A statement by the president’s special counsel confirmed reports that more documents had been uncovered after a previous batch was found at a think tank.
Author: Charlie Savage
Comparing Classified Document Cases at Biden’s Office and Trump’s Mar-a-Lago
The Justice Department is scrutinizing how both presidents came to have classified records after they left office. But there are major differences.
DC Court Weighs E. Jean Carroll’s Defamation Suit Against Trump
At issue is whether former President Donald J. Trump was acting in his official capacity as president when he made disparaging comments about a writer who had accused him of rape.
House committee votes to release Trump’s tax data after yearslong battle to obtain it.
House Committee Will Vote on Making Trump’s Taxes Public
The Ways and Means Committee’s vote is expected to end a battle that Democrats in the House have been waging since 2019, when they began trying to perform oversight of then President Donald J. Trump.
House Committee Takes Step Toward Potential Release of Trump’s Tax Data
The Ways and Means Committee announced a closed-door meeting next week at which it may vote to disclose the information.
Alito Teases Kagan About Dating Sites and Black Children in K.K.K. Outfits
Monday’s Supreme Court arguments involved many hypothetical scenarios. A few riffs provoked snickers in the generally serious chamber.
What Is the Compelled Speech Doctrine Under the First Amendment?
The compelled speech doctrine, generally bars the government from compelling people to express things they do not want to say.
House Committee Obtains Access to Trump’s Tax Returns, Ending Long Fight
The Supreme Court last week declined to block the Treasury Department from giving the data to the House in the waning weeks of Democratic control.
News Outlets Urge U.S. to Drop Charges Against Julian Assange
In a joint letter, news organizations warned that the indictment of Julian Assange “sets a dangerous precedent” that could chill reporting about matters of national security.