• JUST IN: DOJ Inspector General to Investigate Trump-Era Subpoenas Seeking Communications of House Democrats

    3 days ago - By Mediaite

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    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz is investigating the department's subpoenas to obtain the communications of members of Congress and journalists.
    This announcement comes on the heels of stunning new reporting from the New York Times that during a Trump-era leak investigation, prosecutors actually subpoenaed Apple directly for the accounts of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell - both on the House Intelligence Committee - and their aides and family members, apparently even including one minor.
    There has been a fair amount of uproar over...
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  • Remember When Kamala Harris Grilled Bill Barr About White House Requesting DOJ Investigations, and the AG Went Full Ralph Kramden?

    Remember When Kamala Harris Grilled Bill Barr About White House Requesting DOJ Investigations, and the AG Went Full Ralph Kramden?

    3 days ago - By Mediaite

    It was May of 2019 when then-Senator Kamala Harris grilled William Barr on whether former President Donald Trump -or someone else at the White House-requested the former Attorney General to investigate anyone. Barr hemmed at the answer before admitting “there have been discussions.”
    This moment from two years ago is suddenly relevant now after the NY Times bombshell report that Trump's DOJ was so concerned about the leaks of classified information that it took the extremely rare step of subpoenaing Apple for private personal data from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House...
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