(WASHINGTON) -- Under order from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Justice Department on Wednesday released a 2019 memo used by former Attorney General William Barr to justify his decision not to prosecute then-President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice arising from Robert... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Days after Texas Public Safety Director Steve McCraw criticized the way law enforcement handled the Robb Elementary School shooting, Uvalde officials sought a more positive portrayal of the police response, according to a memo obtained by ABC News. The one-page memo, first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A month into his tenure, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Friday sought to clarify some of his prosecutorial policies that fueled criticism he is soft on crime. Bragg’s letter to his staff, obtained by ABC News, came the same week the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a memo never before made public, the Presidential Personnel Office under the direction of John McEntee, a favorite aide of former President Donald Trump, made a case for firing then-Secretary of Defense Mark Esper three weeks before Esper was terminated, according... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Senate hearing grew heated on Wednesday as Republicans repeatedly demanded Attorney General Merrick Garland retract and apologize for a memo he issued earlier this month aimed at addressing a rise in threats against school board officials around the country. In an oversight hearing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While COVID-19's surge has ebbed, violence is on the rise across the United States. There has been a rash of gun violence in what President Joe Biden called an "epidemic," including several public mass shootings, increases in incidents in major metropolitan areas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department late Monday notified a judge it would partially appeal an order that would have required it to release the full text of a memo used by former Attorney General William Barr to justify his decision not to prosecute former... Read More.
BY: MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — A new internal White House memo gives a behind-the-scenes look into the administration's strategy to up the pressure on Republicans to get on board with President Joe Biden’s costly COVID relief proposal, arguing GOP opposition to... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday planned to deliver his first major foreign policy speech during a visit to the State Department where he signaled he would place diplomacy at the center of U.S. foreign... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 16 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern. Feb 04, 1:23 pmHouse impeachment managers request... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in three days. The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to... Read More.
BY: JOSH MARGOLIN AND EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- Forty-two states and territories are in an upward trajectory of new COVID-19 cases, while only nine jurisdictions are improving, according to an internal Health and Human Services memo obtained by... Read More.