The Justice Department took steps to strip Chicago and Cook County of grants as part of a drive to deny federal money to “sanctuary cities.”
Obama’s Chicago talk will be followed by other high-profile events in the United States, Milan and Berlin as he resurfaces in the public arena.
Shock asserts that last year’s indictment violates the Constitution by improperly intruding into how a member of Congress spends campaign funds.
Ricketts on Wednesday withdrew his nomination to be the president’s deputy commerce secretary.
‘Any inquiry relative to the substance of yesterday’s [Sun-Times] story [on Jackson] . . . should be directed to’ prosecutors, a Jackson lawyer said.
‘Mr. Jackson has informed the government of potential violations of law by him and others,’ reads an Aug. 16, 2015, Justice Department letter.
“We’re reviewing the process and possible legislative options to prevent the abuse of this program … meant for honest-working taxpayers,” Davis said