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Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire says he withheld the whistleblower complaint from Congress because it involved someone who is not in the intelligence community.
An opinion from DOJ's Office of Legal Counsel said the FDA lacked jurisdiction over drugs meant to “effectuate capital punishment.”
Trump court nominee Howard Nielson told senators not to worry about that time he attacked a gay judge's impartiality.
The principal author of three detailed memos authorizing the use of torture by the CIA during the Bush administration had
Steven Bradbury's confirmation hearing is set to take place Wednesday.
Or rather, he could. But it would likely be "a horrible disaster" that could lead to his downfall.
Charles Grassley's letter is another sign of Republicans' growing frustration with Trump.
“The proposed Order is approved with respect to form and legality," the memo stated.
Senators want to know what, exactly, the DOJ does when it reviews the president's orders.
And what that tells us about the decline of the government lawyer -- and the law itself -- in the context of national security.