On July 16, the Department of Justice charged Thomas Barrack, a former advisor to the 2016 Trump Campaign, with acting as an agent of a foreign government.
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The Manhattan District Attorney indicted the Trump Organization and CFO Allen Weisselberg on 15 counts of financial crimes.
Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project released its research compendium concerning the 2020 election and the coronavirus pandemic.
On June 25, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco issued a memorandum
Office of the Director of National Intelligence Releases Preliminary Report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena
Of the 144 reports of unidentified aerial phenomena through government channels, 143 could not be definitively traced back to a source.
On June 21, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed several claims in the overlapping suits filed by Black Lives Matter, the American Civil Liberties Union and others against former President Donald Trump, former Attorney General William Barr and a number of federal and local officers and agencies for the forcible clearing of protestors in Lafayette Square on June 1, 2020.
The documents illustrate the Trump administration’s efforts to invalidate the results of the 2020 presidential election in several states where Trump lost.
The House Judiciary Committee released a transcript of its interview with Donald McGahn, former President Trump's White House Counsel. McGahn was interviewed behind closed doors on June 4, 2021, as part of an agreement following a legal battle regarding his testimony that began over two years ago. The committee originally sought his testimony regarding President Trump's conduct during the Mueller investigation. You can read the testimony here or below.
On May 25, the Justice Department released a redacted version of a 2019 memo that, according to the department, advised Attorney General William Barr on how to handle the Mueller report’s descriptions of possible obstruction of justice offenses committed by then-President Trump.
President Biden signed an executive order on May 12, 2021, intended to address the country’s cybersecurity issues following the SolarWinds hack. The executive order, divided into 10 sections, includes components that set cybersecurity standards for federal contractors, remove barriers to the sharing of information, modernize federal government cybersecurity and attempt to improve “the integrity of the software supply chain,” among other priorities.