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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Trump wants to rid Justice Department of ‘lingering stench’

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising more firings to rid a “lingering stench” after reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording Trump. Trump, at a political rally Friday night in Missouri, did not explicitly mention the Rosenstein furor, first … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Trump wants to rid Justice Department of ‘lingering stench’

WASHINGTON | Rosenstein’s fate could turn on which account Trump believes

WASHINGTON — The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Trump believes the account of an ex-FBI official who he once tweeted had “LIED! LIED! LIED!” The revelation that the No. 2 Justice Department official had even … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Rosenstein’s fate could turn on which account Trump believes

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Trump says he’ll rid Justice Dept. of ‘lingering stench’

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a “lingering stench” following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president. Trump, speaking at a rally in Missouri, did not explicitly mention the Rosenstein furor, … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Trump says he’ll rid Justice Dept. of ‘lingering stench’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he’ll rid DoJ of ‘lingering stench’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is pledging to rid the Justice Department of its “lingering stench.” Trump told a campaign rally in Missouri on Friday that the department has some “great people” but also “some real bad ones.” He says the bad … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he’ll rid DoJ of ‘lingering stench’

WASHINGTON | Trump delays Russia probe documents; allies voiced concerns

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI’s Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns about their disclosure. The announcement, in a pair of tweets, represented a highly unusual walk-back for a president who has pressed for the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump delays Russia probe documents; allies voiced concerns

WASHINGTON |AT&T says govt failed to show price hikes from merger

WASHINGTON — Fighting to defend its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner from a government challenge, AT&T is arguing the Trump Justice Department has failed to show that the merger will raise prices for pay-TV programming and for the consumers who watch it. The AT&T-Time Warner marriage was completed this spring soon after a federal … Continue reading WASHINGTON |AT&T says govt failed to show price hikes from merger

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The U.S.Justice Department will double the funding it grants tribes for public safety programs and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women, a top official said. In an interview, the Justice Department’s third-highest ranking official told The Associated Press that officials are seeking, in part, … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women

WASHINGTON | The Latest: DOJ: It’s not the FBI’s job to judge allegations

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Justice Department says the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “does not involve any potential federal crime” for the FBI to investigate. The department said in a statement Monday night that the FBI’s role during … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: DOJ: It’s not the FBI’s job to judge allegations