Department of Justice

Trump Team Preparing "Dramatic Cuts To Government Spending"

According to a report from The Hill this morning, President-elect Trump's transition team is already working with career staff at the White House on plans to slash federal spending with significant cuts expected to the budgets of the Department of Commerce, Energy, Transportation, Justice and State, among others, totaling $10.5 trillion over 10 years.

Here's Why America's Drug War Has Been An Epic Failure

If the goal is to put an end to the illicit drug trade, the federal government is embracing the very opposite of what they ought to, allowing their attempts to restrict drugs to empower black market entities taking advantage of anti-drug laws. Increasing the budget of law enforcement agencies and adding to the ever-growing burden on the U.S. taxpayer is not going to do anything to fix it.

Julian Assange Responds Amid Growing Extradition Speculation

"The Department of Justice should not pursue any charges against Mr. Assange based on his publication of truthful information and should close its criminal investigation of him immediately... Assange is confident of winning any fair trial in the US. Obama's DoJ prevented public interest defense & fair jury."

Debunking Loretta Lynch's One-Sided 'Chicago Cops Are Racist Villains' Statistics

Is it fake news when on MLK weekend Loretta Lynch issues a scorching 164 page report blasting Chicago police for using force on Blacks 10 times more often then Whites... but nowhere mentioning that Blacks are murdered 15 times more often than Whites, or that Blacks are the murders 20 times more often than Whites, or that Police are 30 times more often to be killed by a Black than by a White? Seems like a shot in the face at Jeff Sessions and a gift to BLM and civil rights leaders, in the final hour.

DOJ Finds Pattern Of "Racial Discrimination" And Unconstitutional Use Of Force By Chicago Police

"The Justice Department announced today that it has found reasonable cause to believe that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) engages in a pattern or practice of using force, including deadly force, in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution.  In addition, the department also identified serious concerns about the prevalence of racially discriminatory conduct by some CPD officers."

Volkswagen Tells Its Managers Not To Travel To The US

Volkswagen has warned its senior managers not to travel to the United States after six current and former managers were indicted for their role in the German carmaker's diesel test-cheating scheme. The company is worried the US may arrest its employees, after US AG Loretta Lynch said the DoJ would continue to pursue "the individuals responsible for orchestrating this damaging conspiracy."

A "Grateful" FBI Director Comey Responds To DOJ Probe

Following news that the Department of Justice Inspector General will probe the behavior of The FBI and DoJ during the presidential campaign, FBI Director Comey - the person likely at the center of the investigation - has issued a short statement in response...

Live Stream: Key Things To Watch As Jeff Sessions Gets Grilled By Senate

A marathon of Senate confirmation hearings gets kicked off today starting with Jeff Sessions (R - Alabama), Trump's pick for Attorney General, starting at 9:30AM EST.  Sessions is certain to face fierce opposition from liberals who will undoubtedly bring up his "racially insensitive" comments from the 1980s and grill him on his views regarding voter I.D. laws and immigration.