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.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Former US President Donald Trump. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The emails persuaded former acting Attorney General Jeffery Rosen
  • The emails have a timestamp of December 2020
  • The emails were released by House Oversight Com

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump was the 45th President of the United States. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Trump White House reported at least 334 leaks in four years
  • The talks between Trump's national security adviser and the Russian ambassador were also leaked
  • The DOJ subpoenaed Apple Ind for data on certain Democrats

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Matt Gaetz has denied he ever had sex with a minor or paid for sex. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend has agreed to cooperate with the federal authorities
  • The woman, a former Capitol Hill staffer, will inevitably be a critical
  • She has been linked to Gaetz as far as back as the summer of 2017

.Florida, USA
Joel Greenberg told investigators that he witnessed Matt Gaetz have sex with a minor girl. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MattGaetz)

  • Joel Greenberg has formally pleaded guilty to six federal charges
  • The plea deal will require him to give "substantial assistance" in other investigations
  • Greenberg was elected as the tax collector in Florida in 2016

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump served as the president of the US from 2017 to 2021. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The three reporters had reported on allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election
  • The US Justice Department had obtained their phone records for the period from April 15, 2017, to July 31, 2017
  • This has sparked concerns over freedom of speech

.Brunswick, Georgia, USA
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  • Ahmaud was first chased down by the three men in a truck before being fatally shot
  • Ahmaud Arbery was a 25 year old black man
  • Two of the indicted men claimed to have acted in self-defense 

.Louisville, KY, USA
Last week, a similar probe was announced into the tactics of the police in Minneapolis. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The probe was announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Monday
  • This the second such sweeping probe announced in the past two weeks
  • Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed during a botched drug raid on March 2020

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The bill passed will create a new position at the US Justice Department to accelerate the reviewing of all potential COVID-19 related hate crimes. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The only Senator to oppose the bill was Republican Josh Hawley from Missouri
  • The bill will go to the US House of Representatives to be signed
  • It directs Justice, Health departments to launch online system to report hate crime

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Vanita Gupta started her career with NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Vanita Gupta will be the first woman of colour to be associate attorney general
  • She was confirmed by a narrow margin of 51-49 votes
  • Lisa Murkowski broke away from the unified GOP opposition to back the confirmation

.Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Roger Stone is an American political consultant. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The lawsuit alleges two different instances of tax evasion
  • Stone allegedly disguised his payments through "Drake Ventures"
  • The 68-year-old claims that he is on the verge of bankruptcy