Protester Arrested After Laughing At Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing Faces Up to a Year in Prison 

Desiree Fairooz, a Code Pink activist who was arrested after laughing during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, has been charged and convicted of disrupting Congress and “parading or demonstrating on Capitol grounds,” the New York Times reports. Tighe Barry and Lenny Bianchi, two Code Pink members who appeared at…

Schumer and Pelosi Call for Sessions' Resignation, Republicans Call for Recusal 

Following Wednesday’s Washington Post report that Attorney General Jeff Sessions misled Congress by failing to disclose (under oath) multiple meetings he had during the Trump campaign with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, leading Democrats have demanded Sessions’ resignation, and House Oversight Committee Chairman…

Jeff Sessions Once Asked Sally Yates If She Would Say No to an 'Unlawful' Request From the President

Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for instructing the Department of Justice not to implement the Muslim immigration and refugee ban that has divided families and wreaked havoc at American airports this week. His action is deeply chilling, as it’s literally the attorney general’s job to push…

Department of Justice Released a Damning Report on the Chicago Police Department

In a press conference Friday morning, the Department of Justice—led by Attorney General Loretta Lynch—revealed the findings of their 13-month investigation into the Chicago Police Department, revealing that Chicago police routinely “engages in a practice or pattern of unconstitutional shows of force”—“including deadly…

Justice Department's Internal Watchdog Will Investigate How FBI Handled Hillary Clinton's Emails 

The Inspector General’s office at the Department of Justice said Thursday that they’re launching a review into how the DOJ handled the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Among other things, they’re looking at how FBI director James Comey loudly and quickly discussed the investigation, and whether…

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