Slate: The DOJ’s COVID-19 Nursing Home Inquiry Is Nakedly Corrupt

Slate: The DOJ’s COVID-19 Nursing Home Inquiry Is Nakedly Corrupt. “Last week, the Department of Justice sent widely publicized letters to the governors of four states—Michigan, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—seeking information about nursing homes and coronavirus infections. The DOJ justified the request as part of an evaluation of whether to open a formal investigation under the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act. This does not appear to be an ordinary independent investigation, though. In fact, there’s every reason to believe the DOJ letters are partisan attacks on opponents of the president.”