The special counsel would probably prevail in court—but it is not a sure thing.
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 special counsel wants to interview the president. How will it play out?
There are reasons to be cautious about the 49 questions that Special Counsel Robert Mueller wishes to pose to President Trump in an interview, as the New York Times reported Monday evening.
The FBI just completed a survey that shows how the last year’s events have affected the rank-and-file’s morale. We’re asking for the results.
Reflections on the former FBI director’s book, leadership—and no-win situations.
If the president can fire the deputy attorney general for openly corrupt reasons and not pay a devastating electoral price, the ramifications would be vast and chilling.
Evidence supporting the warrant application likely exceeded what is legally required, which makes Cohen’s situation, and Trump’s, grave.