Hearings

Oversight of the Department of Justice: Political Interference and Threats to Prosecutorial Independence

Location: CVC 200 ----------

Oversight of the Department of Justice: Political Interference and Threats to Prosecutorial Independence


Hearing: Oversight of the Department of Justice: Political Interference and Threats to Prosecutorial Independence

Committee on the Judiciary

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 (12:00 PM)

CVC-200 CAPITOL
Washington, D.C.

Support Documents

  • Witness List [PDF] Added 06/23/2020 at 05:14 PM
  • A June 18, 2020 Letter From Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer to Mr. David Z. Seide, Submitted By The Honorable Jerrold Nadler [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 19, 2020 Letter From Mr. Robert Litt to Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer, Submitted by The Honorable Jerrold Nadler [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 22, 2020 Letter from Mr. David Z. Seide to Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer, Submitted by The Honorable Jerrold Nadler [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 22, 2020 Letter from Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer to Mr. Robert Litt, Submitted by the Honorable Jerrold Nadler [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 23, 2020 Letter from Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer to Mr. David Z. Seide, Submitted by the Honorable Jerrold Nadler [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Statement from DOJ Alumni on the Events Surrounding the Sentencing of Roger Stone, Submitted by the Honorable David Cicilline [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Washington Post Article Titled "I left the Justice Department after it made a disastrous mistake. It just happened again.", Submitted by the Honorable Sylvia Garcia [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 19, 2020 Letter from Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Submitted by the Honorable Jim Jordan [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A February 5, 2020 DOJ Memorandum Titled "Additional Requirements for the Opening of Certain Sensitive Investigations", Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A June 24, 2020 Letter from Former DOJ Antitrust Division Employees to Chairman Nadler and Ranking Member Jordan, Submitted By The Honorable Lucy McBath [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A USA Today Op-Ed Titled "Barr, Wray and top security officials: Help us protect the 2020 elections and your vote", Submitted by the Honorable Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Letter from DOJ Alumni to Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Submitted by The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Statement from DOJ Alumni on the Flynn Case, Submitted by the Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Statement from DOJ Alumni on the Events Surrounding the Sentencing of Roger Stone, Submitted by the Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Letter from Lawyers Allied to Uphold the Rule of Law (LAUROL) to the House Committee on the Judiciary, Submitted by the Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Statement from Former U.S. Attorneys and Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the Southern District of New York, Submitted by the Honorable Eric Swalwell [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 12:23 PM
  • A Just Security Article Titled "10 Top Antitrust Experts Alarmed by Whistleblower Complaint Aginst A.G. Barr - and Office of Professional Responsibility's Opinion", Submitted by the Honorable Eric Swalwell [PDF] Added 06/26/2020 at 02:31 PM

First Published: June 22, 2020 at 11:27 AM

Witnesses

Mr. Donald Ayer
Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

  • Ayer Testimony [PDF]
  • Ayer Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Ayer Bio [PDF]

Mr. John W. Elias
Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

  • Elias Testimony [PDF]
  • Elias Bio [PDF]

The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey
Former Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

  • Mukasey Truth in Testimony [PDF]
  • Mukasey Testimony [PDF]

Mr. Aaron S.J. Zelinsky
Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, U.S. Department of Justice

  • Zelinsky Testimony [PDF]
  • Zelinsky Bio [PDF]