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House passes legislation to fund Interior Department, EPA, provide back pay for federal workers

The House on Friday passed another spending bill that would reopen parts of the federal government, including the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency and national parks. The House also approved legislation the Senate passed [...]

Bill Bar, Trump Attorney General nominee, backed by Justice Department alums

More than 120 former Justice Department officials have signed onto a letter expressing support for Attorney General nominee William Barr ahead of his confirmation hearing next week. The letter is signed by three former attorneys general, two [...]

Gun store courts women with department store approach

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) – With a scent machine that wafts grapefruit and vanilla fragrances through the air, guns displayed in cases similar to those found in jewelry stores and a high-end women’s fashion boutique, the suburban Kansas [...]

Adam Schiff: Justice Department must ‘re-examine’ position that sitting president can’t be indicted

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that the Justice Department needs to reconsider its longstanding position that a sitting president cannot be indicted. In a CNN interview Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, [...]

Trump picks State Department spokeswoman for top U.N. post

Heather Nauert’s apparent appointment came as something of a surprise, as people close to the situation had previously said the former Fox News anchor had fallen out of contention after emerging as an early favorite. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty [...]

Rhode Island ACLU sues city police department over records

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is suing the Pawtucket Police Department, arguing they are illegally denying requests for reports on police misconduct. It’s the second time in about a year [...]

Jeff Sessions or ‘deep state’: Donald Trump’s Justice Department dilemma

Firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as President Trump has repeatedly hinted he might do, would leave key components of the Justice Department in the hands of the very career officials the president has railed against as his “deep state” [...]

‘minibus’ deal reached to fund Defense department, others

House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday said they’ve finalized an approximately $ 850 billion spending package to fund the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education through September 2019. The package also includes [...]

Career diplomat Thornton to leave State Department

“We are grateful for her service of over two and a half decades to the Department of State,” a spokeswoman said of acting assistant Secretary of State for East [...]
Rosenstein: ‘Justice Department is not going to be extorted’
The Justice Department official overseeing the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia insisted on Tuesday that he wouldn’t be intimidated by suggestions from conservative Republican lawmakers [...]