Trump Can’t Kill the Russia Investigation
Even if he fires Sessions and Mueller, the case will go on.
Jared’s RulesThere’s one legal standard for Trump’s family and another for everyone else.
Trump’s Insecurity Is a Threat to Our SecurityThe president’s worries about his own illegitimacy have caused a rift with intelligence agencies.
How to Replace Jeff SessionsIf he fires the attorney general, Donald Trump can take three very different approaches to appointing his successor.
“The Most Innocent Victim”What the response to a police shooting sounds like when a black cop kills a white woman.
What Most People Don’t Get About Steve BannonUnderstanding Bannon's bigotry, his motivations, and what keeps him whispering in Trump's ear.
Unpresidential CommandTrump is ordering service members to support the Republican agenda. That is terrifying.
Roads & Kingdoms
Shifting CurrentScotland’s fishing industry voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, but as negotiations drag on, it might not end up with the deal it hoped for.
Criminal PardonIf Donald Trump abuses his pardon power, he could eventually be prosecuted.
Why 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.
Trump Can’t Escape the StatesNo matter whom he fires or pardons, the president won’t be able to hide from state attorneys general.
“They Believe the Government Is Now on Their Side”For a picture of the newly emboldened, militant anti-abortion movement, look to Louisville.
The Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
State Attorneys General Won’t Save UsIf Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
Jared 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.
This Is a Safe Space. No Jews Allowed.Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?
How 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: Bad Commands EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on another presidential breach, homicidal nurses, and Microsoft Paint’s retirement.
Blowing 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
A Constitutional Crisis Is InevitableAt this point, why would we expect anything else?
The Killer NurseShe didn’t brag. She didn’t leave clues. She killed her patients, then went home to play computer games.
The 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: More Trump Than Trump EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Anthony Scaramucci, the limits of the law, and anti-abortion protesters in Kentucky.
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.
Can the President Get the Vice President to Pardon Him?And other pardon scenarios, explained.
The Trump Administration Is Stealing Our JokesHow the presidential aesthetic became a mirror of our Adult Swim show Decker.