Category Archives: Investigation

There’s a Lot Going On in Michael Cohen’s Sentencing Memo

By Quinta Jurecic, Benjamin Wittes in Lawfare: Hard National Security Choices The sentencing memo of Michael Cohen is a fascinating read on a number of levels: in the quality of its advocacy, in its account of Cohen’s cooperation with authorities, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Investigation, Michael Cohen, Russia

Six Big Takeaways from Mueller’s Indictment of Russian Intel Officers

by Andy Wright, Alex Whiting, Ryan Goodman and Kate Brannen of Just Security Here are two of the six: 5. Mueller Investigation Vitality: Notwithstanding the laments and wishful thinking from people like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Donald Trump, Elections, Investigation, Political parties, Robert Mueller, Russia, United States

‘Shaken’ Rosenstein Felt Used by the White House in Comey Firing

By Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman of the New York Times In the days after the F.B.I. director James B. Comey was fired last year, the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, repeatedly expressed anger about how the White … Continue reading

Posted in FBI, Investigation, James Comey, New York Times, Rod Rosenstein, White House

The Constitutional Crisis Is Already Underway

By Jonathan Chait in New York Magazine Trump’s me-above-all persona is also his unsettling legal stance on presidential power. Trump cannot obstruct justice, according to his official legal stance, because justice is whatever Trump says it is. Before this is … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Investigation, Presidential pardon, Rule of Law

Is this what gets Trump? How money laundering works in real estate

By Philip Bump of the Washington Post If Michael Wolff’s reporting is to be believed, Stephen K. Bannon’s assessment of the most dangerous threat posed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation is not the one you might have … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Investigation, Jared Kushner, Money laundering, Robert Mueller, Russia, Washington Post