Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Mastriano Under Fire From Colleagues and Mentors

A former dissertation advisor and two Army War College professors are speaking out against the gubernatorial candidate.

Retired Flag Officers Cashing In As Foreign Agents

An unsavory practice that’s mostly legal.

January 6 and the Collusion Trap

What is the right measure of success for the Committee investigating the Capitol riot?

January 6 Committee Closing in On Trump

New evidence gets us a wee bit closer to a smoking gun.

Resetting Our Politics

Did Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony change anything?

No, Flynn Shouldn’t be Court-Martialed

Retired generals are no longer in the military.

Capitol Riot Could Have Been Much Worse

The live coverage of Wednesday’s assault on American democracy underplayed its seriousness.

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Trump’s Final Meltdown

The President of the United States is an existential threat to the Republic.

Flynn Suggests a Coup

For those wondering what a textbook coup would look like.

Violence after DC ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Peaceful protests were once again followed by nighttime clashes.

Sidney Powell Strikes Again

Bringing sloppy to the outrageous.

The Flynn Pardon

Perhaps the most normal thing President Trump has done.

The Corruption of Justice

The AG is Trump’s lawyer, not ours.

So, Did Flynn Lie in Court?

The Barr DOJ’s attempt to retcon the Flynn case has created a major problem for Flynn.

So, What is “Unmasking”?

And I don’t mean not wearing a mask to Costco.

No, Biden Shouldn’t Name His Cabinet Now

There’s very little upside.

The Problematic Acting DNI

Only the best people.

Justice Department Report Undermines GOP Conspiracy Theory On Russia Investigation

An internal Justice Department investigation fails to find any evidence of political bias in the Russia investigation.

Trump Associate And Confidante Roger Stone Convicted

One of Donald Trump”s closest associates has been convicted by a Federal jury.

Senate Report Alleges NRA Became A ‘Russian Asset’

A Senate report alleges that the National Rifle Association allowed itself to become a Russian asset,

Trump Told Russians He Didn’t Care If They Interfered In 2016 Election

Not surprisingly, President Trump told Russian officials early on that he didn’t care if Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

President Trump Fires John Bolton

President Trump took to Twitter late this morning to fire his third National Security Adviser.

Jon Ossoff Enters Race Against David Perdue In Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge David Perdue for Georgia’s Senate seat in 2020.

House Judiciary Committee To Subpoena A Dozen People Close To Trump

The House Judiciary Committee has upped the ante in the showdown between the Trump Administration and Congress.

Post-Mueller Recriminations

The mea culpas and I-told-you-so’s are rather premature.

Legal Experts Weigh in on Barr Summary of Mueller Report

The Lawfare gang and Popehat weigh in.

Mueller’s Report: We Don’t Know Much

Predictably, news that the investigation has ended has people on both sides cheering. It’s unwarranted.

Mueller Report Coming Soon?

Robert Mueller appears to be winding down his investigation and getting ready to submit a report to the Attorney General.

Mueller Recommends No Jail Time For Michael Flynn

Citing substantial cooperation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no jail time for former Trump associate Michael Flynn.

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Donald Trump’s Job Approval Numbers Continue To Be Historically Bad

President Trump’s job approval numbers continue to be worse than those of any President since the end of World War Two.

Donald Trump v. The Federal Judiciary

President Trump’s latest attack on the Federal Judiciary prompted a rare rebuke from the Chief Justice of the United States.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Fired

President Trump has fired his Attorney General, a move than many are interpreting as the precursor to a move against Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Dina Powell Out As Replacement For Nikki Haley At The U.N.

Take one name out of contention as a potential replacement for Nikki Haley at the United Nations.

Brett Kavanaugh, Double Jeopardy, And Presidential Pardons

Debunking a theory for why the Kavanaugh nomination was supposedly “rushed.”

Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Mueller

Another day, another plea agreement in the Mueller investigation. This one could prove to be problematic for the President.

Trump’s Perverse Understanding of Justice

Trump has an autocrat’s view of justice.

Donald Trump’s Own Lawyers Have No Confidence In Him

President Trump says he wants to talk to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but his own lawyers clearly don’t trust him enough to allow that to go forward.

Trump Launches Unhinged Attack On Robert Mueller And The Russia Investigation

Another morning, and another unhinged Twitter attack on the Mueller investigation by a President who claims the entire investigation is a “hoax” and “Fake News.”

Mueller Looking At Trump’s Twitter Feed As Part Of Obstruction Investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly looking at the President’s Twitter feed as part of his ongoing investigation.

Trump Administration Considering Revoking Security Clearances Of Administration Critics

Based on what can only be described as pure vindictiveness, the President is apparently planning on revoking security clearances of former officials who have been outspoken against the Administration and its policies.

Mueller Probe Indicts 12 More Russians For Election Meddling

The Office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued indictments against twelve Russian intelligence officials for election-related hacking, and in the process has shown most of the arguments made by the President and his surrogates regarding the Russia investigation are nonsense.

Michael Cohen Sends A Shot Across Trump’s Bow

In a new interview, former Trump attorney and ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen gives the strongest signal yet that he’s ready to cooperate with investigators.

Robert Mueller Tightens The Screws On Paul Manafort

Former Trump Campaign Director Paul Manafort has been hit with a new round of charges.

The President Probably Can Pardon Himself, But If He Does He Should Be Impeached

Based on a strict reading of the Constitution, a sitting President probably does have the power to pardon himself. That doesn’t mean he should be allowed to get away with it without consequence.

Trump Pardons Right-Wing Provocateur Dinesh D’Souza

President Trump has issued another controversial pardon.

Giuliani Admits “Spygate” Allegations Meant To Undermine Russia Investigation

With the President’s “Spygate” allegations standing largely discredited, his attorney and at the moment chief spokesperson Rudy Giuliani admits that the entire conspiracy theory was created to discredit the Mueller investigation.

Mueller Investigation Hits First Anniversary With Little Sign It Will Be Ending

The Mueller investigation turns one year old today and, despite the arguments of Trump and his supporters, there’s no sign that it will be coming to an end in the near future.

Senate Intelligence Committee Finds Russia Sought To Aid Trump In 2016 Election

Backing up the nation’s intelligence agencies, the Senate Intelligence Committee said in a preliminary statement that it had concluded that Russia sought to aid Donald Trump’s campaign in the 2016 Presidential election.

Mike Pence Thinks A Year Is Long Enough For The Russia Investigation

Mike Pence’s obsequiousness to his master knows no limits.