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Trump Admin Issues Request to Resume Federal Executions

The Trump administration issued a request to resume federal executions on Monday just months after Attorney General William Barr announced the U.S. would reinstate the death penalty.

The Trump administration filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, arguing that the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals had no legal basis for blocking the planned resumption of federal executions after a 16-year hiatus.

The request was sent by Solicitor General Noel Francisco to Chief Justice John Roberts, who will decide whether the Court will review the case.

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