A DOJ memo says the goal is to keep the department “free from the appearance or reality of inappropriate influence.”
The moratorium on federal executions doesn’t end the death penalty, which Biden campaigned on doing in 2020.
Former attorneys general William Barr and Jeff Sessions have both said they were unaware of the subpoenas.
Trump apparently did not understand that satire was protected speech and repeatedly asked for something to be done.
The representative sharply criticized the death penalty, calling it “state-sanctioned murder.”
An official within the Justice Department insists John Demers’s resignation is not related to the controversy.
“Michigan cannot certify” its election results, demanded one email from the Trump White House to the Justice Department.
Reports of the Trump administration running its own version of Nixon’s “White House Plumbers” landed with a boom.
“To say that they didn’t know anything about it is beyond belief,” the Speaker of the House said on Sunday.
The “politicization” of Trump’s Department of Justice “is harrowing,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said.