What’s up with the fight for Trump’s taxes? AKA what is Chairman Neal waiting for?

Almost exactly a month ago, Steve Mnuchin and the IRS failed to comply with House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal’s subpoena for Trump’s taxes. Since then, nothing has happened. On May 22, three weeks ago, New York State passed a law that allows the House Ways and Means Committee to request an individual’s state tax returns, including Trump’s. […]

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AG Barr admits he overruled Mueller’s legal analysis regarding obstruction of justice as outlined in the report

Attorney General Bill Barr gave an interview with CBS in which he said that he overruled Mueller’s legal analysis. Transcript and video. we didn’t agree with the legal analysis, a lot of the legal analysis in the report. It did not reflect the views of the department. It was the views of a particular lawyer or lawyers and […]

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Former White House Counsel complying with Trump’s request not to testify…a month after his law firm was paid $2 million by the RNC

[see update at bottom of post] Yesterday, the Office of Legal Counsel released an opinion that Congress cannot compel McGahn to testify about his official duties when he worked in the White House. Trump then sent a letter to McGahn directing him not to testify. McGahn told Chairman Nadler he will not show up today […]

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Weekly recap: May 7 – 20

Hi everyone! In case you missed it: I am now writing a bi-weekly newsletter for CAFE (Preet Bharara’s company) called CAFE Brief, where I recap news and analysis of politically charged legal matters. This will become a daily newsletter eventually. For more explanation, see here. SUBSCRIBE to get the newsletter in your inbox twice a […]

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New project: Forensic News and Tracking Turnover

I’m very excited to announce that I have teamed up with some very talented people to launch Forensic News! Founded by investigative journalist Scott Stedman, the goal is to deliver original long-form investigative journalism that actually matters. Investigative reports will always include hard evidence and articles will always be free. Our hope is that readers will find value […]

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CAFE Brief: April 29 – May 6

Hi everyone! In case you missed it: I am now writing a bi-weekly newsletter for CAFE (Preet Bharara’s company) called CAFE Brief, where I recap news and analysis of politically charged legal matters. This will become a daily newsletter eventually. For more explanation, see here. SUBSCRIBE to get the newsletter in your inbox twice a […]

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CAFE Brief: April 23 – 28

Hi everyone! In case you missed it last week: I am now writing a bi-weekly newsletter for CAFE (Preet Bharara’s company) called CAFE Brief, where I recap news and analysis of politically charged legal matters. This will become a daily newsletter eventually. For more explanation, see here. SUBSCRIBE to get the newsletter in your inbox […]

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