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The Russia Connection

The Latest Revelation From BuzzFeed News: Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

The criminality alleged in this story is—if true—unsubtle and unambiguous, directly related to the president’s conduct as president and concerning matters of great import.

Executive Power

Considering Trump’s Legal Position (and Problems) After the New York Times Interview

This morning, Benjamin Wittes wrote in strong terms about the extraordinary interview the president gave the New York Times and what it reveals about Trump’s understanding of legal institutions and the rule of law. The main theme playing through Trump’s comments is that, as president, he has a clear call on the loyalties and responsiveness of Department of Justice and the FBI.

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