Will SaletanWhen Trump orchestrated meetings with Comey in 2017, he arranged them to exclude other witnesses. Trump thought he could lie about them without being caught. /1
Will SaletanMueller also found that Trump asked Coats to lean on Comey to drop the investigation. Coats didn't recall the incident, but two aides who were with him did. It shows that Trump was trying to do what Comey alleged.
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How would you rate economic conditions in this country today -- as excellent, good, only fair, or poor? Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?
The Mueller report is a window into the manner of administration that characterizes the Trump era.
Will SaletanA smart conservative take on the Mueller report: It shows we're surviving Trump only because officials often defy his orders.
This is not how our government is supposed to function. And it won't work in a crisis. A clear-headed assessment by Yuval Levin.
The president’s campaign tried to collude with Russia, and he tried to cover it up.
Will SaletanThe Trump Tower meeting, as told by Robert Mueller: Collusion, obstruction, cover-up.
Will SaletanIf you can't read the whole Mueller report, just read this short excerpt. It documents, without a doubt, attempted collusion and a cover-up.
Will SaletanBottom line: If anyone says Trump can't have obstructed justice because there was no underlying crime, here's your answer. Trump was told of a meeting to get Russia's election help. And he tried to stop Mueller from investigating it.
Longer version here.
The president’s sanctuary cities plan tells us nothing about immigrants—but a lot about his malice.
Will SaletanTrump says he'll flood Democratic cities and districts with an "unlimited supply" of "people with tremendous crime records.”
He's wrong: Immigrants aren't violent. But Trump thinks he can use them to hurt and frighten his political opponents.
When Bill Barr was head of Office of Legal Counsel, he gave Congress the legal conclusions and reasoning of an important Justice Department memo but left out major portions of it. When the full memo was finally released nearly two years later it was...
Will Saletan30 years ago, Barr issued a misleading summary of an important DOJ document. Is he doing it again? A useful history from @rgoodlaw.