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DOJ to craft bill to speed up executions for mass shooters, cop killers

The Department of Justice will craft a new bill aimed at speeding up death penalty proceedings for mass shooters and cop killers, Attorney General William Barr announced Monday. “There will ...

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Trump administration officials defend Mississippi immigration raids

Trump administration officials on Sunday defended recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids across seven Mississippi food-processing plants that resulted in the arrest of 680 workers. “Something like this has ...

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An impeachment inquiry has begun

Those eager for the start of an official inquiry by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee into the possible impeachment of President Trump need wait no longer. A memorandum, submitted by ...

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Trump Justice Department to resume federal executions

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday that it will resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly two decades. Only three federal executions have taken place since 1988, ...

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Acosta out as Trump Labor secretary

Alexander Acosta announced Friday he will resign as Labor secretary amid mounting scrutiny over his role in negotiating a secret plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of ...

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Gillibrand says she would not detain immigrants

Gillibrand says she would not detain immigrants

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, said Sunday she would not use the detention system for immigrants to the United States if elected president. ...

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Barr: The report “was my baby” after Mueller filed it

Barr: The report “was my baby” after Mueller filed it

Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers that Robert Mueller’s report “was my baby” in the days after the special counsel filed it. Barr said Mueller is equivalent of a US ...

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Congress expects Sunday evening briefing on Mueller report findings

Congress expects Sunday evening briefing on Mueller report findings

The Department of Justice notified the House Judiciary Committee that it can expect to receive a written summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative conclusions by Sunday at 5 p.m., ...

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Senators ask FBI to investigate whether former Olympic CEO lied to panel

Senators ask FBI to investigate whether former Olympic CEO lied to panel

Two senators are reportedly requesting the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate if former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in written testimony regarding ...

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Trump responds to Jeff Sessions: Look at ‘corruption on the ‘other side’’

Trump responds to Jeff Sessions: Look at ‘corruption on the ‘other side’’

President Donald Trump Friday morning urged Jeff Sessions to “look into all of the corruption on the ‘other side’’’ after the U.S. attorney general disputed Trump’s assertion a day earlier ...

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