The Constitution And Trump’s Temporary Attorney General

President Trump’s selection to serve as Acting Attorney General does not appear to be Constitutionally authorized to serve in that position.

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.

Has Robert Mueller Already Subpoenaed The President?

A bunch of mysteriously sealed filings in Federal Court in D.C. could mean that Robert Mueller has already subpoenaed the President.

Bizarre Far-Right Scheme To Smear Bob Mueller Collapses

Robert Mueller’s office has referred an apparent effort to bribe women into making allegations against him to the F.B.I.

Russian Woman Charged With Interfering In 2018 Elections

The Russians are interfering in our electoral system again, and they’re using our own hyperpartisanship to accomplish their goals.

More Gasoline On The Trump v. Justice Department Fire

A new report from The New York Times is likely to cause President Trump’s war on the Justice Department to heat up.

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.

Former President Carter Warns His Party Against Drifting To The Left

Former President Jimmy Carter is warning his party against drifting too far left as we head into the midterms and, beyond that, the 2020 campaign cycle.

Trump Could Find It Hard To Replace Sesssions

President Trump has made no secret of the fact that he is displeased with the performance of Jeff Sessions, but he could find it hard to replace him.

Russian Bots And Trolls Helping To Stir National Anthem Protest Controversy

New evidence indicates that the same Russian backed bots and trolls that sought to influence the 2016 election are now attempting to exploit the social divisions raised by the N.F.L. players kneeling during the National Anthem.

Manafort Reportedly Looking For Plea Deal With Mueller

With a new trial set to start in Washington at the end of the month, reports are circulating that President Trump’s former campaign manager is looking to cut a plea deal.

Former Trump Aide George Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days In Jail

Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos received a very generous sentence in return for his guilty plea.

Kavanaugh Hearings End With Little Doubt On The Outcome Of The Fight

After four days of hearings, the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court seems assured.

A ‘Soft Coup’ Inside The White House Isn’t The Antidote To Trumpism

Donald Trump is a bad, inept, and potentially dangerous President. That doesn’t mean that a ‘soft coup’ inside the White House is the answer to the problem he presents to our democratic republic.

British Charge Russian Intelligence Officers In Connection With Novichok Attacks

British authorities have charged two members of Russian military intelligence in connection with a poisoning attack on British attack.

Donald Trump v. The Rule Of Law

Donald Trump spent part of Labor Day engaged in yet another unhinged attack on his own Justice Department.

Bob Woodward’s New Book To Detail Explosive Accusations About Trump White House

A new book by legendary Washington reporter Bob Woodward appears to contain explosive revelations about the President and the operation of the White House.

Trump Slumping In The Polls Again

As the midterms get closer, the public’s perception of the President’s job performance is getting worse.

Duncan Hunter Blames Wife, Deep State, For Embezzling Campaign Funds

Recently indicted Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr. is blaming his apparently estranged wife and the so-called “Deep State” for the fact that he’s charged with embezzling a quarter million dollars from his campaign.

Should Kavanaugh Confirmation Wait for the Midterms?

Tom Nichols argues it should. I disagree.

Paul Manafort Found Guilty On Eight Counts

Robert Mueller and his legal team get their first victories in court.

Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To Multiple Charges

The President’s former lawyer and “fixer” is pleading guilty to a number of charges, including apparent campaign finance law violations related to the Stormy Daniels payment.

Violating Yet Another Norm, Trump Attacks The Federal Reserve

Donald Trump is now attacking his own appointee to head the Federal Reserve Board.

Cohen And Trump May Be In Deep Trouble Over The Stormy Daniels Payment

The latest reports about the circumstances surrounding the payoff to Stormy Daniels could pose big problems for Michael Cohen and his client.

Trump Attacks Manafort Prosecution

Once again, the President has thrown the Rule of Law under the bus.

After Fourteen Days, All Eyes Are On The Jury In The Manafort Trial

The Virginia case against Paul Manafort went to the jury on Thursday, and now everyone waits for their verdict.

Trump Revokes John Brennan’s Security Clearance, Threatens More Revocations

In what appears to be a move based purely on vindictiveness, President Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

Trump World Experiences An Omarosa Earthquake

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who used to be a Trump favorite, is out with a book that makes sensationalistic claims about the Trump Administration. The real story, though, is what she has on tape and how she got it.

Trump Admits Purpose Of Trump Tower Meeting Was To Get “Dirt” On Hillary Clinton

The noose around the Trump Administration just keeps getting tighter.

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.”

Trump’s Top Financial Man Called To Testify Before Grand Jury

The man who knows all of Donald Trump’s financial secrets has been called to testify before the Grand Jury investigating Trump lawyer Michael Cohen.

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.

Michael Cohen Says Trump Knew About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting With Russians

Former Trump lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen is reportedly ready to tell investigators that the President is lying about his knowledge regarding the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer.

Majority Disapproves Of Trump’s Handling Of Russia In Wake Of Summit

Most Americans disapprove of the President’s handling of our relationship with Russia, and foreign policy more generally, in the wake of the Helsinki Summit. That’s not having much of an impact on his overall job approval, though.

Michael Cohen Recorded Conversation With Trump Regarding Payoff To Playboy Model

Donald Trump’s longtime attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen apparently recorded a conversation where the two men discussed paying off a Playboy model who claims she had an affair with him.

Trump Walks Back His Walk Back, Denies Russia Is Trying To Influence 2018 Elections

It took less than twenty-four hours for President Trump to essentially repudiate his purported attempt to walk back the appalling comments he made in Helsinki.

Russian “Gun Rights Activist” Charged With Being Russian Agent

Mariia Butina, a Russian “gun rights activist, is accused of being an unregistered agent of the Russian government and attempting to influence Republican Party policies regarding Russia in an operation that pre-dates the Trump Presidential campaign.

Trump Sells Out To Putin

President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin was an even bigger disaster than anticipated.

No Matter What Comes Out Of Helsinki, Putin Has Already Won

Even if all he gets out of the Helsinki Summit is a handshake and a photograph, Vladimir Putin has already won.

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.

Donald Trump Once Again Goes To War Against The Rule Of Law

Donald Trump continues to demonstrate that he has nothing but utter contempt for the Rule of Law. At some point, he will either be called to account for this or our nation’s institutions will suffer as a result.

Guiliani Says Russia Probe May Get ‘Cleaned Up’ with Pardons

The President’s attorney continues to issue public statements that would seem injurious to his client.

Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Heads To Jail

Donald Trump’s former Campaign Manager was sent to jail, a move that likely increases the pressure on him to cooperate with Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

“But My Emails”

There was some degree of humor in the Dept. of Justice’s Inspector General’s report.

D.O.J. Inspector General Finds No Political Bias In F.B.I.’s Clinton Email Investigation

The Department of Justice’s Inspector General found that former F.B.I. Director James Comey was ‘insubordinate’ in regard to the Clinton email investigation, but found no evidence of political bias at the Bureau.

New York Attorney General Sues Trump And His Family, Alleging Charity Fraud

The Attorney General of New York has filed a Complaint against President Trump and several members of his family alleging widespread fraud in the operation of Trump’s charitable Foundation.

Robert Mueller Tightens The Screws On Paul Manafort

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