North Korea's latest act of aggression, former Clinton pollster issues warning to Dems and more top headlines
Continue reading …BOLD CHANGE - Bill Clinton's former pollster issues warning to Democrats about 2024. Continue reading …STANDING FIRM - Three celebrities defy cancel culture, hold their ground amid recent controversies despite hate from critics. Continue reading …'ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING' – Pro-life activist Lila Rose explains how the Balenciaga ads are symptom of deadly disease attacking our kids. Continue reading …CRITICISM REBUKED - Blinken says 'of course' Biden admin supports Iran, China protestors amid GOP blasting response as 'weak.' Continue reading …ATTACKS INCREASING - Racism to blame for firing of liberal MSNBC host Tiffany Cross, claims Washington Post columnist.foxnews.com
Rosenstein: Trump special counsel appointment signals DOJ belief in a ‘viable potential case’
Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Sunday said the appointment of a special counsel to oversee federal investigations into former President Trump indicates the Department of Justice (DOJ) still believes it has a “viable potential case” against him. Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential…news.yahoo.com
The Devious Reason Donald Trump Announced His 2024 Run Now
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyDonald Trump’s 2024 announcement may have felt like a flop, but there was an interesting upside to it for him.Jose Pagliery, political investigations reporter at The Daily Beast, tells The New Abnormal host Andy Levy that one can’t look at this announcement “as anything other than an attempt to mar any prosecution as a political persecution of him.”It “could be viewed as him trying to seek further cover so that if he does get indicted fonews.yahoo.com
Ex-federal prosecutor on Trump's claims about Bush stashing away secret government files: 'People say stuff like this when they're guilty and scared'
Trump claimed without evidence that former President George H.W. Bush kept "millions" of documents at a "bowling alley slash Chinese restaurant."news.yahoo.com
The first special master hearing began with chaos as callers left unmuted sang America the Beautiful and told each other to shut up over garbled white noise
After the chaos at the hearing, Dearie pressed former President Donald Trump's lawyers about their arguments that they had declassified documents.news.yahoo.com
Abortion rights becoming key issue in Michigan elections
NBC's Yamiche Alcindor reports on how abortion rights are becoming a key issue in Michigan's upcoming election. Voters will consider a ballot referendum that would enshrine abortion rights into the state constitution as well as a competitive race for governor.news.yahoo.com
Kash Patel Melts Down After Being Named in Affidavit, as Trump Rails Against Redactions
Brandon Bell/ Getty ImagesDonald Trump adviser Kash Patel had a meltdown following the heavily redacted Mar-a-Lago affidavit being released on Friday. As Trump railed against the heavy redactions in the documents, Patel became enraged over his name not being concealed. “Today marks another vicious attack from DOJ/FBI who intentionally jeopardized my safety by un-redacting my name in the most reviewed search warrant in the history of the United States,” he wrote in a statement on Trump’s Truth Sonews.yahoo.com
Jacob Blake's uncle says Kyle Rittenhouse verdict was "an atrocity"
Demonstrations after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all counts on Friday remained largely peaceful. The teen was on trial for shooting three men during a protest after the police shooting of Jacob Blake last year in Kenosha. CBS News correspondent Nancy Chen has more on the response to the verdict. Then, CBSN's Lana Zak speaks with Justin Blake, the uncle of Jacob Blake.news.yahoo.com
Matt Gaetz’s Fundraising Craters as He Finally Shuns Spotlight
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyAs Rep. Matt Gaetz gears up for potential charges to drop, the Florida Republican has gotten much quieter, with fewer cable appearances and campaign events—and that decision is manifesting itself in one distinct way: fundraising.Contributions to Gaetz’s campaign committee, Friends of Matt Gaetz, have cratered, with the congressman posting a $100,000 net loss on the quarter after donations fell off by well more than half.In the latestnews.yahoo.com
DOJ sues Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott over executive order allowing DPS to stop migrants in vehicles
The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the state of Texas and Gov. Greg Abbott over the executive order the governor issued on Wednesday that allowed Department of Public Safety troopers to restrict lawful ground transportation of migrants.
Justice Department sues Texas over Gov. Greg Abbott’s order for law enforcement to pull over vehicles with migrants
On Wednesday, Abbott issued the order, allowing Texas Department of Public Safety troopers to reroute civilian vehicles back to their origin point or a port of entry, or seize the vehicles, if police suspect the driver is transporting migrants who have COVID-19.
Trump DOJ tried to unmask a Twitter account behind ‘mean tweets and bad memes’ that teased Rep. Devin Nunes
The subpoena is the latest turn in a years-long legal beef between Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and several Twitter accounts with names like “Devin Nunes’ Cow” and “Devin Nunes’ Mom.”washingtonpost.com
DOJ investigation into Matt Gaetz grows as feds eye possible cash payments to women
Florida Republican Matt Gaetz is at the center of an investigation into whether he violated federal sex-trafficking laws, and as Major Garrett reports, the heat is being turned up on one of the most outspoken members of Congress.cbsnews.com
GOP congressman denies relationship with teen amid DOJ probe
GOP congressman denies relationship with teen amid DOJ probe Representative Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, denies having a relationship with a 17-year-old as the Justice Department investigates his alleged conduct with the girl. Major Garrett has the latest.cbsnews.com
SpaceX denounces Justice Department’s subpoena in hiring practices investigation as 'government overreach'
SpaceX's fight against the DOJ's subpoena will be heard by a California federal judge later this month. The DOJ has declined CNBC's request for comment on its investigation, while SpaceX has not responded to multiple requests for comment. Investigators in October issued a subpoena demanding that SpaceX provide information and documents related to its hiring and employment eligibility verification processes, to which SpaceX has not fully complied. Tallmadge "did not ask" further about Hutter's citizenship in a follow-up interview, SpaceX added. In that other case, Wilner flatly rejected a company's arguments against complying with a subpoena for hiring information.cnbc.com
Statement by Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd on the House of Representatives Consideration of Legislation to Reauthorize the U.S.A. Freedom Act
Although that legislation was approved with a large, bipartisan House majority, the Senate thereafter made significant changes that the Department opposed because they would unacceptably impair our ability to pursue terrorists and spies. We have proposed specific fixes to the most significant problems created by the changes the Senate made. Accordingly, the Department opposes the Senate-passed bill in its current form and also opposes the Lofgren amendment in the House. Given the cumulative negative effect of these legislative changes on the Departments ability to identify and track terrorists and spies, the Department must oppose the legislation now under consideration in the House. If passed, the Attorney General would recommend that the President veto the legislation.justice.gov
Bitcoin helps authorities crack down on child porn site
What was Welcome To VideoAccording to the indictment released Wednesday by the DOJ, Welcome to Video began operating around June 2015. According to the DOJ, Welcome To Video was "among the first of its kind to monetize child exploitation videos using bitcoin." There are ways for bitcoin users to stay under the radar. Over the past year, tools that can analyze bitcoin transactions have developed to a high level, said McCormack, from the Hong Kong law firm. Because the public ledger which records bitcoin transactions is immutable, there's no way to remove evidence of past dealings.
DOJ drops Apple lawsuit after bypassing encryption
The FBI says it has unlocked the San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone without help from Apple. The government Monday ended its high-stakes legal fight with the tech giant. FBI experts were able to access the data with help from a third party. Apple says the case should not have been brought. Jan Crawford reports from Washington with why the privacy versus security fight is not over.cbsnews.com
Clinton to turn over private email server for DOJ probe
This follows news that two emails that used Hillary Clinton's personal server contained top secret information. For months, the Democratic presidential frontrunner rejected calls to turn over her server. The Republican National Committee chairman says Clinton "knows she did something wrong and has run out of ways to cover it up." Jan Crawford reports.cbsnews.com
DOJ: Rep. Chaka Fattah facing political corruption charges
Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell says the congressman and his associates "undertook a wide-ranging conspiracy" -- including charges of racketeering, bribery, and conspiracy to commit wire, honest services, and mail fraudcbsnews.com