Tag: department of justice

Webster, McClain Lead House GOP Asking DOJ About Targeting Parents Opposing School Boards

Last week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain, R-Mich., led more than 50 Republicans in the U.S. House in sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “demanding answers...

Michael Waltz Wants Feds to Investigate Florida Democrats Applying for PPP Loan

In April, the FDP applied for a $780,000 PPP loan through the FDP Building Fund – which has no employees – and then funneled the money to the FDP itself, despite political parties being explicitly excluded from eligibility for the program. 

Senate Version of Joe Neguse’s, Matt Gaetz’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act Introduced

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.

House Passes Charlie Crist’s Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla.,“Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” passed the U.S. House this week.

Charlie Crist’s Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act Headed to the House Floor

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist, D-Fla., scored a win this week as his “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” cleared a key committee and is now headed to the House floor.
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Democrats in Florida Delegation Want DOJ to Expand Investigation of Jeffrey Epstein Death, Plea...

Florida Democrat U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Ted Deutch and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell joined U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., in writing Barr on the matter. 

Florida FAA Safety Inspector Convicted of Bribery

Following a four-week trial before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Cooke, a federal jury convicted Manuel Fernandez of 21 criminal counts for his participation in the bribery and fraud scheme.

Charlie Crist Goes to Bat for Veterans Treatment Court Programs

“Our servicemembers answer the call of duty and risk their lives to protect our nation. Unfortunately, after military service, too many veterans experience mental health issues, substance abuse, and homelessness,” said Crist.

Marco Rubio: Families of Victims of Terrorism Should Be Able to Sue Iran

Rubio joined a host of senators including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, in backing the legislation and they pointed to Iran’s support of the Beirut barracks bombing in 1983.

Vern Buchanan Calls on DOJ to Stop Funding Nation of Islam

A Washington Examiner article reported the Nation of Islam received $364,500 from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and the Department of Justice from the 2008-2019 fiscal years.