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Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Apple on Friday revealed additional detail about subpoenas it received from the Trump administration's Department of Justice seeking data about members of the House Intelligence Committee.
Apple told TechCrunch reporter Zack Whittaker the DOJ's subpoenas sought metadata about 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses, but that it only disclosed "account subscriber information and did not provide any content such as emails or pictures."
Apple also told TechCrunch the subpoena was issued by a federal grand jury, included a gag order signed by a federal magistrate judge...
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Justice Dept., Congress probing Trump seizures of Dems' data

Justice Dept., Congress probing Trump seizures of Dems' data

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Justice Department's internal watchdog launched an investigation Friday after revelations that former President Donald Trump's administration secretly seized phone data from at least two House Democrats as part of an aggressive leaks probe. Democrats called the seizures "harrowing" and an abuse of power.
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Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The revelation that the US Department of Justice obtained records for at least two Democratic lawmakers - and critics of former President Donald Trump - shows the extent to which the legal system was perverted to serve the narrow partisan interests of the last administration, Michael Cohen told Insider on Friday.
The comments from the ex-president's former personal attorney came after reports that federal prosecutors had forced Apple to hand over communications data for Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, as well committee staff, and their relatives...
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