The Friendliest Lawsuit Ever Filed Against the Justice Department

Protect Democracy is proud to represent Benjamin Wittes in his lawsuit against the Justice Department.  As he explains in his post at Lawfare, it is imperative that we fight against the acceptance of false information from our government every day, and we must all go beyond actions we might normally take to do so:
Yesterday, for the first time in my life, I filed a lawsuit. It may be the friendliest lawsuit ever filed against the Justice Department.

I filed it because I believe President Trump lied before Congress about data kept by his Justice Department, and I want to find out whether I’m right.

In February, speaking before a joint session of Congress, President Trump declared that: “according to data provided by the Department of Justice, the vast majority of individuals convicted of terrorism and terrorism-related offenses since 9/11 came here from outside of our country.”

There’s a lot of reason to believe this statement is a compound lie—both to believe that the vast majority of individuals convicted of terrorism-related crimes did not come here from elsewhere and to believe that the career men and women of the Department of Justice did not provide any data suggesting otherwise.

Read More at Lawfare.