National Security Surveillance Nabs More Than Spies

The case against Nassif Sami Daher and Kamel Mohammad Rammal, two Michigan men accused of food stamp fraud, hardly seemed exceptional. But the tool that agents used to investigate them was extraordinary: a secretive surveillance process intended to identify potential spies and terrorists.

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Rule of Law Takes Heavy Damage in Trump’s Weeklong Twitter Barrage

A look back at Donald Trump’s Twitter feed this week tells the story of a president who took aim and fired at the courts as the fallout from his Justice Department reversing its recommended sentence for Roger Stone battered Washington.

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Barr Taps Outside Prosecutor to Review Ex-NSA Adviser Flynn’s Case

Amid widespread concern about political influence creeping into the Justice Department’s most high-profile cases, Attorney General William Barr has appointed a prosecutor to look into former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s case, the New York Times reported Friday.

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House Democrats Turn Their Gaze to Bill Barr

House Democrats frustrated by the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump are pushing their oversight efforts to the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement.

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Trump Attacks on Justice Department Make Job ‘Impossible,’ Barr Says

Attorney General William Barr lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying the president’s social media attacks on the Justice Department “make it impossible to do my job” and that “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody.”

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Attorney General Bill Barr Agrees to Testify Before the House 

Attorney General Bill Barr will face questions from lawmakers in a much anticipated hearing in March, finally giving Democrats a chance to publicly and formally pore over their concerns that the nation’s chief law enforcement officer is misusing his power to give President Donald Trump political cover.

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