DOJ

Report: DOJ Tried Repeatedly To Kill FBI’s Clinton Foundation Investigation

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

Senior-level Justice Department officials pushed back heavily on an ongoing FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation, according to a bombshell report from The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper laid out numerous examples, based on law enforcement sources, of senior DOJ officials intervening to quash the probe.

Questions for LLynch’s Confirmation

Andrew P. Napolitano, Washington Times

If Loretta Lynch agrees that the Constitution isn't a neutral instrument as between the people and the gov't because it was written to keep the gov't off our backs, she will be an antidote to Obama’s lawbreaking. 

Eric Holder To Resign

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

Attorney General Eric Holder, one of Obama’s longest serving lieutenants, will announce his resignation Thurs. Holder was widely rumored to have been planning his departure before the unrest in Ferguson thrust the DOJ into the national spotlight.

DOJ, Media Matters Coordinate Hit on Conservative Reporter

Betsy Rothstein, Daily Caller

Since when does the Department of Justice coordinate with an obviously liberal media organization to go after a conservative reporter? It’s official: At least since 2011.

Eric Holder's Bizarrely PC Announcement Regarding “Violent Extremism”

Nowhere in the announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder's new program to "counter violent extremism" is any word used that directly associates the need for the program with radical Islam.

Holder: MBrown Death Cause For 'Robust Action' to Up Police Diversity

Tony Lee, Breitbart

A.G. Eric Holder vowed to use Michael Brown's death and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, to push for more police diversity and even combat unintentional "disparate treatment under the law" of minorities.

FBI Employee Gets Help From Gov't Friends in Fender Bender

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

D.C. police issued FBI employee Benjamin Huff a $100 ticket after he allegedly scraped another vehicle during rush hour. Such routine traffic accidents are assigned to the city’s DMV Adjudication Services. But Huff made a federal case of his mishap by asking the US DOJ to step in.

DOJ Accused Of Politically Targeting Industries

Jonah Bennett, Daily Caller

An Operation Choke Point hearing reveals the Department of Justice's threats and strong-arming of targeted industries.

Top DOJ Official Denies Conspiring w/ IRS on TEAParty Scandal

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Dep. Attorney Gen. James Cole assured Congress Thursday that the Justice Dept. didn’t conspire with the IRS to try to target tea party groups, and he said the FBI didn’t even know it had been given private taxpayer info. by the tax agency until years afterward.

Live From FreedomFest: John Fund’s “Obama’s Enforcer”

John Fund told an overflow crowd Obama and his administration are not liberals, they are not progressives, they are Alinskyites.  Fund says that while conservatives and others committed to the rule of law may be discouraged now, “there are ways to slow them down and there are ways to stop them.”

Boehner on IRS Targeting: ‘I Want to Know Who’s Going to Jail’

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

House Repubs. will meet to prepare a letter asking the DOJ to consider a criminal case against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner for “misleading Congress,” John Boehner revealed. The House Oversight and Gov't Reform Comm. will also consider contempt charges.

DOJ May Use Gun Tracking Bracelets

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Attorney General Eric Holder said that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Dept. wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts and has requested $2 million for 'gun safety technology' grants.

'Hate Map' Lib. Group Feels the Sting of Backlash

Dave Urbanski, The Blaze

The liberal Southern Poverty Law Center's 'hate map' that included some conservative orgs was finally scrubbed from FBI’s hate crime resource site after 15 conservative groups urged DOJ and FBI to end the endorsement.

Obama FCC Weaponized Against Black Conservative TV Station Owner

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

Obama's FCC is abusing their authority in the targeting of Armstrong Williams, a conservative who happens to be black. Foul play on the part of the FCC is not only suspected by Williams himself, but also by Dem. strategist and FOX News analyst  Juan Williams.

DOJ Nom Who Backed Biz Being Forced to Hire Felons Nixed by Sen.

Wesley Lowery and Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Michaele Barone, Wash. Examiner

Several Dems. joined with Repubs. in rejecting Debo Adegbile, who filed an appeal for Mumia Abu-Jamal, a convicted cop killer.

Sensenbrenner on Camera Denies Text of Own Voter Law

J. Christian Adams, National Review

The Wisconsin Republican seeks to restore racial categories and empower Eric Holder's DOJ.

Actor: If the Truth Comes Out on Benghazi, Obama Will Be Impeached

Duane Lester, Right Wing News

Steven Seagal accused the Obama administration of treating the Constitution like a “joke,” and blasts the Obama Dept. of Justice, led by Eric Holder, of making up a judicial system “as they go along.”

Bypassing Congress, DOJ Plans to Expand Gun Background Checks

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

The Department of Justice is preparing to announce an expansion of background checks based on executive orders Obama issued in Jan. '13. The expansion consists of "three changes to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)."

Anti-Obama Filmmaker D'Souza Indicted by DOJ

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

Dinesh D’Souza, fierce critic of Obama, author, and filmmaker has been indicted by the DOJ. Either D'Souza made an error, or he was selectively prosecuted because he is an Obama opponent. This is a small fry violation that hundreds of Dems. engage in, and no one ever looks at.

Obama Donor Leading Investigation of IRS's TeaParty Targeting

Napp Nazworth, Christian Post

A DOJ official who donated to Obama has been appointed to lead the investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups. Two Repub. Congressmen asked that she be removed. The DOJ said that it cannot take political affiliation into account in hiring decisions.