The U.S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), with changes that would for the first time endorse warrantless searches of millions of Americans’ online and phone communications.
On Friday, the Brennan Center filed suit to halt President Trump’s third attempt to institute the “Muslim Ban” promised during his presidential campaign, on behalf of six American Muslim plaintiffs for whom the order has devastating consequences.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in a public hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to address questions surrounding his recusal from the Russia investigation and his role in the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey.
Trump-Russia Investigations: A Guide outlines the key investigative mechanisms available to the legislative and executive branches, methodically highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each option.
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld an injunction against President Trump’s highly contested travel ban that targets six Muslim majority countries and blocks refugees from around the world.
The president’s request is beyond the pale and poses an extraordinary test for our democracy. Our system depends on the rule of law and checks and balances. This appears to be textbook obstruction of justice and abuse of power.