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Barbara McQuade

  1. the law
    Bill Barr Is Eroding the Rule of Law. Don’t Let Him Get Away With It.After whistleblower testimony on the decay within the Justice Department, Congress and the American people must hold this administration accountable.
  2. the law
    We Now Have a Perfect Symbol of Trump and Barr’s Badly Damaged DOJThe actions of Trump’s newly installed U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., reek of political influence.
  3. surveillance
    The Russia Probe Was Justified — But the FBI’s ‘Failures’ Should Trouble Us AllWhile the DOJ inspector general uncovered no evidence of an anti-Trump “witch hunt,” the FBI’s shoddy surveillance practices must not be overlooked.
  4. impeachment
    Trump Has Committed an Impeachable Offense. A More Important Question Looms.Determining whether a crime has been committed is only the first step.
  5. impeachment
    Trump’s Impeachment Strategy: Trick Americans Into Blaming CongressTrump loves to lob attacks back at his accuser, even if it makes no sense. That’s the aim of the White House’s cynical, misleading letter to Congress.
  6. the law
    Acosta’s Legal Explanation for Epstein’s Plea Deal Doesn’t Add UpAs a former U.S. Attorney, I found the Labor secretary’s defense woefully inadequate. Now, a state prosecutor claims he’s trying to “rewrite history.”
  7. the law
    The Jeffrey Epstein Case Shows What Sex Trafficking Really Looks LikeSex trafficking is more often about preying on victims’ vulnerabilities, not physical force. But jurors’ misconceptions can make it harder to convict.
  8. mueller time
    Mueller Exposed Trump’s Biggest BetrayalThe Mueller report shows Trump repeatedly put defending his own legitimacy ahead of his duty to defend U.S. national security and election integrity.
  9. politics
    The House’s Sweeping New Probe May Be the Biggest Threat to Trump YetThe House Judiciary Committee may uncover more Trump misconduct than Mueller. But if they’re not careful, they could undercut the special counsel.