John Carlin, who previously served as the top national security official at the Justice Department, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why he finds the details of President Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy so disturbing, and what it would…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
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.
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been five years since Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident sparked protests, questions about race and police brutality and a Justice Department conclusion that the city’s law enforcement practices…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Maea Lenei Buhre, Jaywon Choe
Robert Mueller’s appearance on Capitol Hill marked a historic day in American politics. Former Justice Department officials John Carlin and Mary McCord, both of whom worked under Democratic and Republican administrations, talk to Judy Woodruff about the multiple agendas on…
By Associated Press
The Justice Department formally asked the judge on Monday to let them switch lawyers after an embarrassing episode last week when lawyers seemed to be giving up the legal fight as President Donald Trump vowed to keep trying to include…
The new indictment says Assange conspired with Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defense documents, including State Department cables and reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It says his actions "risked serious harm" to the United States.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The unusual request comes after the committee's chairman, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, warned that the committee would take an unspecified "enforcement action" against Barr or the Justice Department after they refused to hand over an unredacted version of…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller won't appear before his panel next week, despite the committee's hope that Mueller would testify May 15.
Hundreds former Justice Department prosecutors, who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations, say special counsel Robert Mueller's report "describes several acts that satisfy all of the elements for an obstruction charge." However, a Justice Department legal opinion says sitting…
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