Federal agencies are facing questions over whether they planted operatives into the U.S. Capitol protest on January 6. According to Revolver News, several alleged “co-conspirators” have been released without charges despite them being the most violent or provocative participants of the capitol protest.
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Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) recently complained that the Department of Justice wrongly investigated him. However, Schiff himself has overreached his authority by subpoenaing information of powerful Americans close to President Trump. One America’s Christina Bobb spoke with Washington D.C. attorney Victoria Toensing to learn about her experience.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) refuted Democrat threats to subpoena two former attorney generals as a partisan power grab. Speaking on the Senate floor on Monday, McConnell said the calls by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to subpoena Jeff Sessions and Bill Barr is “an appalling move” by the Department of Justice.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warned U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland not to meddle in the election audit in his state.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice has faced scrutiny for siding with President Trump on a defamation suit. The DOJ expressed they would continue to represent Trump in the suit filed by an alleged rape victim for comments he made about her while in office.
Attorney Gen. Merrick Garland announced the Department of Justice’s plans to aggressively fight voting laws. In a speech on Friday, Garland heavily criticized the ongoing election audit in Arizona and said the Justice Department plans to implement measures to stop Republicans from putting policies in place that ensure election integrity.
The CEO of Colonial Pipeline said the May ransomware attack encrypted its systems, in turn, shutting down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S.
U.S. investigators have recovered millions of dollars of the ransom paid by the Colonial Pipeline during last month’s ransomware attack.
Joe Biden recently talked universal health care with former President Barack Obama. This comes as Republican governed states have turned to the Supreme Court in a bid to get rid of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare.