The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration.
The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert.. USATODAY.com - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
The Justice Department agreed at the last minute to begin turning over classified documents on the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence Committee. California Rep. Adam Schiff said the DOJ's..
President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to refuse a subpoena to testify before a congressional committee about the Russia investigation. According to Reuters, McGahn..
U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday impeachment proceedings could be an 'additional tool' to obtain information the Trump administration has refused to provide. Rough..
According to Reuters, a California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator’s successful..
According to CNN, President Donald Trump has made yet another move to prevent Democrats in Congress from getting his business records. After a morning court hearing where Trump sought to hold off the..
Reuters reports North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact between the two countries’ leaders...
Reuters reports the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats of the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in partisan attacks. The panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General..
FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday at a Senate hearing that he didn't think he 'personally' had any evidence to support President Trump's assertion that illegal surveillance by the FBI into..
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler has scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. CNN reports the move comes after the Justice Department declined to..
Reuters reports Malaysia has extradited a former Goldman Sachs banker to the United States for 10 months to face criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB,. Malaysian..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, President Donald Trump and a senior US House Democrat increased pressure on US Attorney General William Barr over the Mueller report, making new demands on..
The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials.. Reuters - Published
Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S... Reuters - Published
A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice.. Reuters - Published
Officials in Alabama have until next week to improve the state's troubled prison system. The Justice Department demanded changes after an investigation found conditions violated the Constitution. Jeff.. CBS News - Published
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's.. Reuters - Published
Five Democratic committee chairmen are demanding Trump administration officials turn over documents related to the brief filed by the Justice Department in March arguing that the health care law should.. CBS News - Published
A "60 Minutes" report details a lawsuit accusing generic drugmakers of pushing up prices. The Justice Department is investigating whether they engaged in a conspiracy to raise prices. Jeff Pegues has.. CBS News - Published