Category: Justice

Hong Kong, for Your Own Sake, Please Stop the Protests

Hong Kong, for Your Own Sake, Please Stop the Protests

In the end, the Hong Kong protests only make China’s Communist Party even stronger.
CNN Debate Night 2 Decided Clorox is More Important Than Guns

CNN Debate Night 2 Decided Clorox is More Important Than Guns

In light of the Gilroy mass shooting, CNN Debate Night 2 decides to talk about Clorox.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Asks Why the Justice Department Went Easy on Big Banks

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Asks Why the Justice Department Went Easy on Big Banks

After an article by ProPublica and American Banker examining how the DOJ softened settlements with RBS and Barclays, the presidential candidate blasts settlements that let banks “evade accountability.”
“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

The VA’s approach differs sharply from the Pentagon’s, which won an exemption for active-duty members of the military.
Welcome to the Greenbrier, the Governor-Owned Luxury Resort Filled With Conflicts of Interest

Welcome to the Greenbrier, the Governor-Owned Luxury Resort Filled With Conflicts of Interest

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man and owns its most storied resort. When lobbyists and state agencies book there, he profits. Here’s how the governor, dubbed “Big Jim,” became West Virginia’s little Trump.
The FBI Told Congress Domestic Terror Investigations Led to 90 Recent Arrests. It Wouldn’t Show Us Records of Even One.

The FBI Told Congress Domestic Terror Investigations Led to 90 Recent Arrests. It Wouldn’t Show Us Records of Even One.

Four days after asking for information on the FBI’s claims of 90 domestic terrorism arrests, we are still waiting. And, frankly, it got kind of weird.
How Trump’s Political Appointees Overruled Tougher Settlements With Big Banks

How Trump’s Political Appointees Overruled Tougher Settlements With Big Banks

After talks with well-connected lawyers for Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland, senior Justice Department officials in Washington last year told career prosecutors who’d been investigating the banks’ misdeeds to settle for less than they wanted.
ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from continuing to separate hundreds of families in defiance of a previous court order.
Pelosi Appears To Soften on Impeachment After Mueller Testimony

Pelosi Appears To Soften on Impeachment After Mueller Testimony

While Nancy Pelosi remains unprepared to move forward immediately, her stance appears to have softened somewhat following Wednesday's day-long testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller.
Warren Presses Pelosi on Impeachment: ‘Some Things Are Above Politics’

Warren Presses Pelosi on Impeachment: ‘Some Things Are Above Politics’

While former special counsel Robert Mueller was testifying Wednesday on Capitol Hill about his investigation into Donald Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was hundreds of miles away. But, she also, in her own way was building a case for Trump's impeachment.