• Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Michael Cohen pauses while speaking with members of the media after leaving the Manhattan district attorney's office on March 19, 2021 in New York City.
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    Michael Cohen told Insider the Justice Department was corrupted by former President Donald Trump.
    The ex-president's former personal attorney was reacting to news the department spied on lawmakers.
    The department had subpoenaed Apple for data on Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, among others.
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  • Deputy AG asks DOJ watchdog to investigate the Trump-era seizure of Democrats' phone data

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Donald Trump.
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    The deputy AG asked DOJ's watchdog to probe the Trump-era seizure of Democrats' phone data.
    The data was collected in 2018 as part of an aggressive leak investigation by the Trump DOJ.
    Democrats threatened to subpoena Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions to testify about the "appalling" matter.
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    Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco asked the Justice Department inspector general on Friday to open an investigation into the Trump administration's seizure of House Democrats' phone data, The...
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