Department of Justice
Nicolae Grigorescu's painting "Tarancuta cu basma alba" (Peasant Girl with White Headscarf) was sold in the Artmark's Autumn Auction for the sum of 350,000 euro on Wednesday night, becoming the artist's best-selling work, according to a press release of the auction house.
President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president.
U.S. President Donald Trump demanded on Twitter on May 20 that the Justice Department look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or surveilled by the agency or the FBI under the Obama administration.
The United States is awaiting evidence from Turkey over U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen's alleged links to the 2016 assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrei Karlov, and will consider an extradition request accordingly, Justice Department spokesperson Nicole Navas Oxman has said.
Lawmakers and former federal officials weighed in Saturday on the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama, tweeted "this is dangerous" when referring to McCabe's ouster.
Turkey’s state-run lender Halkbank is working closely with the U.S. Treasury and Justice Department, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on Jan. 24, after a U.S. jury found one of its executives guilty in an Iran sanctions-busting trial.