Katie Benner Justice Department Reporter
  • Washington D.c.
  • The New York Times

Katie Benner covers the Justice Department for The New York Times and she was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for public service for reporting on workplace sexual harassment issues. She has worked in The Times' San Francisco Bureau covering Apple, venture capital and startups. She helped steer the paper's coverage of the encryption fight between Apple and the FBI and investigated how tech employees chasing the Silicon Valley dream are short-changed by executives and investors. Most recently she's written about sexual harassment in the tech industry and the legal contracts used to keep that behavior a secret .

262 Articles
about 1 month ago
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Trump May Pose a Test No Special Counsel Can Pass

Former President Donald J. Trump’s apparent plan to soon announce his candidacy is challenging Attorney General Merri...

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2 months ago
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House Jan. 6 Panel Faces Key Decisions as It Wraps Up Work

The committee investigating what led to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will hold its first hearing since July on We...

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2 months ago
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TikTok Seen Moving Toward U.S. Security Deal, but Hurdles Remain

A draft agreement with the Biden administration to keep the Chinese-owned video app operating in the United States is...

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3 months ago
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Durham Inquiry Appears to Wind Down as Grand Jury Expires

The special counsel appointed by the Trump administration to examine the Russia investigation seems to be wrapping up...

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3 months ago
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After Trump Associates’ Subpoenas, Notes of Caution About Jan. 6 Inquiry

The criminal inquiry into Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse the outcome of the 2020 election appears to be accelerati...

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3 months ago
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Trump Document Inquiry Poses Unparalleled Test for Justice Dept.

What had started as an effort to retrieve national security documents has now been transformed into one of the most c...

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3 months ago
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Timeline: The Fight to Get Trump to Return Presidential Material

The government tried repeatedly for more than a year and a half to get the former president to give back documents fr...

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4 months ago
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Here’s How the Government Classifies Its Most Sensitive Information

The designation of “Special Access Programs” is intended to limit the number of people who have access to secret or t...

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4 months ago
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F.B.I. Seizure of Scott Perry’s Phone Is Sign of Escalating Election Inquiry

Representative Scott Perry’s lawyer said he was told he is not a target of the Justice Department’s expanding inquiry...

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4 months ago
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Garland Becomes Trump’s Target After F.B.I.’s Mar-a-Lago Search

The attorney general has not commented on the search at Donald J. Trump’s home in Florida, and the former president a...

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4 months ago
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F.B.I. Search of Trump’s Home Is Separate From Jan. 6 Investigation

One inquiry appears to focus on materials taken from the White House at the end of the Trump presidency; the other is...

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9 months ago
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Pressure on Justice Dept. as Jan. 6 Panel Lays Out Case Against Trump

Building a criminal case against the former president is very difficult for federal prosecutors, experts say, underli...

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