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Tag Archives: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Emails From Justice Department Show How Trump And His Allies Pressured Attorney General To Challenge Election Results

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Emails from the Justice Department and White House officials show how former President Donald Trump and his associates tried to pressure then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen to challenge the 2020 presidential election. Emails released by the Democrats on the House Oversight Committee detail President Trump’s team’s desire for the Justice …

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DOJ Subpoenaed Apple For Information On Democrats Under Trump

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An Intelligence Committee official has confirmed to CNN that prosecutors in the Department of Justice (DOJ) subpoenaed Apple for data on House Intelligence Committee Democrats during President Donald Trump‘s administration. “The Committee has continued to seek additional information, but the Department has not been forthcoming in a timely manner, including on …

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Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

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President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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DOJ To Prioritize Ransomware Attacks On Same Level As Terrorism

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The Department of Justice’s acting deputy attorney general announced this week that ransomware attacks would be prioritized at the same level as terrorism. “We recognize this is an increasing threat,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday. “It’s a specialized process to ensure we track all ransomware cases regardless …

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U.S. Attorney General Announces COVID-19 Fraud Task Force

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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland today directed the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force to marshal the resources of the Department of Justice in partnership with agencies across the government to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud. “The task force will augment and incorporate the existing coordination …

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Active-Duty Marine Officer Charged In Capitol Riot

An active-duty Marine, Major Christopher Warnagiris, has been charged with assaulting police officers at the Jan 6 Capitol riots. Warnagiris, who is stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, was arrested this week in Virginia and charged with crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress in …

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DOJ Appeals Federal Judge’s Eviction Moratorium Ruling

The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that strikes down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s moratorium on evictions. On Wednesday, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the CDC had exceeded its authority when it extended the …

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