DOJ says no wrongdoing in release of FBI agent's texts

Top Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a letter to the head of the Justice Department's press shop, quizzing her on how members of the media obtained text messages sent by a former member of the special counsel team on the eve of an appearance by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before the committee.

Mueller attorney praised Yates as DOJ official, email shows

A lawyer on the special counsel team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election lavished praise on Sally Yates after her decision in January to defy President Donald Trump and not enforce his travel ban executive order, according to government emails published Tuesday by the conservative activist group Judicial Watch.

Law enforcement fights concealed-carry gun bill

As lawmakers in the House advanced out of committee a bill Wednesday that would ease interstate travel for gun owners with permitted concealed weapons, a group of law enforcement leaders gathered with congressmen from both parties to slam the legislation as something that would "jeopardize public safety across America."