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Washington Gets Ready for Matthew Whitaker at Justice Department

Acting Atto.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

Legal Spat Swells Over Naming Matthew Whitaker Acting Attorney General

As Matthew Whitaker took charge of the Justice Department this week, Democrats and some Republicans questioned whether he was legally eligible to serve as acting attorney general. The answer isn’t clear......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Acting attorney general Whitaker earned more than $900,000 at conservative nonprofit

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned more than $900,000 running a conservative political nonprofit for about two years before he joined the Justice Department, financial-disclosure forms released Tuesday show......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

Justice Department Ethics Officials Say Matthew Whitaker Won’t Have To Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

Acting attorney general challenged over past statements on the Russia probe. Acting U.S. Attorney General M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2018

Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 2nd, 2019

U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has opened .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 20th, 2018

DOJ Caves, Will Hand Over Comey Memos Later Today

Faced with the threat of a subpoena, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is reportedly ready to hand over copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memos detailing his interactions with President Trump.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 19th, 2018

Economist tells U.S. judge AT&T-Time Warner deal would harm consumers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department called.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2018

AT&T court fight with U.S. Justice Department heads into closing arguments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and AT&T will give closing arguments on Monday in a trial to determine if the wireless giant, owner of pay TV provider DirecTV, will be allowed to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2018

U.S. argues AT&T hiding real consumer impact of Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T sought to hide the high cost to consumers of its $85-billion deal to buy movie and TV producer Time Warner, the Justice Department said in its closing arguments on Monday as the United States tried to block the deal in court......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2018

Trump’s Stormy Daniels Payment Referred to Justice Department by Office of Government Ethics

The forms were referred to the Justice Department following a complaint by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 16th, 2018

Bayer wins U.S. approval for Monsanto deal

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bayer won U.S. antitrust approval for its planned takeover of Monsanto on condition that it sells about $9 billion in assets, the Justice Department said on Tuesday, clearing a major hurdle for the $62.5 billion deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

U.S. Justice Department, AT&T await nail-biter of a court decision

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge will decide next week whether AT&T , which owns DirecTV, will be allowed to buy Time Warner , home to CNN and March Madness basketball, for $85 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2018

AT&T, Justice Department await decision that could determine future of media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, which owns .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2018

AT&T to close Time Warner deal but government does not rule out appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government and AT&T Inc agreed on Thursday on conditions that would allow the wireless company to close its deal for Time Warner Inc while the Justice Department considers an appeal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

The Justice Department and FBI’s probe into Cambridge Analytica is now looking at Facebook, and the SEC and FTC are getting involved (FB)

The US Department of Justice's investigation into Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal is now looking at Facebook itself, not just the defunct data firm that gained access to its user data, according to a report from The Washington Post. Ad.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

Height Capital Markets: Fed"s Broader Facebook Data Privacy Investigation Unlikely To Create New Material Risk

The Washington Post reported Monday that the Justice Department is broadening its investig.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 3rd, 2018

Is the Justice Department Ready for Prime Time This Time?

Is the Justice Department Ready for Prime Time This Time?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 12th, 2018

Gun-Rights Activist Charged With Acting as Russian Agent

A Russian woman accused of trying to set up back-channel relationships with Republican politicians through the National Rifle Association was arrested and charged with not registering as a foreign agent in Washington, the Justice Department said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 16th, 2018

‘Turn the Plane Around.’ Judge Orders Justice Department to Return Asylum Seeker to America

Jeff Sessions was also threatened with contempt over the deportation. In a shocking revelation in a court in Washington, D.C., the ACLU said two asylum seekers they represented had bee.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 9th, 2018

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 17th, 2018