What do recent court decisions mean for the future of congressional oversight?
Margaret L. Taylor is a senior editor and counsel at Lawfare and a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. Previously, she was the Democratic Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 2015 through July 2018.
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The report doesn't break any new ground and highlights the decline of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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