Inside MTG’s Batshit Protest During ATF Inspection at Georgia Gun Store
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/ReutersMarjorie Taylor Greene is up to her old tricks—this time, protesting a routine ATF inspection of a Georgia gun store Monday under the guise that there apparently were too many agents from “blue states” conducting the operation.“It’s not normal to be out-of-state,” Greene complained to an ATF official, referring to the agents. “16 of ’em, and most of ’em are out-of-state.”In a follow-up tweet, Greene complained the search was carried ounews.yahoo.com
Moms for Liberty founder's testimony torches DOJ for targeting parents: 'There must be accountability'
Moms For Liberty Founder blasted the Department of Justice for using federal authorities to target parents after they were called domestic terrorists for speaking out at school board meetings.foxnews.com
Former DOJ official: Trump remark ‘has the effect of poisoning’ jury pool
Anthony Cole, a former Department of Justice (DOJ) official, said on Sunday that former President Trump’s remarks about his possible looming arrest in New York was an attempt to “intimidate local prosecutors” and would “poison” the jury pool. “What I think is happening here is [Trump] trying to, number one, intimidate local prosecutors and number…news.yahoo.com
Biden's DOJ will pursue death penalty for NYC killer despite the president's stance on capital punishment
Biden's Justice Department is continuing to purse the death penalty for the New York City bike path killer. The killer was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.foxnews.com
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. CLAIM: Footage from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol shows that Jacob Chansley, who participated in the riot sporting face paint, no shirt and a fur hat with horns, was “led through the Capitol by police the entire time he was in the building.” THE FACTS: Court documents and video footage from the attack on the Capitol make clear that Chansley, who is widely known as the “QAnon Shaman” and is one of the most recognizable Jan. 6 rioters, entered the Capitol without permission, was repeatedly asked to leave the building and was not accompanied at all times.news.yahoo.com
An 82-year-old duped collectors into spending $800,000 on fake basketball cards of players like Michael Jordan. He faces up to 20 years behind bars.
A pristine Michael Jordan card from 1986 was among the fakes used to swindle his victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, prosecutors say.news.yahoo.com
A Louisville police sergeant ignored that a cop knelt on a man's neck for nearly 2 minutes — but did note that an officer broke one of their fingernails, DOJ alleges
The DOJ released results of its investigation into the Louisville Police Department, alleging that officers repeatedly violated the Constitution.news.yahoo.com
Senate Republicans intend to grill AG Garland on anti-Catholic memo, FACE Act prosecutions, and more
AG Garland on Wednesday will face questions form Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on the anti-Catholic leaked FBI memo and the agency's FACE Act prosecutions against pro-life activists.foxnews.com
Justice Dept. in DC taking over Texas AG corruption probe
Justice Department officials in Washington have taken over the corruption investigation into Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, removing the case from the hands of the federal prosecutors in Texas who'd long been leading the probe, according to state prosecutors. The move is the latest development in the federal investigation into Paxton, who came under FBI scrutiny in 2020 after his own top deputies accused him of bribery and abusing his office to help one of his campaign contributors, who also employed a woman with whom the attorney general acknowledged having had an extramarital affair.news.yahoo.com
Ex-ABC journalist charged in child sexual exploitation case
A well-known former investigative journalist for ABC News has been arrested on a charge of “transporting” images depicting the sexual abuse of children, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. James Gordon Meek, 53, of Arlington, Virginia, who covered national security and the military, was arrested Tuesday, months after his home was searched by federal authorities. Authorities found images of children engaged in sexually explicit conduct on electronic devices taken from his home.news.yahoo.com
EXPLAINER: What are special counsels and what do they do?
The appointment of a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department probes into the discovery of classified documents at the home and former office of President Joe Biden has focused renewed attention on the role such prosecutors have played in modern American history.
2 from Jacksonville indicted in south Georgia drug trafficking conspiracy
Two people from Jacksonville and one from Gainesville were among nearly three dozen indicted for their involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy centered in south Georgia and reaching into the Caribbean, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday.
3 Iranian citizens charged in broad hacking campaign in US
The Justice Department says three Iranian citizens have been charged in the United States with ransomware attacks that targeted power companies, local governments and small businesses and nonprofits, including a Pennsylvania domestic violence shelter.
Retired Jacksonville teacher sentenced to 5+ years for possessing child sex abuse videos
A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Duval County teacher to five years and 10 months in prison for possessing images and videos depicting sexual abuse of children, according to a news release from the Department of Justice.
Feds cite efforts to obstruct probe of docs at Trump estate
The Justice Department says classified documents were “likely concealed and removed” from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate as part of an effort to obstruct the federal investigation into the discovery of the government records.
Key takeaways: Justice Department releases redacted Mar-a-Lago search affidavit
The Justice Department on Friday released an affidavit explaining the justification for an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida earlier this month when agents removed top secret government records and other classified documents.
NAACP calls on Garland to probe killing of Jayland Walker
The NAACP is making a direct plea to Attorney General Merrick Garland for the Justice Department to open a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Jayland Walker, the Black man who was killed last month by officers in Ohio in a hail of police gunfire.
'Abhorrent': Prison boss vexes DOJ with alleged intimidation
The Justice Department says it is gravely concerned about allegations that a high-ranking federal prison official entrusted to end sexual abuse and cover-ups at a women’s prison may have taken steps to suppress a recent complaint about staff misconduct.
Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has issued a subpoena to a former Justice Department lawyer who positioned himself as an ally of Donald Trump and aided the Republican president’s efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 election.