Today, we released the eleventh episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which recounts the story Robert Mueller lays out in his 448-page report. This episode covers the president’s reaction to the appointment Robert Mueller as special counsel.
Today, we released the tenth episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which recounts the story Robert Mueller lays out in his 448-page report. This episode covers Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to recuse from the Russia investigation and the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey.
The FBI didn’t know that President Trump, acting in his capacity as president, told the Russians he didn’t care about election interference. Robert Mueller pretty clearly didn’t either.
Today, we released the ninth episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which tells the story Robert Mueller lays out in his nearly 500-page report.
This episode covers President Trump’s early efforts to stymie the FBI investigation of his National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, and his interactions with FBI Director James Comey in the period surrounding his inauguration as president and Flynn’s dismissal. These events include some of the earliest conduct that Mueller evaluates as possible obstruction of justice:
The misconduct cannot be dismissed as unproven; it screams off the plain text of the White House’s own memorandum detailing the president’s phone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart.
What to include—and what not to include—in articles of impeachment.
The attempted indictment of former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe looks like a concerning abuse of power. We want to know why it happened.