AG Garland Tightens Rules Around Obtaining Records From Member of Congress


WASHINGTON (June 14, 2021) — The Justice Department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday, amid revelations the department under former President Donald Trump had secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.   “Consistent with our commitment to…

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama At a Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America and the Council of Ministers of Republic of Albania on 4G and 5G Security


BRUSSELS (June 14, 2021) today U.S. Secretary of State  Antony J. Blinken delivered remarks at a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the United States  and the Council of Ministers of Republic of Albania on 4G and 5G security. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, Mr. Prime Minister, thank you very much…

United Nations High-Level Meeting on AIDS draws to a close with a strong political declaration and bold new targets to be met by 2025


NEW YORK/GENEVA, 14 June 2021—After weeks of robust discussions, the 2021 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS is drawing to a close with the adoption of a new, ambitious and achievable Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: Ending Inequalities and Getting on Track to End AIDS by 2030. The declaration is…

Rutgers Scholar Elie Honig examines the tenure of the former Attorney General


NEW JERSEY (June 14, 2021)----former US Attorney General Bill Barr’s tenure l is under renewed scrutiny following revelations that the Department of Justice subpoenaed Apple seeking data from two Democratic House lawmakers in a crackdown on leaks early in the Trump Administration. This follows on the heels of another bombshell…

Biden At The NATO Summit To Consult European Allies To Counter Provocative Actions By China


BRUSSELS (June 14, 2021) — President Joe Biden made his entrance at the NATO summit aiming to consult European allies on efforts to counter provocative actions by China and Russia while highlighting the U.S. commitment to the 30-country alliance that was frequently maligned by predecessor Donald Trump. The summit Monday…