Chapter 25: Impeachment, Mueller Report, & Atty. General Barr

NYT reporter’s new book makes explosive claims about Mueller and Russia — that the Times didn’t report

President Donald Trump reportedly told White House counsel Don McGahn that he was not concerned about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation because he could always just "settle" with Mueller, according to a new book by New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt.

Trump will always be an impeached and failed President, who will never command popular support.

Donald TRump’s failure to handle the GOP plague means that the 2020 conventions will be virtual affairs as a result the 2020 nominees deliver a speech to a room. Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders more than made the virtual convention work for Joe...

U.S. Senate Releases Final Report Into ‘Aggressive’ Russian Interference in 2016 Election

The Senate Intelligence Committee describes Russia’s activity in 2016 as an “aggressive, multifaceted effort” to disrupt U.S. democracy.

Judge flatly rejects Trump’s claim that Ukraine emails enjoy ‘executive privilege’ protection: ‘That simply doesn’t cut it’

President Donald Trump and others in his administration have been claiming that a batch of 2019 emails discussing his hold on military aid to Ukraine are protected by “executive privilege.” But U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson — the Barack Obama appointee who sentenced Trump ally Roger Stone t

No hoax: Why the Russia investigation remains one of Trump's biggest scandals

First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

Conservative Legal Expert: Trump Election Tweets Are Grounds For Impeachment

The Federalist Society's Steven Calabresi called the president's threats to delay the election "fascistic."

AG Barr bribed, threatened, and lied his way to ousting New York's top prosecutor, testimony reveals

In prepared congressional testimony, the recently ousted U.S. attorney from New York describes in exquisite detail Attorney General William Barr's repeated attempts to force him out of the job. Geoffrey Berman, formerly the top prosecutor in the...

Full Text of the Mueller Report's Executive Summaries

Rhe executive summaries of the two volumes of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report. Volume I deals with links between Russia and the Trump campaign, while Volume II deals with potential obstruction of justice by President Trump. This article is available in audio format on the Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition:

Read and search the full Mueller report

Read and download the full redacted Mueller report PDF released by the Department of Justice. The report covers the two-year investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Schiff's powerful closing speech: 'Is there one among you who will say, Enough!'?

The impeachment trial of the president moved into its final stage before a vote on Wednesday.

Bill Barr Gets Shredded: A Threat to ‘Our Rule Of Law and to Public Trust in It’

Two Justice Department lawyers and a former deputy attorney general detailed Barr’s corrupt meddling on behalf of Trump—while House Republicans embarrassed themselves.

The First Democrat To Call For Impeachment Says If The Senate Won’t Remove Trump From Office, Democrats Can Try Again

Texas Rep. Al Green was the first to support impeaching Trump. He’s not planning on dropping it anytime soon.

Trump is 'Impeached Forever' Says Nancy Pelosi, Adding That She Showed the President 'The Power of the Gavel'
Bill Barr’s Effort to Protect Michael Flynn Is “Corrupt,” An Explosive New Legal Filing Says

"The Government has engaged in highly irregular conduct to benefit a political ally of the President."

Trump loves the rule of law. As long as it targets his enemies

The president’s gross distortion of facts is a problem, but legal norms themselves may yet survive him.

William Barr Has Turned the Justice Department Into a Law Firm With One Client: Donald Trump

By firing the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, Barr’s effort to protect Trump further bulldozes the norms of the Department of Justice.

Trump Justice Department Killed Police Reform Programs That Could Have Helped Minneapolis

Instead of helping cities change police practices, the Justice Department is threatening to turn federal resources on protesters.

Supreme Court Acts To Postpone More Controversies, From Mueller Report To Abortion

The decisions ensure none of these cases will be decided before the November election.

Key Findings of the Mueller Report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress represents a critical opportunity for the legal community to help the American people understand what is in his March 2019 Report On The

Trump impeachment: A very simple guide

President Donald Trump now faces the second stage of a political process that could see him removed from office.

Congress must impeach Trump's enabler in corruption, oppression, Attorney General Bill Barr

Attorney General Barr is too dangerous to democracy and to the well-being of Americans to be left in place. He must be removed from office.

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