Fearing for His Life, Colombian Warlord Fights for Deportation to Italy

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf will be expected to appear in federal court, a Washington judge warned Wednesday, if the Trump administration once again goes back on its word on plans to deport a former Colombian paramilitary leader who fears persecution in his homeland.

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Barr Defends Protest Response in Fiery House Hearing

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday defended the Trump administration’s use of federal agents to respond to racial justice protests, as Democrats accused him of seeking conflict in the streets and using the Justice Department to aid the president’s re-election bid.

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Omarosa FOIA

The New York Times and its reporter Charlie Savage sued the Department of Justice in a federal FOIA complaint for information on the DOJ’s lawsuit against Omarosa Manigault Newman seeking a fine of $50,000 after she published a book critical of President Trump, which “has raised the question of whether and how White House officials influenced the Justice Department decision to bring legal action against a Trump critic.”

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Justice Department Asks Federal Judge to Terminate Flores Agreement

Following a group of nonprofit legal groups seeking to intervene earlier this week, the Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to decertify the class in the Flores class action that deals with the detention of immigrant children and terminate the settlement agreement.

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