EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Justice Department said it had no evidence to support the unsubstantiated claim made in March by President Donald Trump that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday he is under investigation in a probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign - and seemed to assail the Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry.
EghtesadOnline: If Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or prods him into recusing himself from the Russia meddling investigation he oversees, the president risks creating chaos at the Justice Department while failing to stop the inquiry.
EghtesadOnline: George Washington did it, so Donald Trump can too. That’s the Justice Department’s take on why the 45th president isn’t violating the U.S. Constitution by accepting payments for goods and services from foreign governments without congressional approval.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar, blockaded by its neighbors and singled out for supporting terror in recent days by U.S. President Donald Trump, hired former Attorney General John Ashcroft’s firm as its lobbyist, according to disclosures released by the Justice Department Friday.
EghtesadOnline: A classified dossier the Justice Department sent to Congress isn’t likely to change the position of key lawmakers that there’s no evidence that President Donald Trump was placed under surveillance last year by his predecessor, according to a U.S. official.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it delivered documents to congressional committees responding to their request for information that could shed light on President Donald Trump's claims that former President Barack Obama ordered U.S. agencies to spy on him.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Justice Department is developing plans to temporarily reassign immigration judges from around the country to 12 cities to speed up deportations of illegal immigrants who have been charged with crimes, according to two administration officials.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday it had asked for more time to respond to a request from lawmakers for evidence about President Donald Trump's allegation that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election campaign.
EghtesadOnline: Two days before U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired, President Donald Trump tried to call the high-profile New York prosecutor in what a White House official said was an effort to "thank him for his service and to wish him good luck."