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Ohio News: Cleveland, Justice Department selects Cleveland for strike force targeting drug trafficking and violent crime

Cleveland, Ohio – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein joined United States Attorney Justin Herdman, federal and local law enforcement officials today to announce a new strike force to target drug trafficking and violent crime in Cleveland. The Cleveland Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Strike Force will bring together more than 200 local police, federal agents … Continue reading Ohio News: Cleveland, Justice Department selects Cleveland for strike force targeting drug trafficking and violent crime

WASHINGTON News: Justice Department Funds New District of Oregon Indian Country Prosecutor

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (SAUSA) to Focus on Prosecutions Involving the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation WASHINGTON—In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Katherine Sullivan and other senior Justice officials today to discuss the Violence … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Justice Department Funds New District of Oregon Indian Country Prosecutor

United States News: In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael Department Of Justice Reminds The Public To Be Aware Of Fraud And Report It To The National Center For Disaster Fraud

United States – The Department of Justice established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when billions of dollars in federal disaster relief poured into the Gulf Coast region, which opened opportunities for criminals to exploit people during vulnerable times. The NCDF, a national coordinating agency within the Department’s … Continue reading United States News: In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael Department Of Justice Reminds The Public To Be Aware Of Fraud And Report It To The National Center For Disaster Fraud

WASHINGTON | Reprieve for Rosenstein: Trump says he’s not firing official

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared a reprieve Monday for Rod Rosenstein, saying he has no plans to fire his deputy attorney general whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks. “I’m not making any changes,” Trump told reporters as he returned to the White House after traveling with Rosenstein to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Reprieve for Rosenstein: Trump says he’s not firing official

ORLANDO, FL | MUELLER’S INVESTIGATION MUST BE PROTECTED SHARE

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is on his way to the White House in anticipation of being fired by President Trump. Said Rep. Demings, “With Rosenstein’s departure there is one less barrier protecting the Mueller investigation from President Trump’s interference. Congress must take … Continue reading ORLANDO, FL | MUELLER’S INVESTIGATION MUST BE PROTECTED SHARE

Washington, D.C. | Congressman Matt Gaetz Issues Statement in Response to Deputy AG Rosenstein Suggesting to Secretly Record President Trump, Invoke 25th Amendment

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) today issued the following statement regarding the allegations against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that appeared today in the New York Times and other sources. “Today, the New York Times reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Trump. The Times and other news … Continue reading Washington, D.C. | Congressman Matt Gaetz Issues Statement in Response to Deputy AG Rosenstein Suggesting to Secretly Record President Trump, Invoke 25th Amendment

WASHINGTON | AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

WASHINGTON— Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with exchanges at the time. One person who was present said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic. Rosenstein’s comments were first reported Friday by The New York Times. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Louisiana News: U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, Justice Department remind the public in the wake of disasters to report fraud to the National Center for Disaster Fraud

National Center for Disaster Fraud Partners with National Association of Attorneys General to combat disaster-related fraud SHREVEPORT/LAFAYETTE/MONROE/ALEXANDRIA/LAKE CHARLES, La. Louisiana – The Department of Justice established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when billions of dollars in federal disaster relief poured into the Gulf Coast region, which opened … Continue reading Louisiana News: U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, Justice Department remind the public in the wake of disasters to report fraud to the National Center for Disaster Fraud

United States News: National Center for Disaster Fraud Reminds Residents to be Aware of Fraud When Disaster Strikes and Report It

United States – On August 29th 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Region of the United States, caused hundreds of thousands of people to be displaced from their homes, and caused damages estimated in excess of $100 billon. In the wake of Katrina, billions of dollars in federal aid flowed into the Gulf Region and, … Continue reading United States News: National Center for Disaster Fraud Reminds Residents to be Aware of Fraud When Disaster Strikes and Report It

WASHINGTON | Sessions: US culture ‘less hospitable to people of faith’

WASHINGTON  — American culture has become “less hospitable to people of faith,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in vowing that the Justice Department would protect people’s religious freedom and convictions. Sessions spoke at a Justice Department summit on religious tolerance at a time when courts have been asked how to balance anti-discrimination laws against … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sessions: US culture ‘less hospitable to people of faith’

WASHINGTON  | Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence

WASHINGTON  — The trial of President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman will open this week with tales of lavish spending, secret shell companies and millions of dollars of Ukrainian money flowing through offshore bank accounts and into the political consultant’s pocket. What’s likely to be missing: answers about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence

WASHINGTON | Manafort trial to focus on lavish lifestyle, not collusion

WASHINGTON — The trial of President Donald Trump‘s onetime campaign chairman will open this week with tales of lavish spending, secret shell companies and millions of dollars of Ukrainian money flowing through offshore bank accounts and into the political consultant’s pocket. What’s likely to be missing: answers about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort trial to focus on lavish lifestyle, not collusion

BOSTON | Sessions defends deputy after impeachment move

BOSTON— U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his top deputy after a handful of Congressional Republicans moved to impeach him. Sessions said Thursday he has the “highest confidence” in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and described him as “highly capable.” A group of 11 House conservatives on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against Rosenstein, … Continue reading BOSTON | Sessions defends deputy after impeachment move

WASHINGTON  | 11 House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ’s Rosenstein

WASHINGTON  — A group of 11 House conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.   The move came Wednesday after months of criticism aimed at the department — and the Russia investigation in particular — from Trump and his … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | 11 House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ’s Rosenstein

WASHINGTON | House conservatives move to impeach deputy attorney general

WASHINGTON — A group of 11 House conservatives on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The move comes after months of criticism aimed at the department — and the Russia investigation in particular — from Trump and his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House conservatives move to impeach deputy attorney general

ASPEN, Colo.  | Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent

ASPEN, Colo.  — The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom. Speaking Thursday at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein also said the Justice Department will … Continue reading ASPEN, Colo.  | Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent

WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON  — The long-awaited questioning of the FBI agent at the heart of the 2016 election probe was always expected to be one for the history books. But Congress outdid itself. After 10 hours of finger-pointing, F-bomb reading and in-your-face testimony between special agent Peter Strzok and a joint panel of 70 lawmakers, the partisan … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON | 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

WASHINGTON — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump‘s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | 12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

WASHINGTON | Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

WASHINGTON — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications, in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to a grand jury indictment announced days before President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

WASHINGTON | Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

WASHINGTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. But it’s unclear if that will happen. That’s according to a person familiar with the case who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Prosecutors recently recommended the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Facebook’s reckoning, Trump’s agitation

WASHINGTON | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   Facebook’s days of reckoning in Washington and President Donald Trump’s agitation with perceived political enemies made for a week of grabby headlines from two ubiquitous forces in American life — the social media colossus and Trump’s Twitter account. A look at the veracity of some of the claims this … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Facebook’s reckoning, Trump’s agitation