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A man who threatened to burn down a house a Muslim family was buying in Florida is going to prison

A man approached a Muslim couple who were preparing to finalize their home purchase in a Tampa, Florida, neighborhood in November 2016. According to the US Justice Department, the man yelled "This sale will not take place" and "You are not welcome here" before threatening to burn the house down.
Robert Mueller.

Mueller’s team has told Trump’s lawyers they can’t indict a sitting president, Giuliani says

The special counsel Robert Mueller's team has told President Donald Trump's lawyers that they believe they can't indict a sitting president, due to longstanding Justice Department policy, Trump's new lead attorney Rudy Giuliani told CNN on Wednesday.
Demonstraters hold a die-in in Macy's on 34th Street protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July on December 5, 2014 in New York City.

Civil rights prosecutors reportedly recommended an NYPD officer be charged in Eric Garner’s death

Federal prosecutors reportedly recommended filing civil rights charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.

DOJ’s watchdog refers Andrew McCabe to US attorney for criminal investigation

The Justice Department's inspector general sent a criminal referral to the US attorney in Washington, DC, about Andrew McCabe, the former deputy FBI director.
Andrew McCabe details the filing of civil forfeiture complaints in June.

DOJ inspector general releases scathing report on fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

The report formed the basis of the firing of Andrew McCabe as the FBI's deputy director.

Trump appears to fire back at Bannon after he plots to derail the Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump on Thursday appeared to shoot down a proposed plan to derail special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Trump reportedly ordered the Justice Department to hire a controversial aide previously ousted from the White House

President Donald Trump ordered the DOJ to hire a national security official, Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who was ousted from the White House last year.

Rod Rosenstein reportedly personally signed off on the FBI’s raid on top Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly approved the FBI's raid on Michael Cohen early Monday morning.
Andrew McCabe.

Andrew McCabe has a sobering message for former FBI colleagues after his ‘nightmare’ firing

The former deputy FBI director who was fired hours before his retirement last week, described the "nightmare" of dealing with relentless attacks from Trump.
A bump fire stock that attaches to a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing rate is seen at Good Guys Gun Shop in Orem, Utah, U.S., October 4, 2017.

The Trump administration just moved to effectively ban bump stocks

The Department of Justice on Friday announced a proposal to ban bump stocks — the devices used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.