Justice Department

Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Justice Department defended the legality of Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions.

Mueller told Trump team he would not indict Trump -Giuliani told CNN

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team he would follow Justice Department guidance that a president cannot be indicted.

Ex-CIA case officer charged with retaining classified information

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 11:40 GMT

A former CIA officer has been charged with gathering classified defense information he allegedly intended to pass to the Chinese government.

Trump says hands-off approach to Justice Dept could change -Fox News interview

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 12:29 GMT

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the hands-off approach he has taken to the U.S. Justice Department given the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia could change.

U.S. watchdog sends criminal referral on ex-FBI deputy director

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 01:50 GMT

The Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Justice has referred its findings on Andrew McCabe to the U.S. attorney in Washington.

U.S. Justice Dept seizes over 100 homes in crackdown on marijuana operation

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 02:20 GMT

U.S. law enforcement agencies seized over 100 homes in the Sacramento.

U.S. tries to keep some Russia probe details secret despite Republican memo

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 10:19 GMT

The U.S. Justice Department fought in federal court to keep some minor details of its counterintelligence probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo Monday

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The U.S. (HIC) will consider whether to release the Democratic rebuttal to a Republican memo that alleged bias at the FBI and Justice Department against Trump.

Disputed memo alleging FBI abuse released on Trump's okay

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The US Congress released a Republican memo Friday alleging abuse of power in investigations of Donald Trump's election campaign.

US task force to probe Hezbollah 'narcoterror'

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The US Justice Department announced creation of a special task force to investigate what it called "narcoterrorism" by the powerful Lebanese movement Hezbollah.

Trump administration rescinds Obama-era marijuana enforcement policy

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 06:08 GMT

The U.S. Justice Department rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug.

Chicago sues Trump administration over sanctuary city plan

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 06:06 GMT

Chicago sues Trump administration o prevent the Trump administration from enforcing new policies that would withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities.

Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort seeks probe of leaks

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Paul Manafort's spokesman called on Tuesday for the U.S. Justice Department inspector general to investigate leaks.

Trump announces he's being investigated

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 09:24 GMT

Donald Trump announced he is under investigation in connection with a probe into alleged Russian election meddling that is gnawing away at his administration.