Michael’s Recent Stories
Nation Jun 20Top prosecutor in NYC resigns after feud with administration
U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman of the Southern District of New York said in a statement that Attorney General William Barr’s decision “to respect the normal operation of law and have Deputy U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss become Acting U.S. Attorney”…
Politics Jun 17Trump proposes measure rolling back tech company protections
The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could not be held legally responsible for what people post on the sites.
Nation Jun 10U.S. police officers’ personal info leaked online
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning police departments across the country that the personal information of officers is being leaked online amid demonstrations across the U.S. over the death of George Floyd and others.
Nation Jun 10Former federal judge says push to dismiss Flynn case is abuse of power
A former federal judge appointed to review the Justice Department's motion to dismiss criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn said there was evidence of a "gross abuse" of prosecutorial power and that the request…
Nation Jun 04ACLU sues over police force on protesters near White House
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Trump administration, alleging officials violated the civil rights of protesters who were forcefully removed from a park near the White House by police using chemical agents before President Donald Trump walked to…
Nation Jun 03D.C. National Guard to investigate helicopter maneuvers to show force
The National Guard of the District of Columbia is investigating the use of one of its helicopters to make a "show of force" against protesters near the White House.
Nation Jun 03WATCH: Esper breaks with Trump, opposes using military for protests
Esper says active-duty troops in a law enforcement role should be used in the United States "only in the most urgent and dire of situations," adding, "We are not in one of those situations now."…
Nation May 31Protesters converge on White House for second straight day
Police fired pepper spray at demonstrators near the White House and the D.C. National Guard was called in as pockets of violence and vandalism erupted during a second straight night of protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis…
Politics May 30Trump claims protesters in DC risked facing ‘vicious dogs’
President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed that many Secret Service agents were “just waiting for action” and ready to unleash “the most vicious dogs, and the most ominous weapons, I have ever seen" if protesters angered by his response to…
Nation May 30Crowds protest Floyd killing and Trump outside White House
Hundreds of people gathered outside the White House late Friday to protest the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis — and President Donald Trump’s response.