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DOJ Suit Accuses Major Drug Distributor of Fueling US Opioid Crisis

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Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams The Biden administration on Thursday filed suit against one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors, AmerisourceBergen, and two of its subsidiaries for allegedly violating federal law and contributing to the opioid epidemic. Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the complaint …

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Siding With DOJ, Appeals Court Rules Trump Judge ‘Abused’ Discretion by Halting Criminal Probe

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Jake Johnson, Common Dreams A three-judge federal appeals court panel ruled unanimously Wednesday that Judge Aileen Cannon—a Trump appointee—”abused” her discretion by barring the U.S. Department of Justice from proceeding with its criminal investigation into the former president’s removal of classified documents from the White House. In a scathing 29-page …

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Report: Justice Department Issues 40 Subpoenas In January 6 Probe

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The Justice Department has issued roughly 40 subpoenas to associates of former President Donald Trump, relating to the agency’s criminal investigation into the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and the 2020 Presidential election. The investigation is separate from the House Committee’s investigation and from the Justice Department’s other …

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Appeals Court Orders Release of Secret Memo Barr ‘Used to Undercut the Mueller Report’

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Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the release of a 2019 memorandum about whether then-President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)—the watchdog fighting to reveal the U.S. …

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U.S. Sues Arizona Over Proof Of Citizenship Voting Law

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by Kira Lerner, Arizona Mirror The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division announced Tuesday that it has sued Arizona over a law signed by the state’s Republican governor in March that requires people registering to vote prove their citizenship to participate in a presidential election or to vote by …

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