Department of Justice

Trump’s executive ordered blocked again by controversial ruling

In a ruling issued on Wednesday afternoon, a Haywain federal judge, prevented the President of the United States from enforcing the new executive order to block migrants from terror-riddled countries.

 
However, the judge went on and ruled over issues that the legal world in the US will have to have long debates about.

Sessions asks US prosecutor of Turkish-Iranian businessman, 45 Obama-era attorneys to resign

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on March 10, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November 2016 by then President-elect Donald Trump and is the chief prosecutor in the case of an arrested Turkish-Iranian businessman.

Former Trump aide Flynn says lobbying may have helped Turkey

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who was fired from his prominent White House job last month, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for $530,000 worth of lobbying work before Election Day that may have aided the Turkish government.

Congress to probe Trump wiretap claim, FBI disputes it

Key members of Congress say they will honor President Donald Trump's request to investigate his unsubstantiated claim that Barack Obama overstepped his authority as president and had Trump's telephones tapped during the election campaign.

A U.S. official said the FBI has asked the Justice Department to dispute Trump's allegation, though no such statement has been issued.

Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Feb. 13 after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.

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