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Interrogation

Trump Can’t Kill the Russia Investigation

Even if he fires Sessions and Mueller, the case will go on.

Jurisprudence
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Politics
July 25 2017 2:45 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
War Stories
July 25 2017 2:37 PMTrump’s Insecurity Is a Threat to Our SecurityThe president’s worries about his own illegitimacy have caused a rift with intelligence agencies.
Jurisprudence
July 25 2017 1:23 PMHow to Replace Jeff SessionsIf he fires the attorney general, Donald Trump can take three very different approaches to appointing his successor.
Crime
July 24 2017 9:52 PM“The Most Innocent Victim”What the response to a police shooting sounds like when a black cop kills a white woman.
Politics
July 24 2017 7:34 PMThe See-Through PresidencyWhat “transparency” means to the Trump administration.
Interrogation
July 24 2017 3:51 PMWhat Most People Don’t Get About Steve BannonUnderstanding Bannon's bigotry, his motivations, and what keeps him whispering in Trump's ear.
Jurisprudence
July 24 2017 1:36 PMUnpresidential CommandTrump is ordering service members to support the Republican agenda. That is terrifying.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 24 2017 7:15 AMShifting CurrentScotland’s fishing industry voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, but as negotiations drag on, it might not end up with the deal it hoped for.
Open Thread
July 24 2017 12:00 AMThere’s Too Much Pine TarJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of July 24.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2017 6:20 PMCriminal PardonIf Donald Trump abuses his pardon power, he could eventually be prosecuted.
Trumpcast
July 21 2017 5:19 PMWhy Exactly Does Putin Hate the Magnitsky Act?The man who lobbied for it explains its importance and why it’s at the heart of the Trump Tower meeting.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2017 2:09 PMTrump Can’t Escape the StatesNo matter whom he fires or pardons, the president won’t be able to hide from state attorneys general.
Politics
July 21 2017 12:19 PM“They Believe the Government Is Now on Their Side”For a picture of the newly emboldened, militant anti-abortion movement, look to Louisville.
Politics
July 21 2017 11:21 AMMaking Afghanistan Great AgainThe Trump administration seems in no hurry to devise a strategy for America’s longest-running war.
Politics
July 25 2017 4:17 PMThe Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Jurisprudence
July 25 2017 2:43 PMState Attorneys General Won’t Save UsIf Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
Politics
July 25 2017 1:59 PMJared Kushner’s Deafening SilenceThe president’s son-in-law claims he likes to stay out of the spotlight. That’s because he’s always hiding something.
Faith-based
July 25 2017 10:15 AMThis Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?
Politics
July 24 2017 8:54 PMHow the GOP Can Do the Right ThingBetween now and the midterms, the party that can stop a constitutional crisis is the party that brought us here.
The Angle
July 24 2017 6:16 PMThe Angle: Bad Commands EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on another presidential breach, homicidal nurses, and Microsoft Paint’s retirement.
Science
July 24 2017 3:47 PMBlowing the Whistle on the Trump Administration’s Attempt to Ignore Climate ChangeThe latest government employee to speak out is a scientist worried about rising seas’ effect on Alaskan communities.
The Good Fight
July 24 2017 12:38 PMA Constitutional Crisis Is InevitableAt this point, why would we expect anything else?
Crime
July 24 2017 5:55 AMThe Killer NurseShe didn’t brag. She didn’t leave clues. She killed her patients, then went home to play computer games.
Politics
July 21 2017 10:58 PMThe Nicest Thing You Can Say About Sean Spicer Is That He Was a Bad LiarWe should fear a Trump press secretary who’s a good one.
The Angle
July 21 2017 5:59 PMThe Angle: More Trump Than Trump EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Anthony Scaramucci, the limits of the law, and anti-abortion protesters in Kentucky.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2017 4:09 PMLawyers 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.
Jurisprudence
July 21 2017 1:28 PMCan the President Get the Vice President to Pardon Him?And other pardon scenarios, explained.
Politics
July 21 2017 11:51 AMThe Trump Administration Is Stealing Our JokesHow the presidential aesthetic became a mirror of our Adult Swim show Decker.
Politics
July 21 2017 5:54 AMNews. Traffic. Weather. Trump.How Sinclair Broadcast Group and Boris Epshteyn took administration propaganda from the Oval Office to the local news.

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