DOJ inquiry into Trump will spark political outrage warns GOP

D.C. 03/08/22, 23:50

Republican senators warned a federal executive office not to prosecute Donald Trump otherwise, a political battle could begin. Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) want the Department of Justice (DOJ) to refrain from prosecuting the previous president over the 2021 Capitol riots. The trio warned if the ...

Texas sues Biden administration for pro-transgender rules on state land

Texas 09/21/21, 16:22

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office launched legal action to overturn the Biden administration's June guidance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees. BL understands the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's guidance includes one rule, requiring employers to let workers to use restrooms that match the gender they identify most ...

AG Garland says DOJ will protect women’s access to abortion in Texas

Texas 09/07/21, 00:11

Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the Department of Justice would protect those women seeking abortions in Texas after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. In a statement issued on Monday, Sept. 6, regarding Texas’s bill SB8, Garland said his department is urgently exploring “all options to challenge Texas SB8 in order ...

Judge blocks Texas order to stop vehicles transporting infected migrants

Texas 08/04/21, 19:24

A federal judge in El Paso blocked a Texas executive order that restricts migrant transport on Aug. 3. Kathleen Cardone issued a temporary restraining order on GOP Gov. Greg Abbott's latest plan to minimize COVID-19 infections. The governor wanted the Texas Department of Public Safety to check vehicles and reroute them, ...

AG Merrick Garland report: Justice Department will no longer obtain reporters’ records

U.S. 07/20/21, 16:09

Attorney General Merrick Garland has decided to prohibit federal prosecutors from reporters’ records during leak investigations, with limited exceptions, The Associated Press reported. The decision came after President Joe Biden said in May that he would not allow the Department of Justice (DOJ) to seize journalists’ phone records and emails, calling the ...

Mark Brnovich ‘not amused by DOJ’s posturing’: responds to AG Merrick Garland’s threat to ‘scrutinize’ election audit results

U.S. 06/16/21, 02:30

The attorney general from Arizona has published a statement warning Biden Justice Department to keep their hands off the post-election audit on June 14, aiming directly at the nation’s top law- enforcement officer, the U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland.  Mark Brnovich, a Republican running for a U.S. Senate seat, accused Garland ...

President Trump attends Kavanaugh ceremony at Supreme Court

Politics 11/08/18, 12:08

President Donald Trump has visited the Supreme Court for the ceremonial swearing-in of new Justice Brett Kavanaugh.The president and first lady Melania Trump also met privately with the justices before Thursday's brief courtroom ceremony.Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker took part in the ceremony for an invitation-only crowd that included Senate ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 10/08/18, 06:22

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. UN REPORT ON GLOBAL WARMING CARRIES WARNINGPreventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference for mankind and Earth's ecosystems in the next few decades, scientists say.2. WHAT MCCONNELL'S NOW ...

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