department of justice

DOJ files sexual harassment charges against Janesville landlords

JANESVILLE, Wis. -- A Janesville landlord was accused of sexually harassing multiple female tenants over the last two decades. The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Richard Donahue Friday, alleging sexual harassment and retaliation. DOJ officials said Donahue…

FBI interviews of Bruce Ohr released

The Justice Department on Thursday night released 34 pages of memos from interviews with Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, who was in contact with the author of the unsubstantiated 2016 dossier about Donald Trump and his presidential campaign.

Barr directs federal government to resume capital punishment

The federal government has ordered the death penalty to be reinstated for the first time in nearly two decades, as Attorney General William Barr directed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule the execution of five inmates after adopting an updated execution protocol.

DOJ responds to committee's deadline for 2020 census information

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee indicated Friday morning that he will proceed with a contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over a dispute about documents regarding a potential citizenship question on the 2020 census.