Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec says Whitaker's last day was Saturday.
By Marcy Gordon, Tali Arbel, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry.
By Gretchen Frazee
Rosen, who currently serves as the deputy secretary of the Department of Transportation, has no prosecutorial experience, which is unusual for someone nominated to be the deputy attorney general.
By Associated Press
An attorney for Andrew McCabe says an investigation into whether the former FBI deputy director made false statements remains open.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants.
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
A 13-count indictment was unsealed Monday in New York charging Huawei, two of its affiliates and a top executive at the company.
The last time Barr was nominated as attorney general, in 1991, he was confirmed by a voice vote. That won’t happen this time, but Barr’s confirmation is widely seen as a sure thing in the Republican-controlled Senate.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The document expresses concern with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice, which Trump denies. It could factor into Barr's confirmation hearings and prompt questions about whether he can be unbiased in overseeing the investigation.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
The Justice Department is challenging a Maryland federal judge's decision allowing a case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency to go forward.
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