The video was shown at a conference attended by Donald Trump Jr. and Sarah Huckabee Sanders. They said they did not see it.
Jameel JafferTo state the obvious, the president's condemnation would be more relevant if he hadn't spent the past two years denouncing reporters as enemies of the people, denigrating provable facts as "fake news," and running interference for bone-saw autocrats.
The six main federal party leaders battled it out in the English-language debate, looking to distinguish themselves from the pack in the final two weeks of t...
Jameel JafferWatching highlights from the Canadian debate confirms that Canada and the US are on two different planets. And all the comments are from people complaining about people talking over each other! You haven't seen anything, mes amis.
Some of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a secretive surveillance court has ruled.
Jameel Jaffer"The court concluded that the FBI had been improperly searching a database of raw
intelligence for information on Americans"
Jameel JafferThis ruling was made possible by @Snowden's disclosures and by statutory reforms enacted in response. Be grateful that whistleblowers don't always confine themselves to official channels.
<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t do a lot of off-the-cuff speaking. His public appearances–whether before Congress or at a launch event—tend to be carefully scripted and rehearsed. A cardboard cutout would seem animated by comparison. All of...
The president flagrantly violates the social platform’s rules. It’s time to bar him.
Jameel JafferI'm not unsympathetic to @karaswisher's argument, but note that if Twitter suppressed @realDonaldTrump's worst tweets, it would be suppressing the best evidence of his unfitness for office.
“It’s now the case that censorship anywhere is censorship everywhere,” said Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger in a wide-ranging discussion on fr...
Jameel JafferHighly recommend this exchange between @Columbia President Lee Bollinger and UN Special Rapporteur @AgnesCallamard reflecting on Jamal #Khashoggi's killing, which the Saudi regime carried out a year ago, and which the Trump admin ratified after the fact.
The Committee to Protect Journalists filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday asking the court to release documents regarding Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, which the U.S. government...
Jameel JafferSide note: As Macguire testifies (correctly) that OLC's final, written opinions are binding on the executive branch, OLC is arguing in court that its opinions need not be disclosed under FOIA because they're merely "deliberative."
As the United States weighs possible cyberattacks against Iran, it is looking for options that would deter Tehran from further strikes but avoid creating more conflict in the region.
Jameel JafferIf the @nytimes still had a public editor, she'd ask @SangerNYT and @barnes how they decided which actions should be described as provocations and which should be described as responses to provocations.