Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz Testifies
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz discusses his report on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuse allegations related to the 2016 presidential election.
Barr is speaking out amid fierce scrutiny after the Justice Department overruled its career prosecutors to push for a lighter sentence for President Trump's convicted friend Roger Stone. The Attorney General says he made the decision before Trump's tweets attacking the original sentencing recommendation. Attorney General William P. Barr responded to comments made by President Trump ridiculing the Justice Department in an interview with ABC News on Feb. 13. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's office has released a report criticizing the handling of family separations at the southern border. It says top officials at the department ignored repeated warnings from staff and did not have a plan in place to protect children separated from their families. CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates joined CBSN with more. President Trump praised the Justice Department in an Oval Office meeting for reducing the recommended sentence for his longtime confidant Roger Stone.