Reflections on the former FBI director’s book, leadership—and no-win situations.
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Following an FBI raid on his home, hotel room and office, President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen filed for a temporary restraining order from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to prevent federal investigators from reviewing material seized in the raid. Cohen is also requesting that the court allow his attorneys to review the seized material prior to investigators to ensure that the government does not review material covered by attorney-client privilege. The government has filed an opposition to Cohen's motion.
What lessons should we learn from how politicians and the media have reacted to Trump's past threats to fire Mueller and Rosenstein?
Evidence supporting the warrant application likely exceeded what is legally required, which makes Cohen’s situation, and Trump’s, grave.
The search of Michael Cohen’s office implicates age-old legal protections—but they probably will not protect Cohen or President Trump.
In a jarring reminder of "the nature of the person" who occupies the Oval Office, the Washington Post reports that President Trump questioned the CIA why it took measures to avoid civilian casualties while conducting a targeted killing.
McCarthy's weekly column responds to my recent Lawfare post. Here's why I'm very unconvinced by McCarthy's response.
President Trump and his incoming national security adviser, John Bolton, make for a potentially explosive mix of ideology, temperament and ability.
The firing of the FBI’s deputy director 26 hours before his retirement looks bad. But those confidently pronouncing on the merits of his dismissal are venturing well beyond the realm of known facts.
The Republican House intelligence committee majority has defaulted on its obligation to conduct oversight of the executive branch. The consequences are many.