The lawyer signed a statement in June that all documents marked as classified and held in boxes in storage at Mar-a-Lago had been given back. The search at the former president’s home on Monday turned up more.
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The Justice Department’s warrant and two critical supporting memos shed considerable light on the investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s handling of official documents.
The materials included some marked as top secret and meant to be viewed only in secure government facilities, according to a copy of the warrant.
Church leaders disclosed that multiple Southern Baptist entities were under investigation and said that all would cooperate.
The approach is part of a concerted effort to make sure the law enforcement operation is not seen as partisan.
Former President Donald J. Trump has portrayed the search of his residence as baseless and political. Now, the attorney general wants to make the search warrant public.
The fact that Attorney General Merrick B. Garland felt compelled to speak at all says much about an investigation he has described as the most consequential in history.
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Here is what the attorney general said on Thursday about the process that led up to the action at Mar-a-Lago.
The Justice Department had sought the return of classified documents it believed might be at Mar-a-Lago before it sent F.B.I. agents this week to look for them.
After the Mar-a-Lago search, the department should be doing more to counter the condemnation from the right and address questions from the public.
Representative Scott Perry’s lawyer said he was told he is not a target of the Justice Department’s expanding inquiry into one element of the effort to keep Donald J. Trump in power after his loss in 2020.
Prosecutors said a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sought the murder of the former national security adviser in retaliation for the killing of a top Iranian official by the United States.
What have we learned about the agency’s unprecedented decision to enter Mar-a-Lago?
Mr. Perry compared the seizure of his phone to the F.B.I.’s search of former President Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property.
Justice Department officials were worried that the former president had not fully complied with requests to return material taken from the White House that included possible classified information.
The search of former President Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate is a high-risk gamble by the Justice Department, but Mr. Trump faces risks of his own.
The search appeared to be focused on material that the former president had brought to Mar-a-Lago when he left the White House.
At a ceremony in Manhattan, federal officials said the artifacts had been stolen by organized looters who sold them through an art dealer who was later indicted on smuggling charges.
On the day of President Biden’s inauguration, John Eastman suggested looking for voting irregularities in Georgia — and asked for help being paid the $270,000 he billed the Trump campaign.
Mr. Cipollone is the highest-ranking White House official in the lead-up to Jan. 6 who is known to have been called to testify by federal investigators.
The Biden administration filed its first new litigation to protect access to abortion since the Supreme Court ruling in June that ended the constitutional right to terminate pregnancies.
Guy Wesley Reffitt was convicted in March on five counts in a case viewed as a test for the Justice Department.
The Biden administration is suing to block Penguin Random House from buying Simon & Schuster. A United States District Court will decide if the sale can proceed.
Letters from victims and activists drew the Justice Department’s attention after city and state officials failed to act on the same complaints.
The plan to reverse the outcome of the 2020 election by creating slates of electors pledged to Donald Trump in states he had lost was expansive, long-running and often confusing.
One of the last federal prosecutors to lead an investigation into Donald Trump discussed the challenges of bringing charges against him in the Jan. 6 case.
A judge sentenced J. Alexander Kueng, who held Mr. Floyd down with his knee, to three years in prison. Another officer is expected to be sentenced soon.
Federal prosecutors sought information about the former president’s role in the efforts to overturn the election as the inquiry accelerates.
Marc Short, who was chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, was subpoenaed in the Justice Department’s expanding inquiry into the efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
The continued revelations from the House select committee and the rapid pace of the Georgia investigation have left the Justice Department on the defensive.
Any charges in that investigation may define a big part of the committee’s legacy.
He will never willingly walk away from the presidency. It was the greatest grift of his life.
The inquiry, part of an administration-wide racial justice initiative, came amid claims that the city has ignored illegal dumping in Black and Latino areas.
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A new trove of memos and emails suggest that the plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census aimed to cause an undercount that would favor Republicans.
The jury in Stephen K. Bannon’s contempt of Congress trial is being asked a simple question: Did he defy the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack by ignoring a subpoena?
Top F.B.I. and National Security Agency officials said that Iran and China also remained potent threats, mounting their own campaigns to undermine American democracy.
The Justice Department said it would not proceed with charges of unlawful entry against staff members from “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” who were arrested at a Capitol building last month.
The role of William J. Olson in advising the president in late 2020, which has not previously been disclosed, shows how fringe figures were influencing him at a critical time.
The department has asked the House committee investigating the Capitol attack to share transcripts regarding the false electors scheme, the only topic it has broached with the panel.
The congresswoman from Wyoming had raised the prospect at the previous hearing that former President Donald J. Trump and his allies were interfering with a witness.
A key witness’s account helped accelerate a shift in the agency’s inquiry: Overt talk about Mr. Trump and his behavior had been rare, except as a motive for the actions of others.
The Justice Department needs to rethink its approach.
The work of holding law enforcement agencies accountable is arduous but vital.
Megan Hess, who pleaded guilty to mail fraud, sold body parts without families’ consent in a business she operated with her mother, officials said.
Top officials at the department met with prosecutors and the local police in Philadelphia in an effort to help cities prepare for a hot-weather crime wave marked by the Fourth of July.
A civil rights investigation will examine the department’s special victims division, which has long faced troubling accusations from people who reported assaults.
That the House panel did not provide the Justice Department with transcripts of Cassidy Hutchinson’s interviews speaks to the panel’s reluctance to turn over evidence.