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Report: Rep. Matt Gaetz Does Not Plan to Resign

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said he has no plans to resign after the Hill reported he is being investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) due to allegations regarding an inappropriate relationship with a minor and violation of sex trafficking laws.

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) (R) leaves the Wyoming State Capitol after speaking to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz added his voice to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after …

Biden DOJ Drops Discrimination Suit Against Yale

The Justice Department has dropped a high-profile discrimination lawsuit against Yale University that was brought by the Trump administration. The DOJ previously filed a lawsuit against Yale over claims that the university’s admissions office unlawfully discriminated against Asian and white applicants. The DOJ’s reversal comes just after President Joe Biden signed an executive order “condemning and combatting racism, xenophobia, and intolerance against Asian Americans.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 25: U.S. President Joe Biden removes his face covering as he arrives to sign an executive order related to American manufacturing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex on January 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed an executive order aimed at …

Texas Man Charged with Directing Others to ‘Assassinate AOC’

Federal prosecutors charged a Texas man with tweeting a call to assassinate U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The man allegedly tweeted multiple times from inside the Capitol including one where he wrote, “Assassinate AOC.”

The Department of Justice charged Garret Miller for allegedly threatening to assassinate Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: U.S. Capitol Security Video/Department of Justice)

Suspected Al-Shabaab Operative Charged in 9/11-Style Hijacking Plot

Thirty-year-old Kenyan national Cholo Abdi Abdullah, a suspected member of Somalian terrorist organization al-Shabaab, was extradited from the Philippines to the United States on Tuesday to face terrorism charges for a 9/11-style hijacking scheme. Abdullah made his first court appearance in New York on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 19: The Department of Justice headquarters stands on February 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. A Department of Justice spokesperson is denying that Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning after his critical comments about President Trump Trump tweeting about ongoing Department of Justice cases. (Photo by …

Children’s Hospital Researcher Pleads Guilty to Selling Medical Research to China

A Chinese researcher that worked for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Institute in Ohio pleaded guilty in a U.S. District Court over his role in a scheme to steal American trade secrets on behalf of the Chinese government. Researcher Yu Zhou is just one of many foreign researchers that have been caught attempting to smuggle American research to foreign governments in 2020.

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