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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration.

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Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell of California says it's "maddening" that the House Judiciary Committee was not focusing on family separations at the U.S...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announced his recusal from any Justice Department investigation involving Russia meddling in the election; Alec Baldwin's..
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The inspector general is investigating the FBI and DOJ, specifically FBI director James Comey's pre-election actions on the Hillary Clinton email investigation;..
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Rod Rosenstein to depart Dept. of Justice; mother arrested after using son to help her shoplift
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The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of..
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The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of..
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The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, is still open to T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, CNBC..
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After receiving the findings from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's connections with the presidential campaign of Donald Trump,..
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A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice..
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The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of..
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Representative Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was pleased that the Justice Department had agreed to share some..
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WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr..
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The Justice Department reached a compromise to show a House panel intelligence documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry.
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The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice..
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The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller..
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The Justice Department says a New Hampshire man sold nearly $1 million worth of surplus Defense Department hand-me-down machinery to Iran — and they’ve got..
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U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his..
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The agency asked the House Intelligence Committee not to hold the attorney general in contempt — a move one Democratic-led panel has already taken
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By Sarah N. Lynch and David Morgan WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - Amid growing talk on Capitol Hill of impeaching President Donald Trump, the House of..
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Former White House counsel Don McGahn need not comply with a House subpoena ordering him to testify on Tuesday, the Justice Department said.
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The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House..
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The U.S. Department of Justice is leaning against approving T-Mobile US Inc's proposed takeover of Sprint Corp as the remedies proposed by the companies do not..
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The Justice Dept. has requested case files from the Pentagon, including that of a Navy SEAL's special operation chief charged with shooting unarmed civilians
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