the conclusions reached by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia probe.
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March 25, 2019 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now.
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March 21, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous." "Let it come out, let people see it," Trump told reporters as he left the...
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Photo taken on March 13, 2019 shows the Boeing logo at its headquarters in downtown Chicago
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March 21, 2019 - 6:34 am
By Evan Perez and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN (CNN) -- US Justice Department prosecutors have issued multiple subpoenas as part of an investigation into Boeing's Federal Aviation Administration certification and marketing of 737 Max planes, sources briefed on the matter told CNN. The criminal...
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March 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police union's president alleges that the county's top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws. WLS-TV in Chicago reports that Fraternal...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks to the National Association of Attorneys General, Monday, March 4, 2019, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.
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March 04, 2019 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the special counsel's Russia probe after consulting with senior ethics officials, the Justice Department said Monday. The officials advised Barr against recusal from Robert Mueller's investigation into possible...
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Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., questions Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as he appears before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
March 04, 2019 - 10:25 am
UPDATED: 12 p.m. By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses, sending document requests to 81 people linked to the president and his associates...
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The logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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February 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came Tuesday in...
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William Barr
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February 20, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By Evan Perez, Laura Jarrett and Katelyn Polantz (CNN) — Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's confidential report, according to...
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President Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe, The New York Times reported.
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February 19, 2019 - 4:40 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third circuit court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Philadelphia's immigration policy is legal. The city can keep its "sanctuary city" policy on immigration and still receive federal grants. Philadelphia sued the U.S. Attorney General after the...
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