12 GOP senators demand explanation for FBI arrest of pro-life activist
12 Senate Judiciary members sent a letter to Attorney General Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray asking for an explanation of "the extraordinary fact pattern" of the prosecution and arrest of pro-life activist, Mark Houck.foxnews.com
DEA: Fake pills containing fentanyl helping drive OD deaths
Federal officials say an increasing number of fake prescription pills containing potentially deadly fentanyl are helping drive overdose death rates to record levels in the U.S. And officials warn that some of the pills are being manufactured in rainbow colors designed to look like candy.
DeSantis blames Newsom's 'hair gel' for muddling ‘brain function’ after call for DOJ to probe migrant flights
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is firing back at California Gov. Gavin Newsom after he requested DOJ investigate his state and others for “kidnapping” crimes for sending illegal immigrants to other locations.foxnews.com
Biden nominates US attorney for Florida Mar-a-Lago district
President Joe Biden has nominated a Miami litigator and longtime government lawyer to serve as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the office currently involved in the search warrants at the Mar-a-Lago home of former President Donald Trump.
Attorney: Garland lulled Trump allies into false sense of security
A Florida prosecutor said responses from various allies of former President Trump to reports that the Department of Justice (DOJ) had issued dozens of subpoenas in its Jan. 6 probe show Attorney General Merrick Garland’s prosecutorial strategy has given Trump allies “a false sense of security.” “The fact that [Stephen] Bannon and other MAGA leaders…news.yahoo.com
Trump’s Lawyers Reveal That Garland’s DOJ Has Backed Them Into a Legal Corner
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyThe latest response filed by former President Donald Trump’s lawyers in the special master dispute before Judge Aileen Cannon smacks of an extremism and desperation perhaps borne of having been maneuvered into a legal corner by Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Justice Department.Instead of filing a concise counter to the DOJ’s carefully tailored ask of Judge Cannon to partially stay her own order just enough to allow investigators accenews.yahoo.com
DOJ states again that seized material from Mar-a-Lago 'indisputably belong to the government' in its appeal to the special master ruling
The Justice Department appealed a federal judge's ruling for the appointment of a special master to review the documents seized from Mar-a-Lago in August.news.yahoo.com
Appeals court says DOJ improperly redacted memo to AG Barr on Trump obstruction
The Department of Justice (DOJ) improperly shielded portions of a memo to Attorney General William Barr that concerned whether former President Trump obstructed a special counsel probe into his campaign’s dealings with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel on…news.yahoo.com
GOP candidate says call for Garland's death was 'facetious'
A Republican candidate for Congress in western New York said in a radio interview that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “should be executed” for authorizing a search former President Donald Trump's home, before clarifying later in the show that he wasn't being serious. Buffalo-area businessman Carl Paladino made the comment in an interview with Breitbart News Saturday on Aug. 13. During the interview, Paladino was criticizing President Joe Biden for what he said was a lack of leadership and disengagement from government.news.yahoo.com
‘Viper’ Merrick Garland’s Trump FBI Raid Is Only the ‘First Inning’
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyDemocratic strategist James Carville has a message for people who are doubting Merrick Garland: Just wait.“People are like, well, but let’s wait and see a little bit. And this is like the top of the first inning. I mean, remember Merrick Garland is like a pit viper. He prosecuted the Oklahoma City bomber case, the Unabomber case, the Olympic bomber case. And I think these guys are really methodical,” Carville says on this episode of The New Abnormal polnews.yahoo.com
Merrick Garland mulled over decision to approve Trump search warrant at Mar-a-Lago for weeks, highlighting his 'extremely careful' nature, report says
Justice Department officials and the FBI met for weeks discussing the warrant application before deciding to sign off on it, sources told The Wall Street Journal.news.yahoo.com
Former Nixon attorney says Trump’s media supporters will have ‘egg all over their face’ when probe ends
John Dean, former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, predicted on Sunday that media supporters of former President Trump will have a “egg all over their face” when the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) investigation into matters involving classified documents comes to an eventual end. During an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter asked Dean…news.yahoo.com
Trump lawyer says she's told him all litigation involving the former president 'will stop' if he announces he's not running for office in 2024
"I told him this is going to actually increase your support in your base," Alina Habb said about the FBI raid, noting Trump was "honestly not surprised" by it.news.yahoo.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Garland
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) announced on Friday that she had filed articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland as the FBI’s search of the former president’s Florida residence roils Republicans. Greene’s resolution claims that the attorney general’s “personal approval to seek a search warrant for the raid on the home of the 45th…news.yahoo.com
Timeline of events leading up to FBI search of Trump’s home
The FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate has already sent reverberations across the country even as new details emerge about what federal agents were looking for in the investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence.
Watch live: Attorney General Merrick Garland expected to make first statement since the FBI search of Donald Trump’s residence
The director of the FBI has strong words for supporters of former President Donald Trump who have been using violent rhetoric in the wake of his agency’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home.
Jan. 6 panel to share 20 transcripts with Justice Department
The House Jan. 6 committee will share 20 of its interview transcripts with the Justice Department as federal prosecutors have been increasingly focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the election.
Jan. 6 probes: What's next for Congress, criminal cases
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol has wrapped up its public hearings — each featuring revelatory details about the day of violence itself or the weeks of efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election.
NAACP calls on Garland to probe killing of Jayland Walker
The NAACP is making a direct plea to Attorney General Merrick Garland for the Justice Department to open a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Jayland Walker, the Black man who was killed last month by officers in Ohio in a hail of police gunfire.