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The unnamed foreign corporation challenging a subpoena issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a cert petition seeking Supreme Court review of the D.C. Circuit's decision in favor of Mueller. The petition is available in partially redacted form below.
There’s no inconsistency between attorney general nominee William Barr’s apparent high regard for Robert Mueller and Barr’s unwillingness to promise the release of a Mueller report.
Although I find the president’s behavior shocking, I am not shocked, or at least not surprised, at the FBI’s investigative response.
In the last fifty years, Congress has three times investigated potential criminal activity by a sitting president. A new white paper from Protect Democracy examines lessons from those investigations for the new Congress.
It’s a good thing I’m not a federal judge.
The president shouldn’t hold his breath for the court to have any serious objections to the special counsel’s appointment.
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?
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.