Matthew Kahn

Matthew Kahn is an associate editor at Lawfare and a research assistant at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was a research assistant at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law and a research intern at the Network Science Initiative at the National Journal. He holds a bachelor's degree in government from Georgetown University.

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Campaign 2016

Document: Justice Department Inspector General Final Report on Clinton Email Investigation

On Thursday, the Justice Department’s inspector general released its final report on conduct by FBI and Justice Department leadership during the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. The full report is below.

Donald Trump

Document: New York Attorney General Sues Trump Foundation for Campaign Coordination and Self-Dealing

On Thursday, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood sued the Trump Foundation and its board of directors in state court for “extensive unlawful political coordination with the Trump presidential campaign, repeated and willful self-dealing transactions to benefit Mr.

North Korea

Document: Joint Statement of President Trump and Kim Jong Un

On Tuesday, the White House issued the following joint statement after President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

Secrecy: Leaks Prosecutions

Document: Grand Jury Indicts Former SSCI Staffer for False Statements Regarding Contacts With Reporters

A grand jury in the District of Columbia has charged James Wolfe, the former director of security for the Senate intelligence committee, with three counts of making false statements to a government agency in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1001(2). The false statements allegedly pertained to Wolfe’s contacts with reporters and were made in the course of an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure of classified information to members of the press. The full indictment is below.