The departments of Justice and Homeland Security issued a joint report indicating that alleged foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections had no material impact on election infrastructures or candidates. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen submitted the report to President Trump, DOJ said Tuesday.Read More »
President Donald Trump has said he is not in a rush to name permanent appointees to key government leadership positions in his administration, CNN reported Sunday. "Well, I'm in no hurry. I have acting (administration officials). And my actings are doing really great," he told reporters Sunday at the White House.
President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate William Barr, a lawyer at law firm Kirland & Ellis, to succeed Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general, Bloomberg reported Friday. Barr would replace Matthew Whitaker, acting attorney general, once the Senate confirms him for the role.Read More »
The Justice Department has awarded over $56M in grant funding through the agency’s Office of Justice Programs to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement safety and wellness policies.Read More »