U.S. Attorney Ousted by Barr Will Testify Privately Before Congress
1 month ago - By NY Times
The interview with Geoffrey S. Berman, the former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, is part of Democrats' inquiry into potential Justice Department politicization.
Read more ...
House judiciary panel to interview ousted NY prosecutor
1 month ago - By My Sanantonio
WASHINGTON - The ousted former U.S. attorney for Manhattan will sit down with the House Judiciary Committee next week for a closed-door interview as the panel investigates politicization in the Justice Department.
Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who led investigations into allies of President Donald Trump, will appear in person for the transcribed interview July 9, according to a person familiar with the meeting who requested anonymity because it hasn't yet been announced. The committee plans to publicly release the transcript.
Read more ...
Judiciary Committee to interview Manhattan federal prosecutor ousted by Barr
1 month ago - By Politico
The former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan, who resigned last month under pressure from Attorney General William Barr, will testify to the House Judiciary Committee next week about the circumstances of his departure, according to a congressional aide.
The July 9 closed-door interview will be Congress' first foray into allegations that Barr sought to remove Geoffrey Berman as U.S. attorney to assert more control over investigations that touch closely on President Donald Trump‘s associates and personal interests. Barr has denied the suggestion.
But Berman‘s departure followed a series of...
Read more ...
The headlines of News BreaK
Canada, U.S. continue border restrictions into September
Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend current land border restrictions until Sept. 21, top border officials said Friday. "We will continue to do what's necessary to keep...
Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Case Linked To Alleged Abuse Of Surveillance...
A former bureau attorney is alleged to have doctored evidence to enable the surveillance of an ex-junior foreign policy aide to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
California's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Declared Unconstitutional
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violates the U.S. Constitution's protection of the right to bear firearms.
Watchdog: Homeland Security Bosses Ineligible for Their Jobs
The top two officials in the Department of Homeland Security were improperly appointed to the posts under federal law by the Trump administration, a nonpartisan congressional...
Postal Workers Union Endorses Biden-Harris As Trump Threatens USPS
The president has used baseless voter fraud claims to justify his continued reluctance to fund the postal service ahead of the election.
Trump's Top DHS Officials Aren't Legally Eligible For Their Jobs, Watchdog Says
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli are not qualified, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Trump signals willingness to compromise on USPS funding
President Donald Trump suggested Friday that he would be open to approving additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service if congressional Democrats agree to his legislative...
Kamala Harris has been called too ambitious to be Joe Biden's VP. But Tim...
Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine doesn't recall anyone calling him too ambitious or discussing his clothes or looks when he was Hillary Clinton's VP pick four years...
Trump Refuses To Address QAnon, Praises Conspiracy-Supporting Republican Again
Trump was asked to respond to the victory of Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter from Georgia.
Donald Trump's Brother Robert Hospitalized In New York
The president's younger brother is "very ill," sources told ABC News.