The report found no evidence that the Park Police cleared the park of racial justice marchers so that then-President Trump could walk through the park for a photo-op at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
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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.
The 127-page report provides the most comprehensive account to date of the intelligence, security and communications failures that precipitated the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.
Justice Sotomayor cites Congress’s possible action on the policy as the reason for the court’s decision.
The Supreme Court issued a decision in Van Buren v. United States, a case involving the Computer Frauds and Abuses Act.
Department of Defense Releases Report on Civilian Casualties Connected to U.S. Military Operations in 2020
The department found that there were approximately 23 civilians killed and approximately 10 civilians injured during 2020 as a result of U.S. military operations.
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.
The report warns that lone offenders with easily with easily accessible weapons present the greatest terrorism threat to the United States.
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.
On Wednesday, May 12, at 10 a.m., the Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on domestic violent extremism. The committee will hear testimony from Attorney General Merrick Garland and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.