Plus: the case for trading with corrupt countries, the problem with current criminal justice reformers, and more...
Again and again, the president tried to interfere with the Mueller investigation in a roundabout way.
Whistleblower Michael German's new book exposes how the FBI failed us on 9/11 and continues to endanger us all through racism, incompetence, and institutional inertia.
Report: James Comey Broke FBI Rules by Leaking Trump Memos, but He Didn't Reveal Classified Info to the Press
Partisans, to your battle stations!
If lawmakers want to impeach Trump they're going to have to deal with the politics of it all and not use the Justice Department as a shield.
Plus: Kamala Harris jokes about starving prisoners, Trump sues over tax-return release, "Big Tech" witch hunt gets official, and more..
Blaming Trump's election on the magical power of Russian Twitter bots is seductive because it excuses Americans for electing an obviously unqualified candidate.
The special counsel has said he wants his report on Russian meddling in the election to speak for itself.
Nancy Pelosi's overwrought take on Donald Trump's receptiveness to "oppo research" is hard to take seriously.
Justin Amash and Rand Paul Disagree About Impeachment, but Fight Together for Federal Surveillance Reform
Both still see surveillance abuse that needs fixing. They’re pursuing different paths to get there.
The most absurd attack against the Michigan congressman involves ignoring his entire history in office.
As the special counsel steps down, he wants to make sure we understand why he won't accuse President Donald Trump of obstruction.
Plus: Snowflakes in House Freedom Caucus continue to melt down over Amash comments, Michael Avenatti charged for stealing from Stormy Daniels, and more...
The libertarian legal analyst says Trump, like his White House predecessors, has abused executive power in all sorts of ways.
The Fox News legal analyst says the president is abusing executive power.
Plus: The student censors come for Camille Paglia.
Reason editors discuss Russia, Biden, Moulton (?), and that television show with the dragons.
Forget about Donald Trump and the Mueller report and think about all the little (and not-so-little) people who get crushed by the feds.
Was the president saved by the swamp he campaigned against?
More thorough coverage to come later.
In a press conference shortly before Mueller's report was released to the public
The battle over the Mueller report will pit national security, executive privilege, and privacy against the public interest in the Russia investigation.
Politicizing transparency is not a way to help Americans understand Russia investigation.
Plus: Chick-fil-A banned from San Antonio airport, the Libertarian Party picks a convention slogan, and Robert Kraft apologizes.
Fifteen legal scholars weigh in, including the VC's own Keith Whittington, and myself.
As for obstruction evidence, he punts the matter to Congress.
How much will we see of the special counsel's report? And when?
At this point, making assumptions would be stupid.
"I can only warn you that the people who follow Trump as I did, blindly, are going to suffer the same consequences that I did."
"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground," the former FBI deputy director says.
The Trump adviser's legal problem is not what he did but what he said about what he did.
BuzzFeed report says president personally told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow project.
Meanwhile, meet a psychologically scarred man who disfigured himself while serving 22 years in solitary in Illinois.
Senate Russia investigation leads to new rounds of innumerate analysis and bad-faith dot-connecting.
Plus: Trump inauguration spending also under scrutiny, feds want fentanyl cases out of state court, and Twitter's stock is surging.
Cohen blames Trump for sending him down a "path of darkness"
Manafort, meanwhile, tried to conceal that he was still talking to Trump administration officials after he was indicted.
Snitches get a slap on the wrist sometimes.
Negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow continued during the primaries, he now says.
But WikiLeaks and Manafort have pushed back on the report.
Solicitor General Noel Francisco could be the one to oversee the Russia probe.