Essay On Federal Justice Department

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The Federal Justice Department is current operated under the leadership of Attorney General/Secretary Loretta Lynch. The primary responsibility of the justice department is to maintain control and defend the interest of the United States according to established law. The Federal Justice Department provides public safety to all citizens of the United States. The department is responsible for upholding the law, controlling and punishing both foreign and domestic crimes. The justice department has the enormous responsibly of protecting the entire nation as described in the following quote from Thomas Jefferson: “The most sacred of the duties of government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all its citizens.” This sacred duty remains the…show more content…
The background of the investigation is that Russia is being accused of hacking election systems and the emails accounts of Hillary Clinton's staff members. If Russia has the capability to hack America’s computers and rig votes, then this is a political issue, as the integrity of the American voting system has been jeopardize and President elect Trump may have not be the choice of the people. President elect has expressed deep admiration for Vladimir Putin, therefore he as alternate view of President Obama’s order to investigate. He has compared the order to Past President Clinton February 18, l998, statement in which he said Saddam had weapons of mass destruction. President elect disagrees with the order has chosen to compare it to a very bad time in our countries history. An article about President elect response was issued on December 9, 2016, it was written by Josh Gerstein, Jennifer Scholtes, Eric Geller and Martin Matishak, it is Trump breaks with Obama, intel agencies on election hacking. Information about Iraqi and the weapons of mass destruction can be found in CNN report of February 18, 2016 by James
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