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House votes to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt for withholding Biden audio

Jun. 12, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over audio of President Joe Biden’s interview in his classified documents case, Republicans' latest and strongest rebuke of the Justice Department as partisan...

Republicans vote to hold Garland in contempt of Congress. Here's what that means

Jun. 12, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland became the third attorney general in U.S. history to be held in contempt of Congress Wednesday as Republicans moved to punish the Justice Department for refusing to turn over audio related to President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents. ...

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and Trump prosecutor Matthew Colangelo will appear before Congress July 12

Jun. 11, 2024 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has agreed to testify before Congress on July 12, a day after former President Donald Trump’s sentencing in his hush money trial. A spokesperson for Bragg's office confirmed Tuesday that he will appear before the House...

Manhattan district attorney agrees to testify in Congress, but likely not until Trump is sentenced

Jun. 07, 2024 23:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg agreed Friday to testify before what's likely to be a hostile, Republican-controlled congressional subcommittee, but likely not until after former President Donald Trump is sentenced in July. The House Judiciary Committee...

Security clearance is restored for ex-FBI employee who testified on politicization claims

Jun. 04, 2024 14:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI employee who accused the bureau of politicizing its work when he testified to Congress has seen his security clearance restored, his lawyers said Tuesday. Marcus Allen was one of three men who alleged overreach and retaliation by the FBI in May 2023...

Republicans join Trump's attacks on justice system and campaign of vengeance after guilty verdict

Jun. 01, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing Donald Trump’s strategy of blaming the U.S. justice system after his historic guilty verdict, Republicans in Congress are fervently enlisting themselves in his campaign of vengeance and political retribution as the GOP runs to reclaim the White House. ...

The Latest | Biden speaks after Donald Trump's conviction in hush money case

May. 31, 2024 14:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after a New York jury delivered a historic guilty verdict in Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee held a press conference Friday where he spoke publicly about the conviction and his White House bid. ...

GOP advances Garland contempt charges after White House exerts executive privilege over Biden audio

May. 17, 2024 08:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees moved ahead Thursday with contempt charges against Attorney General Merrick Garland for refusing to turn over audio from President Joe Biden’s interview with a special counsel, advancing the matter after the White House's decision to block the release of...

House Republicans are ready to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt over Biden audio

May. 06, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans plan to move forward next week with holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for his refusal to turn over the unredacted audio of an interview that was conducted as part of the special counsel probe into President Joe Biden’s handling...

US House Judiciary Committee chair seeks details from ATF on airport director shooting

Apr. 22, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to provide documents and information about its raid at the home last month of the Little Rock airport director who died after a shootout with agents...