The Department of Justice has charged five Chinese nationals with a variety of crimes for allegedly hacking into over 100 organizations worldwide, including targeted attacks on U.S. companies.
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On Tuesday, July 28, at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the Department of Justice, including the federal law enforcement response to recent protests against police brutality. The committee will hear testimony from Attorney General William Barr.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here and below:
The House Judiciary Committee released the transcript of a July 9 interview with Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Berman was dismissed from his position last month. The ousted U.S.
How have state and federal prosecutors have addressed the ever-growing threat of white supremacist violence?
The investigation as it developed should not have been conducted by a federal prosecutor, and Attorney General Barr’s public commentary has seriously (and somewhat mysteriously) damaged the credibility of whatever Durham uncovers.
A Justice Department veteran testified last week that attorneys in the Antitrust Division were ordered to open unfounded investigations targeted at companies Attorney General Barr dislikes. If true, this is deeply troubling.
Watch a livestream of the hearing here.