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Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question....

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question

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Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents President Trump on Wednesday refused to hand over documents to Congress detailing the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, claiming they were protected by executive privilege. The move came as the House Oversight Com...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as th...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
01:39, 06/13/2019

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
21:13, 06/12/2019

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on S...
08:13, 07/08/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of hi...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We ...
04:39, 07/04/2019

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with the Department of Justice being “instructed...
03:13, 07/04/2019

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers wil...
14:39, 07/08/2019

White House Asserts Executive Privilege In Census Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Justice Department notified the chairman of the House ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for Census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of New York’s Southern District, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New informat...
03:39, 06/04/2019

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
23:39, 07/08/2019

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
05:52, 07/10/2019

Judge Blocks Justice Department From Changing Lawyers in Census Fight NEW YORK — A New York judge says the Justice Department can’t change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory rea...
06:13, 07/10/2019

Trump Bosses Up, Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Documents and Shuts Down Talks With Congress Death Row Records President Donald Trump has shut down all inquires into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative documents by asserting executive privilege, the latest blow in a tussle between Congress and the White House to see how far Trump ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Justice Department may advise Trump to claim privilege over Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Trump to take executive action on census citizenship question President Trump will announce that he will use executive action to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census at a news conference Thursday afternoon, a White House source confirmed to The Post. The president tweeted that he would address the cont...
16:26, 07/11/2019

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartu...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census A federal judge in Maryland has given the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it would proceed after a Supreme Court ruling that rejected its rational to add the question....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Trump has asserted executive privilege over entire Mueller report: Justice Dept official President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying investigative materials, escalating a battle with the Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Trump expected to announce executive action on census question President Trump plans to hold a news conference Thursday where he's expected to announce an executive action related to the ongoing battle over the 2020 census. ...
16:52, 07/11/2019

Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolish the separation of powers and turn the U.S. into t...
20:52, 07/05/2019

Trump may use executive order to include citizenship question on census The administration said Friday it would continue looking for a legal justification for including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census — hours after President Trump said he was “very seriously” considering an executive order to get th...
21:26, 07/05/2019

Trump says he's considering executive order to force census question – live Trump desperate to add citizenship question to 2020 censusCommerce department says it is printing forms without itSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.46pm BST The Guardian’s Mona Chalabi has created a graphic to illustrate just h...
01:13, 07/06/2019

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
17:13, 07/11/2019

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursday....
19:26, 07/04/2019

Trump asserts 'executive privilege' over Mueller report in fight with House Democrats President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over materials used to assemble special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a dispute over with House Democrats, officials said....
17:52, 05/08/2019

Trump doubles down on citizenship question for 2020 census, reportedly mulls executive order President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census -- as reports said he is mulling using an executive order to get a question on the census....
19:26, 07/04/2019

Trump Ends Fight to Add Citizenship Question to Census — He’ll Just Comb Through Fed Records to Get That Info Forget the census, Donald Trump conceded Thursday. The administration will get the citizenship information it wants by scouring existing federal records....
01:39, 07/12/2019

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, Justice Department lawyers said Friday in a new court filing....
20:26, 07/05/2019

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has yielded mixed results, it allows the president to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
22:26, 07/06/2019

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
23:39, 06/10/2019

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
19:39, 06/10/2019

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhattan federal court in advance of a Wednesday hearin...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
07:26, 07/08/2019

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where w...
00:26, 07/05/2019

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
02:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
06:39, 07/08/2019

Judge blocks justice department's legal team change in US census cases A US district judge called the request ‘patently deficient’ after it was announced that nine lawyers would be replacedA federal judge in New York ruled the US Department of Justice can’t replace nine lawyers on the legal team arguing the controversia...
09:13, 07/10/2019

Justice Department will not pursue criminal contempt charges in Census dispute with Congress The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold them in contempt in a dispute over documents concerni...
02:13, 07/25/2019

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Trump pushes to include a contentious citizensh...
05:00, 07/08/2019

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
03:39, 06/04/2019

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
14:39, 07/09/2019

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Ro...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Census citizenship question fight rages in U.S. Congress, courts A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday moved to hold two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas in an inquiry into whether the administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 202...
01:00, 06/26/2019

On question of obstruction, Mueller hewed to untested Justice Department opinions and ‘principles of fairness’ In his first public comments, the exiting special counsel emphasized that departmental policy prevented him from considering whether he could charge the president with a crime....
14:13, 05/30/2019

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Re...
01:13, 07/10/2019

Trump invokes executive privilege over Mueller report: here's how it works Now that the Department of Justice announced that President Trump is asserting executive privilege to protect redacted information in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying evidence, here is how the privilege works and how it has ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Full Mueller Report Lawmakers plan to act despite a Justice Department threat to ask President Trump to invoke executive privilege over the Mueller report material they want to see....
19:52, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump could cite the legal doctrine of "executive privilege" to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Barr to Trump: Invoke executive privilege over redacted Mueller materials The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William P. Barr would ask President Trump to assert privilege over the sensitive materials subpoenaed by Democrats....
15:26, 05/08/2019

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
11:13, 06/14/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to withhold full Mueller report? The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding the U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress for withholding ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Executive privilege: Can Trump use presidential powers to withhold the Mueller report? There are so few court decisions on executive privilege that it is hard to be certain if Trump can withhold the unredacted report and underlying evidence, said a lawyer in Washington who focuses on political investigations....
23:13, 05/08/2019

White House Lawyer Says President Trump Will Retain Right to Invoke Executive Privilege (WASHINGTON) — White House lawyer Emmet Flood is objecting to what he calls the “political” report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, Flood says President Donald Trump will protect execu...
20:52, 05/02/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Trump invokes executive privilege over unredacted Mueller report, subpoenaed materials WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump invokes executive privilege over unredacted Mueller report, subpoenaed materials....
16:52, 05/08/2019

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, challenging U.S. House Democrats as they met to vote on holding Attorney General Willi...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Trump invokes executive privilege to block release of unredacted Mueller report WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump’s battle with Congres...
04:52, 05/09/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump inv...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congre...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investiga...
18:52, 06/12/2019

In letter to Barr, White House lawyer objected to ‘political’ Mueller report, says Trump to protect executive privilege WASHINGTON (AP) — In letter to Barr, White House lawyer objected to ‘political’ Mueller report, says Trump to protect executive privilege....
19:26, 05/02/2019

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)  ...
02:39, 07/12/2019

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
09:26, 07/03/2019

Trump denies citizenship question will be cut from 2020 Census President Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on his own commerce secretary’s statement a day before that the 2020 Census would not include a question on US citizenship — calling the reports ”FAKE!” “The News Reports about the Department of Com...
23:26, 07/03/2019

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to dir...
23:26, 07/11/2019

Trump administration ends bid to add census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration has ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
23:39, 07/02/2019

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expresse...
19:39, 07/07/2019

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question askin...
02:52, 07/03/2019

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” an...
03:39, 07/04/2019

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier t...
07:39, 07/04/2019

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
07:39, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump says he hasn't given up on census citizenship question President Donald Trump contradicted his Justice Department on Wednesday, saying he has not given up his attempts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census....
23:00, 07/03/2019

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs...
00:13, 07/12/2019

Trump Cries Uncle on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 Looks like Donald Trump blinked. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that there will be no citizenship question on the 2020 census, a week after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the question by raising concerns about the reasoning ...
03:13, 07/03/2019

Trump wants ‘successful conclusion’ to census citizenship question case Don’t count it out just yet. President Trump on Tuesday revealed that he’s instructed the Justice Department and Commerce Department to do “whatever is necessary” to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census — just hours a...
13:39, 07/03/2019

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
21:52, 07/04/2019

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
06:39, 07/12/2019

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday contradicted statements made by his own officials, saying his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
17:39, 07/03/2019

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken...
00:39, 07/08/2019

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal July Fourth holiday....
19:26, 07/04/2019

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question,...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the quest...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citiz...
17:52, 07/04/2019

Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
18:26, 07/03/2019

Trump is expected to order a citizenship question added to the census Trump and A.G. William Barr have said they'd soon announce how the administration intends to ask the citizenship question as part of the census process....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Lawyers still weighing options on Trump's wish for U.S. census citizenship question The Trump administration is still considering how to proceed in its effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Trump abandons effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the country....
01:39, 07/12/2019

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order to survey the American public by other means, ABC News reported....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Repu...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the ...
14:26, 06/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging th...
22:13, 06/27/2019

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the S...
00:13, 07/12/2019

Trump abandons effort to put citizenship question on 2020 census Trump drops census proposal and blames ‘radical left’Executive order tells federal agencies to turn over citizenship dataFaced with a defeat in court and few viable options, Donald Trump on Thursday backed off his effort to place a question about cit...
05:39, 07/12/2019

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal j...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add...
00:26, 07/06/2019

Trump backs away from attempt to add citizenship question to 2020 census – live President to instead direct federal agencies to share government records to assemble estimate of number of citizens and non-citizens living in USSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.39am BST The Washington Post is reporting that H...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
01:39, 07/04/2019

Trump to hold news conference on 2020 Census, citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on Thursday to discuss his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, which had been blocked in the courts amid challenges from some U.S. states and civil rights g...
13:39, 07/11/2019

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on ...
03:13, 07/06/2019

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
03:13, 06/28/2019

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
00:52, 07/12/2019

Trump may fire Wilbur Ross after census citizenship question debacle President Trump is considering firing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, according to a report on Monday. Trump is fed up with Ross over the lack of progress in trade negotiations and the defeat in the administration’s fight to get a citizenship q...
19:39, 07/15/2019

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will ma...
22:13, 06/27/2019

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contr...
03:39, 07/04/2019

Trump drops executive action on U.S. Census, will seek citizenship survey by other means U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to back down on Thursday to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, but order the government do the survey by other means, a government official told Reuters....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 Census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation of why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the law...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal ...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Trump says 'absolutely moving forward' with census citizenship question, despite claims to contrary President Donald Trump on Wednesday called news reports that the Commerce Department would drop its plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census "fake."...
20:39, 07/03/2019

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
14:13, 07/05/2019

Watch live: President Donald Trump addresses census citizenship question President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
22:26, 07/11/2019

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with T...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
03:26, 06/28/2019

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. ...
03:13, 07/06/2019

Judge denies government lawyer shake-up, adds hurdle for Trump on U.S. Census citizenship question A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
01:52, 07/10/2019

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
17:39, 07/10/2019

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.46am BST The response to the George Stephanopoulo...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
19:26, 06/16/2019

The US president's executive privilege: What you need to know For the first time in his presidency, US President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege to block the release of an unredacted version of the Mueller report. DW takes a look at the rarely used legal principle....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump The government asked a judge to halt the proceedings in a case alleging that the president is violating the Constitution by accepting financial benefits from foreign governments....
02:26, 05/15/2019

Senate confirms Trump official as Justice Department deputy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to confirm Jeffrey Rosen as deputy attorney general, the second-ranking official at the Justice Department. The vote was 52-45. Rosen replaces Rod Rosenstein, who left the department last week. Rosentein appoint...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
02:52, 06/15/2019

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be i...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Trump 'dossier' author grilled by Justice Department watchdogs: sources Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump and Moscow, prompting the lawyers to extend their i...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Andrew McCabe blames Trump for firing, sues Justice Department and FBI Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Justice Department and FBI over his firing last spring and accusing President Donald Trump of politically retaliating against him....
23:13, 08/09/2019

Trump 'Dossier' Author Grilled By US Justice Department Watchdogs: Report Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump......
01:52, 07/10/2019

U.S. Department of Justice Files Lawsuit Accusing Baltimore County Police Department of Racial Discrimination in Its Hiring Practices Something is amiss in the Baltimore County Police Department and the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to get to the bottom of it....
01:39, 08/29/2019

Mueller’s approach to question of whether Trump obstructed justice leaves both sides frustrated The questions the former special counsel faced throughout the day underlined the lingering confusion about one of the most confounding decisions made by the special counsel team....
11:39, 07/25/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump: ex-U.S. Justice Department officials Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House....
00:26, 05/07/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S. lawmakers probing Russia....
18:52, 04/30/2019

Trump asks Justice Department to 'rescue' Kavanaugh as Democrats call for impeachment U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to come to Brett Kavanaugh's "recuse" after new information was published on allegations of sexual misconduct against the controversial Supreme Court justice....
17:13, 09/16/2019

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Union says Trump appointee may be improperly influencing Justice Department crime victim grants A unit of the largest U.S. public employees union has filed a complaint with the Justice Department’s Inspector General alleging that an appointee of President Donald Trump may be improperly using political criteria gleaned from social media to remov...
19:26, 09/04/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of ju...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Justice Department Says Former FBI Director James Comey Violated Policy by Leaking Trump Memos (WASHINGTON) — Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office sai...
08:00, 08/30/2019

For Antonio Brown, a Rape Accusation Raises a Question of Privilege in the N.F.L. Brown has built a strong identity in a sport known for keeping personalities in check, but a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault has placed a harsh spotlight on him and the league....
11:13, 09/13/2019

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the richest, whitest and most male of them all....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Confidential draft IRS memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless president invokes executive privilege The memo, written last fall by an Internal Revenue Service attorney, contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying the president’s tax returns to lawmakers....
17:00, 05/22/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews forced to apologize after likening executive privilege to losing virginity MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was forced to apologize after bizarrely comparing the use of executive privilege to losing one’s virginity during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris following Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony....
14:00, 05/02/2019

White House asserts executive privilege to block full Russia report release The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
11:52, 05/22/2019

What You Need to Know About the Census Citizenship Question An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
00:26, 06/28/2019

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
06:52, 07/03/2019

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
05:26, 07/18/2019

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his personal financial records....
01:52, 08/20/2019

Why the census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did a...
05:13, 07/16/2019

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
20:52, 06/05/2019

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation f...
09:13, 06/07/2019

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
19:52, 07/06/2019

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to ...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Judge: Census question might have discriminatory motive BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. judge says new evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status. Last week, U....
19:39, 06/24/2019

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that...
00:52, 07/03/2019

2020 U.S. Census to be printed without addition of citizenship question Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query....
02:39, 07/03/2019

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population su...
22:26, 06/15/2019

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The fi...
20:52, 05/31/2019

How John Roberts killed the census citizenship question Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only after changing his position behind the scenes, sources familiar with the private Supreme Court delib...
00:39, 09/14/2019

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified partie...
03:52, 07/03/2019

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court Decision on the Citizenship Question and the Census An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? Justices declined to rule on whether a citizenship question can be added to the 2020 census, sending the case back to lower courts....
17:39, 06/27/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
18:52, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question on Census in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
17:39, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court cuts citizenship question on 2020 Census for now The Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, sending it back to the federal agency for a fuller explanation about why it should be included. “We cannot ignore the disconnect between th...
19:39, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
18:52, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
19:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 cen...
14:26, 06/28/2019

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citize...
05:26, 06/28/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
02:00, 07/07/2019

‘Disturbing picture’: Judge says census question might have discriminatory motive BALTIMORE — New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status, a federal judge wrote in a Monday fi...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Official’s Testimony Adds to Rancor Around Census Citizenship Question The newly released testimony by the Commerce Department’s counsel gave ammunition to Democrats who have accused the Trump administration of trying to skew census results to Republicans’ benefit....
12:26, 06/25/2019

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
02:13, 07/05/2019

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:26, 07/09/2019

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
11:26, 07/08/2019

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said ...
14:26, 06/28/2019

High court puts citizenship question on hold in census case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday maintained a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before ne...
19:26, 06/27/2019

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affe...
23:39, 07/02/2019

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
21:52, 05/31/2019

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
02:00, 07/17/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena seeking information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your...
08:13, 06/04/2019

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
21:39, 07/17/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
16:52, 05/22/2019

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
20:52, 06/11/2019

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
13:39, 06/13/2019

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
20:39, 07/09/2019

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, t...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Judge denies DOJ request to change lawyers in census citizenship question case A new York judge barred the Justice Department on Tuesday from changing its legal team in its push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. ...
03:39, 07/10/2019

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
20:52, 07/05/2019

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
08:13, 06/28/2019

Reopened Legal Challenge to Census Citizenship Question Throws Case Into Chaos The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the question’s inclusion on the 2020 census this week. But recently discovered files have compelled lower courts to re-examine the case....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
14:39, 05/30/2019

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
03:13, 05/31/2019

DOJ declines to prosecute Barr, Ross over contempt vote tied to census question The Justice Department will not prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for allegedly stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to place a citizenship question onto the 2020 census. ...
02:13, 07/25/2019

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
05:52, 06/13/2019

Meghan McCain chides Joy Behar over her call for Americans not to answer census citizenship question "View" host Joy Behar, on Tuesday, called on Americans not to answer the Trump administration's proposed census question on citizenship -- prompting a slight from her co-host Meghan McCain....
19:26, 07/09/2019

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
09:26, 06/04/2019

U.S. chief justice's 'swing' role shown in census, gerrymandering rulings U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts cemented his new role as the Supreme Court's "swing vote," angering people on the political left and right in the process, as he decided the outcomes of major rulings on the census and electoral map manipulation....
06:00, 06/28/2019

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
18:39, 06/21/2019

Second judge blocks Justice Dept. bid for new legal team in census case A U.S. judge in Maryland on Wednesday rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census, the second time in two days a federal judge has stymied the government's attempt to bring in new lawyers....
00:13, 07/11/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 c...
23:26, 07/11/2019

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
19:39, 07/11/2019

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’...
00:39, 06/04/2019

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the dis...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations, marking the company's first major acknowledgment that it's a subject of a federal competition probe....
10:13, 09/07/2019

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
05:26, 08/06/2019

Justice Department OKs T-Mobile’s $26.5B acquisition of Sprint T-Mobile won Justice Department approval for its $26 billion merger with Sprint on Friday by selling satellite TV company Dish the tools it needs to become the nation’s fourth largest cellular carrier. T-Mobile won the nod from the DOJ’s antitrust de...
02:00, 07/28/2019

Justice Department OKs T-Mobile’s $26.5M acquisition of Sprint T-Mobile won Justice Department approval for its $26 billion merger with Sprint on Friday by selling satellite TV company Dish the tools it needs to become the nation’s fourth largest cellular carrier. T-Mobile won the nod from the DOJ’s antitrust de...
15:39, 07/27/2019

Justice Department Investigates Chicken Industry The Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation into the U.S. chicken industry, following allegations of price collusion among top poultry processors. Meat producers have denied engaging in anticompetitive conduct....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
22:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc's request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in an effort to create a new ...
01:26, 07/27/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
17:52, 06/02/2019

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
07:39, 07/04/2019

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to judge The comments come as government lawyers scramble to find a legal path to restore the controversial query, following a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it....
22:39, 07/05/2019

Pete Buttigieg says planned ICE raids will make America 'less safe', claims census question racially motivated Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said President Trump's planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids will make America "less safe" and accused the White House of trying to distract from its failed immigration agenda. ...
20:26, 07/11/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
07:26, 06/13/2019

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion...
11:26, 06/01/2019

Justice Department has approved T-Mobile / Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile have cleared a significant hurdle towards completing their merger. The Department of Justice rubber-stamped the deal on the condition that the carriers sell some parts of the business to Dish Network....
20:52, 07/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
00:13, 06/02/2019

Justice Department Approves Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department approved T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint after the companies agreed to create a new wireless carrier by selling assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network....
19:39, 07/27/2019

Justice Department Approves Merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint The Justice Department approved T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint after the companies agreed to create a new wireless carrier by selling assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him....
07:13, 08/09/2019

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
09:26, 06/01/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matte...
00:13, 07/11/2019

U.S. Justice Department to release name of shadowy figure in 9/11 case The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it would release the name of an individual sought by people who are suing the government of Saudi Arabia for alleged involvement in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijacking attacks....
08:52, 09/13/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
03:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
00:13, 07/10/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
14:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
03:39, 08/21/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Justice Department The $26 billion deal secured final approval from the agency, where regulators blessed the combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers after they agreed to sell off a portion of their business to Dish Network....
05:39, 07/27/2019

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace," it said in a statement....
07:26, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."...
00:26, 08/21/2019

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The Department of Justice is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up Charlie Ergen's company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
18:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
02:52, 06/01/2019

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
07:00, 07/24/2019

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
02:00, 07/24/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition.“The Departm...
23:39, 07/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies - WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
01:26, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department opens antitrust review of tech companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an antitrust investigation of major digital tech firms and whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
01:26, 07/24/2019

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There&...
00:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
02:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department resumes use of the death penalty, schedules five executions The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday it was reinstating a two-decades long dormant policy to resume the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death row federal inmates....
17:13, 07/25/2019

Justice Department approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger Despite some ongoing and vociferous opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s brewing merger, the U.S. Department of Justice today officially approved it. Notably, the approval comes just a few weeks after the Antitrust Division within the DOJ recomm...
20:26, 07/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trump's misconduct....
05:13, 07/23/2019

US justice department resumes use of death penalty and schedules five executions William Barr announces he has reinstated a policy dormant for 16 years, following authorization from Congress and signing by TrumpThe US government is set to carry out the death penalty for the first time in 16 years, William Barr, the attorney gener...
03:00, 07/26/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Justice Department authorized prosecutors to charge Andrew McCabe The FBI’s former acting director appealed last month to the department’s No. 2 official but was told Thursday the case was given the green light to proceed....
07:13, 09/13/2019

Justice Department nears prosecution of ex-FBI official McCabe: sources The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case, according to two sources familiar with the investigation...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Justice Department: Omarosa didn’t file financial disclosure The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her post...
01:13, 06/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sou...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Justice Department to declassify name of suspect accused of aiding 9/11 hijackers The Justice Department will declassify the name of an individual accused of assisting two hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a court filing released Thursday....
11:13, 09/13/2019

U.S. Justice Department resumes use of death penalty, schedules five executions The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday reinstated a two-decades long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death row federal inmates....
20:26, 07/25/2019

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:13, 06/18/2019

James Comey violated FBI policies, says justice department watchdog Former FBI director hit back at report, saying an apology ‘would be nice’ while Trump said Comey ‘should be ashamed’The justice department’s Office of the Inspector General on Thursday released a report finding that former FBI director James Comey vi...
06:26, 08/30/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares to make a public appearance before lawmakers next week, the New York Times reported on Wed...
16:26, 07/10/2019

U.S. Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares for a public appearance before lawmakers next week, the New York Times reported on Wednesd...
18:39, 07/10/2019

Gregory Craig Acquitted on Charge of Lying to Justice Department Jurors reached the verdict after just hours of deliberation. The trial of Mr. Craig, a former White House counsel, painted an unflattering portrait of Washington lobbying....
23:52, 09/04/2019

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
02:13, 07/23/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Department of Justice The $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint secured final approval on Friday from the Department of Justice, where regulators blessed the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers after they agreed to sell off a ...
19:26, 07/26/2019

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
23:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
06:52, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, b...
01:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
05:13, 06/01/2019

Justice Department sues Edward Snowden over publication of new memoir The Department of Justice has sued Edward Snowden over the publication of his new memoir, arguing the book violates the non-disclosure agreements they say he signed with the CIA and National Security Agency. Snowden is a former NSA contractor who lea...
23:39, 09/17/2019

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
22:39, 06/01/2019

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulato...
02:26, 06/02/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. O...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
00:13, 06/06/2019

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges....
00:13, 09/14/2019

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closi...
00:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has "immunity from testifying" before Congress about m...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
04:39, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Justice Department Replaces Interpreters With Videos, Making Immigration Even More Dystopian The Trump administration announced today that they will end the practice of allowing in-person interpreters at initial court hearings for migrants and asylum seekers and instead will use recorded videos to inform immigrants of their rights, according...
07:26, 07/04/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
05:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
01:26, 07/24/2019

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant Enlarge / Cranes stand at the construction site for Southern Co.'s Kemper County power plant near Meridian, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Gary Tramontina/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Earlier this week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) no...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
07:52, 05/29/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .        ...
01:13, 07/24/2019

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announcing it had temporarily assigned a new warden and ...
04:26, 08/14/2019

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
00:39, 07/24/2019

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s rural communities....
13:52, 06/29/2019

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed sources said Friday....
05:00, 09/08/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
05:39, 06/12/2019

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and taken Led Zeppelin’s side in the long-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s...
23:39, 08/18/2019

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
21:13, 06/01/2019

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Department of Justice over his 2018 firing, which came just over 24 hours before he planned to retire, alleging the punishment was "politically motivated and retaliatory."...
05:39, 08/09/2019

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
05:39, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger -source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sourc...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Senior U.S. lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of h...
18:39, 07/23/2019

Justice Department probing Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB The US Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday. The news comes after...
16:39, 07/11/2019

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
15:39, 06/01/2019

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc....
18:13, 08/14/2019

Justice Department in Talks With States to Win Support for T-Mobile, Sprint Merger The Justice Department is pushing state officials to support a planned settlement that would allow T-Mobile US and Sprint to merge by selling assets to Dish Network....
08:13, 07/26/2019

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website riddled...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
07:26, 07/24/2019

Justice Department Indicts Norway Ship Executives on Antitrust Charges The Justice Department has charged two former executives of Norway’s Höegh Autoliners with participating in a sprawling conspiracy to fix prices for seaborne vehicle shipments, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in B...
00:39, 06/28/2019

Justice Department sues Baltimore for discriminating against black police applicants The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department on Tuesday, accusing them of administering a police recruitment test that is biased against black applicant....
03:13, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, b...
00:26, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
02:26, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department prepares antitrust investigation of Google - sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in how it operates its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
05:13, 06/01/2019

House intelligence refers Erik Prince to Justice Department for probe The House intelligence committee on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into security contractor Erik Prince over allegations he lied to Congress....
05:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflict U.S. prosecutors said on Friday that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from acting for the Chinese company in its fraud case against the U....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Justice Department Will Begin Executing Death Row Inmates for the First Time Since 2003 (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thursday, bringing back a seldom-used punishment pushed by President Donald Trump and escalating another d...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of h...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Tyson Discloses Justice Department Subpoena in Chicken-Pricing Probe Tyson Foods said it received a subpoena from the Justice Department, signaling an expansion of the agency’s investigation into chicken pricing. The company also reported higher sales and profit in its latest quarter....
19:00, 08/05/2019

Nadler says open to talks with Justice Department on subpoena for Mueller report U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program for businesses accused of foreign bribery, lawyers...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Ex-Seattle tech worker arrested for Capital One hack - U.S. Justice Department The U.S. Justice Department said Paige Thompson, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested on Monday on a criminal complaint charging computer fraud and abuse for hacking into stored data of Capital One Financial Corp ....
04:39, 07/30/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
05:52, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
00:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to clear the way for its new asylum rule The Justice Department Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge's injunction on its sweeping asylum rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants from South America to claim asylum....
18:52, 08/27/2019

Facebook will fight misinformation linked to the 2020 US census Facebook isn't just limiting its anti-interference efforts to elections. The social network has published a second updated on its civil rights audit, and with it news that the company plans to treat the 2020 US census as if it were a vote. It ...
08:13, 07/01/2019

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
21:52, 05/30/2019

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promo...
12:52, 06/12/2019

Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment WASHINGTON — A Justice Department lawyer who argued in court that the federal government wasn’t legally required to provide soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children in some conditions is defending herself after video of the exchange went vi...
02:52, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
11:52, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
20:00, 05/11/2019

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times: Justice Department American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Depa...
00:26, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
03:13, 05/11/2019

Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Department Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a bid-rigging conspiracy for certain financial instruments, the U.S. Justice Department said...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Justice Department Backs Legal Effort Against California's State Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
16:13, 09/18/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
18:13, 05/22/2019

Justice Department Sues Omarosa Manigault Newman Over Financial Disclosure Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former White House staffer and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally required financial disclosure after she was fired from her job ...
17:26, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflict Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case over alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. prose...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein latest: Death to be investigated by US Department of Justice, attorney general says The death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein will be investigated by the US Department of Justice, the nation's attorney general William Barr said today....
03:00, 08/11/2019

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, five years ago...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
23:52, 05/04/2019

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y)....
22:26, 06/10/2019

Justice Department Won’t Bring Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner’s Death In a move that is surprising to no one who has been paying attention, Trump’s Justice Department—lead by William Barr, aka “Evil Fred Flintstone”—will not bring any charges against the white New York City police officers who used an illegal chokehold...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Read the letter: Department of Justice instructs Mueller to keep testimony to information from his report A Justice Department official told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "must remain within the boundaries" of the public, redacted version of his report, in a letter obtained by Fox News on Monday even...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Robert Mueller's Russia probe cost nearly $32 million in total, Justice Department says The cost of the investigation has been a weapon used by both Trump and Mueller's supporters in the ongoing political fight over the Russian election meddling probe....
03:26, 08/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
01:52, 07/17/2019

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
17:39, 07/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can’t Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. The department...
22:13, 05/20/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand o...
00:13, 05/09/2019

Former White House attorney Greg Craig found not guilty of lying to Justice Department A prominent Washington lawyer was found not guilty Wednesday of lying to the Justice Department about work he did for the government of Ukraine in a case that arose from the special counsel’s Russia investigation and focus on the lucrative worl...
05:00, 09/05/2019

Alphabet shares drop as Justice Department reportedly prepares for Google antitrust probe Alphabet shares fell more than 3% in the premarket Monday after a report said the Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation against Google....
15:26, 06/03/2019

Justice Department says it expects Robert Mueller to stay in his lane at this week's blockbuster hearing Alex Wong/Getty Images The Justice Department sent a letter on Monday to former special counsel Robert Mueller, emphasizing that it expects him to "not go beyond" the public version of his report during a highly anticipated public hearing on Capitol...
16:26, 07/23/2019

Justice Department will not charge New York City police involved in death of Eric Garner The decision comes almost exactly five years after Garner died on Staten Island, New York, after New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a headlock....
18:52, 07/16/2019

Justice Department tells Mueller his House testimony 'must remain within the boundaries' of public report A Justice Department official told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "must remain within the boundaries" of the public, redacted version of his report, in a letter obtained by Fox News on Monday even...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
19:26, 07/16/2019

White Students Pose With Guns in Front of Bullet-Ridden Emmett Till Memorial, Department of Justice Launches Investigation On what would’ve been the 78th birthday of Emmett Till came some disturbing news: three University of Mississippi students are being investigated by the Department of Justice after a picture surfaced of them posing with guns next to a memorial honori...
00:13, 07/27/2019

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional confrontation....
17:26, 05/29/2019

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition (APPL, GOOG, AMZN, FB) Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to open a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others are illegally harming their competitors, the department said in a press release on Tues...
04:52, 07/24/2019

Turing's story is 'motivation to fight for equity and justice' As a data scientist working at the UK's national institute for data science and AI, The Alan Turing Institute, I am absolutely delighted at the news of Alan Turing being chosen as the face of the new £50 note. ...
13:52, 07/16/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets OK from Justice Department, Dish gets Boost Mobile The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle gaining approval from the Justice Departmentl. Is it a done deal?        ...
21:52, 07/26/2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets 'best fight' MTV Movie award nod U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg scored nominations on Tuesday for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV awards, where she will compete for top honors with blockbuster offerings "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame."...
21:52, 05/14/2019

Simpson case launched victim’s sister on fight for justice LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Goldman turned the agony of her brother Ron’s murder into a career helping troubled teens and aiding victims’ rights groups. She also has continued to make the case publicly that it was O.J. Simpson who killed her b...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Yogi Adityanath's Claims Questioned As Rape Survivors Fight For Justice Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, today listed the "safety of women and girls" as a priority for his government, at a time two major cases involving accused linked to the ruling......
16:53, 09/19/2019

4 teens escape juvenile justice facility in Florida after staging a fight Two of the teenagers who escaped a juvenile justice facility in Florida have been located. The other two and a stolen vehicle 'could be anywhere.'        ...
03:13, 07/22/2019

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering the staff members who responded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a tweet....
17:26, 07/21/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
23:39, 08/13/2019

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
10:13, 08/01/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for info...
18:26, 06/05/2019

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
03:39, 07/09/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and ...
17:26, 06/28/2019

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
16:52, 05/22/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
01:26, 06/05/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
05:26, 05/23/2019

NY Times unearths Trump tax documents showing nearly $1.2B in losses between 1985 and 1994 President Trump reported $1.17 billion in total business losses on his federal income tax returns for the decade between 1985 and 1994, The New York Times report Tuesday evening....
03:52, 05/08/2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a p...
12:39, 07/18/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political ex...
13:13, 07/08/2019

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution....
23:13, 06/27/2019

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print 2020 census documents can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
04:13, 06/28/2019

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters years ago with the U.S. president, declaring the mat...
20:13, 07/17/2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money payments shortly before the 2016 election to an adult-fil...
19:52, 07/18/2019

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by House Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
07:39, 09/19/2019

Documents Reveal How Trump's Team Paid Hush Money To Stormy Daniels Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Foreign diplomats leased condos in Trump-owned buildings, documents show Across the street from the United Nations complex, nestled between embassies and foreign missions, sits a luxurious condominium skyscraper -- designed, according to its website, with "virtuosity and grandeur" -- that catches the eye of foreign diplom...
13:13, 05/03/2019

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential election....
05:26, 08/02/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
02:52, 05/24/2019

Democrats press Trump administration for documents on lawsuit to dismantle health-care law Five House committee chairmen asked whether politics in the White House and Office of Management and Budget influenced the Justice Department’s decision. ...
13:26, 05/14/2019

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with him, as his personal lawyer Michael Coh...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ questions about private talks with Trump about a citizenship question....
01:39, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Stinging Defeat on the Census—for Now In a complex 5-4 decision which saw Chief Justice John Roberts join his liberal colleagues on the bench, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to block the Trump administrations efforts to add a citizenship question to the United States 2020 Census—fo...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administration sought to add a question about citizenship to the upcoming 2020 Census....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire the data by other means....
02:39, 07/12/2019

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to have his way, multiple outlets reported on Thursday...
17:39, 07/11/2019

Gregg Popovich calls Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice 'a very patriotic thing' San Antonio Spurs and USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich referred to Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice as "very patriotic."       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners - documents The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation's biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to ...
15:26, 05/16/2019

CNN Exclusive: New documents reveal behind-the-scenes clash over spending inside Trump inaugural committee The former adviser to first lady Melania Trump, who has come under fire for the cost of President Donald Trump's inauguration, was among the event planners who raised concerns about excessive spending in the weeks before the events, according to docu...
11:52, 08/16/2019

Trump team hails closure of Cohen hush-money case, as documents set for release President Trump’s legal team is declaring victory, as a federal judge said in a court order Wednesday that the investigation of hush-money payments arranged by Michael Cohen – which Cohen claims were at Trump’s direction – has come to an end....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
03:00, 07/12/2019