A federal judge has ruled the Department of Justice can’t defend President Donald Trump in a defamation suit brought by E. Jean Carroll, who has accused Trump of raping her in the 1990s.
Unlike Trump, “we will not have a Department of Justice that conducts itself as the personal lawyer of the president," the vice presidential nominee said.
Federal officials had the power to put key figures in the opioid crisis behind bars but didn't, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said.
The “unmasking” of names in classified documents is a common practice that allows government officials to better understand what they’re reading
Lawyers for the journalist, who accused Donald Trump of rape, said Attorney General William Barr's reasoning for taking over the lawsuit is bogus.
The judge, a George W. Bush appointee, said the commission managed by William Barr can't release its report yet.
A lawyer for the former Trump administration national security adviser acknowledged she recently spoke to the president and updated him on the case.
Current federal prosecutor James Herbert said Barr "has brought shame on the department he purports to lead."
Trump has cheated his entire adult life, from failing to pay contractors to accepting Russian help in the 2016 election, and is now setting the stage to cheat again.
William Barr, who has criticized federal prosecutors as “headhunters,” has encouraged DOJ to deploy rarely used statutes against violent protesters.