The special prosecutor will investigate police officers’ use of deadly force and, if necessary, prosecute them.
Defense attorneys, judges and law professors with prosecutorial experience are encouraged to apply.
It’s not clear what happens next.
Democratic lawmakers, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, are concerned that Durham’s probe is being used to influence the election.
An inspector general verified 16 allegations of race-based harassment, but said in many cases nothing was done about them.
Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham is conducting his own probe into how the Russia investigations were initiated.
WASHINGTON – Federal investigators determined the Coast Guard Academy in New London retaliated against a black, female officer after she complained she was bullied and harassed. The academy is also under congressional investigation for allegations of racial discrimination, harassment and bullying.
The Interior Department’s official watchdog on Monday confirmed it is investigating why the agency rebuffed a request by Connecticut tribes to approve changes to its gaming compact needed to win state support for a new casino in East Windsor.
WASHINGTON — Federal investigators Monday detailed a number of problems with Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine program for the F-35 fighter jet and urged the Pentagon to be a better watchdog of the program.
WASHINGTON – As deep problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs come to light, Congress continues to stall on key VA administrative nominees, including that of Linda Schwartz of Connecticut, named to be the agency’s assistant secretary of policy and planning.
Washington – Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, on Thursday became the first member of Connecticut’s congressional delegation to call for the resignation of Eric Shinseki, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON– There may be problems at veterans’ hospitals and clinics across the nation — problems severe enough to require congressional hearings and federal investigations – but everything is fine at New Haven’s VA facility, says Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District.