Tag Archives: Justice department


US Justice department announces first federal executions since 2003

07 July, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

WASHINGTON DC (Web Desk) – The US federal government is to resume executing death-row inmates after a 16-year hiatus, the justice department has announced. Attorney General William Barr said in a statement he had directed the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to schedule the executions of five inmates. Mr Barr said the five had been convicted … Read More

Trump threatens to ‘get involved’ unless FBI, Justice Departmen...

08 August, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump, speaking to a raucous, campaign-style rally in Indiana, warned on Thursday that the Justice Department and the FBI must “start doing their job and doing it right” or “I will get involved.” Trump, who has repeatedly criticised the department over its handling of a probe into alleged … Read More