"If you do not have accountability," New Jersey Democratic Congressman Bill Pascrell said Wednesday, that's the wrong message to send to our children."
Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday scheduled the executions for December and January, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden assuming office on January 20.
"Instead, and more troubling, the Commission appears to be intent on exploiting the divisions that exist in this country," said Mark Dupree.
Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 8.
"It would be exceptional. It would be extraordinary to see any sort of indictment or anything this quickly during the time frame that matters," attorney James Trusty said.
"What a small, scared President we have had," one Democrat representative tweeted. "Better days ahead."
Barr's authorization reportedly ignored a longstanding DOJ policy to keep law enforcement separate from committing actions that could affect an election's outcome.
Barr's authorization will give prosecutors a way around Justice Department policy which typically prohibits these actions before an election is certified.
Trump's far from given up hope on a second term, saying he wins if only "legal" votes are counted, and Republicans are putting pressure on Attorney General William Barr to act.
"The Justice Department and Supreme Court are like a venomous snake lying in wait to steal the election," Scaramucci said in an interview published Monday.
President Donald Trump has previously claimed Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, are part of a crime family.
President Donald Trump and his administration "have displayed a willingness to use the full force of the federal government to suppress constitutionally protected activity and incite private actors to do the same," according to a voter intimidation lawsuit filed Wednesday.
The group urged Congress to open an impeachment inquiry into the attorney general's conduct on Monday.
Like Barr, Pence attended the nomination ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett, now considered by many a COVID-19 "superspreader" event.
"This is reckless and dangerous for any person—especially a person who wields power to summon others," said former federal prosecutor Elie Honig.
The letter claimed that U.S. Attorney General William Barr "intends to use the DOJ's vast law enforcement powers to undermine" the elections.
Judge Reggie Walton said the U.S. Department of Justice had "failed to satisfy its burden" with claims that parts of the Mueller report were privileged information.
Sister Simone Campbell says the president and attorney general William Barr should not have been invited to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
Trump's appearance at the event comes at a crucial point in his re-election campaign, with less than 50 days remaining until the November 3 election date.
Reverend Nathan Empsall described the award for the attorney general as "a political maneuver simply intended to further hijack religion for Donald Trump's reelection."
The attorney general is to be given an accolade by the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, despite this having been questioned by some members of the Catholic community.
The Democratic state leader also said it was "deeply disturbing" to hear the top Trump administration official's comments.
Trump ordered the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on "restricting [anarchist jurisdiction] eligibility or otherwise disfavoring, to the maximum extent permitted by law," cities from federal grants.
The House Speaker didn't rule out a second impeachment against Trump, or new articles of impeachment against Attorney General Bill Barr, as she looks to "meet the needs of the American people."
"It is incredible that the chief law enforcement officer in this country would equate human bondage to expert advice to save lives," the House Majority Whip said.
The attorney general was criticised by several public figures after he said lockdown rules were the biggest challenge to personal freedoms other than slavery.
Jenny Durkan said reports of sedition charges potentially being brought against some involved in rioting or linked to violence at protests were the latest abuse of power from the Trump administration.
The attorney general commented on the chain of command in the Justice Department, questioning the actions of some justices and "junior members."
As psychologists who specialize in sexual trauma, we know the Justice Department's intervention is about more than taxpayer-funded protection of the president.
"The reality of America today is what we have seen over generations, and frankly, since our inception, which is we do have two systems of justice," said Harris during an appearance on CNN's 'State of the Union' Sunday morning.