The Mueller report describes numerous instances in which President Trump may have obstructed justice. Here’s an attempt to synthesize how the special counsel analyzed the evidence.
The options for checking a president who abuses his power to the degree that Trump has are functionally impeachment proceedings or nothing.
This is an appendix to Lawfare's initial analysis of the Mueller report, listing instances of obstruction as described in the report. Read the analysis here.
Mueller did not find a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, and he did not conclude that President Trump had obstructed justice. But he did not exonerate the president either.
Julian Assange’s story is also the story of how the utopian possibilities of the internet turned into something much bleaker and more frightening.
If President Trump really told Department of Homeland Security officials to stop processing asylum requests, it’s a pretty blatant violation of the Take Care Clause of the Constitution and the president’s oath of office.
The press screwed up bigly on the Barr letter. Here are nine ideas for doing better the second time around.