A highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was postponed until next week to avoid conflicting with a dramatic Senate hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the White House said Thursday.Read More »
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he doesn't support an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, likely dooming the endeavor and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice Department.
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Veteran prosecutor Robert K. Hur took a giant step toward becoming Maryland’s next chief federal prosecutor Thursday when the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee recommended by voice vote the full Senate approve his confirmation to be U.S. attorney.Read More »
Longtime Assistant Maryland U.S. Attorney Deborah A. Johnston went from being a treasured mentor to an invaluable employee while always exuding what a federal prosecutor should be, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said Friday of his former colleague, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to ...Read More »
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped a high-level Justice Department official, Robert Hur, to lead the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office where he was a longtime federal prosecutor. If confirmed, Hur will take over one of the country’s busiest U.S. attorney’s ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is trying to shore up faltering confidence in forensic science and how its experts describe their findings in court, a push that comes months after similar efforts dating to the Obama administration were suspended. The ...Read More »