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Trump Nominates William Barr, a 'Fanatic Who Believes in Dictatorship of Executive Power,' for Attorney General

"William Barr has attacked the Mueller investigation and supported investigating Trump's political opponents. It's no wonder Trump nominated him to become the next attorney general."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is Not a Drill': Demonstrations in Over 1,000 US Cities Against Trump's Assault on Democracy, Rule of Law

"Trump's attempt to be his own judge and jury is inconsistent with the rule of law and democracy."

Common Dreams staff ·


'Trump Is Not Above the Law': 400,000+ People Await Word of Rapid-Response Protests as Sessions Firing Sparks Fear Rosenstein, Mueller Next

"Trump's plan, starting now: Fire Sessions, fire Rosenstein, then fire Mueller. Suppress Mueller investigation."

Jake Johnson ·


"Appalling. Inhumane. It Needs to Stop." Trump Policy Has Ripped 2,000 Kids—47 Per Day—From Parents in Just Six Weeks

The president continues to lie about his responsibility for the so-called "zero tolerance" policy

Jake Johnson ·


Fired by Sessions, McCabe Calls It Retaliation for 'Events I Witnessed'

Former FBI Deputy Director, just two days from retirement, says termination by Attorney General Jeff Sessions was result of events he "witnessed in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey"

Jon Queally ·


Hinting at Obstruction Angle, Report Says Mueller Ready to Question Trump on Comey Firing

"Some of Trump's close advisers and friends fear a face-to-face interview with Mueller could put the president in legal jeopardy."

Jessica Corbett ·


'This Is Not a Drill': Attorney General Sessions Coming for Nation's Legalized Pot

"Red alert," warns Drug Policy Alliance, "Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana." 

Jessica Corbett ·


Advocates Cheer DOJ Reversal of Trump Policy Denying Asylum to Victims of Violence

"Now it's time to build on this progress," said one migrant rights campaigner. "We're ready to work with the administration to create an asylum system that provides every person a fair opportunity to apply for protection."

Brett Wilkins ·


DOJ Rescinds Trump-Era Policy Denying Grant Money to Sanctuary Cities

The move targeted a May 2017 directive requiring recipients of a $250 million law enforcement grant pool to cooperate with immigration authorities. 

Brett Wilkins ·


'Damning' New IG Report, Says ACLU, Shows Just How Far Trump Team 'Was Willing to Go to Destroy' Immigrant Families

"Just when you think the Trump administration can't sink any lower, it does."

Brett Wilkins ·

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