Articles Tagged 'Attorney general'
Senate confirms Trump pick William Barr as new attorney general
The Senate voted Thursday to approve William Barr as attorney general, giving the Justice Department its first confirmed chief since President Trump ousted Jeff Sessions…
Hearing erupts as Acting AG Whitaker calls time on Dem chairman: ‘Your 5 minutes is up’
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stunned onlookers and lawmakers during an already-contentious House hearing Friday, when he tried to call time on the Democratic chairman…
Supreme Court passes on case removing Whitaker as acting AG
The Supreme Court denied an effort to strip acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s name from a pending case, swatting down a push to force the…
Senate Dems set to take aim at new Trump attorney general pick
The fate of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is looming large over a high-stakes hearing for President Trump’s attorney general nominee.
William Barr will be…
Alabama AG says some CBD from hemp now legal
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has updated a public notice on the legal status of cannabidiol because of a provision in the farm bill that…
Missouri GOP Secretary of State launches investigation into Hawley’s time as AG
Missouri’s Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has opened an investigation into how outgoing Attorney General Josh Hawley (R) ran his office before launching his…
Paxton: Guns are allowed in Texas churches, unless otherwise specified
Licensed gun owners can bring guns into Texas churches that do not have posted signs prohibiting them, according to an opinion Texas Attorney General Ken…
Mueller deputy praised DOJ official after she defied Trump travel ban order: ‘I am so proud’
A top prosecutor who is now a deputy for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe praised outgoing acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she was…
Houston-area woman accused of mailing bombs to Abbott, Obama
A Houston-area woman accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama previously said she was being set up.
Anti-Trump immigration policy protest briefly blocks Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade route
Four people protesting President Trump’s immigration policies staged a sit-down protest and briefly blocked the Thanksgiving Day parade route before cops removed them.