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Oversight chair asks if DOJ guidelines kept Trump from being prosecuted

The House Oversight Committee is asking federal prosecutors in New York whether the Justice Department's policy against indicting a sitting President played any role in the decision not to indict President Donald Trump for his role in directing Michael Cohen to arrange hush-money payments to women alleging affairs during the 2016 campaign.

Cummings erupts at McAleenan over family separations

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings slammed acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and border conditions during a dramatic congressional hearing Thursday, at one point asking if the department has an "empathy deficit."

Lawmakers urge DOJ to investigate generic drug makers

Two top lawmakers urged the US Department of Justice on Thursday to launch a criminal investigation into the nation's generic drug manufacturers to see whether their executives conspired to raise prices at the expense of the American public.