The Trump administration’s reference to “Game of Thrones,” a series based on bloody battles for power, is the worst possible metaphor for America’s strategic goals.
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While the Supreme Court rejected statutory arguments against Trump’s travel ban in Trump v. Hawaii, the statutory case against the new asylum proclamation is more pointed.
Is Whitaker’s appointment constitutional? Does the president have authority in this case to make an appointment under the FVRA? Does Whitaker have any recusal obligations related to the special counsel’s investigation?
Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski’s road map report to the House of Representatives hastened the impeachment of President Nixon in 1974, but might be a bad model for Robert Mueller.
Jeff Sessions’s Firing, Matthew Whitaker’s Rise and the Attorney General’s Role In the Mueller Investigation
The acting attorney general’s past statements about the Russia probe raise genuine concerns about his service overseeing it.
A review of Greg Miller's “The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy” (HarperCollins Publishers, 2018).
I had a conversation with Kenneth Starr about Bob Mueller and Rod Rosenstein. He said some interesting stuff.
Document: Trump Administration Seeks Emergency Stay of Order to Produce Privilege Log in Transgender Servicemember Ban Litigation
On Monday, the Trump administration applied to the Supreme Court for an emergency stay of a district court order in litigation related to the transgender servicemember ban. A district court ordered the government to produce a log of evidence it believes is subject to presidential communications privilege. The government argues that a 2004 case should protect the government from doing so. The full application is below.
Four trends are reshaping international relations and will prevent a return to the pre-Trump status quo.
Attorneys for Sayfullo Saipov, who is accused of killing eight people and injuring 12 others in a vehicular terrorist attack in New York City last Halloween, have petitioned the government to preclude the death penalty again their client or appoint an independent prosecutor to decide whether the death penalty should be pursued.