Role Of Trump Era Corruption Pondered In Delay Of Arrest Of Trump Friend Barrack

Rachel Maddow considers the possibility that a delay in the indictment of Donald Trump friend and inauguration committee chair Tom Barrack, as reported by CNN, could be part of an apparent pattern of corrupt deference to Trump associates by the Department of Justice in the Trump era, or perhaps a stall to wait out Trump’s… Continue reading Role Of Trump Era Corruption Pondered In Delay Of Arrest Of Trump Friend Barrack

DOJ Under Trump Sat On Tom Barrack Indictment: CNN Report

Rachel Maddow shares reporting from CNN that prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York, under Richard Donoghue, were ready to move forward with the indictment of Donald Trump Inaugural Committee chairman Thomas Barrack but were held back.   » Subscribe to MSNBC: MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as… Continue reading DOJ Under Trump Sat On Tom Barrack Indictment: CNN Report

Neal Katyal: DOJ Decisions, Bad For Trump, Are ‘Pro Rule Of Law’ Decisions

The DOJ refused to block ex-Trump officials from testifying about his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and refused to defend Rep. Mo Brooks in a lawsuit for inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection in which Trump is also named. Neal Katyal discusses the implications of these rulings that did not go well for “Trump and… Continue reading Neal Katyal: DOJ Decisions, Bad For Trump, Are ‘Pro Rule Of Law’ Decisions

Trump Under Oath In 2021? New DOJ Ruling Rattles Trumpworld

The DOJ has announced it will not use its powers to try to shield Trump administration veterans from testifying to Congress about the January 6th insurrection and Trump’s efforts to overturn the election. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by Obama veteran Neal Katyal to discuss how this reduces the veterans’ ability to… Continue reading Trump Under Oath In 2021? New DOJ Ruling Rattles Trumpworld

45 In Trouble? DOJ Rattled Trump Allies With Key Riot Ruling

Republican Congressman Mo Brooks is being sued by a Democratic colleague over a speech he gave to the MAGA crowd just hours before the insurrection. This comes as the DOJ is paving the way for Trump officials to testify under oath about the insurrection. Former federal prosecutor Nick Akerman joins MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari… Continue reading 45 In Trouble? DOJ Rattled Trump Allies With Key Riot Ruling