Today on Lawfare No Bull: On June 28, the Jan. 6 committee held a surprise hearing to present testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson.
Elena Kagan is a J.D. Candidate at New York University School of Law, Class of 2023. Prior to law school, she was the assistant editor of the Journal of Democracy.
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Today on Lawfare No Bull: On June 23, the House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol held its fifth public hearing.
Today on Lawfare No Bull: On June 21, the House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 on the U.S. Capitol held its fourth public hearing.
Despite hours of oral argument, the district court did not signal whether attempts to hold former President Trump and others civilly liable for encouraging the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will succeed.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday. Pompeo was asked about the threats posed by China and Russia, the decision to withdraw 12,000 U.S. troops from Germany, the upcoming presidential election and much more. The hearing did include some grandstanding and repetition, but we cut out all of the theatrics to leave you with just the questions and answers that you need to hear.
Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Barr was asked about the federal government's response to protests, the upcoming presidential election, the dismissal of former U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman and much more. The hearing did include a lot of bickering and grandstanding, but we cut out all of the unnecessary repetition and theatrics to leave you with just the questions and answers that you need to hear.
Representative John Ratcliffe testified before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee as a part of his nomination for the position of Director of National Intelligence. Ratcliffe was asked about his views on Russian interference, about the threat posed by North Korea, about how he would handle a variety of issues posed by the coronavirus pandemic and much more. The hearing was fairly substantive but did include some meanderings and grandstanding.