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Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books and is co-chair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law.
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The president has just put Robert Mueller on notice of what he has likely long suspected: Mueller may not have much time to complete his investigation.
In an interview with the New York Times, President Trump yesterday issued a stunning vote of no-confidence in basically everyone currently in a leadership position in the Justice Department, the FBI, or the special counsel’s office.
The Senate questions FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray. Democrats file suit against the Trump campaign over leaked emails. And the UAE is reportedly behind a cyber attack that led to upheaval in the Gulf region.
If this suit eventually survives a motion to dismiss, it will immediately become a gold mine for journalists and investigators and present an intense set of headaches for the Trump forces both inside and outside of government. Think Paula Jones—only about everything.
The results of a quick Google Surveys poll on whom the public believes is telling the truth about their interactions, President Trump or former FBI Director James Comey, show a remarkable degree of public confusion and uncertainty as to what or whom to believe
President Trump’s eldest son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to get Russian government dirt on Hillary Clinton. Iraqi forces liberate the city of Mosul from ISIS. And Trump and Putin sit down for their first face-to-face meeting. Plus, I read the best Hamilton quotation ever. And Susan finds the secret Comey tapes!