Is it possible for Americans to argue about politics and policy without accusing each other of betraying the country?
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.
That did not quite go as expected
The former special counsel's abridged answers to lawmakers' questions changed few minds.
Trump Says Mueller Report Found No Evidence of Obstruction of Justice. Robert Mueller Tells Congress Otherwise.
Mueller's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this morning contradicted the president's oft-made claims that the special counsel's report cleared him of any wrongdoing.
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The special counsel has said he wants his report on Russian meddling in the election to speak for itself.
As the special counsel steps down, he wants to make sure we understand why he won't accuse President Donald Trump of obstruction.
Nancy Pelosi thinks so, but the relevant statutes suggest she is wrong.
Plus: The student censors come for Camille Paglia.
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
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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.
Shockingly, most people are sticking to their guns.
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.
The Trump adviser's legal problem is not what he did but what he said about what he did.
Plus: Trump inauguration spending also under scrutiny, feds want fentanyl cases out of state court, and Twitter's stock is surging.
Snitches get a slap on the wrist sometimes.
Also: How much should we care that Trump & co. lied in 2016 about a Putin-proximate real estate deal in Russia?
Senate Republicans are torn between their hatred of voting on bills, their fear of poking the bear, and their love of confirming judges.
Plus: CNN fires Marc Lamont Hill for Palestine comments and the link between life expectancy declines, opioid pills, and prohibition.
But WikiLeaks and Manafort have pushed back on the report.
What even is truth? Rudy Giuliani doesn't seem to have any idea.
The president thinks the distinction between justice and politics is for suckers.
Civil debate, whether on Trump/Russia, gun policy, or fungible abortion funding, begins in the workplace.
"If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?" Donald Trump once said. He may be about to find out.
Reason editors assess Rudy Giuliani's media tour, make bets about Iran policy, and gently suggest that some economic policies in Seattle may be suboptimal.
Forget Robert Mueller. Trump's Attacks On Syria Are a Reminder We're Already in a Constitutional Crisis
Congress has completely abdicated its constitutional responsibility to authorize war.