An overview of the definition, origins and scope of executive privilege and the process and legal and policy considerations that guide its invocation.
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In Sharing Memos, Comey Did Nothing Wrong as a Former Official and Everything Right as a Whistleblower
There is nothing to suggest that Comey's disclosure of his memo was illegal, unethical, immoral, or otherwise inappropriate.
The spectacle of DNI Coats and NSA Director Rogers fumbling for unconvincing excuses to avoid answering Senators’ questions about whether President Trump asked them to intervene to halt the Russia investigation obscures the fact that they could have asserted a proper basis for doing so.
How might Congress obtain memos drafted by former FBI Director James Comey chronicling his interactions with President Trump, and can Trump do anything to stop them?
President Trump's repeated references to assurances from FBI Director James Comey that Trump was not under investigation raise serious questions about the breach of norms and the obstruction of justice.
A review of what we know about the Justice Department's letters to Sally Yates indicating its intent to invoke executive privilege to keep Yates from testifying before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
A D.C. District judge ruled yesterday that the CIA can keep nearly all information related to its drone activities and the legal basis for them secret, reports Josh Gerstein of Politico. U.S.