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Special Counsels just assess possible criminal actions and are not public. And they take much longer than congressional probes. Congress can — and must — continue its inquiry.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Justice Department's Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to ensure it proceeds with neither real nor perceived political interference.
Here are a few key moments from the June 14 hearing, which began with 9/11 and wound its way to a remarkable rebuke of the City Council’s role in oversight of the NYPD.
New Yorkers deserve to know how the NYPD is working with ICE, what information they are sharing, and how the NYPD is using new surveillance technologies.
In recent years, police departments throughout the country have quietly amassed an arsenal of sophisticated surveillance technologies without public notice, debate or oversight from local lawmakers.
Appointing a special counsel of Robert Mueller’s talent and experience is a laudable step, but it is only the first of many necessary to restore public trust in our institutions of government.
James Comey has been laying down a breadcrumb trail of clues about what’s going on behind the scenes not just in his memos, but also in his public statements.
A sitting president likely cannot be indicted. He can, however, be impeached. Firing Comey to turn off an investigation might be impeachable but not indictable.
In the frenzied days since Donald Trump fired James Comey, all the original justifications have been shredded.
Mourning over the state of our republic is a reasonable response to President Donald Trump’s unceremonious canning of the FBI Director. But shedding tears for James Comey shouldn’t be.