#US Department of Justice

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The US Department of Justice is responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States (Photo Credit: Twitter @DOJPH

  • The probe is based on reports produced by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal
  • Inspector General Michael Horowitz will be launching the probe
  • Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer urged the Department of Justice to launch the investigation

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The US Supreme Court has also instructed courts of lower jurisdictions to not take up the matter (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • The emoluments clause prohibits a public servant to receive payments, gifts or titles from forgein governments
  • The plantiffs accused foreign delegations for patronising the Trump International Hotel
  • US DoJ argued that the clause does not prohibit people from conducting business activities 

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Former US President Donald Trump made plans to oust then-acting attorney general Jeffrey A Rosen over election results. (AP/PI File Photo)

  • Donald Trump made plans with a former Justice Department lawyer Jeffrey Clark
  • Clark would have helped with overturn the November 3 election results in Georgia
  • Trump backed down after he was told about mass resignations by Justice Department top officials

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Caution tape flies Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The federal prosecutors took back the claim that pro-Trump supporters planned to "capture and assassinate elected officials"
  • "There is no direct evidence at this point of kill-capture teams and assassination"
  • The US Capitol remains on a heavy lockdown ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20

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Boeing is one the largest aviation production companies (Photo Credits: Instagram @The Boeing Company)

  • Boeing 737 MAX suffered tow major crashes which claimed the life of 346 people
  • Information about the MCAS system was hidden from FAA
  • The plane was decommisioned in March 2019 for almost 20 months

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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at HoverTech International, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Donald Trump is facing a defamation lawsuit filed by E Jean Carroll
  • Carroll last year had alleged that Trump had sexually assaulted her in the mid-1990s
  • She filed defamation in November 2019 after Trump denied the allegations of assault