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Apple told former White House counsel Don McGahn that his records were subpoenaed by DOJ in 2018: NYT

Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City, U.S., June 9, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid Apple told Don McGahn last month that the DOJ subpoenaed information on an account in February 2018, according to the NYT. The action occurred while McGahn was still serving under then-President Donald Trump. According to the NYT, it is unclear what FBI a...
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Top Justice Department officials Sessions, Barr and Rosenstein all deny knowledge of secret subpoenas targeting Democratic lawmakers

Attorney General William Barr, left, stands with former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, following a farewell ceremony for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, May 9, 2019. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Former attorney generals Jeff Sessions and Bill Barr have denied knowledge of secret DoJ subpoenas. The subpoenas targeted Democratic lawmakers as part of a leaks probe. The DoJ has not revealed who authorized the ph...
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Apple and Microsoft Say They Had No Idea Trump-Era DOJ Requested Data on Political Rivals

Apple didn’t know the Department of Justice was requesting metadata of Democratic lawmakers when it complied with a subpoena during a Trump-era leak investigation, CNBC reports. Apple wasn’t the only tech giant tapped in these probes: Microsoft received a similar subpoena for a congressional staffer’s personal email…Read more...
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Watergate figure John Dean described the Trump DOJ's surveillance of House Democrats as 'Nixon on stilts and steroids'

John Dean is seen testifying before the House Judiciary Committee hearing about Lessons from the Mueller Report on June 10, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP John Dean described the Trump DOJ's surveillance of Democrats as "Nixon on stilts and steroids." Dean criticized Bill Barr, alleging that the former attorney general was committed to serving Trump. Rep. Adam Schiff of California has called for "a full accounting of the Trump DOJ's abuse of power." See more stories on Insider's business ...
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How Apple, Google, and Microsoft reacted to Trump-era DOJ subpoenas and requests for data on political rivals and journalists

Apple CEO Tim Cook with former President Donald Trump in 2019. Tom Brenner/Reuters The Trump-era Justice Department requested data from Apple, Google, and Microsoft on his rivals. Rep. Eric Swalwell, whose data was sought, said Trump acted like the "most despicable dictators." Here's how each company responded to the legal requests. See more stories on Insider's business page. During President Donald Trump's years in the White House, the Department of Justice requested informat...
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Opinion: Will Trump be held accountable -- this time?

It looks like former President Donald Trump was willing to go even further than we knew in his war against leaks. According to the New York Times, prosecutors in the Justice Department obtained, via subpoena from Apple, information from the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence Committee--Representatives Adam Schiff of California and Eric Swalwell of California-- and also looked into the metadata of their aides and family members (including at least one minor).
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Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

President Donald Trump meets with members of his American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Apple revealed new details about the Trump DOJ's subpoena targeting House Intel Committee lawmakers. It told TechCrunch the subpoena included a gag order and "no information" on the DOJ's inquiry. Apple said it gave "account subscriber information" and no content, "such as emails or pictures." See more stories ...
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Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple for Data From House Intelligence Committee Democrats

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. From a report: Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, another Democrat on the committee, told CNN's Don Lemon on Thursday evening that he was notified that h...
Tags: Apple, California, Russia, Tech, Cnn, Fbi, New York Times, Don Lemon, House Intelligence Committee, Justice Department, James Comey, Trump, Adam Schiff, Schiff, Intelligence Committee, Eric Swalwell


Justice department watchdog launches inquiry into seizure of Democrats’ data – live

Congress members’ phone records targeted by Trump DoJ Schumer calls for Barr and Sessions to testify before SenateTrump DoJ secretly seized House Democrats’ data in crackdown on leaks 8.26pm BST The Justice Department’s internal watchdog announced Friday that it was launching an investigation after the New York Times last night that the department under Donald Trump had subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of Democratic members of the House intelligence committee, Adam Schiff and Er...
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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

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. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images 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. See mor...
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Deputy AG asks DOJ watchdog to investigate the Trump-era seizure of Democrats' phone data

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File 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. See more stories on Insider's business page. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco asked the Justice Department inspector general on Fr...
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DOJ's watchdog opens investigation into the Trump-era seizure of Democrats' phone data

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File The DOJ's watchdog opened an investigation into 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. See more stories on Insider's business page. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco asked the Justice Department inspector general o...
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Trump DoJ secretly seized House Democrats’ data in crackdown on leaks

At least two House members including Adam Schiff targeted in 2018, say officials familiar with the investigationThe US Justice Department under Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House of Representatives intelligence committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia investigation and other national security matters, according to a committee official and two people familiar with the investigation. Related: Continue read...
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Trump Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from House Intelligence Committee Democrats, sources say

By Manu Raju, Evan Perez, Katie Bo Williams and Paul LeBlanc | CNN Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats — including Chairman Adam Schiff — along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, another Democrat on the committee, told CNN’s Don Le...
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10 Things in Politics: Manchin is the VIP for Biden's agenda

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Progressives are peeved at Joe Manchin while West Virginia basks in Biden's loveBiden is said to have ordered a scathing private rebuke of the UK before the G7Bill Gates' farmland reportedly grows potatoes for McDonald's friesOne thing to watch for: President Joe Biden will attend the first day of th...
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DOJ Forced Apple to Reveal Data from Two House Democrats as Part of Trump's Leaker Crusade

It recently came to light that the Trump-era Department of Justice quietly seized phone records of journalists at the Washington Post, CNN, and the New York Times to suss out their sources as part of the administration’s rabid crackdown on leakers. Well, apparently the witch hunt didn’t stop there: In 2017 and 2018, a…Read more...
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Trump's Justice Department targeted Democrats in Congress in search for source of leaks related to the Russia investigation, New York Times reports

Rep. Adam Schiff chairs the House intelligence committee. Saul Loeb/Getty Images Trump's Justice Department seized records from Apple that belonged to Democrats in Congress. Members of the House Intel Committee, including Rep. Adam Schiff, were targeted, along with their families and staffers. The DOJ was looking for the source of leaks regarding the Russia investigation. See more stories on Insider's business page. While searching for the source of leaked intelligence regarding th...
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Adam Schiff calls for investigation after report of his phone records being seized by Trump DOJ

The New York Times reported that the department hunted for leakers behind the distribution of classified information early in the Trump...
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Trump's Justice Department targeted Democrats in Congress in search for source of leaks related to the Russia investigation, New York...

Officials subpoenaed Apple for communications data of Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, as well as their families and staffers.
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Trump Administration Subpoenaed Apple for Data on Two House Intelligence Committee Democrats

When investigating leaks of classified information during the early days of the Trump Administration, the United States Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for metadata from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, reports The New York Times. Apple was also required to provide data from their aides and family members, with the DoJ requesting the records of at least a dozen people tied to the committee in 2017 and early 2018, including a minor. One of the Dem...
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Trump Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from House Intelligence Committee Democrats, sources say

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investigation, an Intelligence Committee official and a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN.
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Rep. Adam Schiff says it is 'critical' for US to finish probe of COVID-19 origins to avoid 'any premature or politically-motivated conclusions'

Rep. Adam Schiff chairs the House intelligence committee. Saul Loeb/Getty Images Rep. Adam Schiff said it is "critical" to allow the IC to complete its probe of COVID-19 origins. President Biden said Wednesday he gave the intelligence community 90 days to further probe COVID-19's origins. Schiff said the IC continues to investigate the "two most likely scenarios" - animal to human transmission or a possible lab leak. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Adam Schiff sai...
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Democrats brace for momentous decision: Will Nancy Pelosi run again?

By Manu Raju and Alex Rogers | CNN After taking back the House in 2018, Nancy Pelosi called herself “a bridge to the next generation of leaders” and agreed to a deal: she’d serve again as speaker for no more than four years. Time is now ticking — and no one knows what Pelosi will do in 2022. Confidantes of the 81-year-old speaker reject any rumors she might quit before the end of this Congress, saying doing so would only embolden Republicans and undercut her ability to raise millions to save he...
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Biden expresses concerns over conflict as Netanyahu defends Israel's actions in Gaza

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the U.S. needs "to do everything possible to bring about a cease-fire."
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Disgraced Yale Law Professor Now Defending Anti-Vaxxers In Court With His Nonsense Section 230 Ideas (techdirt)

Back in January, we wrote about a bizarrely bad Wall Street Journal op-ed co-written by disgraced and suspended Yale Law professor Jed Rubenfeld, arguing that Section 230 somehow magically makes social media companies state actors, controlled by the 1st Amendment. This is, to put it mildly, wrong. His argument is convoluted and not at all convincing. He takes the correct idea that government officials threatening private companies with government retaliation if they do not remove speech creates ...
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The Biden Administration’s Assault on Firearms Industry Continues

Joe Biden mentioned a number of the anti-gun goals he has set during his recent address to Congress.  IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Joe Biden mentioned a number of the anti-gun goals he has set during his recent address to Congress, but for some reason, he did not mention his support for bankrupting the firearms industry through endless, meritless lawsuits. This is an odd oversight, considering he mentioned that, if he could be granted only one anti-gun accomplishment by God, this is wha...
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Sen. Alex Padilla moves to protect 1 million acres of California land

U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla introduced legislation Monday, May 3, that would protect and improve access to 1 million acres of land and 500 miles of rivers across the state, including more than 139,000 acres and 45 miles of wild and scenic rivers in Southern California. “Simply put, this is a big deal,” Wade Crowfoot, state secretary of California Natural Resources, said at a news conference Monday at Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale. “These natural places provide us inspiration, recreation a...
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Newsom Declares April 24 ‘Day Of Remembrance’ In CA As Biden Recognizes Atrocities Against Armenians As Genocide

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP/CBS13) — The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was “genocide,” the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used that precise word after the White House had avoided it for decades for fear of alienating ally Turkey. California Gov. Gavin Newsom followed suit and declared April 24 as a “Day of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide” in the state. “Today and ev...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump ditches his spray tan

Former President Donald Trump has lost 15 pounds since leaving office. Here is the significantly lighter Trump receiving an award from Sen. Rick Scott. Photo courtesy of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.With Jordan ErbHere's what we're talking about today:Tr...
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10 Things in Politics: Donald Trump ditches his spray tan

Former President Donald Trump has lost 15 pounds since leaving office. Here is the significantly lighter Trump receiving an award from Sen. Rick Scott. Photo courtesy of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.With Jordan ErbHere's what we're talking about today:Tr...
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