Department of Justice

Sweeping change at DOJ under Sessions

Lydia Wheeler, The Hill

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has brought sweeping change to the Department of Justice. In just two months as the nation’s top cop, Sessions has moved quickly to overhaul the policies and priorities set by the Obama administration.

Conservatives to Mitch McConnell: Confirm Attorney General Jeff Sessions NOW

Democrats announced long ago that they wouldn't vote to confirm Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, and broke all the traditional rules of Senate decorum and comity in opposing him on a very personal level – their delaying tactics are owed no deference. We urge CHQ readers to use the Capitol Switchboard toll free line (1-866-220-0044) to contact the Judiciary Committee, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to demand Jeff Sessions be confirmed immediately.

Would You Like A Government GPS Microchip Implanted?

Once the power to track someone is granted to the Department of Justice the criteria for tracking will surely expand. We urge CHQ readers to call Congress (the Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to tell your Representative to oppose H.R. 4919 when it comes up under suspension later today.

Conservatives Demand Action Against Foreign-Funded Anti-Trump Violence

A group of conservative leaders is urging both houses of Congress to “establish and fund permanent standing committees to conduct hearings and investigations, take testimony, and issue reports on all foreign-funded influence operations inside the United States, and on organizations and movements and fraudulent tax-exempt foundations devoted to the overthrow of the Constitution of the United States.”

DOJ Declines To Comment On Why Agency Won’t Investigate Threats To Electors

Kerry Pickett, Daily Caller

The votes Americans cast for president and vice president three weeks ago cannot go into effect if electors, chosen by the voters, are intimidated or threatened from casting their votes in the Electoral College on Dec. 19.

The Real Goal of the Anti-Trump Riots – Eliminate the Electoral College and the Constitution Part Two of Two

To understand the Electoral College one must realize that the Founders considered the states as the dominate power in the nation. The great mistake Electoral College opponents make is to believe the President was supposed to be elected by the people. It was never the plan.

Jeff Sessions: An America's Security First Attorney General

Fortunately for America, and the domestic security of Americans, Donald Trump won, and Jeff Sessions is headed to the Department of Justice as Attorney General.

DOJ asks judge to halt immigration ruling, seeks appeal

Reena Flores, CBS NEWS

The government appealed to U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen, who ruled last week that Texas and 25 other states have the standing to sue the Obama administration. Government lawyers argue that Hanen not only lacked the authority to issue an injunction against the executive actions, but also said stopping the program would "harm the interests of the public and of third parties who will be deprived of significant law enforcement and humanitarian benefits of prompt implementation."

GOP says big-bank settlements being steered toward 'special interests'

Fox News Politics, Joseph Weber

House Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of letting millions of dollars from recent mortgage-lending settlements go toward politically favored advocacy groups, in turn "shortchanging" the people originally harmed by the financial crisis.