Civil rights leaders said the new requirements would impede efforts to address systemic police misconduct.
As a legal commentator, Whitaker was critical of the special counsel’s reach.
The attorney general, who aggressively pushed president’s policies, was never forgiven for recusing himself from the Russia investigation.
Cesar Altieri Sayoc is accused of sending pipe bombs in the mail to prominent Democrats and Trump critics.
Justice Department is sending additional prosecutors to states with high numbers of overdose deaths from the synthetic opioid.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said much of $2 billion in false billings tied to opioid epidemic.
How an idea considered excessive became a harsh attempt at border deterrence.
Law enforcement officials are using statutes that were once rarely employed, treating overdose deaths as homicides and seizing enormous quantities of the drug.
The act of clemency is the latest in a string from the president, and aides say more pardons could be on the way.
The fate of the news channel, oft criticized by President Trump, remains the most explosive element of the proposed acquisition.