The Justice Department charged six Russian military officers for computer hacking in connection to a series of global hacking efforts that sought to support Russian government.
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We sat through a four hour hearing in the Flynn case, so you don’t have to.
Had any other attorney general given the speech Barr gave this week, nobody would have noticed. In the context of his recent actions, Barr’s words amount to a defense of politicized justice.
Below is a transcript of the remarks as delivered by Attorney General William Barr at Hillsdale College on September 16, 2020, including the subsequent question and answer period.
The Justice Department has announced charges against four researchers accused of lying on visa applications with regards to their status as current employees of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA). Three of the four have been arrested and the fourth has allegedly taken refuge in the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco.
The former U.S attorney wouldn’t discuss active cases or speculate on the motivations of Main Justice. But he did offer a detailed timeline of the frenzied 30 hour period during which he was dismissed.
In the weeks following protests over the police killing of George Floyd, the federal government brought more than 120 different cases against protestors for a range of crimes—many concerning relatively minor offenses.
Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired last month, today told Congress that Barr pushed him to resign prior to his dismissal.
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.