Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) doubled down on his opposition to Merrick Garland’s nomination to lead the Justice Department.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) warned the Biden administration against politicizing the Justice Department. Cruz shared his concerns while grilling Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland, at Monday’s Senate panel hearing.
Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee Merrick Garland said he would not commit to keeping John Durham in his role investigating the origins of the Russia hoax. Garland made the statements in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing on Monday.
Federal agencies continued their investigation into nursing home deaths in New York. On Wednesday, reports said both the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn looked into the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.).
The Justice Department has charged three North Korean hackers who are accused of stealing $1.3 billion from U.S. groups. On Wednesday, the department said members of North Korea’s military intelligence agency, which is called the Reconnaissance General Bureau, are facing charges of conspiracy to commit computer fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud.
A former Justice Department attorney and Heritage Foundation legal expert said the second impeachment effort of former President Trump is a “political show trial,” and may be wrapped as soon as this weekend. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.