For Trump, a Time of Indecision

WASHINGTON — Speaking to a Fox News reporter near the Mexican border on Wednesday, President Trump…

As Trump Weighs Gun Safety Bills, Barr’s Plan Draws Skepticism

WASHINGTON — As President Trump weighs potential gun safety legislation, his attorney general on Wednesday floated…

Justice Dept. to Honor Team That Worked on Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

Lawyers who worked in the office of legal policy, which carries out significant policy initiatives, and…

Barr Plans to Throw $30,000 Holiday Party at the Trump Hotel in Washington

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr has booked a ballroom in President Trump’s hotel for…

Barr Seized on Epstein Case as Doubts Mounted About Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr was at home in his study, working on a…

U.S. Prisons Chief Is Reassigned After Jeffrey Epstein’s Suicide in Jail

WASHINGTON — The acting director of the Bureau of Prisons was reassigned on Monday, Attorney General…

Justice Dept. Moves to Block Asylum Claims Based on Family Ties

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr moved on Monday to end asylum protections for migrants…

U.S. to Resume Executions of Death-Row Inmates

WASHINGTON — The federal government will resume executions of death-row inmates after a nearly two-decade moratorium,…

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement

Attorney General William P. Barr said on Tuesday that technology companies should stop using advanced encryption…

Justice Dept. Warns Mueller to Stay in ‘Boundaries’ of His Report

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sought on Monday to tightly hem in this week’s congressional testimony…

Inmates Freed as Justice Dept. Tries to Clear Hurdles of New Law

WASHINGTON — More than 3,000 inmates were freed from federal prison on Friday as part of…

Impeachment, Contempt Citations and More: 3 Major Issues Congress Voted On Today

The House was busy on Wednesday, considering a range of divisive issues. Here’s a roundup of…

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P.…

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON — President Trump is planning to take another step in his ongoing battle to place…

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census

WASHINGTON — President Trump is planning to take another step in his ongoing battle to place…