Warren, Buttigieg Sued for $265M Over Trayvon Martin Tweets

George Zimmerman, the Florida man acquitted of murder after killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, filed a $265 million lawsuit against Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg over tweets they posted on what would have been Martin’s 25th birthday.

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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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Benghazi Defamation Case

A former U.S. marine who participated in efforts to defend the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, during a terrorist attack in 2012 failed to prove that a Twitter user’s statements about him were made “with actual malice,” an appeals court in Texas ruled. The user’s Twitter handle had featured a picture of the marine’s face with the words “Liar of Benghazi.”

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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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Prosecutors Quit as Justice Dep’t Seeks Lighter Sentence for Stone

The four federal prosecutors who secured the obstruction conviction of longtime Trump ally Roger Stone withdrew from the case Tuesday – with two resigning from the Justice Department – after it dialed back their sentencing recommendation which President Donald Trump had called a “miscarriage of justice.”

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Bot or Not? Mystery Over Anonymous User Retweeted by Trump

The Twitter user goes by Gigi, though sometimes Sophia, Emma or Leona. The occupation is listed at various times as teacher, historian, documentary writer and model. There’s been speculation about whether this person is really a woman — or even human. But bot or not, the account has gotten the attention of the president and his Twitter followers.

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