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Scott R. Anderson is a David M. Rubenstein fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He previously served as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State and as the legal advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
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The president signed spending legislation appropriating over a billion dollars for constructing a wall, along with a declaration of emergency to authorize an additional $6.5 billion.
We’ve submitted FOIA requests to find out how the Justice Department responded to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s comments on the Mueller investigation and the bombshell BuzzFeed News story.
The Trump administration is using recognition to weaken the incumbent regime of Nicolás Maduro while strengthening Juan Guaidó’s opposition movement. But if it fails, this strategy may have dangerous consequences.
The Trump administration’s actions at the border already raise serious constitutional questions. And none of them have to do with the wall.
What connection does the court battle over the subpoena of an unidentified state-owned company have to the Mueller investigation?