Special counsels can help administrations avoid the perception of bias, but politics is never fully out of the picture.
Special counsels are not entirely independent, but they do still help administrations avoid the perception of bias.
Grand juries are meeting in Georgia and Washington, D.C., as part of investigations into attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. How do they work?
While some have seen Mueller’s testimony as a disappointment, Democrats may still initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in the House of Representatives.
To one scholar of the post-truth era, tuning in to Robert Mueller’s testimony Wednesday was to hear a duel over the facts. Not what the facts imply – but what the facts are.
With the House of Representatives taking the unusual approach of censuring a sitting president, attention will now turn to next week’s testimony by Robert Mueller.
What’s the role of someone who, like
Robert Mueller, speaks only facts in a tornado of partisan bombast? Is it a breath of fresh air or an abdication of responsibility to protect America’s interests?
The Mueller report reveals that some U.S. citizens helped Russian government agents organize real-life events, aiding Russia’s propaganda campaign. Don’t be like them.
Mueller’s report describes more than a dozen times Trump may have broken the law. Here’s how Congress will decide whether the president obstructed justice during federal probes into his presidency.
For the rest of us, it’s another sign of the country’s eroding media and political landscape.
As the special counsel’s investigation of Trump turns into a partisan battle in Congress, here are four key issues to follow.
The president and attorney general can try to keep the findings of Mueller’s investigation secret. They’ll likely use both the secrecy of grand jury proceedings and executive privilege to do that.
Those awaiting a rollicking read from Robert Mueller may need to manage their expectations.
Will the public ever see a report from Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia? Maybe not. There are big legal hurdles to making it public.
The initial aim of the 1937 Foreign Agents Registration Act was long forgotten: the prosecution of Nazis for interfering with American democracy. But that law is startlingly relevant to the US now.
He was a champion for ‘law and order’ policies at the highest level.
The Democrats took the House of Representatives, but uncertainty remains and Trump is still standing. All eyes are now on Robert Mueller.
US law says the president can’t be indicted, an echo of ancient Roman law. The efforts Roman leader Julius Caesar made to maintain his immunity is a cautionary tale for America’s political system.
Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.
The legal travails of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen bring the Mueller investigation into the White House.