The current risk of document destruction warrants an explanation of an outgoing administration’s legal obligations to preserve government records and what happens to one administration’s records after its successor takes office.
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A newly-unsealed court document shows that the Justice Department is investigating a possible scheme involving political contributions in exchange for a presidential pardon.
The White House today released the National Critical and Emerging Technology Strategy. You can read the document here or below.
The Commerce Department has announced which “transaction” scenarios will be covered by the IEEPA sanctions that go into effect against TikTok and WeChat on Sept. 20. Here’s what you need to know.
A decision with limited immediate consequences could have more impact over the long run in elevating the role of the president’s lawyers in future conflicts with Congress.
We all remember the conclusions of the January 2017 Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) report:
The White House has released a memorandum of President Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The document is available here and below.
There is no reason to doubt that in seeking reelection, President Trump will consider once more breaking or skirting laws or ethical limits to win. He has already proclaimed a willingness to accept campaign support from a foreign government, retreating only somewhat under public pressure.
Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn had his work cut out for him as legal adviser to this particular president, and his successor, Pat A. Cipollone, cannot expect an easier time. Among the looming challenges: whatever comes of special counsel Mueller’s investigation and, if the Democrats regain control of the House of Representatives, the potential institution of impeachment proceedings.
The White House released the National Strategy for Counterterrorism on Oct. 4. It is the first such strategy to be released since the publication of the Obama administration’s strategy in 2011. The full document can be read below.