Loretta Lynch

AG Lynch Calls for Renewed Trust Between Police and Communities

The growing divide between law enforcement and the communities they serve is “the issue of the day facing our nation,” and Americans must recognize both “the pain of law enforcement who feel themselves under attack” and the pain of those “who feel that they do not have an opportunity to fully participate in this great democracy,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch…

US Attorney General Calls for ‘Collaborative and Determined Action’ After Dallas Attack

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday called for “determined action,” not vioelnce in the wake of the attack on police officers in Dallas, Texas last night. Five Dallas law enforcement officers were killed and seven more injured in an ambush late Thursday during an organized downtown protest over the shooting deaths this week of black men Alton Sterling in…

Lynch: It’s ‘Perfectly Reasonable’ To Question Clinton Meeting

Attorney General Loretta Lynch will follow whatever recommendation the FBI and prosecutors make on whether to charge Hillary Clinton in connection to an email probe, she said today, tying her announcement to the recent controversial meeting with Bill Clinton that she called “perfectly reasonable” to question. “I will be accepting their recommendations and their plans for going forward,” Lynch said…

Attorney General Visiting Orlando In Wake Of Deadly Attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting Orlando to meet with prosecutors, first responders and victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Lynch’s trip comes as the Justice Department investigates the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded. Federal investigators who have conducted hundreds of…

Attorney General Defends Executive Actions on Guns as Legal

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Barack Obama’s executive actions curbing guns, telling lawmakers Wednesday that the president took lawful, common-sense steps to stem firearms violence that kills and injures tens of thousands of Americans yearly. Lynch’s justification for the moves was immediately attacked by Republicans, who said the measures Obama…