A presidential candidate’s promising a law enforcement outcome against an individual should be unacceptable—even to those who fervently wish to see Donald Trump in the defendant’s chair in federal court.
Latest in The Russia Connection
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will host a hearing entitled "Lessons from the Mueller Report: Counterintelligence Implications of Volume 1" at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A video of the hearing is available below.
The most that can be hoped of someone in Mueller’s challenging position is that if he made mistakes, it will be apparent that he erred in good faith, not for condemnable lack of judgment, independence or courage—and in all likelihood, another pick for the job would have done worse.
A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "Reflections on the Mueller Report," is now available on Kindle.
In case you prefer to listen to Bob Mueller’s report.
It’s time to learn policy lessons from L’Affaire Russe—most importantly, how to prevent the dissemination of stolen information.
Jared Kushner said he didn’t know whether he would alert the FBI if he received outreach similar to the Trump Tower meeting. That’s the wrong answer.
A depressing reflection on the state of norms and institutions.
A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification Authority to the Attorney General
There are good reasons to investigate the Trump campaign investigators, and to give the attorney general limited declassification authority for that investigation.