Department of Justice

Trump Threatens the Independence of DOJ? Let’s Hope So!

Featured image This morning, President Trump tweeted his frustration with the Department of Justice, which has stonewalled Congressional investigations, among other offenses. He concluded, “At some point I will have no choice but to use the powers granted to the Presidency and get involved!” Which prompted (via Twitchy) a hilarious response from Vox, a low-information site that purports to explain current events for the benefit of liberals: This threatens the Justice Department’s »

The FBI Escalates Its War on the Trump Administration

Featured image Scott wrote earlier about the FBI’s raid on the home and office of President Trump’s long-time lawyer, Michael Cohen. I want to add my own thoughts in a separate post. News reports indicate that the FBI raid resulted, at least in part, from a referral by Robert Mueller. The subject of the raid included “payments to the former porn actress known as Stormy Daniels.” Good going, Bob–you were assigned to »

Career DOJ employees and an Obama appointee sank McCabe

Featured image The firing of Andrew McCabe has heads exploding among members of the anti-Trump resistance. No surprise there. However, at Lawfare, a resistance site, Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes say they are reserving judgment about the firing, and they caution others to do the same. “It is simply not clear at this stage whether or not the record will support his dismissal,” they say. They are right. It isn’t clear, and »