Advocates say, however, that Biden’s empowerment of the Justice Department is not the answer to rising hate crimes.
Representatives Lauren Boebert, Mo Brooks and Paul Gosar made comments inciting the militants that day, Jayapal said.
Several civil liberties groups had called on Biden to halt the extradition request issued under Trump.
The investigation comes about after reports of one DOJ lawyer loyal to Trump allegedly devised such a scheme.
The report directly implicates Trump in the disastrous family separation policy.
Justice Department lawyers argued a case should be tossed because it would “be moot” with Trump leaving office.
Barr rejected the idea that “systemic or broad-based” fraud changed election results, as Trump has repeatedly claimed.
Barr leaves his post after angering Trump for not backing his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud more strongly.
President Trump is poised to set a grim record for overseeing the most executions during a presidential transition.
The Justice Department’s declaration heightens fears of possible intimidation efforts by the Trump administration.