Reports that Trump asked intelligence chiefs to help shut down the investigation into Michael Flynn raise the question of whether the CIA director was asked to do the same, and how he reacted if he was.
The question isn’t whether Robert E. Lee was a successful military commander—it’s why American communities continue to honor a Confederate leader.
The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.
A Washington Post report suggests the president's son-in-law and adviser sought to give Moscow information he wanted to conceal from America's own intelligence agencies.
The Washington Post reports that the president’s son-in-law suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities to create a secret channel to Moscow.
Preston Brooks, Greg Gianforte, and the American tradition of disguising cowardice as bravery
The Trump administration's budget envisions staff reductions and a diminished focus on traditional civil-rights enforcement.
Reports that presidential aides asked senior intelligence officials to help shut down the FBI investigation put those staffers in legal jeopardy.
Recent revelations suggesting the president pressured his now-ousted FBI director raise questions about the attorney general’s autonomy.
The former FBI director’s attempts to protect the bureau’s independence may have fatally compromised that independence.
The new attorney general makes it clear that when it comes to abuses in local policing, Americans are now on their own.
In an early-morning tweetstorm on Saturday, the president accused his predecessor of a 'Nixon/Watergate' wiretapping scheme against the Trump campaign.
The attorney general’s testimony about communications with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign has landed him in hot water.
The administration admits to asking the bureau’s deputy director to help it knock down a damaging story about the Trump campaign’s Russia contacts.
R. Alexander Acosta was the head of the civil rights division at the Department of Justice in the Bush administration when subordinates skirted civil-service laws and engaged in politicized hiring.
Justice Department regulations appear to suggest the attorney general should not be involved in any investigations into Trump associates’ ties to Russia.
The new attorney general had strong conservative credentials, but no record as a civil-rights advocate. So his defenders invented one.
The Alabama senator and attorney general-nominee has a record of public statements portraying Muslim immigrants in menacing terms.
Donald Trump dismissed the acting attorney general for insubordination, after she refused to defend his immigration order in court.
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.