The Pentagon might be headed for another provisional budget as lawmakers struggle to secure funding for the defense budget. Officials say the Defense Department has operated on a stopgap budget since September.
As the Trump administration continues efforts to keep \Americans safe, the DOJ takes the president’s travel policy back to the Supreme Court. The Department of Justice asked the nation’s highest court to allow officials to fully implement President Trump’s revised travel restrictions.
As the push to end illegal immigration continues, the Trump administration warns dozens of sanctuary cities to comply with federal agents or risk losing aid.
A federal judge in Philadelphia blocks the DOJ policy of withholding law enforcement grants from sanctuary cities. On Wednesda, Judge Michael Baylson ruled Philadelphia law enforcement do not have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Newly released documents show the FBI’s probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails was given a “special status” ahead of last year’s presidential election. Documents revealed the investigation was under control of a small team of high-ranking officials. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton criticizes the plans to launch a special counsel probe into her actions.
American media outlets may soon be required to register as foreign agents in Russia. According to reports, Russia is looking to adopt measures that would place restrictions on U.S. journalists and censor news organizations on social media.
By Jessica Toonkel and David Shepardson
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – AT&T Inc and the U.S.
President Trump’s nomination for assistant attorney general at the DOJ appeared before a Senate hearing, and promised to cooperate with Congress’ investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. On Tuesday, John Demers stopped short of promising to turn over all materials requested by the Senate Intelligence Committee, but said he would do as much as possible.