Critics say the deal could endanger national security while enriching close allies of President Trump.
"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”
On Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Lee Baca’s rights had not been violated during his trial – the appeals panel determined that the trial was fair and the conviction legally sound.
“This lawsuit demonstrates that the Department of Justice will work tirelessly to ensure that public funds are used for the important purposes for which they are intended.”
Vallejo police have begun an internal affairs investigation, and placed David McLaughlin on paid leave Monday.
“This ongoing investigation serves as a reminder to us all of the important bond of trust we share with the public we serve and the importance of carrying out our duties with the integrity expected of our profession.”
Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.
"We reserve the right. We don't know if we have to, but we haven't waived it."
“That is unacceptable and intolerable and that’s why we charged him.”