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What To Make Of A Wild Exchange Between President Trump And Attorney General Barr

Friday, February 14, 2020

Here's a closer look at the wild back-and-forth between Attorney General William Barr and President Trump about the sentencing of Roger Stone, a longtime friend and confidant of Trump.

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Attorney General Asks President To Stop Tweeting About Justice Department Cases

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Attorney General William Barr asked President Trump to "stop tweeting" about Department of Justice cases in an ABC News interview. He said Trump has "never asked me to do anything in a criminal case."

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Prosecutors Quit Roger Stone Case After DOJ Seeks Less Prison Time For Trump Ally

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

President Trump had called the seven-to-nine-year sentence prosecutors had initially sought "unfair." His Justice Department then requested a lesser sentence.

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Justice Department Charges Four Chinese Military Hackers For Equifax Attack

Monday, February 10, 2020

Four Chinese military hackers have been charged in connection with a cyberattack — one that stole info from nearly 150 million Americans, according to the department of Justice.

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Barr: 'Door Is Open' To Giuliani Tips On Ukraine, Though They'd Be Scrutinized

Monday, February 10, 2020

The attorney general tried to mollify President Trump and Republicans by suggesting he'd be receptive to a briefing by Rudy Giuliani — but said everything that comes in must be scrubbed well.

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Chinese Hackers Charged In Alleged Cyber-Theft Of 145 Million Americans' Data

Monday, February 10, 2020

The credit agency Equifax was compromised by a cyberattack that permitted China's military to steal names, Social Security numbers and other personally identifiable information.

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Attorney General Barr Issues New Rules For Politically Sensitive Investigations

Thursday, February 06, 2020

The attorney general himself must approve opening a case into an active presidential race. President Trump and supporters have decried what they've called bias by the FBI during the 2016 campaign.

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Harvard Chemistry Professor Arrested And Accused Of Lying About Ties To China

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The U.S. government charged two Boston-area academics with lying about their contacts with the Chinese government, and a third with allegedly attempting to smuggle biological research out of the U.S.

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Impeachment Trial Recap: Democrats Continued With Opening Arguments

Friday, January 24, 2020

Democratic impeachment managers in the Senate trial against President Trump will finish opening statements Friday. Trump's defense team is to begin its response in the chamber on Saturday.

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What Happened On The Second Day Of Oral Arguments In The Impeachment Trial

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday saw the second day of oral arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial. Democratic House managers continued to make the case to remove the president from office.

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Lev Parnas' Strategy Mirrors That Of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Someone facing federal charges usually keeps a low profile. Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, takes a different approach with a series of headline-grabbing cable news appearances.

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House Panel Makes Public Documents Provided By Giuliani Associate

Thursday, January 16, 2020

New evidence related to Rudy Giuliani's effort to use Ukraine to help President Trump win reelection were among documents provided by Lev Parnas, an associate of Giuliani. How credible is Parnas?

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21 Saudi Trainees Withdrawn After Investigation Into Pensacola Naval Base Shooting

Monday, January 13, 2020

Attorney General William Barr announced findings Monday from the federal investigation into the December shooting by a Saudi national at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla.

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DOJ's Attempts To Fight Chinese Espionage Get Little Attention

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Mueller investigation and the impeachment inquiry dominated headlines in 2019 — overshadowing the Justice Department's efforts on another national security front: combating Chinese espionage.

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Scathing Report Puts Secret FISA Court Into The Spotlight. Will Congress Act?

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Critics inside and outside officialdom are calling for, at very least, the FBI to validate its practices in requesting surveillance. Will congressional action follow?

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FISA Slams FBI Over Surveillance Of Trump Adviser Carter Page

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The secret court that oversees foreign intelligence work rebuked the FBI and Justice Department, essentially asking for the government to prove why its judges should believe what they submit.

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Rick Gates, Key Witness In Mueller Investigation, Sentenced To 45 Days In Jail

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman, a protege of Paul Manafort, has provided important evidence to investigators and prosecutors in the Russia investigation and beyond.

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DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz Testifies Before Congress

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Two days after he delivered his report, Justice Department watchdog Michael Horowitz testified before Congress on Wednesday.

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DOJ Watchdog: No Evidence Of Bias In Russia Probe

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Justice Department's internal watchdog determined the FBI had sufficient evidence to open the Russia probe but criticized the bureau over its surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser.

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DOJ Watchdog On Russia Probe: No Evidence Of Bias, But Problems With Surveillance

Monday, December 09, 2019

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report enumerates multiple issues with the FISA application for former Trump aide Carter Page.

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