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.
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Watch a livestream of the hearing here.
The department argues that a provision giving greater power to amici arguing before the FISA Court could endanger national security. That argument strains credulity.
It appears that the facts presented in a lot of FISA applications are not reliable.
On Feb. 11, the Department of Justice unveiled an indictment against Huawei and its subsidiaries—the third filed in approximately one year against the Chinese tech giant.
The Horowitz report poses a deep challenge to those of us who have broadly defended expansive surveillance authorities over the past several years. That challenge is not the one President Trump and his supporters have lodged against the FBI and its integrity.
The attorney general has now directed John Durham, the U.S.
Traditional organized crime, ranging from the Italian-American mafia to street gangs, has long been a target of American law enforcement efforts. Unlike purely domestic organized crime, transnational organized crime, defined by the Justice Department as groups that pursue criminal activities across geographic boundaries, has profound national security implications.
Attorney General Bill Barr will testify on Wednesday morning before the Senate Appropriations Committee on the Department of Justice fiscal 2020 budget request. The livestream is available here and below.