The charges, which grew out of a lethal 2019 raid based on a fraudulent search warrant affidavit, suggest that cops routinely built their cases on lies.
If there's one thing at which governments have excelled during this crisis, it's been collecting fines from anybody who steps out of line.
Sen. Josh Hawley Says He 'Took on an Asian Trafficking Ring' and 'Freed a Dozen Women in Sex Slavery.' That's Not True.
As a state attorney, the young GOP senator oversaw raids of more than a dozen massage parlors, but he didn’t secure a single sex trafficking conviction.
Phony Overtime, Fictional Drug Buys, and Mysterious C.I. Payments Offer a Glimpse of Houston Police Corruption
The charges against six narcotics officers reveal a culture of shady practices that led to a deadly drug raid.
The Vice Cops Who Arrested Stormy Daniels Now Face Federal Charges for Fraud and Conspiring to Violate People's Civil Rights
Two former Columbus, Ohio, police officers are accused of harassing strip club owners, patrons, and staff without legal justification.
And he's far from the first prosecutor to be caught with his hand in the asset forfeiture cookie jar.
Barr's big complaint is that the president is so overt with the sleazy pressure.
Houston D.A. Doubles the Scope of Her Case Review Following a Deadly Drug Raid Based on a Phony Affidavit
After declaring another man arrested by Gerald Goines "actually innocent," the Harris County district attorney says prosecutors are re-examining cases going back to 2008.
While some senators seemed to endorse that misbegotten claim, others explicitly rejected it.
Trump's lawyer did not say a president "can do anything" to get re-elected, but he did say that goal cannot count as a corrupt motive.
Republicans are setting a dangerous precedent they may come to regret the next time a Democrat occupies the White House.
Bolton Book Claims Barr Was Worried About Trump's Deals With Dictators. The Justice Department Says Bolton's Projecting.
Plus: milk protectionism, arguments for school choice, and more...
John Bolton's account of the Trump-ordered freeze on military aid to Ukraine highlights a contradiction at the heart of the president's defense.
Senators who take their constitutional responsibilities seriously would seek more evidence about Trump's motive for the aid freeze.
Authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro attacks the press using the same justification the U.S. used to charge Julian Assange.
He is one of at least eight officers in the department who allegedly stopped people without cause and pocketed their cash.
"As a matter of public policy, this system is clearly broken," says Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza.
Plus: corruption, corruption, runaway spending, and more corruption...
Plus: Trump might send 14,000 more troops to the Middle East, Pelosi wants to take free speech out of a trade deal, and more...
"CNN is the mother of fake news," reads the introduction to Nunes' new lawsuit.
Plus: another half-truth from Elizabeth Warren, Rick Perry calls Trump "the chosen one," and more...
The allegations against Trump are more serious than the offenses that led to Bill Clinton's impeachment because they relate directly to his duties as president.
Plus: more vaping panic, good news about robots, moving forward with marijuana decriminalization, and more...
Afghanistan taught us the risks of miring troops in entrenched domestic security problems.
Whether you think of his pressure on Ukraine as bribery, extortion, or simply an abuse of power, the link between military aid and politically beneficial investigations is crucial.
The bureau has a long history of escaping accountability for intrusive and abusive action.
Ridgetop no longer has any police officers after recordings captured city officials demanding that the department write 210 citations a month.
Plus: Intent "doesn't matter" on social media?, an interesting productivity experiment, prostitution arrests, PragerU's lawsuit, internet access progress, and more...
Plus: Trump well-poised in battleground states in 2020, the return of "covfefe," and more...
Plus: Involuntary commitment and "Indian-made" laws scrutinized, unconstitutional copyright bill passes, stranger danger panic, and more...
Does Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Take on His Chat With Trump Show the President 'Did Absolutely Nothing Wrong'?
The Ukrainian president's benign interpretation of Trump's conduct is relevant to the impeachment inquiry but not dispositive.
Plus: the case for trading with corrupt countries, the problem with current criminal justice reformers, and more...
Throwing the word treason around, unmoored from its actual meaning, is a weapon for delegitimizing political opposition and dissent.
Plus: newspapers vs. Google, The Federalist vs. the National Labor Relations Board, and more...
Lawmakers can’t outsource presidential oversight responsibilities to the executive branch.
Plus: how Paul Manafort may be involved, the Crowdstrike conspiracy theory, and more...
Plus: Tulsi Gabbard opposes impeachment, vaping panic in Massachusetts, California's "war on freelancers," and more...
Plus: Juul under criminal investigation, states pay millions to abortion providers, and more...
Plus: Another Marine goes rogue to catch "child traffickers," 69 percent of people hate Trump, and more...
"This country is now full of men and women with long-term personal experience of contemporary guerrilla insurrection."
Longstanding discipline problems at DHS provide a glimpse of what fans of bigger government on the right and left would inflict on us.