The late California senator always seemed to err on the side of more government power and less individual freedom.
The former president suggests he was not obliged to obey a subpoena seeking classified records.
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While it remains unclear how sensitive the documents he retained were, his attempts to conceal them are easier to prove.
As Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell explains, doing so will simultaneously strengthen the US and weaken a major geopolitical rival. It can also rescue many Chinese from terrible oppression.
Lai's media company covered the Communist government's abuses when other Hong Kong media wouldn't.
By taking records that did not belong to him and refusing to return them, William Barr says, Trump "provoked this whole problem himself."
There's no deep mystery behind why Trump kept boxes of classified documents. He wanted them.
The former president's retention of classified documents looks willful and arguably endangered national security.
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The feds allege the former president was keeping classified documents on America's nuclear program and defense capabilities in his Mar-a-Lago resort.
The recorded comments could be relevant to a charge that the former president willfully mishandled national defense information.
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In a federal lawsuit on behalf of legal U.S. residents from China, the ACLU argues that "Florida's New Alien Land Law" is unconstitutional.
That doesn't mean Russia is right. It means we're being honest about how much the U.S. is involved.
Never underestimate officials’ ability to turn embarrassing moments into awful opportunities.
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It would result in shortages, decreases in productivity, and higher production costs affecting millions of American workers and nearly every consumer.
People panicked in the 1980s that Japan's economic largesse posed a grave threat to American interests. Then the market reined it in.
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'There's Nothing There,' Biden Said the Day Before the FBI Found More Classified Documents in His House
If Trump's handling of government secrets was "totally irresponsible," how should we describe Biden's conduct?
Biden Looks Careless, Shady, and Hypocritical After the Revelations About His Handling of Classified Material
Prosecuting Trump for keeping government records at Mar-a-Lago now seems doomed for political as well as legal reasons.
In both cases, proving criminal intent would be a tall order.
The potential crimes that the FBI is investigating do not hinge on the current classification status of the records that the former president kept at Mar-a-Lago.
Even if Trump did declassify those records, the 11th Circuit says, he "has not identified any reason that he is entitled to them."
Judge Reviewing Mar-a-Lago Documents Complains That Trump Has Offered No Evidence He Declassified Them
In any case, that issue does not seem relevant under the statutes that the FBI cited in its search warrant.
Trump's Lawyers Say It's Not Clear Whether 'Purported' Classified Documents at Mar-a-Lago 'Remain Classified'
The former president's legal team notably did not endorse his claim that he automatically declassified everything he took with him.
Trump's Document Trove Reportedly Included Information About a Foreign Nation's Nuclear Capabilities
"Nuclear weapons issue is a Hoax," says the former president, who insists that nothing at Mar-a-Lago was actually classified.
That failure adds to the evidence that Trump or his representatives obstructed the FBI's investigation.