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Mueller Taps Media Liaison for Russia Probe

Added: 27.05.2017 16:34 | 14 views | 0 comments

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has chosen Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr as his media liaison for the federal probe he's overseeing into claims of collusion between Russia and members of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, according to...


Trump travel ban may land in Supreme Court

Added: 26.05.2017 22:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

May 27, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • The US Justice Department has vowed to challenge an appeals court ruling that slammed a travel ban against six Muslim majority nations as being "steeped in animus", putting President Donald Trump on track for his first Supreme Court showdown.

Kuwaiti company settles claims of troop food contract fraud

Added: 26.05.2017 21:36 | 18 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Kuwaiti logistics company has agreed to pay $95 million to resolve allegations that it inflated prices and defrauded the U.S. government for contracts to feed American troops based in Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan. The Justice Department announced the settlement involving Agility Public Warehousing on Friday. The company also agreed to plead ...]


Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Added: 26.05.2017 8:36 | 11 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination." Citing the president's duty to protect the country from terrorism, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department will ask the high ...]

Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

Added: 25.05.2017 21:48 | 16 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Oversight committee asked the FBI on Thursday to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department, including materials dating back nearly four years to the Obama administration. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe ...]


UK Outrage Over Manchester Leaks Lead Trump To Order Justice Department Investigation

Added: 25.05.2017 18:24 | 14 views | 0 comments

After denouncing U.S. leaks about Britain’s investigation of the Manchester terrorist bombing, U.S. President Donald Trump asked the Justice Department and other agencies to launch a full investigation, The Washington Post reported Thursday. In a statement, Trump acknowledged British outrage over the leaks by calling them “deeply troubling” and vowing to “get to the bottom of this.” “The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security,” Trump said in the statement. “I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law....

Trump Orders Justice Department To Launch Review Of Leaks After U.K. Complaints

Added: 25.05.2017 16:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Thursday he is ordering the Justice Department and other agencies to launch "a complete review" of alleged leaks coming out of U.S. government agencies.


Trump orders Justice Department to investigate Manchester bomb probe leaks

Added: 25.05.2017 15:58 | 8 views | 0 comments

The president was expected to get an earful from the British about intelligence leaks.

Sessions didn't disclose Russia contacts on security clearance form

Added: 25.05.2017 11:47 | 13 views | 0 comments

AG Jeff Sessions didn't reveal meetings he had with Russian officials last year on forms he filled out to get security clearance, the Justice Department said.


The Latest: Sessions omitted foreign contacts from filing

Added: 25.05.2017 1:57 | 24 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):
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The Justice Department says Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose on a security clearance form meetings he had as a senator last year with foreign dignitaries, including the ...


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