It is routine for a new president to appoint his own U.S. attorneys, who are political appointees.
DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 10- Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in January over the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. In total, VW has agreed to spend up to $25 billion in the United States to address claims from...
Comey met with lawmakers including Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Richard Burr and Mark Warner.
Wall Street would benefit if Dodd-Frank, the piece of legislation born out of the 2008 financial crisis, were to remain in place; Barclays CEO.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday said it would voluntarily dismiss its own appeal of a Seattle federal court ruling that had suspended President Donald Trump's first executive order concerning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. It keeps a 90- day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria,...
March 7- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday said it would voluntarily dismiss its own appeal of a Seattle federal court ruling that had suspended President Donald Trump's first executive order concerning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The Trump administration this week issued a new executive order that supplanted the one which had...
The Chinese telecom equipment giant gets about one-third of its components from American companies.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not give any more specific evidence to back Trump's claim.
NBC News recaps some of Trump's biggest whoppers since taking office:
WASHINGTON, March 3- A U.S. Justice Department probe into a phony accounts scandal at Wells Fargo& Co is asking whether executives hid details from the company board and regulators as the problem grew over years, sources familiar with the review said. The Justice Department this week was due to interview federal bank examiners in Charlotte, North Carolina, and ask...
Trump said "we should start an immediate investigation" into Schumer's ties with Russia.
President Donald Trump said he has "total" confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Trump, Ryan and many Republicans said Sessions should not distance himself from Russia-linked investigations outright.
Sessions, the top U.S. law enforcement official, has faced calls to recuse himself from investigations or resign.
If the marijuana stocks start jumping, then you know Wall Street believes the anti-pot attorney general could be in hot water.
DETROIT, Feb 28- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department and several state attorneys general for alleged excess diesel emissions by some of its vehicles, the automaker revealed in a filing with the SEC on Tuesday.
Trump's executive order directs the Justice Department to ask a federal court to put legal challenges to the rule on hold as the administration conducts its review, a senior official said. The order, which the White House did not immediately make public, will kick off what will likely be a lengthy process to undo the Waters of the United States rule, finalized by...
Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will limit its use of a tactic employed aggressively under President Obama, NBC News reports.
NEW YORK, Feb 28- Late this afternoon, the automakers Honda, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda and BMW will head to federal court in Miami to argue that a $1 billion plea agreement between the U.S. Justice Department and the airbag maker Takata Corporation should absolve them from liability for installing dangerous Takata airbags in tens of millions of cars sold in the U.S.
DETROIT, Feb 27- Japan's Takata Corp on Monday pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the U.S. Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. After Takata's guilty plea, a federal judge in Detroit was hearing objections on Monday to the settlement raised by...