Court Battle Over Congressional Subpoena?

TRANSCRIPT Christi: Again, just to reiterate, this week, “The New York Times” reported President Trump ordered a security clearance for his son-in-law Jared Kushner. This is over the objections of other White House staffers. The Congressional reaction to that report was immediate. The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he wants to see White…

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Wire Act Prosecutions expected to increase with new DOJ opinion

The Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel recently published an opinionreviewing the Department’s interpretation of the federal Wire Act. The Wire Act has been a tool for prosecuting certain gambling activities since 1961. Codified as 18 U.S.C. § 1084, the Wire Act states that: Whoever being engaged in the business of betting or wagering…

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