Pence’s Classified Documents Are a New Headache for AG Merrick Garland

Attorney General has painted himself into a corner with special counsel appointments. has a ways to go before he threatens the record of his former boss (and mine), Attorney General Janet Reno, who appointed seven independent counsels during the Clinton administration. But he has plenty of time yet to catch up. Reno—the longest serving attorney … Read more

Donovan Mitchell injured but Darius Garland leads Cavaliers past Pelicans

CLEVELAND — Darius Garland scored 30 points, Jarrett Allen added 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter with star Donovan Mitchell injured on the bench to beat the road-weary New Orleans Pelicans 113-103 on Monday. Mitchell scored 11 points in 22 minutes before sitting out the fourth with a strained left groin. … Read more

Attorney General Garland names special counsel in Trump Mar-a-Lago and Jan. 6 probes

Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed John L. “Jack” Smith as special counsel to oversee the entirety of the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into the alleged unlawful retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s , as well as key aspects of its probe into the events of Jan 6. Trump’s announcement Tuesday … Read more

Garland, Mitchell lead Cavs past Lakers to 8th straight win

LOS ANGELES (AP) scored 33 points and added 24 in the dynamic Cleveland backcourt’s return from injury absences, and the rolled past and the Los Angeles 114-100 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory. added 16 points to back the Cleveland guards’ latest two-man show while the Cavs improved to 8-1, extending their longest winning streak … Read more

‘It’ll be special’: Cavs’ Darius Garland pushed Donovan Mitchell in pre-trade workouts

CLEVELAND — was seated in the front row at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, when essentially told on himself. The two All-Star guards worked out together twice this summer, not knowing they would become backcourt mates with the ’ stunning Sept. 1 trade with the that brought Mitchell to Cleveland. At the time, Mitchell believed he’d be … Read more

AG Merrick Garland says he signed off on Trump search, denounces attacks on law enforcement

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday afternoon spoke for the first time in Palm Beach, Florida. Citing “the substantial public interest in this matter,” Garland said the government had filed a motion to unseal the warrant authorizing Monday’s search, which Trump has sharply criticized as a partisan attack. It was not immediately clear how quickly … Read more

AG Merrick Garland: Justice Department files motion to unseal Mar-a-Lago search warrant

Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday the Justice Department had filed a motion to unseal the search warrant and property receipt from a search FBI agents conducted Monday at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida “I personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant in this matter,” he said Thursday, after … Read more