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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: U.S. optimistic it will soon prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The Justice Department is preparing to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and is increasingly optimistic it will be able to get him into a U.S. courtroom, according to people in Washington familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

What Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Means For Investors

In addition to a shift in the House majority and the passage of a number of new ballot measures this week, investors got one more major curveball from Washington when President Donald Trump ordered U.S. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 9th, 2018

Capitol Report: Acting Atty. Gen. Whitaker could cut Mueller’s budget | Government shutdown threat receding

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker could sharply curtail special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority, cut his budget or order him to cease lines of inquiry, according to the Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Capitol Report: Acting AG Whitaker could cut Mueller’s budget | Government shutdown threat receding

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker could sharply curtail special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority, cut his budget or order him to cease lines of inquiry, according to the Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Jeff Sessions Resigns as Trump’s Attorney General. Here’s How Washington Reacted

Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker will act as interim attorney general. Jeff Sessions resign.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

Zinke has been referred to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution: Washington Post

The inspector-general for the Interior Department has referred Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution, The Washington Post reported, citing two individuals fami.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 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

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

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

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

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