A Tweet Is a Direct OrderMilitary leaders who say the president’s social media posts aren’t policy are playing a dangerous game.
TrustbustersThe one economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actually change the world.
How Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary StateA landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
State Attorneys General Won’t Save UsIf Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
Unpresidential CommandTrump is ordering service members to support the Republican agenda. That is terrifying.
Lawyers Aren’t WizardsThere’s no magic legal spell to remove Donald Trump from office. Americans are just going to have to stand up and fight his abuses of power.
He Didn’t Have to Do ItIt seemed like a no-brainer at the time, but Jeff Sessions’ recusal decision now looks like the most surprising—and consequential—move of the Trump presidency.
The Alternative Facts DefenseTrump is arguing in court that he was being hyperbolic when called a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct a liar.
Not So Fast, Special CounselAll the ways Robert Mueller’s investigation of Donald Trump might be tripped up before it reaches the finish line.
Excuses, ExcusesJared Kushner and Jeff Sessions both failed to disclose their Russia meetings to the FBI. One has a better explanation than the other.
The Russia Conspiracy Goes to CourtTwo DNC donors and a staffer are suing the Trump campaign for working with the Russians to leak their emails. Will they win?
Should He Stay or Should He Go?Some progressives want Jeff Sessions to defy Trump and keep his job. Others are desperate for the attorney general to leave the DOJ. Who’s right?
How to Replace Jeff SessionsIf he fires the attorney general, Donald Trump can take three very different approaches to appointing his successor.
Trump Can’t Escape the StatesNo matter whom he fires or pardons, the president won’t be able to hide from state attorneys general.
“Why Would I Do That?”President Trump’s denial that he cleared the room before his infamous James Comey meeting will haunt him.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election MendacityThe first public meeting of Trump’s voter fraud panel was a horrifying parade of outright lies.
A Prayer for the Real VictimsFor Jeff Sessions and the Supreme Court, the battle for Christians’ religious liberty is one of the only fights that matters.
Presidential RevisionismThe New York Times published the flimsiest defense of Trump’s apparent emoluments violations yet.
Grandma Is Family AgainA judge rules against Donald Trump’s travel ban guidelines saying grandparents don’t count as close family.
Christopher Wray Will Not Be Trump’s StoogeThe president wants his FBI director to do his bidding. Too bad he’s nominated another James Comey.