The White House and Justice Department on Thursday strongly denied a published report that a secret Justice Department opinion in 2005 allowed the torture of terror detainees, months after the government publicly renounced it.
FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress Thursday that the confrontation between then-White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales and then-Attorney General John Ashcroft in Ashcroft's hospital room in 2004 concerned a controversial surveillance program -- an apparent contradiction of Senate testimony given Tuesday by Gonzales.
The White House and Justice Department say what looks like a contradiction between testimony of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI Director Robert Mueller is nothing more than a confusion of terms.
Vice President Dick Cheney opposed a promotion for a deputy involved in a heated dispute with the White House over the legality of a controversial domestic surveillance program, former Deputy Attorney General James Comey told senators.
A leading Republican senator predicted Sunday that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales would quit before facing a "substantial" no-confidence vote, but the White House said such a vote would have no effect on the Justice Department chief.
The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Thursday that he expects the investigation into the firings of federal prosecutors will lead to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' resignation.
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Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska joined calls for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign Wednesday, while Democrats questioned whether Gonzales had misled a Senate committee about the administration's no-warrant eavesdropping.
Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey disclosed new information Tuesday concerning attempts by the White House to get Justice Department approval for the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program.
Federal authorities unsealed an indictment Tuesday against three men in British custody in connection with scouting financial targets in the United States as preparation for a possible terrorist attack.
Time Warner said Wednesday it reached a $210 million settlement of accounting fraud charges brought by the Justice Department and had proposed a related $300 million settlement with securities regulators.
Amid increasing concerns about possible terrorist attacks leading up to the presidential election, the Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin Monday to the 50 states and the District of Columbia, providing guidelines for establishing security through Election Day, government officials told CNN.
The former chief executive officer of Computer Associates was indicted by a federal grand jury in New York Wednesday for allegedly participating in a massive fraud conspiracy and an elaborate cover up of a scheme that cost investors hundreds of millions of dollars.
The Justice Department alleged Tuesday that Jose Padilla, an American citizen held without charges in a military jail for the past two years, not only plotted to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" inside the United States, but he also conspired to blow up as many as 20 high-rise apartment buildings in a separate attack.
On Tuesday the Justice Department detailed its allegations against accused "dirty bomber" Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen who for the past two years has been held without charges as an enemy combatant. CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer spoke with Padilla's attorney, Donna Newman, following the Justice Department news conference.
President Bush urged Congress on Monday to renew the anti-terrorist USA Patriot Act and strengthen it before the law expires next year, saying it gives investigators the tools to stop "terrorist monsters."
At the moment attorneys for former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling in Houston were blasting federal prosecutors for indicting Skilling on conspiracy and fraud charges, top federal law enforcement officials in Washington issued a joint written statement lauding their actions.